How to Register for a Career Fair

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Are you new to Handshake and need to register for a career fair? If so, follow these steps:

Click here if you already have a Handshake account 

Click here if you need to register for a Handshake account  

If You Already Have An Active Handshake Account:

  1. Click on the link that you received to register for the career fair
  2. You will see a page like this:

  3. Click Register which will pop up a small link to Sign In
  4. You will be taken to the login page where you can login to your account (If you are having trouble remembering your password, select Forgot Password)
  5. Once you login you will be taken to the career fair registration page

  6. Click Register
  7. Required information to select: 
    1. booth option
    2. Total Representatives Count for Session 
    3. Names of Representatives attending

Choose any Extra Items or General Items, if applicable 

9. Add your basic information, including Company Description

10. Select a division (Learn more about divisions here: Divisions)

11. List any jobs you currently have posted to that school. If you're not looking to fill a specific position, you can select I'm not hiring for a specific job right now

12. Note where the positions are located, and if you're willing to sponsor candidates

13. Note the employment and job types you have available

14. Select the criteria you are looking for in potential candidates

  • Major Groups
  • School Years

15. Select your payment method, and agree to the school's refund policy

16. Answer any additional questions from the career center and click Create Registration when you your registration is complete

The career services office will need to approve your registration but you can view your registration at any time and leave comments for the career services office with questions about status.

  1. View this article to see how to search for career fairs and view your registration: How to search for a career fair
  2. You will know you have successfully registered if you see the Registered option on the career fair instead of Register
Note: If you need to cancel your career fair registration you will need to reach out to the career services center. 

If You Need a Handshake Account:

  1. Click on the link that you received to register for the career fair
  2. You will see a page like this:

  3. Click Employer

  4. Follow the instructions in How to create a user account and if your company is not yet using Handshake, view How to create a company profile
  5. Once you have confirmed your account follow the instructions above (Steps 5 through 11) to complete your career fair registration. If you need to get back to the registration form  you can view: How to search for a career fair
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