Penryn Campus Autumn Career Fairs

If you are an employer wishing to exhibit at a future careers fair, please visit our Employment Services pages HERE

We deliver a range of careers fairs which are designed to provide you with access to a range of employers offering part-time work, internships and graduate opportunities. These companies are keen to recruit Exeter students making them a fantastic opportunity for you to access potential future employers.

Wednesday 26th September 2018
The Compass, Exchange Building, Penryn Campus

If you are new to the campus or needing to earn some pennies - the Jobs fair will help set you up with local paid work

This fair is organised by University of Exeter in collaboration with Falmouth University and will be open to ALL students. Whether you are new to the campus or looking to make some money come along and speak to local companies to find out what options there are for part time work during term time as well as over holidays.

Example companies: Cornish Gems, Mash Staffing and PFA Research


Tuesday 9th October 2018
16:00 to 18:00
Sports Centre, Penryn Campus

Open to ALL Students

The Cornwall campus prides itself on sustainability and giving back to the Community - the Volunteering Fair (organised in conjunction with FXU) will give you a huge range of potential positions to really make a difference to the local area but also your CV!

This fair offers volunteering, internships, placements and graduate opportunities within the third sector and all aspects of the public sector.

Last year, we had 33 exhibitors representing local and international organisations and over 500 students attended.

Example companies: British Red Cross, ShelterBox, Cornwall Hugs Grenfell, Camp Kernow, South West Lakes Trust, Mencap, The Beach Clean Project, Girl Guiding Cornwall, Civil Service, Engineers without Borders

This fair is organised in conjunction with FXU (Falmouth and Exeter Student Union)


Wednesday 7 November 2018
11:00 to 14:00
The Sports Centre, Penryn Campus

Open to ALL students

Following your feedback - the STEM Fair 2017 has now evolved to 'Careers & Opportunities Fair' which will be the largest Career Fair on the Penryn campus and will provide access to companies across all sectors including Finance, Media, Business, Goeoscience, Bioscience, Maths and Teaching to name a few!

This new fair is open to ALL sectors including Teaching, Finance, Mining, Media, Biosciences, Business and General Science Graduate recruiters. We are expecting at least fifty employers to exhibit at this event which will make it the largest career fair on the campus!

Come along to find out where your degree could take you....

Please note: This fair replaces the STEM Fair 2017

Confirmed companies include: Tarmac, Cornwall SCITT, Teach First, Mars, Centrax, South West Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications, Grad South West, IOM3, J Murphy & Sons, News Associates, Aspire Academy Trust, Nalders, Nomenca, RED Commerce, Acardis, Enterprise, PKF Francis Clark, Frontline

Wednesday 14th November 2018
The Compass, Penryn Campus

This event open to students studying at Falmouth University and University of Exeter.

If you don't know where to start or looking for inspiration, the Study/Work Abroad Fair will guide you to where you can go for a semester!

This fair is an opportunity to meet other students and hear their experiences of working/studying abroad.


Tuesday 2nd October 11-2pm The Compass

Come along to uncover extra ways you can get involved with your University experience - ranging from committee positions, workshops to supporting changes to your course.

There are lots of ways to gain experience whilst your studying at University - and become more engaged with the student and campus community.

Employers are always wanting students with soft skills (communication, leadership and teamwork) so get out of your comfort zone and earn some skills!

The CLES Career fair is being held on 27th Feburary 2019.

The fair is a great networking opportunity for students of the College of Life and Environmental Science, and a chance to talk to relevant persons.

Come along to a relaxed environment to meet people who have a similar background and hear their career pathways. A variety of opportunities are available through volunteer opportunities, internships and graduate jobs. Every year has a diverse range of stall holders from veterinarians, to academic researchers to conservationists and NGOs.

Wednesday 6th February 11-2pm The Compass

A new fair coming to the Spring term - this will be open to all students and include local and national companies across all sectors.

Tuesday 23 October 2018
11:30 to 15:30
The Great Hall and Sanctuary, Streatham Campus

Coaches will be available to take Penryn students to attend this event

Details to be released closer to the event

Tuesday 6 November 2018
11:30 to 14:30
The Great Hall and Sanctuary, Streatham Campus

This fair is open to current Exeter students from all years and disciplines of study but will be most suited to those studying in our College of Engineering, Mathematics & Physical Sciences (CEMPS), College of Life and Environmental Sciences (CLES) and Medical School (UEMS).

Coaches will be available to students to attend - details to be released in the Autumn term

Tuesday 13 November 2018
13:00 to 16:00
The Great Hall and Sanctuary, Streatham Campus

This fair is attended by international, magic circle, national and local law firms, barristers' chambers and those offering further study and training opportunities.

Coaches will be available to take Penryn students to attend this event

Details to be released closer to the event


To find out more about fairs on our Cornwall campus, please contact: