CEE Job Fair for Students

Hosted twice a year in the Newmark Lab Crane Bay, 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 and last from 9:30am-3:30pm.  

Watch a video about the job fair.

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

Click here for a list of companies attending the Spring 2018 Job Fair (updated Feb. 20, 2018)


FAQ's About the Job Fair

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.

When is the next CEE Job Fair?

Thursday, February 22, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event format includes company booths, an informal lunch and opportunities for interviews.

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 http://handshake.illinois.edu/.

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 kashman@illinois.edu.

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 (kashman@illinois.edu) to volunteer!

Is food provided?

Sandwiches will be available in room 1233 for student attendees beginning at 11:30am on a first-come, first-served basis. Water stations will also be available.




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.