Fall Career Fair Candidate Information

The 2022 Fall Career Fair has ended. Thank you to the 360+ employers and organizations and 4000+ students, postdocs, and recent alumni who participated!

Registration in Handshake will open in June for the 2023 Fall Career Fair being held on Friday, Sept. 22, 2023.

The Fall Career Fair (FCF) is the largest annual recruiting event, welcoming hundreds of employers from a wide range of industries offering diverse opportunities. Career Advising & Professional Development and a team of MIT student leaders organize the fair to support the career exploration and recruiting needs of MIT undergraduate students, master’s, PhDs, postdocs and recent alumni.

The MIT Fall Career Fair is also open to currently enrolled Harvard University students. Harvard students should connect with the Harvard Office of Career Services for more information on how to register.

In-Person Fall Career Fair Virtual Fall Career Fair
Friday, September 23, 2022
10am – 4pm EST
Johnson Athletic Center, 120 Vassar St, Cambridge, MA
Candidate Registration opens in Handshake: August 17, 2022Booth Map – the fair is located in Johnson 1st floor, Johnson 2nd floor, and the Rockwell Cage 

Employer List – sortable by industry cluster, location and special labels

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
1pm – 5pm EST
Virtual Platform: Handshake
Candidate Registration opens in Handshake:
August 17, 202

Find employers looking for candidates like you. This fair hosts hundreds of employers looking to recruit MIT talent from all majors.

Gather information and make connections for the future. Explore different industries and companies. Attend the fair to see the range of positions that use your skillset and explore options for your future job search.

Connect with MIT alumni. Often times employers send MIT alumni in their organizations to participate in this fair. Come connect with MIT alumni and learn how their MIT education and experience connected with their work.

Meet employers from a variety of fields. Career Advising and Professional Development (CAPD) is committed to recruiting employers from a wide variety of fields and industries. Have companies you are interested in seeing at the fair? Email capd@mit.eduPlease note that employer attendance at the in-person and virtual fair may differ.  

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