Next Spring Career Fair:

February 17, 2021
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lee Arena, Petro Allied Health Center (tentative)
19th & Washburn Avenue, Topeka, KS

Log into your Handshake account and select the Spring Career Fair from the list of fairs at Washburn University.

Limited space is available for next-day interviews.

Attendance fees for this fair begin at an early rate of $150 for for-profit employers and $100 for non-profits. Fee includes up to 2 recruiters, a six-foot table (tablecloth by request), two chairs, parking, and lunch. Additional recruiters and electricity carry additional fees. Registration less than one month prior to the event is increased by $25.

About the Fair

Washburn Career Fairs typically draw around 350-400 attendees and 100 exhibitors. The general public from Topeka and surrounding area is invited to attend in addition to Washburn students, staff, and faculty. We encourage freshmen and sophomores (“Explorers”) to use fairs as career research events, so be prepared to help them understand what opportunities exist in your organization, what majors you target and why, and what they can do to prepare for a career in your organization. Juniors and seniors are more numerous and more likely to be seeking internship and career opportunities.

Washburn students are encouraged to dress professionally. We do not screen attendees by dress at the door. Attendees are encouraged to bring resumes. WU Career Services staff members do not see all resumes of all students at Washburn.

Employers are encouraged to bring giveaways and manage their distribution as you see fit. Students are discouraged from “Trick-or-Treating.”

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