The steps below will help you find a specific fair your company has attended or find new fairs to attend.
- To register for in-person fairs, refer to Registering for a Fair (Employers).
- To identify and register for virtual fairs, check out Identifying and Registering for Virtual Fairs.
1. To begin, click Fairs from the left navigation bar.
2. Use the filters and search bar on the left side of the screen to narrow down your search results.
- Keyword search: search institution name and fair names.
- Show Favourite Institutions Only?: displays only your Favourited Institutions.
- Show Followed Only?: displays only your Followed Institutions.
- Location: displays results within the given location and will populate an adjustable mile radius slider.
- Institution: displays results only from that institution.
- Location Type: refers to the type of space where the fair will take place (in-person, virtual)
- Include Past Fairs: when selected, displays any past fairs you have previously registered for.
- Show Registered Only: when selected, displays any fairs you've registered for.
- Show Open for Registration: when selected, displays any fairs that are currently open for registration.
- Date: displays any career fairs that will take place within the date range entered.
Note: any fairs that your company has already registered for will have the registration status displayed to the far right of the career fair name — Approved Registration or Pending Registration.
3. If you find a career fair of interest, click directly on the name of the career fair to be taken to that Career Fair's details page.
On this page, you can either register for the fair, or if you are already registered, you can view your registration, other employers participating in the fair, and the institution's point of contact information.
For more information on viewing, and editing a career fair registration, refer to How to View/Edit a Career Fair Registration.
Additional ways to search
From the institution's homepage
When viewing a specific institution's homepage on Handshake, scroll down to the Upcoming Career Fairs section.
- Click directly on the name of a specific fair to be taken to that Career Fair's details page, OR
- Click the hyperlinked text View All Upcoming Career Fairs to view a list of all upcoming career fairs posted by the institution.
From your Homepage
Click Home from the left hand navigation bar, then scroll down to the Upcoming Career Fairs section. The section displays the three most upcoming career fairs at your Favourite Institutions.
- Click directly on the name of a fair to be taken to that Career Fair's details page, OR
- Click the blue link View All Upcoming Career Fairs to view a list of upcoming career fairs posted by the institution.