URI career fairs set for March 4, April 2

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KINGSTON, R.I. – February 23, 2015 – The Center for Career and Experiential Education at the University of Rhode Island has announced two career fairs for the spring 2015 semester.


The Summer & Internship Job Fair will be held Wednesday, March 4, in URI’s Memorial Union Ballroom, 50 Lower College Road, from 11 a.m to 2 p.m.


The event attracts more than 400 students and other candidates seeking information about internship and summer job opportunities. The $150 registration fee for businesses or agencies provides each with a table, two chairs, signs, pre-fair advertising, lunch, parking and shuttle service for two company representatives.


The Spring Career & Job Fair will be held, Thursday, April 2, in URI’s Memorial Union Ballroom, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.


More than 500 candidates attend this event in search of a variety of employment opportunities. The registration cost is $175 for non-profit organizations and $325 for profit organizations. Registration includes a pipe and draped booth space (skirted table, chairs and signs), pre-fair advertising, parking and lunch for two company representatives.


The fairs will provide businesses and agencies with the opportunity to speak with undergraduate and graduate students, alumni, faculty, administrators, and staff from the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Engineering, Environment and Life Sciences, Human Science and Services, Nursing, Continuing Education, Pharmacy, the Graduate School of Oceanography, and University College. Detailed information about each college and the degree programs offered can be found at: Colleges, Schools and Departments.


The University’s 2015 graduating class consists of approximately 3,000 students, many of whom will be seeking employment. URI has December, May and August graduates each year. The URI employment fairs are open to students and alumni from other colleges and universities as well.


Additional information about URI career programs and ways to engage with University groups can be found at Center for Career and Experiential Education. The events page can be found directly by going to Events. Select “Participant Registration” next to the event you want to attend and either enter your email address and password or “Proceed to Registration Form” for new participants. This will allow you to create an account in our RhodyNet system and register to attend.


In addition, those interested may call URI’s Center for Career and Experiential Education at 401-874-2311.