CEE Job Fair

Thank you to all of the companies who attended our Spring 2024 Job Fair! 

CEE Fall 2024 Job Fair

Tuesday, September 10 & Wednesday, September 11, 2024
 11:00am - 4:00pm 
Illini Union, ABC Rooms & Ballroom                                           
(1401 W. Green St., Urbana)

Tuesday, September 10 is FULL. Registration for Wednesday, September 11 is still open. (updated 5/2/24)

Registration will open via Handshake on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. CST.

Register here: https://illinois.joinhandshake.com/edu/career_fairs 

Due to high volume of participating companies, registration is limited to 1 day for the Fall Job Fair. 

Students: view Job Fair information for students here


All questions concerning the CEE Job Fair should be directed to Keely Ashman (see full contact information below). E-mail is the most reliable contact method and will result in the quickest response, but please read all the information below before sending a message to the event coordinator.

Important Dates

April 23, 2024
Registration Opens
Note: Companies are encouraged to register early. The CEE Job Fair tends to fill up quickly.

August 23, 2024
Last day to register or cancel registration with full refund. No refunds for cancellation requests received after this date at 5 pm CST.

September 10 & 11, 2024
Illini Union, ABC Rooms & Ballroom

General Information

  • There is no limit on the number of recruiters you may have at your table, and no other restrictions are in place. (Updated 9/8/22)
  • For more information regarding the University of Illinois response to COVID, please visit https://covid19.illinois.edu/on-campus/visitors/

Cost, Equipment, and Services Provided

The cost of attending the CEE job fair is $850. All companies who select CHECK as payment type will receive an invoice after registration is completed.

All companies will be provided a 6-ft. table and two chairs. Each booth will have access to electricity and wifi.
Breakfast and lunch included in registration cost.

Parking provided at nearby bagged meters.

Shipping Information

Ship boxes and swag to:

1401 W Green St.
Urbana, IL 61801
CEE Job Fair
C/O Keely Ashman


Interview Space

Interview space will be available for  Tuesday, September  3, 2024. Please contact Keely Ashman (kashman@illinois.edu) to reserve your interview space.

Company Descriptions and Job Announcements

Brief company descriptions should be uploaded during registration. Company names and descriptions will be made available to students in advance of the job fair.

Companies wishing to post job announcements in advance of the fair should do so via Handshake, our online job board. No individual listings will be sent to students. Please contact Engineering Career Services (217-333-1960) if you have questions about posting on Handshake. Important: entering postings into Handshake does not register you for the job fair. To attend the job fair you must complete the CEE registration form.


Please be aware that the latest possible date to cancel registration with a full refund is August 23, 2024.

Payment Information

Credit card payments are preferred and you will be directed to the payment portal upon completion of your registration.

Check payments are due by August 23, 2024. Please make checks payable to “University of Illinois".

All checks should be sent to the following address. Be sure to include the room number or your check will not be delivered:

CEE Job Fair
c/o Keely Ashman
Room 1017 Newmark Lab
205 N. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801


CEE Networking Night

CEE Networking Night will not be returning for Spring 2024. We are hopeful to bring this event back starting in Fall 2024.

To facilitate opportunities and partnerships between students and employers, the University of Illinois Career Services Council has established policies that provide a consistent operational position. Please review our University guidelines for employment offers and acceptances. Additional questions about employment offers and acceptances can be directed to Engineering Career Services at 217-333-1690.

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.