Career Fair

Career Fair

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.

The Fall 2015 Career Fair is September 10, 2015. Employer registration will begin June 1, 2015.

Information for Employers

Registration & Information

Employer Registration is $200 and includes the following:

  • 8' table and 2 chairs with tablecloth
  • Electrical Outlet
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Light breakfast and full lunch for 2 representatives ($20 per person for additional lunch tickets)
  • Free parking and assistance unloading and loading your vehicle
  • Pre-fair marketing to students and alumni
  • Optional Interview Day (day following Career Fair) includes one interview space that accommodates two representatives (contact us if you need more than one space). If you need to schedule interviews at a later date, please contact Kellee Crawford  256.824.6938 to arrange campus accommodations.

Career Fair and Interview Day Employer Registration Form

Career Fair Tips for Employers

Programs of Study - Undergraduate

Programs of Study - Graduate

Registration ends 2 weeks prior to the event. If space is available, there will be an additional $50 fee for late registration. Please be aware that there will be no refunds for cancellations within 2 weeks of the event.

Payment

If you are paying your registration fee by credit card, please use our online payment system or contact the Career Services office  256.824.6741 to request a payment form.

If you would like to pay your registration by check, please make it out to:

The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Attn: Kellee Crawford, Career Fair
301 Sparkman Drive
Salmon Library 153
Huntsville, AL 35899

Shipping Information

In an effort to ease unloading and loading materials, we suggest shipping materials to the event so that they arrive no later than the afternoon of September 8th. Your materials will be at your booth the morning of the event. Please be sure that your company name is listed on the outside of the packaging. If you would like us to ship your materials out for you, please be sure to provide us with a return shipping label. After the event, please bring shipments to the registration tables to ensure that shipping picks them up.

Shipping Address:

The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Attn: Kellee Crawford, Career Fair
301 Sparkman Drive
Central Receiving
Huntsville, AL 35899

Event Schedule

Career Fair Date: Thursday, September 10th
Event time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Event Location: University Fitness Center, 500 John Wright Drive, Huntsville AL 35805

Event Agenda

Setup and breakfast: 8:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Event: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lunch: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (no lunch ticket is required and you are free to have lunch at your convenience)
Breakdown: 2:00 p.m.

Directions & Parking

UAH Campus Map

Traveling westbound on I-565, take the Sparkman Drive exit (Exit 15) and turn right onto Sparkman Drive. Turn right onto Holmes Avenue, staying in the right lane. Turn right onto campus on John Wright Drive. The Fitness Center will be on your left and the parking deck on your right.

Traveling eastbound on I-565, take the Sparkman Drive exit (Exit 15) and turn left onto Sparkman Drive. Turn right onto Holmes Avenue, staying in the right lane. Turn right onto campus on John Wright Drive. The Fitness Center will be on your left and the parking deck on your right.

Traveling South on Sparkman Drive, turn left onto Holmes Avenue, staying in the right lane. Turn right onto campus on John Wright Drive. The Fitness Center will be on your left and the parking deck on your right.

Career Fair Traffic Flow Map

Assistance will be provided for unloading and loading your items at the University Fitness Center. Please pull to the right side of the building and volunteers will be waiting to assist. After unloading, please park in either of the two areas designated on the map; there will be signs at both locations. Spaces are not reserved for our event and are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Campus Police will be on hand to direct traffic before and after the event. Please note the blue arrows on the map. These arrows show the way that traffic will flow at the conclusion of the event.

Accommodations

Marriott Courtyard Huntsville
4804 University Drive; Huntsville, AL 35816
When making reservations, please let them know that you are attending a function at UAH and ask to receive their discounted UAH rates.

Marriott Hotel Huntsville
5 Tranquility Base; I-565 Exit 15; Huntsville, AL 35805

Westin Hotel Huntsville
6800 Governors West; I-565 Exit 14; Huntsville, AL 35806

Hampton Inn Huntsville
4815 University Drive; Huntsville, AL 35816

Hilton Garden Inn
4801 Governors House Drive; Huntsville, AL 35805


Students & Alumni

Career Fair Admission

  • ONLY currently enrolled UAH students and alumni are admitted into the career fair.
  • Current students must present their Charger ID at registration the day of the event. Alumni 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 the Career Office 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 fits 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 the career office.
  • 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.

Career Fair Resources

Career Fair Preperation

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

Registered Employers