Job Fair for CEE Students

CEE Fall Job Fair will be held on Wednesday, September 23 and Thursday, September 24, 2020. 

Hosted twice a year, the CEE job fair brings company recruiters, many of them CEE alumni, to campus and offers students the opportunity to find internships and full-time positions. Fairs are held in September and February.  

Watch a video about the job fair.

Engineering firms interested in registering for space at the Job Fair should click here.


FAQ's About the Job Fair

When is the next CEE Job Fair?

The next CEE Job Fair is Wednesday, September 23 and Thursday, September 24, 2020. The Job Fair will run from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event format includes company booths, an informal lunch and opportunities for interviews. 

Who may attend the CEE Job Fair?

Illinois students enrolled in CEE classes will be admitted to the fair, along with alumni of the program. Underclassman should attend to get a feel for what companies are looking for and practice talking to company representatives. It's also a great chance to network with CEE at Illinois alumni and search for internship or co-op opportunities.

Where is the CEE Job Fair located?

The CEE Job Fair will be held in the Crane Bay of Newmark Lab, located at 205 N. Mathews Ave., Urbana, Illinois.

What should I wear?

You are strongly encouraged to dress in professional business attire for the job fair.

Where can I find job listings?

To view job listings, visit

Do I need to register for the fair in advance?

No. Please come to the registration desk to check in with your iCard upon arrival.

What companies are attending the CEE Job Fair and who are they hiring?

Approximately 70 companies will attend the fair. A list of companies attending the Job Fair will be posted prior to the fair at the top of this page. If you have additional questions regarding companies attending please contact Keely Ashman at

How can I volunteer to help at the Job Fair?

Help is needed for setting up/taking down the Crane Bay, manning registration tables, and other tasks. Contact Keely Ashman ( to volunteer!

Is food provided?

Sandwiches will be available in room 1233 for student attendees beginning at 12:00pm on a first-come, first-served basis. Water stations will also be available.

Where can I get a name badge?

Printers will be set up in the Newmark Crane Bay (southwest corner by the spiral staircase) in the days leading up to the job fair. CEE students can stop by during the following hours to make a professional name badge: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-11:30am and 1:30pm-3:00pm. If you are unable to make a name badge in advance, blank adhesive nametags and pens will be available at the sign-in table on the days of the Job Fair.




University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is committed to diversity and Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity (see statement on policy). The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign requires that companies recruiting Illinois students be in compliance with guidelines established by the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission. 

See examples of campus' application profiles and interview questions/guidelines.