Virtual Career Fair

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 : 12 – 4 pm - VIRTUAL FAIR

This fair will focus on recruiting students pursuing any and all majors! All students are invited to attend! There will be a variety of industries of employers represented.


1. Registration opens Sept 20th:

2. Pre-schedule 1:1 or group sessions with employers you’re interested in or join an open session the day of the event.* Some sessions may fill up - we recommend you pre-schedule! Students can still attend if you don't pre-schedule.

3. Prepare How to navigate a Virtual Fair in Handshake

Handshake Virtual Fair Tips

Handshake Video – Locating and Registering for Virtual Fairs

Handshake Virtual Fairs - Student Experience Information

Handshake Virtual Fairs - How to Register

Handshake Video & Tech Requirements

Virtual Fair Trust & Safety

Virtual Fair Accessibility

Pomerantz Career Center Virtual Event Tips 

4. Prepare professionally by watching Fair Help videos

How to Create an Elevator Pitch video

Tips on How to Prepare

After the Event Tips

Additional Information

Which employers are attending? View list here: coming soon

Alum - click here to get a Handshake account to participate! Current students - you will already have a Handshake account even if you have not accessed yet - click here to activate and/or login. 

Update Your Resume and talk with a Peer or a Career Advisor - connect virtually by scheduling an appointment on MYUI! 


-Register here:

- Event Refund Policy

-Invitation letter coming soon

-Fair Navigation: 

Fair Training Video

Scheduling Overview for Fairs

Technology Requirements

Employer Checklist

Handshake office hours

-Questions? Contact Jo Halsch, Associate Director of Events

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa events. If you are a person with a disability and require an accommodation in order to participate in this event, please contact the Pomerantz Career Center, (319) 335-1023.