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Careers Fairs

Careers Fairs

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.

Don't forget! Registering is not enough - be sure to book your spaces with the employers you want to talk to!

Autumn Term 2021

We are delivering four virtual careers fairs this term:

Virtual Casual Jobs and Internships Fair on Tuesday 5 October, 11:00am-2:00pm

Virtual Careers and Opportunities Fair on Wednesday 20 October 2021, 11:30am-3:30pm Now open for student bookings!

Law Virtual Careers Fair on Wednesday 10 November 2021, 11:30am-3:30pm (Opening for student bookings 27th October)

Virtual Aspiring Educators Fair on Wednesday 17 November 2021, 12:00pm-3:00pm

This page will update as the fairs approach, for further information and to secure your space when bookings open, check in Handshake 


Prepare for a Fair

To help you prepare for our fairs, please book onto our Prepare for the Fair session in Handshake:

Preparing for Virtual Career Fairs (Online) - Wedensday 3 November, 01:30pm-02:30pm

You might also want to take a look at this Prepare for the Fair resource.


Attending a Fair

To attend a fair you will need to log in to Handshake. Students and 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 fairs.

To log in and complete your profile please visit

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 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.