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Career Fair

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Welcome to the Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair website where you will find the most up-to-date information about the Career Fair. Career Fairs are open to all Iowa State University students as well as other job seekers.

The Iowa State University Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair is organized entirely by a student committee. Career fairs are held every fall and spring semester in Hilton Coliseum. Career fairs enable students to explore career opportunities, obtain employer information, and locate internships, co-ops, and full-time positions.  Average student attendance for the fair is approximately 3,000 in the fall and 1,800 in the spring.

Employers have the opportunity to connect with promising candidates for job and internship openings as well as network with university personnel and other employers.  The cost of the career fair is $750.00 per booth.


The Spring Career Fair will be held at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, IA on February 7th, 2018 from 12:00-6:00 p.m.  Employer invitation will be sent in June.

Registration information

Priority in registration will be given to direct hire employers for this event.  Third party organizations with internal opportunities or those agencies representing communities may register in order to be placed on a wait-list.  Acceptance will be based on available space two weeks prior to the career fair event and date of registration will be honored for booth placement if space remains.

Employers: Booths are assigned by the date of employer registration. The first 170 registrations will have a booth on the floor of Hilton Coliseum. Registration is available in CyHire.

Students: Please come to Hilton with copies of your resume and your ISU Student ID anytime between 12:00 and 6:00 p.m.

Leadership Breakfast

The Leadership Breakfast is a buffet-style breakfast that hosts guest speakers, company recruiters, Ivy College of Business students, faculty and staff. This event is an opportunity for students to network with company recruiters before the Career Fair. It also serves as an additional opportunity for the recruiters to get to know students.

Recommended attire is business professional. TIP: Make sure to visit the recruiters again during the Career Fair and mention seeing them at the breakfast. It is a great conversation starter.

Student and Employer registration in CyHire.

Student Information

*Students should bring their ISU Student ID to the Career Fair to receive a professionally printed name tag.

Future Dates

Fall Semester
September 26, 2018
September 25, 2019

Spring Semester
February 7, 2018
February 13, 2019

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