Career Fair Recruiting

Career Fairs at Pitt

Pitt’s career fairs are currently held virtually using Handshake. Handshake fairs let recruiters talk to candidates through 1-on-1 sessions (10 minutes) or in group sessions (30 minutes). Click here to learn more about how a Handshake fair works. 


Our Fair Schedule

Career Fair

Student Employment Fair – late August
Fall Career Fair – late September
Greater Pittsburgh Law Fair – mid-October
Spring Career Fair – mid-February
Summer Job and Volunteer Fair – TBA

Dates and details about these fairs will be posted when registration opens.

Registering for a Virtual Fair

  • Select registration link for the career fair of interest. You will be taken to the virtual fair overview page in Handshake. Select the “Register” button in the top right corner. “Sign-In” to your account.  If you do not have an account, you will be prompted to create a new account with Handshake before registering for the career fair.
  • Once you have registered AND your registration is approved, you will receive an email with your final invoice and a link to make payment by credit card. This final invoice will reflect any applicable discounts.
  • Please note that you must upload your organization’s availability schedule for 1:1 and Group sessions at the Handshake virtual career fair. Uploading your schedule early gives students more time to view your availability and sign up for sessions with recruiters. Please contact Joel Anne Sweithelm at with any questions.