Spring 2016 Career Fair

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Communication Job & Internship Fairs provide organizations the opportunity to meet UT-Austin students and alumni interested in post-graduate employment and internship positions.

Spring 2016 Communication Job & Internship Fair

When: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 from 10:00am - 3:00pm
Where: UT Recreational Sports Center

Registration and Fees

Who can participate?  Participation in UT Communication Job & Internship Fairs is limited to organizations offering professional job, internship and career opportunities and requiring candidates pursuing or possessing a university degree (Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral).  As such, participation is not open to providers of fee-based programs/services; graduate, professional or trade schools; or employment agencies recruiting candidates for their services.

  • Business: $375 until January 13, 2016 and $425 thereafter
  • Government and Non-Profit: $225 until January 13, 2016 and $275 thereafter

If you are a member of one of the following associations, you are eligible for a $25 discount on your employer registration:

Booth Availability and Deadline to Register

There are a total of 110 booths available. Registrations will be accepted until all booths have been sold. Late registrations will only be accepted if space is still available.  Depending on registration date, some options (inclusion in student program, booth signage, mobile app advertising, etc.) may not be available.

PLEASE NOTE: To ensure that (a) your company information will be included in event print materials and (b) you have booth signage; register by February 10, 2016. Payment must be received by the early registration deadline in order to secure the discounted rate. After the early registration deadline has passed your fee will reflect the regular registration rate. Payment must be confirmed to secure booth space.

What is included?

The standard fee includes one 10'x8' booth with one electrical outlet, a 6 foot table and table cloth/skirting, lunch, wireless access, and one (1) parking validation. Up to two additional recruiters may attend. There will also be a lunch/parking fee of $30 per additional recruiter. There is a limit of four recruiters per booth at any one time due to room capacity/safety regulations.

PLEASE NOTE: The below items must be requested by February 10, 2016. There will be no exceptions to this deadline.

Gold Sponsor: $300
Gold Sponsors will receive advertising on the front page of the student program that is given to all attending students, listing in the Sponsors section of the event mobile app, and their company logo included on the signage for the student water station and the professional photo booth.  In addition, Gold Sponsors will also have a designated volunteer to assist with their booth set-up at the beginning of the event and materials loading at the end of the event.  Please send your logo to ccsrecruit@austin.utexas.edu in a png, pdf, or jpeg format and must fit within a 2x2 inch area. 

Silver Sponsor: $150
Silver Sponsors will have their logo displayed on the first page of the student program that is given to all attending students.  In addition, your logo will be included in the Sponsors section of the event mobile app.   The student program and the event mobile app include a map of the event and an employer list describing the companies and their current/future opportunities. Please send your logo to ccsrecruit@austin.utexas.edu in a png, pdf, or jpeg format.

Bronze Sponsor: $100
Bronze Sponsors will have their logo incuded on the professional photo station signage and in the Sponsors section of the event mobile app. Please send your logo to ccsrecruit@austin.utexas.edu in a png, pdf, or jpeg format.

Event Mobile App Advertising: $50
Your logo will be displayed within the Sponsors section of the event mobile app. Please send your logo to ccsrecruit@austin.utexas.edu in a png, pdf, or jpeg format.

Student Water Station Sponsor: $25
Student Water Station Sponsors will have their logo included on signage by desginated water stations. Please send your logo to ccsrecruit@austin.utexas.edu in a png, pdf, or jpeg format.

Organizations may bring convention displays for their table as well as publications and other materials for distribution. (Please keep in mind that the displays must fit into the 10'x8' foot booth space area where you are assigned)

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How do I register?

You may register for the fair through your CareerSource account with a few easy steps:

  1. Log in to CareerSource (if you do not already have an account, please set one up on the CareerSource homepage)
  2. Select "Events"
  3. Select Register next to "Spring 2016 Job & Internship Fair" and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the registration process.

Registration Invoice and Payment

Registrations can be paid by check (payable to The University of Texas at Austin), Visa, MasterCard or Discover Card. Please note, UT Austin does not accept American Express. You will receive a confirmation email with your Invoice with detailed payment instructions once your registration is approved.

Credit Card Payments can be processed by calling Victor Casas, Administrative Services Coordinator at 512-471-9421 or online via TXShop.

UT Federal Tax ID #: 74-6000203

If you have technical difficulties with the registration process, please contact Jennifer Herrity, Recruiting Services Coordinator, at 512-471-9421 or ccsrecruit@austin.utexas.edu.

Cancellation Policy

A written cancellation request – via fax, email, or postal mail – must be received in the CCS office by 5:00 pm CST on January 27, 2016 to receive a full refund. If you must cancel anytime between January 27th (after 5:00 pm CST) and February 10th only half of your fee will be refunded. (All full refunds will be minus a $25.00 Cancellation Service Fee).

Cancellation requests received after the deadline of February 10th will not be eligible for refund. Registrations with outstanding balances that are cancelled after the deadline are also required to make the full payment due to booth and print costs.

Please note: Registrations with outstanding balances past 30 days after the event will have their CareerSource account deactivated until the balance is paid in full.