Career & Internship Fair FAQ

Spring 2020 Career Fair Employer FAQ

LOCATION

Where is the Career & Internship Fair?

Whittemore Center Ice Rink

Depot Road, Durham, NH 03824

https://www.unh.edu/career/career-internship-fair-employers

 

Where can I find additional information about parking and day-of logistics?

Additional information  can be found on our website: https://www.unh.edu/career/day-logistics

DATE & TIME

When is the Career & Internship Fair?

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Doors open to students promptly 1:00 PM- 5:00 PM

https://www.unh.edu/career/career-internship-fair-employers

 

What time should we plan to arrive?

Employer Set-up- 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (please do not arrive any earlier than 11:00 AM as the event facility will not be open)

https://www.unh.edu/career/day-logistics

 

REGISTRATION & PAYMENT

How do I sign up for the Career & Internship Fair?

Through your handshake account. If you do not have an account, you need to register for one. Link to register for an account: unh.joinhandshake.com. All information regarding the fair can be found here: https://www.unh.edu/career/career-internship-fair-employers.

 

When does registration open and close?

Registration opens- Now open (starting Monday, October 28)

Registration closes- Friday, February 7

If payments are not received by the deadline, your table registration will be canceled.

https://www.unh.edu/career/registration-payment

 

I missed the registration deadline. Can I still register?

If you missed a registration deadline and you’re looking to register. Contact Employer.Relations@unh.edu to be placed on the waitlist. You will be contacted once a spot opens.

 

How much does it cost? What are the sponsorship options?

Standard Registration- $525 for profit companies and $235 for non-profit companies - registration includes parking and 2 representatives + their lunches.

If you are a non-profit, please send an email to employer.relations@unh.edu and let us know so the discount can be applied when approved.

 

Bronze Registration- $1,000 pre-assigned table placement includes 3 representatives, VIP parking next to the Whittemore Center, logo featured on the Career Fair website and Online Career Guide with link to company website, small logo on Jumbotron during fair w/ table number,  small logo on student map and directory, and sponsorship swag bag.

 

Silver Registration- $2,000 premium table (floor spot) includes 4 representatives, VIP parking next to the Whittemore Center, logo featured on the Career Fair website and Online Career Guide with the link to company website, medium logo on Jumbotron during fair w/ table number, standard social media shoutouts, medium logo on student map and directory, and sponsorship swag bag.

 

Gold Registration- $3,000 2 premier tables (organization chooses location) includes 5 representatives, VIP parking next to the Whittemore Center, logo featured on the Career Fair website and Online Career Guide with link to company website, large logo on Jumbotron during fair w/ table number, customized blog posts created by you, customized social media shoutouts, large logo on student map and directory, sponsorship swag bag, guaranteed invitation to Resume Review Day, host on customized on-campus recruiting options, and invitation to participate on the Employer Advisory Board.

 

All sponsorship information can be found on our website: https://www.unh.edu/career/sponsorship

 

When does my organizations registration get approved?

All registrations are viewed and approved on Friday afternoons, meaning your invoice will be sent to you when you are approved.

 

All information regarding registration and approvals: https://www.unh.edu/career/registration-payment

 

Why was my organizations registration declined?

We look at all pending registrations to see if the organization complies with our recruiting and posting policies. Please see our policies listed on our website: https://www.unh.edu/career/policies

 

I’ve been put on the waitlist. When will I be notified?

When a spot opens you will be contacted directly via phone and/or email.

 

Can I receive a discount for attending both UNH Manchester and Durham’s fairs?

Yes, you can receive a discount for attending both fairs during the same semester. Discount of $25 off will be applied to UNH Manchester fair fee once your registration has been approved. https://www.unh.edu/career/registration-payment

 

When do I receive my invoice?

Registrations are approved on Fridays. We will review your request and send you a confirmation email with your invoice after it's been approved.

https://www.unh.edu/career/registration-payment

 

When is the payment due?

All payments due by February 7 to secure a table. If payments are not received by the deadline, your table registration will be canceled.

https://www.unh.edu/career/registration-payment

 

Where is the credit card payment link?

The following forms of payment will be accepted; Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express. To pay click 'you can pay here using a credit card' on the bottom of the registrant's invoice which will re-direct to your Handshake fair registration. The green 'pay now' button will be on the left hand-side of your fair registration where secure credit card information can be provided for payment.

The registrant can also find the green "pay now' button on the left-hand side in the Handshake registration under upcoming fairs > Spring 2020 Durham Career & Internship Fair > click the green 'registered' button > view registration.

https://www.unh.edu/career/registration-payment

Where do I mail my check?

Make the check payable to UNH and please mail your payment to:

 

ATTN: Employer Relations

UNH Career and Professional Success- Hood House

89 Main Street

Durham, NH 03824

https://www.unh.edu/career/registration-payment

 

How do I submit payment?

Payments can be made via credit card (provided in the invoice) or option to pay with a check.

https://www.unh.edu/career/registration-payment

 

How do I know my payment went through?

After your payment has been processed, you will receive a confirmation email as a receipt of payment.

 

What if I need to change my representative count?

Directly email Employer.Relations@unh.edu to provide any updates and/or changes to your representative count. For each extra representative, it will be a $30 charge in addition to your original payment or invoice.

 

What if I need to cancel my registration?

If you must cancel, please do so in writing. Refunds are available in full prior to 4:00pm on Monday, February 10. Full payment is required for any cancellations made after 4:00pm on Monday, February 10.

 

Additionally, a registered attendee who does not attend the fair is considered a no-show and will be responsible for any outstanding balance and will not be credited toward any future Career Fair.

https://www.unh.edu/career/registration-payment

 

How do I get a refund?

If you must cancel, please do so in writing. Refunds are available in full prior to 4:00pm on Monday, February 10. Full payment is required for any cancellations made after 4:00pm on Monday, February 10.

 

Additionally, a registered attendee who does not attend the fair is considered a no-show and will be responsible for any outstanding balance and will not be credited toward any future Career Fair.

https://www.unh.edu/career/registration-payment

 

When do I receive a confirmation and/or logistics email?

A confirmation email will be sent to you once your payment has been received. A week prior to the fair, your organization will receive a logistics email with specific details about parking and day of schedule.

 

Why do I need to post job(s) to Handshake?

It’s important to fill out the full registration to 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 fair. Postings are required for career fair registrations.

https://www.unh.edu/career/registration-payment

 

When do I need to post my job(s) to Handshake?

All jobs/internships must be posted on Handshake at least the week prior to the fair. It’s important to post all opportunities you are recruiting for at the fair on Handshake.

 

SHIPPING SUPPLIES

 

When and where do I mail my organizations recruitment supplies?

Please feel free to ship your organization’s career fair materials/setup directly to the UNH Whittemore Center Arena starting on January 27. The deadline to have fair materials arrive there is February 27.

 

Shipping to Address (Before the Fair)

ATTN: UNH Career Fair

Whittemore Center Arena

128 Main Street

Durham, NH 03824-3577

https://www.unh.edu/career/day-logistics

 

How do I ship my organizations recruitment supplies after the fair?
If you are having materials shipped back to your office, you are responsible for packing up and labeling your items with the appropriate shipping tags at the end of the fair. Items will then be collected and shipped back from the Whittemore Center post-career fair latest by following afternoon. Preferred shipping is UPS and/or USPS- anything else you will need to schedule yourself (use of FedEx is discouraged).

 

Shipping From Address (After the Fair)

Whittemore Center Arena

128 Main Street

Durham, NH 03824-3577

https://www.unh.edu/career/day-logistics

 

FOOD & DRINK

 

What if I have a food allergy?

Dietary restrictions should be noted in your organization’s registration. All menu options will be available to review to make note of any specific restrictions.

https://www.unh.edu/career/day-logistics

 

What are my food options?

This semester, we will be having a lunch buffet served between 11:00am-1:00pm. All sandwiches will be served with salad, potato chips, and water. If you have an allergy, please indicate on the registration form. Coffee and snacks will be available in a central location for all employers throughout the fair.

Grilled Marinated Chicken Breast | Roasted Peppers | Grilled Onions | Chipotle Lime Mayo | Mixed Greens | Monterey Jack

Sliced All Natural Turkey | Smoked Bacon | Melted Aged Cheddar | Lettuce | Sliced Local Tomato | Fire-Roasted Poblano Mayo

Grilled Vegetables | Organic Avocado Lime Hummus | Lettuce | Tomato 

https://www.unh.edu/career/day-logistics

 

Where will lunch be served?

Concourse employers go to Sky Box, take elevator/stairs up.

Floor employers go to Media Room, through employer tunnel and down the hall to the right.

 

*Note: Please be sure to bring your colored ticket in order to be served lunch.

 

What time will lunch be served?

Employer Lunch- 11:00 AM-1:00 PM

https://www.unh.edu/career/day-logistics

 

 

 

 

What if I don’t like the food options or want more food?

The Dairy Bar or many other wonderful eateries in downtown are always an option prior to 1pm. Additionally, snacks will be available to all employers throughout the fair in the employer lounge and at employer check in on the concourse.

 

What if I need more lunch options for additional representatives?

Directly email Employer.Relations@unh.edu to provide any updates and/or changes to your representative count. For each extra representative, it will be a $30 charge in addition to your original payment or invoice.

 

PARKING

 

When will I receive parking information?

A confirmation and logistics email will be sent a week prior to the fair. Please make sure to identify which lot you will be parking in before arriving to campus. All information will be listed on our website with information about each specific parking lot and directions for driving, parking and bus shuttle.

https://www.unh.edu/career/day-logistics

 

Where will I be parking on campus?

A confirmation and logistics email will be sent a week prior to the fair. Please make sure to identify which lot you will be parking in before arriving to campus. All information will be listed on our website with information about each specific parking lot and directions for driving, parking and walking/bus shuttle.

https://www.unh.edu/career/day-logistics

 

How will I get to and from the parking lot to the Whittemore Center?

All parking lots will provide you with a detailed map and instructions on how to take the bus shuttle and/or walking directions to the Whittemore Center.

https://www.unh.edu/career/day-logistics

 

What if I need parking accommodations?

Please specify any parking accommodations in your registration or by emailing Employer.Relations@unh.edu to best accommodate your needs the day of the fair.

 

 

LAYOUT & VENUE

 

What size booth will my organization use?

Table length will be about 6' - 8’ long with 2 chairs. A tablecloth will be provided (if requested on the registration form). https://www.unh.edu/career/day-logistics

 

 

 

 

Where will my organizations booth be in the Whittemore Center?

Employers will be assigned in alphabetical order, starting with Z on the concourse and ending with A on the floor. This is to increase and direct student traffic in all areas of the Whittemore Center. To guarantee a preferred spot, please select a sponsorship option in your registration.

https://www.unh.edu/career/registration-payment

 

Where do I check-in when I arrive?

Once you arrive, you will go directly to the employer check in table on the concourse level of the Whittemore Center.

 

Is there a lactation room available?

Yes, there is a lactation room available in the Whittemore Center Arena. All information with a map will be provided the day of the event.

 

Is there electricity?

No, unfortunately there is no electricity on the rink. We have specified this on our website and through multiple logistics emails. If you run videos on laptops, please bring an additional battery, as you will not be able to plug in.

https://www.unh.edu/career/day-logistics

 

Is there WiFi available?

The Whittemore Center has a WiFi hotspot. You will be given additional information about access upon arrival. Please be aware the WiFi provided is a public domain.

https://www.unh.edu/career/day-logistics

 

Where can I charge my phone?

There will be an employer lounge space for employers to sit down, take a phone call, recharge phones, and grab a snack, water and/or coffee. Located on the rink level in the public skate tunnel.

 

Where can I go if I need to take a phone call?

There will be an employer lounge space for employers to sit down, take a phone call, recharge phones, and grab a snack, water and/or coffee. Located on the rink level in the public skate tunnel.

 

Can I see a map of the venue?

Venue maps are available a few days prior to the fair and available on the website.

 

 

 

OTHER

 

What happens if I run late?

Do your best to arrive on time and/or before the fair opens to students promptly at 1pm. We understand it may happen, however, it disrupts the flow of the fair as students will be interested in speaking with your organization.

 

How do I deliver my materials the day of the fair?

Before parking, you may drop your materials off at the back loading dock of the Whittemore Center.

To the Whittemore Center Arena: Depot Road, Durham, NH 03824 towards the back of the Whittemore Center.

We’ll have volunteers to bring your things to your table, while you go and park (please refer to your confirmation email for parking location). Additionally, bus transportation will be available to bring you to and from your parking lot.

https://www.unh.edu/career/day-logistics

 

I sent my materials to UNH but can’t locate it. What do I do?

We will have volunteers and CaPS staff look for your materials at the Whittemore Center loading dock. However, we can’t guarantee your shipment arrived as we suggest specific timelines listed on our website. Please ensure the address is

 

ATTN: UNH Career Fair

Whittemore Center Arena

128 Main Street

Durham, NH 03824-3577

https://www.unh.edu/career/day-logistics

 

 

I have a lot of materials. Can anyone help me?

We’ll have volunteers to bring your things to your table, while you go and park (please refer to your confirmation email for parking location). Additionally, bus transportation will be available to bring you to and from your parking lot.

https://www.unh.edu/career/day-logistics

 

What are suggested swag items to bring?

This event will attract upwards of 1600 students and alumni. When it comes to what type of swag, we have seen everything from customized water bottles, pens, mugs, hand sanitizers, flash drives, and adhesive cell phone accessories. It’s completely up to you. Students love free stuff. Any food, candy, gum and mints are other options.

 

Items that are not allowed at the fair:

No blades and/or weapons

No fireworks

No flammable items

No alcohol, tobacco, and/or drug products

 

What types of students will I be meeting?

Undergraduate and graduate students from all majors will be attending the fair. 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.

 

How many students will be attending?

Your organization will roughly see upwards of 1600 students and alumni at the fair.

How many employers will be attending?

Over 200 companies will be in attendance day of the fair.

 

Can I have a list of employers?

Employer lists will be available on our website one week prior to the fair. 

 

Why is my company name not listed correctly?

Company names are listed based on what is listed on the registration form. Directories are emailed to employers a few days prior to the fair to the person who registered for the fair for verification. For future fairs, please provide desired company name when registering in Handshake or contact employer.relations@unh.edu.