Annual Career Fairs at MIT

Throughout the academic year, MIT hosts and collaborates on over a dozen career fairs and large recruiting events. The array of career fairs are designed to provide a wide range of opportunities for students to connect with different industries, explore careers, and apply to internships, jobs and research opportunities. Below is a sampling of typical career fairs held at MIT or open to the MIT community.

Fall Semester

  • MIT Fall Career Fair, Friday, September 20, 2024
    • Employer Audience: Fair is open to employers from a wide range of industries, who are offering diverse opportunities.
    • Candidate Audience: Open to all MIT undergraduate, graduate, MBA, PhD, Postdocs and recent alumni. Harvard students are also welcome to attend.
  • EECS Career Fair (by invite only for EECS Alliance members) Thursday, September 19, 2024
    • Employer Audience: If an employer wishes to participate, they need to be a member of the EECS Alliance.
    • Candidate Audience: Open to students who are enrolled in course 6 or those who have appointments with the EECS department.
  • Biological Engineering Career Expo, 2024 Date TBD
    • Employer Audience: Employers in life sciences, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and scientific research
    • Candidate Audience: Open to students (undergraduate and graduate) in Biological Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, and related majors, as well as those undeclared students interested in a major or career in biological engineering
  • MIT Deep Tech Career Fair, 2024 Date TBD
    • Employer Audience: Member companies of the MIT.nano Consortium, Microsystems Industrial Group, and Quantum Science & Engineering Consortium and MIT AI Hardware Program Members
    • Candidate Audience: All MIT students, postdocs, researchers, and alumni
  • Diversity Opportunities Fair (Harvard), 2024 Date TBD
    • Employer Audience: Open to employers that offer job and internship programs, including for underrepresented undergraduate and graduate student populations.
    • Candidate Audience: Open to all Harvard and MIT students.
  • Data Analytics, Science, & Technology Fair (Harvard), 2024 Date TBD
    • Employer Audience: Open to employers in data analytics, software engineering, machine learning, deep learning, artificial intelligence, UX/UI design, physical and life sciences, technology, and other STEM fields.
    • Candidate Audience: Open to all Harvard and MIT students
  • DMSE Career Fair, 2024 Date TBD
    • Employer Audience: Employers from energy, electronics, health care and transportation industries who are seeking materials science and engineering expertise
    • Candidate Audience: Undergraduates, graduate students and postdocs.
  • Humanities, Media, Marketing, & Creative Careers Expo (Harvard), 2024 Date TBD
    • Employer Audience: Employers in the arts, advertising, marketing, humanities, public relations, brand management, retail, fashion, social media/digital strategy, publishing, writing, journalism, museums, media, entertainment, sports, design, and more creative fields.
    • Candidate Audience: Open to all Harvard and MIT students
  • Engineering Career Fair Collaborative, Friday, November 8, 2024, Sheraton Commander Hotel, 16 Garden St, Cambridge, MA
    • Employer Audience: Companies in innovative fields including robotics, energy, medical devices, transportation, and design
    • Candidate Audience: Undergraduate and Graduate engineering students from Harvard University, Boston University, Olin College, Tufts University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Yale University
  • Salata Institute Climate and Sustainability Expo, (Harvard), 2024 Date TBD
    • Employer Audience: Employers focused on  focused on climate, sustainability, and the environment 
    • Candidate Audience: All Harvard students and alumni, as well as current MIT students.

Spring Semester

  • Battlecode, 2025 Date TBD
    • Employer Audience: Employers may sponsor teams
    • Candidate Audience: All MIT students
  • Harvard Startup Career Fair:(Harvard), 2025 Date TBD
    • Employer Audience: Startup organizations
    • Candidate Audience: Open to all Harvard University & MIT degree students. MIT students should bring their MIT ID to attend, advance registration is not required
    • List of participating organizations, updated on a rolling basis
  • xFair, 2025 Date TBD
    • Employer Audience: Companies using cutting edge technologies, who are willing to bring demos, prototypes and interactive displays and are hiring for opportunities in 2024
    • Candidate Audience: MIT Undergraduate and Graduate Students
  • Spring Career Night, Thursday, February 27, 2025
    • Employer Audience: Companies who are actively hiring for opportunities in 2024
    • Candidate Audience: MIT undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs, and recent alums
  • European Career Fair, 2025 Date TBD
    • Employer Audience: Europe based companies
    • Candidate Audience: Open to all MIT students, postdocs, and alums interested in career opportunities in Europe, as well as candidates from other colleges and universities

  • MIT Biotech Group Career Fair, 2025 Date TBD
    • Employer Audience: Companies in biotech, biopharma, medtech, consulting, IP/Law and VC/Finance industries
    • Candidate Audience: Open to MIT and Harvard juniors, seniors, graduate students, PhDs, Postdocs, and recent alumni
  • MIT Sloan Career Fair, Tuesday, April 9, 11:00am – 2:00pm
    • Employer Audience: Companies seeking master’s degree candidates from Sloan portfolio of programs, for full-time and internship opportunities
    • Candidate audience: Current MIT Sloan master’s students
  • Ivy+ Just in Time Virtual Career Fair, Tuesday, April 11th, 1:00p,m- 4:00pm
    • Employer Audience: Companies across industries currently hiring for jobs and internships
    • Candidate Audience: Current students at Brown, UChicago, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Harvard, MIT, Penn, Princeton, Stanford, and Yale