Brandeis University’s Technology & Innovation Virtual Career Fair Is Only One Week Away!

Brandeis University’s 2021 Technology & Innovation Virtual Career Fair is only one week away! Register now to attend group and one-on-one sessions with top employers. Spots fill up so don’t delay. 

Tech & Innovation Virutal Career Fair banner with Brandeis University logo

The Brandeis Technology & Innovation Virtual Career Fair is designed to help students meet, connect and learn from employers and alumni that currently work in the technology & innovation industries. Though most organizations will be looking to recruit candidates for full-time and internship positions at this event, it also presents YOU with the opportunity to grow your network, ask questions and practice meeting employers in a virtual setting.

The fair will take place on Wednesday, October 6th from 9 am – 1 pm online via Handshake. Students must register and schedule appointments with employers of interest ahead of the fair. Appointments will consist of 30-minute group sessions and 10-minute one-on-one sessions. See more detail about setting your schedule below!

Expect to interact with representatives from top organizations such as The Broad Institute, HubSpot, Epic, and MEDITECH that offer a wide array of programming related to these industries.

What to do after you register:

  • Set your schedule with your employers of interest ahead of the fair. Options include group sessions (30-minute group meetings with organizations) and 1:1 sessions (10-minute meetings one-on-one with you and the employer). Review this quick video to learn how to register for sessions. NOTE: Please check back often as employers will be opening up more sessions before the event. You can also sign up for sessions the day of if slots are available!
  • Update your Handshake profile and review these preparation materials and tips, courtesy of the Hiatt Career Center. International Business School students should email globalcareers@brandeis.edu with any graduate student-specific questions!
  • Schedule an appointment with your Career Coach to help prepare for the event.

Benefits of Attending the Fair:

  • Learn exclusive insights about companies, roles, the hiring process and what makes a good candidate.
  • Make meaningful connections with employers and alumni in the field.
  • Explore job and internship openings (this is your opportunity to ask specific questions about the role you hope to apply to!).
  • Practice your pitch and work out any nerves or kinks with what you want to say. Employers know that this is an event for you to learn, inquire and practice; so don’t worry about perfection!

This event is co-sponsored by the Hiatt Career Center, Brandeis International Business School, Computer Science Department, Computer Linguistics, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Career Office, Hassenfeld Innovation Center, Maker Lab and Office of Technology Licensing.

By Rachel Wasdyke
Rachel Wasdyke Director, Corporate Engagement & Strategic Communications Rachel Wasdyke