Job Fair for CEE Students

CEE Fall Job Fair

Wednesday, September 23 and Thursday, September 24, 2020

10:00am - 4:00pm CST each day

via virtual platform VFairs


Registration is now open! Register at
Registration is open to all CEE students and any students interested in Civil or Environmental Engineering internships and full-time positions. Students not in the CEE program will need to select “other” for Area of Specialization and input their area of study. Registration is also open to CEE alumni. Unlike previous years, advance registration is required. No exceptions will be made. Sign up by September 18, 2020.

View a list of the companies attending the Job Fair here. (last updated Aug. 31, 2020)

Hosted twice a year, the CEE job fair brings together company recruiters, many of them CEE alumni, and students, providing 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. (CST) each day. The virtual event format includes virtual company booths, and group and private chats with recruiters. 

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 Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Job Fairs will be hosted on the virtual platform VFairs.

What should I wear?

You are strongly encouraged to dress in professional business attire for the virtual job fair (for video chats).

Where can I find job listings?

To view job listings, visit

Do I need to register for the fair in advance?

YES. Registration and resume upload is required for the virtual job fair. Visit to register. The deadline to register is September 18. 

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

Approximately 100 companies will attend the virtual job fair. A list of companies attending the Job Fair will be posted prior to the fair at the top of this page. Note that each company will have a booth on display each day of the job fair but may not have recruiters available to chat the entire time. Check each booth for the company's planned chat schedule. If you have additional questions regarding companies attending please contact Keely Ashman at




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.