Companies

Why Come to This Career Fair?

The CISE Career Fair provides an opportunity that cannot be found elsewhere. It is the only career fair at the University of Florida that is specifically geared toward students and alumni with experience in computer science, computer engineering, and digital arts and sciences.

By registering, companies will be recognized as a Career Fair Sponsor on the homepage of the website. Companies that register by Dec. 10 will also be recognized on promotional materials. Along with a catered meal, representatives will have a comfortable amount of space for a promotional booth (table and chairs provided), and access to an attendee database, including resumes.

In-Person Fair

Date: Jan. 24, 2022

Time: 1 p.m. to  6 p.m.

Location: Stephen C. O'Connell Center

Virtual Fair

Date: Jan. 31, 2022

Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Location: Online via the CareerEco Platform

 

Registration

Important Dates

Registration Opens

In-Person: TBD
Virtual: TBD

Promotions Deadline

Dec. 10

Registration Closes

In-Person: TBD
Virtual: Jan.

Fees Due

In-Person: Jan. 24
Virtual: Jan. 31

Display Items

In-Person: TBD

Career Fair

In-Person: Jan. 24
Virtual: Jan. 31

Fees & Prep Information

Sponsorship Levels

Benefits

Level 1

Level 2

Virtual

One table and two chairs
Two tables and four chairs
Catered meal for each representative*
Power outlets (we encourage sponsors to bring extension cords)
Wi-Fi
Preparation and display assistance
Sponsor recognition on website
Sponsor recognition in marketing materials if registered by Dec. 10
Access to an online database of attendee information, including resumes.
An employer profile page showcasing your organization's unique brand
Your own organization's exclusive chat room allowing for real-time engagement
Up to 10 representatives at any time
Total:$800$1,200$400

*Up to five representatives are included for the in-person event (an extra $50 charge per additional representative).

Note: Registration is not complete and space is not guaranteed until the fee payment has been received.

In-Person Event Schedule

10 a.m. to Noon

Check-in & Setup


Noon to 1 p.m.

Lunch


1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Career Fair


6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Teardown


Notes for In-Person Career Fair

After Registration is Complete:

  • Please email us a version of your company’s logo with a transparent background so we can add your company to the homepage.
  • Ship us your display items (more information below).
  • Optional Items to Bring:
    • Name tags
    • Clipboards
    • Pens
    • Power strips/extension cords (we have a limited number available)
  • Directions to the event can be found here. If you have items to unload when you arrive, please pull up around the circle drive where we will have volunteers waiting to assist. You may also enter through the UF Bookstore.
  • Parking: We do our best to reserve enough spots, but parking is limited. Parking passes can be printed here before you arrive. We will also have a volunteer in the parking garage from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to hand out passes if you have not printed one. Please have your pass displayed on the dashboard before leaving the garage.
  • Check-in: Please be sure every representative signs the check-in sheet upon arrival.

Display Shipping Information

Items must be sent to the below address by TBD to guarantee availability on the event day. Please track shipments and contact us to verify delivery has been received BEFORE the event date. If delivery has not been verified, we cannot guarantee your items will be available. Assistance with setting up display and promotional materials will be provided.

UF Computer & Information Science & Engineering
Hold for: [Company Name]
432 Newell Drive
Room 301, CSE Building
Gainesville, FL 32611
Attn: Pete Dobbins

***It is essential that all of the details above are included for shipping, especially the company name and “Attn: Pete Dobbins.” There are several events happening at the university during the Career Fair, and we cannot guarantee your shipment will arrive if the above information is incorrect.***

Large freight items can be shipped to the venue on the day of the event. Please coordinate with the event coordinator to ensure someone is there to accept your delivery.

Stephen C. O'Connell Center
250 Gale Lemerand Drive,
Gainesville, FL 32611

DO NOT:

  • Send items for delivery on a Saturday or Sunday, as the university is closed.
  • Send items on the event day (unless otherwise agreed upon with the event coordinator), as we will not be at the delivery location.

Cancellations & Refunds

Registration fees are NOT refundable or transferrable. If a cancellation is requested, paid fees will act as a credit toward a future Career Fair event.

Travel Guide

Airport Information

Delta and American Airlines fly into the Gainesville Regional Airport. Representatives can also fly into Jacksonville International Airport, the Tampa International Airport or the Orlando International Airport, then rent a car to travel approximately 2 hours to Gainesville.

Rental Cars

The following car rental companies are available in Gainesville.

Other Resources

Questions

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