Career & Internship Fairs

Attending a Fair

At a fair, you can discover a job you didn't know existed, learn which skills you need for specific positions, and network with a variety of companies. At the same time, employers can learn more about who you are and how you could fit in with their company. 

You can register for fairs and learn more about which companies are attending on HandshakeCheck out our Tips for Fair Success for how to make the most of your experience.

Some Career Success fairs are conducted virtually through the Handshake Virtual Fair Platform. For more information on how to use the platform, check out the resources below:

Additional reminders and tips if you want to participate in a Handshake Virtual Career Fair:

  • Update your Handshake profile and check your profile privacy settings
  • Prepare for the day of the event
    • Dress in professional attire
    • Have your talking points and resume ready
    • Make sure your technology is working
  • Plan ahead and sign up for employer sessions in advance

Please note registration opens two weeks prior to the event start date (unless indicated otherwise)Click on the links below to register.


Winter Fairs

*Registration will open soon*

2024 Pre-Health School Fair

Jan 24th, 2024 | 11 am - 3 pm | College 9 & John R. Lewis Multi Purpose Room

If you are interested in pursuing a career in medicine or other health professions, then take advantage of this opportunity to meet recruiters from health professional schools. Learn more about their respective health professional programs, including medical schools, and discuss ways in which to stand out in the application process.


2024 Winter Career & Internship Fair

Jan 30th, 2024 | 11 am - 3 pm | Stevenson Event Center 

Undergraduate and graduate students and recent alumni interested in pursuing careers in all industries are welcome to attend. Get the chance to meet recruiters from all industries/firms seeking to fill positions from a wide variety of company representatives and hiring managers looking to fill both internship, full-time, and part-time roles. Come take essential steps toward laying the foundation for your future career and potentially even land an interview!


2024 STEM Career & Internship Fair

Feb 22nd, 2024 | 11 am - 3 pm | Baskin Courtyard (Rain back-up: Stevenson Event Center)

If you are interested in pursuing a career in science, tech, engineering or math, then take advantage of this opportunity to meet recruiters from companies looking to fill various positions (both technical and non-technical). Learn more about internships and full-time career opportunities. Undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent alumni are all welcome to attend!


2024 UCSC Silicon Valley Business Career & Internship Fair

March 12th, 2024 | 4 pm - 7 pm | Silicon Valley Extension

You're invited to join us for this NEW and IN-PERSON recruiting opportunity for students in business to meet with Silicon Valley employers and recruiters to explore internship and career opportunities!



Spring Fairs



Questions? Contact the Career Success events and recruiting team at