Fall Career Fair – Candidate Information

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. career fairs. Come connect with MIT alumni and learn how their MIT education and experience connected with their work.  

Engage as you feel comfortable. In-person and virtual fair offerings makes it easy for students, postdocs, and recent alumni to meet with employers who are local, nationwide, or abroad.

  • General Information and Registration
  • Scheduled Chats
  • Attending Employers
  • Resources and Support
  • Career Fair Sustainability Initiative
  •  Candidate registration opens in August 2022  Candidates must register for the in-person and virtual events separately, if choosing to attend both.  In order to meet MIT policies, advance registration may be required for the in-person fair for any candidates not on COVID PASS. 

    Registration for the In-Person Fair  – Opens August 17, 2022
    Date: Friday, September 23, 2022 
    Time: 10am – 4pm  
    Location: Johnson Ice Rink, Zesiger Sports & Fitness Center, 1st Floor
    (Check-in at Johnson Lobby)

    Registration for the Virtual Fair  – Opens August 17, 2022
    *Register early to get access to scheduled chat slots before they fill up!
    Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2022  
    Time: 1pm – 5pm  
    Location: Virtual, TBA

  • Scheduled Chats at the Virtual Fair

    Register early to schedule chats with your top employers of interest well in advance of the fair date as slots fill up quickly. All chats during the virtual fair will be at scheduled times – there will be no first-come, first-served option. Day-Of availability may be limited or unavailable for high-interest employers. 

  • A list of attending employers for each fair will be available in Handshake on a rolling basis as employer registrations are approved. Please visit the fair in Handshake starting in August to view employers by clicking on ‘show all employers’, and use the search and filter features to find employers of interest.  
    Please note: As employers do not have to attend both fairs, there will likely be different employers at the in-person and virtual fair. Please review the attending employers in advance to determine which event will have the employers of interest to you. 

  • The MIT Career Fair is a significant event each fall where students are introduced to hundreds of companies/organizations across a multitude of sectors: biotech and healthcare, finance, consulting, information technology, robotics, energy and utilities, transportation, defense, government, social, manufacturing… Increasingly, MIT students are becoming aware of all sectors’ responsibilities in reducing global emissions and creating environmental solutions. Students want to know that the business that they will be working for is having a positive impact.

    In a partnership between the CAPD, the Climate and Sustainability Consortium, the Sloan Sustainability Initiative and the Environmental Solutions Initiative (ESI), the Career Fair Sustainability Initiative helps students recognize their potential employers’ commitments towards their environmental responsibilities, and the progress they are making toward meeting those commitments.

    One key goal is to spark dialogue by preparing MIT students and their potential employers to engage in conversation about the company’s sustainability initiatives, and to bring to the forefront any job opportunities that are directly related to these efforts. Another goal is to provide historical data. There is no single, tidy metric that tells the full story for any given company, but we aim to provide information that will help students form their own opinions.

    To view questions to ask, companies’ emissions data, the analysis methodology, examples of careers in sustainability, more about this project, go to: https://cf-sustainability.mit.edu/index.html. 

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.edu. Please note that employer attendance at the in-person and virtual fair may differ.  

Learn more about the fair on the Fall Career Fair homepage.