Fall Career Fair Candidate Information

The 2024 Fall Career Fair will be Friday, September 20, 2024.

Check back for updated information in June 2024.

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 organizes 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
Friday, September 20, 2024
10am – 4pm EST
Johnson Athletic Center, 120 Vassar St, Cambridge, MA
Candidate Registration opens in Handshake: Friday, September 16, 2024
Virtual Fall Career Fair
Check back in early July for Virtual Fair date announcement.
1pm – 4pm EST
Virtual Platform: Handshake
Candidate Registration opens in Handshake: TBD

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

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 employers send MIT alumni in their organizations to participate in this fair, so come connect with MIT alumni and learn how their MIT education and experience connected with their work.

Sign-up to interview with employers. At the fair, employers may invite you to sign-up for an interview on Saturday, September 21, located in Johnson, or at a future point on campus or virtually.

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 cfairs@mit.eduPlease note that employer attendance at the in-person and virtual fair may differ.  

Pre-FCF Events

Prepare yourself for the upcoming Fall Career Fair on Sept. 22nd by attending our series of events. Have your resume reviewed by professional employers, learn how to network, explore industries and much more! Visit the Events Page on Handshake & …

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Handshake Virtual Fairs

Through Handshake virtual career fairs, candidates can learn about employers and share their profile when participating in group sessions or 1:1 sessions with recruiters using their browser or Handshake’s mobile app. Students and employers will have access to video, audio, …

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Tips for virtual career fairs

Virtual career fairs offer the opportunity for students and employers to connect in ways that transcend physical distances, at greater convenience and lower cost. While there are many benefits to participating in a virtual career fair, there are important differences …

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Develop your elevator pitch

How do you convince an employer that they want to know more about you and consider you as a candidate for internships/jobs? Introduce yourself with a short elevator pitch that highlights your background, experience, accomplishments and interests.

Perfect your 30-60 …

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Virtual career fairs offer the opportunity for students and employers to connect in ways that transcend physical distances, at greater …

Prepare yourself for the upcoming Fall Career Fair on Sept. 22nd by attending our series of events. Have your resume …