If you are an employer wishing to exhibit at one of our fairs, please visit our Employer Engagement Team pages.
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We deliver a selection of careers fairs which are designed to provide you with access to a range of employers offering part-time work, internships, placements and graduate opportunities. These companies are keen to recruit Exeter students making them a fantastic opportunity for you to access potential future employers.
Details about our 2022-23 careers fair programme are coming soon but in the meantime, you can read below about the events delivered over the past academic year and who attended them.
Virtual Casual Jobs and Internships Fair - Tuesday 5 October 2021, 11:00am-2:00pm
Over 20 exhibitors, including: BT; CCUSA; TikTok; Youth Mental Health Foundation.
Virtual Careers and Opportunities Fair - Wednesday 20 October 2021, 11:30am-3:30pm
Over 55 exhibitors, including: Estee Launder Companies; Deutsche Bank; Frontline; London Film School; Newton Europe; NHS Leadership Academy; PepsiCo, Visa.
Law Virtual Careers Fair - Wednesday 10 November 2021, 11:30am-3:30pm
Over 40 exhibitors, including: Addleshaw Goddard LLP; Clyde & Co; Hogan Lovells International LLP; Michelmores; Pallant Chambers; White & Case LLP.
Virtual Aspiring Educators Fair - Wednesday 17 November 2021, 12:00pm-3:00pm
Over 10 exhibitors, including: Ark Teacher Training; Cornwall SCITT; Department for Education; Devon Primary SCITT; Teach First.
Virtual Casual Jobs and Internships Fair - Wednesday 2 February 2022, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Over 20 exhibitors, including: Domino's Pizza; Morrisons; PKF Francis Clark; Somerset County Council.
Virtual Summer Recruitment Fair - Wednesday 18 May, 2022, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Over 30 exhibitors, including: Albert Goodman; Creative Access; DWP; News Associates; Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Prepare for a Careers Fair
To help you prepare, the Career Zone deliver 'Prepare for the Fair' sessions ahead of major fairs which you can book onto in Handshake. Any new sessions being delivered will be listed both here and in Handshake.
You might also want to take a look at this Prepare for the Fair resource.
Attending a Virtual Careers Fair
To attend one of our virtual careers fairs you will need to log in to Handshake. All our students and recent alumni should have received emails about completing your pre-loaded profile, letting you know how to activate your account, enhancing your profile, and getting the most out of the virtual fairs.
To log in and complete your profile please visit https://exeter.joinhandshake.co.uk
If you haven't activated your account yet, when prompted select the 'single sign on' option and follow the on screen instructions. You may find this video walk through helpful in getting started.
You then need to register to attend the virtual fair, once registered you can view and book on to group sessions and one-to-one appointments, depending on what the exhibitor has chosen to offer. Exhibitors might still be forming their activity schedule in the lead up to the event so keep checking back to see what is available to book. We also recommend that you do take time to build your Handshake profile to make the most of the unique networking opportunity that Handshake offers.
Don't forget! Registering to attend a virtual careers fair is not enough - be sure to book your spaces with the employers you want to talk to!