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About the Career & Internship Fair

Image of UNH students meeting at the Career and Internship Fair

The University of New Hampshire invites you to attend the Spring 2022 UNH Career & Internship Fair on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM. This fair offers employers the opportunity to connect with a targeted talent pool with specific interests, skills, and experiences aligned with your organization's recruiting needs.

All undergraduate, graduate students, and alumni from all majors are encouraged to attend any of the events. Space is Limited. Registration will open in early January. Information on registration costs and specific deadlines can be found below.

REGISTER FOR THE FAIR

Employer Policy and Terms

UNH’s Career & Internship Fair is intended only for organizations (profit and nonprofit) currently hiring professional, career-related positions including full time and/or paid internship positions for students and alumni with an associate’s, bachelor’s, or master’s degree (or working towards one of those UNH degrees). The Career & Internship Fair is not meant for programs of continuing or graduate education. If hiring for an on-campus or part-time positions, please post your positions to Handshake.

In order to be approved to participate in UNH’s Career & Internship Fair, employers are required to post at least one (1) position in Handshake available for students and/or alumni, in accordance with CaPS policies. Position(s) must be posted two (2) weeks prior to the date of the fair. Failure to do so will result in a cancellation of your fair registration.  A written notice will be sent to the registrant’s email address.

Employers will be assigned in alphabetical order within their room assignment. Rooms assignments are based on information provided within the Handshake registration. 

Career and Professional Success reserves the right to deny any employer registration or participation in UNH’s Career & Internship Fair if the requirements above are not met. Career and Professional Success also has the sole and absolute right and discretion to discontinue recruiting privileges to any organization, for any reason in accordance with UNH policies. Please reach out to Employer Relations if you have any questions.

The University of New Hampshire is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Organizations are responsible for the ethical and legal conduct of their representatives throughout the recruiting process, and must assume responsibility for all representations made by authorized representatives. For more information on our policies, please see here.

  Protocols

NOTE: Though we are planning for this event to be in person on the Durham, NH campus, we reserve the right to adjust and change the event to a virtual program due to university, state, and federal COVID guidelines. Current UNH COVID-19 protocols permit employer visitors to campus. However, the University may reevaluate this position should conditions regarding the public health situation change. If the decision is made to switch the event’s format to a virtual event, you will be notified as soon as possible via email from employer.relations@unh.edu, on the unh.edu/career Homepage, and in Handshake.

Please be advised that UNH's current policy also requires all persons on the UNH Durham and Manchester campuses - regardless of their COVID-19 vaccination status - to wear a mask in all indoor spaces except when eating or in private offices. The requirement includes classrooms, hallways, elevators, restrooms, break rooms, entries and exits to buildings, laboratories, meeting rooms, shared offices and work areas. This means you will be required to wear a mask during the entire Career & Internship Fair.

Important Dates
Event Date Registration, Payment,
Schedule & Job Posting Deadline
Cancellation & Refund
Deadline
Student
Registration Start
Tue

02/22/22

Fri
02/04/22

Mon

02/07/22

Tue

01/24/22

Registration & Payment

Use these helpful walkthroughs and resources to guide you through registering and paying for our fair on Handshake.

Registration Options

For-profit Non-profit Government
$525 $225 $100
BE A SPONSOR!

Starting at $1000 to $3000.  Learn More

SPACE IS LIMITED; please sign up early to ensure your organization's spot!

Please see the Important Dates section for the Registration, Payment, and Scheduling Deadlines for Career & Internship Fairs. 

1. Log into your Handshake account.

     a. If you do not have a Handshake account, please register here. Your registration will be approved within 2 business days.

     b. For additional guidance on creating a new Handshake user account, please refer to: Getting Started with Handshake.

2.  Select the Career & Internship Fair you would like to attend by clicking here and choosing from the filtered list, or in Handshake by clicking Fairs in the left navigation bar  > using the School filter to show only University of New Hampshire Fairs > and selecting from this list.

3. Once you have clicked on the name of the desired Career & Internship Fair, click on the blue Register button in the upper-right corner of the page to begin the registration form.

4. Please fill out the registration form in its entirety.  Information will be shared with students based on your answers to desired majors and job postings under 'Looking For' within the registration form. If this form is not filled out correctly, you will not be marketed correctly to the student audience. Based on the registration form, students will be able to research and identify your organization at the Career & Internship Fair. Please note all materials identifying employers will match how the organization name is listed in Handshake - this is to ensure students will be able to locate the employer in Handshake.  

     a. For more details about the fields on your registration form, please refer to: Registering for a Fair.

5. Registrations are approved on Tuesdays and Thursdays. You will receive a confirmation email from Handshake with your invoice after your registration has been approved.

6. After your registration has been approved, you must log back into Handshake to submit payment and upload any job/internships your organization will be recruiting for at the event.  

Please see the Important Dates Section for the Payment and Refund Deadlines for Career & Internship Fairs. 

Policy 
  •  To secure a booth, all payments are due by the date identified in the Important Dates section for your specific event. If payments are not received by the deadline, your booth registration will be canceled.
Payment Options
  • Registrations are approved on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Once you are approved, you will receive an invoice with a payment link to pay via credit card or option to pay with a check.   
Credit Card Payments

Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express are accepted. 

  1. Navigate to your registration page by clicking 'PAY HERE' on the bottom of your invoice OR in Handshake by visiting the Career & Internship Fair home page > clicking on the green Registered button > and selecting View Registration from the dropdown menu.
  2. Click the green Pay Now button on the left-hand side of your fair registration, under the Payments sections.
  3. You will be redirected to a secure payment portal hosted by TouchNet, where you can enter your credit card information and submit your payment.
  4. You will receive an emailed confirmation from Handshake if your payment is received*

*If you do not receive a payment confirmation email in a timely manner, please reach out to employer.relations@unh.edu to verify your payment has been processed and to obtain a receipt, if needed.

Check Payments
  • Make the check payable to UNH
  • Mail your payment to:

ATTN: Employer Relations
UNH Career and Professional Success- Hood House
89 Main Street
Durham, NH 03824

  • Important: Please mail check to this specific address to ensure it does not end up at another department on campus. (UNH has many administrative offices)

Please see the Important Dates section for the Payment and Refund Deadlines for Career & Internship Fairs. 

  • If you must cancel, please do so IN WRITING. Refunds are available in full if requested by the date of the payment deadline for the fair. 
  • Full payment is required for any cancellations made after the refund deadline for the fair.  
  • A registered representative who does not attend the Career & Internship Fair is considered a no-show and will be responsible for any outstanding balance. Outstanding balances will not be credited toward any future UNH events. 
  • Your organization will not be approved to attend a future UNH event until outstanding balances are paid.   

Day of Logistics

  WHEN AND WHERE IS THE CAREER FAIR

February 22, 2022
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Memorial Union Building

 STAY CONNECTED WITH HANDSHAKE

If you are registered for one of our events and haven't received any information from us, please reach out to employer.relations@unh.edu.

 SHIPPING

With changes to this year’s Career & Internship Fairs, we’ll be instituting a “carry in-carry out” policy with all of your materials. We will not be accepting shipments of booths, displays, or marketing items in advance of the fair, nor will we be responsible for shipping any items out for organizations following the fair. What you bring needs to come with you in your vehicle (we will have student volunteers and carts available to help you bring display material into the building) and leave with you in your vehicle at the end of the event.

 SWAG

The University of New Hampshire is platinum sustainability rated from STARS (the highest possible under the AASHE’s rating system) is committed to sustainability in all forms of our operations. We kindly ask you to refrain from bringing unnecessary swag items, giveaways, and handouts to UNH Career & Internship Fair.

Sustainable Fair Strategies
  • Use signs with QR codes for students to reach additional information/landing pages/info collection forms
  • Use digital tablet devices or a single sign-up sheet to collect student information for digital follow up
  • If planning to provide more information consider handing out business cards with contact information
What Not to Bring
  • Candy/food
  • Items that contain excessive packaging/plastic/waste
  • Low-quality items and giveaways that do not serve a reusable purpose
  • Paper handouts and marketing materials
  • Large items or large amounts of swag- we’re practicing a carry in-carry out policy with all of your materials (we will not be accepting or shipping any items in or out for organizations this year)
 ARRIVAL
  • Please plan to arrive: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (please do not arrive earlier than 10 AM as the venue will not be open)
  • The fair is scheduled for 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM (doors open promptly at 12:00 PM for students)
 DRIVING AND PARKING

Parking will be located in our Campus Crossing Lot (Formerly Mill Road Lot).

GPS INSTRUCTIONS:
8 Mill Rd, Durham, NH 03824 (some GPSs will recognize Campus Crossing @ Mill Road)

You must carpool, parking at the university is limited during winter months.


Overflow parking is located in Edgewood Parking Lot.

 WIFI AND ELECTRICITY
  • The Memorial Union Building has a WiFi hotspot. You will be given additional information about access upon arrival.
    • Please be aware the wifi provided is a public domain.
  • Unfortunately there is no way to run electricity to booths
     WEATHER

    If the University of New Hampshire has a delay or curtailed operations the day of the Career & Internship Fair, the event will be rescheduled to another day. Career & Professional Success will be in contact with all organizations and participants if this occurs to share more information. 

    Additional FAQs

    What happens if I'm running late?

    Please contact employer.relations@unh.edu if you are encountering delays that will prevent you from attending. 

    What types of students will I be meeting?

    Undergraduate and graduate students from all majors will be attending the fairs. UNH has colleges of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Health and Human Services, Liberal Arts, Life Sciences, Paul College of Business and Economics, Thompson School of Applied Sciences, and a campus in Manchester. 

    Why is my company name show up the way it does?

    Company names are listed based on what is listed on the registration form from Handshake.  

    What does STEM mean?

    Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

    • Image of students at UNH networking at the Career Fair

      "Every year, this event gets better and better..." 

      Center for Wildlife


       

    • Image of employers and students at the Career and Internship Fair at UNH's Whittemore Center

      "This is my fourth attendance at your Career and Internship Fair, and this was by far the best one. The students seemed very prepared this year both in their attire and their attitudes. Great success!" 

      Gateways Community Services


       

    • UNH student talking with an employer at UNH's Career Fair

      "You do an excellent job making employers comfortable for the rigors of this event.  I like how employers are grouped and that it is easy for students to locate the different employers.  Thank you for a great event!"

      International Cars, Inc.


       

    • Image of students at the Career Fair at UNH meeting with attending employers

      "Thank you for a great day! I enjoyed the location, set up, and found it to be well attended! I look forward to the next one."

      City Year


       

    • Image of the Career Fair at the University of New Hampshire in the Whittemore Center

      "I thought it was well organized and well attended, by students and employers.  Looking forward to working with the UNH staff as we work towards building out our team in 2014."

      Digital Prospectors


       

    • Image of an employer at the UNH Career Fair reviewing materials with a student

      "Fantastic event! We are looking forward to attending the next one."

      B2W Software, Inc.