CEE Job Fair for Students

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.  

CEE Fall 2022 Job Fair

September 21 & September 22, 2022
10:00am - 4:00pm CST
Illini Union Ballroom

Pending any changes in the COVID-19 pandemic, we are planning to host the Fall fair in-person at the Illini Union Ballroom.
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 21 and Thursday, September 22, 2022. The Job Fair will run from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CST.  The Job Fair will be held in the Illini Union Ballroom.

Who may attend the CEE Job Fair?

UIUC 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 2022 Job Fair will be hosted in the Illini Union Ballroom.

What should I wear?

You are strongly encouraged to dress in professional business attire.

Where can I find job listings?

To view job listings, visit http://handshake.illinois.edu/.

Do I need to register for the fair in advance?

No, it is not necessary to register for the job fair in advance.

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

Approximately 100 companies will attend the Fall job fair. A list of companies attending the Job Fair will be posted in advance. If you have additional questions regarding companies attending, please contact Keely Ashman at kashman@illinois.edu.

What is CEE Networking Night?

Networking Night is a chance to meet with recruiters outside of the job fair environment on the evening(s) preceding the CEE Job Fair. The event provides an opportunity for current CEE students to have conversations with recruiters and engineering professionals, and includes short information sessions by each company. Approximately 200 students and 15 companies participate each night. This event is part of the Backpack to Briefcase series, and registration is required to attend.

Tuesday, September 20 and Wednesday, September 21
NCSA Auditorium and Lobby
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Backpack to Briefcase session guide and registration link here.



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.