Career Fair

Career Fair

UAH Career Fairs are a great opportunity for students and alumni to meet top employers.

UAH Career Fairs are open exclusively to currently enrolled UAH students and alumni in all majors and are held once at the beginning of each Fall and Spring semester.

Fall 2016 Career Fair

The Fall 2016 Career Fair is September 8, 2016. Employer registration will begin June 1, 2016 and can be found on the Employers' Guide to Career Fair link.

Admission

  • ONLY currently enrolled UAH students and alumni are admitted into the Career Fair.
  • Fall 2016 Pre-registration will be offered through August 31st. Registrants will receive a printed name tag and will have express entrance into Career Fair. Please click below to access the registration form:
    • Students Please pick up your name tag in the Career Services Office (SSB205) September 1st - 7th  any time between 9 am and 4 pm. 
    • Alumni  Nametags will be available for pick up at the alumni registration table at career fair on September 8th.
    • You must be a currently enrolled student or graduate of UAH; all  registrations will be verified. If you have questions, please contact Career Services at 256.824-6741.
  • Students not pre-registered must present their Charger ID at the student registration tables the day of the event.
  • Alumni not pre-registered must provide ID and register at the alumni table the day of the event.
  • Professional dress is required for admittance. If you are unsure what to wear, please contact Career Services for assistance. Due to the amount of time that you will be on your feet at the event, we encourage you to wear conservative, comfortable, professional shoes.
  • Do your research! Review the companies on the Registered Employer list to see how your major and experience fit the needs of the company.
  • Be prepared to speak about your interests and the type of position that you're interested in. Be as clear and concise as possible. The recruiters are there to assist you and provide information, but unless they know specifically what your goals are, they may not be able to help.
  • Attend workshops presented by your career coordinator or Career Services.
  • Take advantage of as many employer-led information sessions or workshops as possible. Remember, this is another way to network and make connections.
  • Bring multiple copies of your resume on resume-quality paper, which can be purchased at any office supply store.
  • Plan to be there as early as your schedule will allow.
  • A list of companies participating in the UAH Career Fair will be made available one week prior to the event.

Resources and Preparation

Prep Guide

Check out our guide for advice on preparation, proper attire, resumes, and impressing recruiters!

Career Fair Prep Guide

Workshops

Workshops are often held by career coordinators or by employers coming on campus. Please check with Career Services and the Events listing on Charger Path to learn about all sessions that are being offered.