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The IT, Science and Engineering Fair Connect to your future success

The IT, Science and Engineering Fair is an established recruitment event providing you with an opportunity to explore a variety of roles within some of the leading information technology, science and engineering organisations.  Meet over 100 leading recruiters promoting their graduate vacancies and internship programmes.

IT, Science and Engineering Fair
IT, Science and Engineering Fair

Event Details:

When: Friday 21st October 2016

Time: 11.00 - 3.30pm

Venue: Jubilee Sports Hall, Highfield Campuus

Exhibitors: This year's exhibiting organisations will be published week commencing 3rd October 2016. You can view last year's exhibitors in the 2015 brochure, under the 'Useful Downloads' section, below.

Who Can Attend?

The Fair is open to all students regardless of subject and/or year of study.

The Fair is an excellent opportunity for you to market yourself to your chosen industry, explore what roles and opportunities are available, and to build useful contacts for future reference.

Many of the IT, science and engineering organisations are also looking to recruit for various business roles both on graduate schemes and internship opportunities e.g. An engineering firm may have opportunities in sales, human resources, marketing, communications, business intelligence as well as finance.



Please see the list of exhibitors for the 2015 Fair, in the 'Useful Downloads' section at the bottom of this page.

Last year's sponsors were: CyberSecurityJobsite; Dialog Semiconductor; GSK; and PwC. More Information about this can be found at the bottom of this page.

CV Clinics

How confident are you about your CV? It might have served you adequately in the past but competition for graduate positions is fierce. Don't risk losing out on your dream job because of an average CV!

You can receive expert CV advice provided by exhibiting organisations and Specialist Career Practitioners at the IT, Science and Engineering Fair. Take advantage of this opportunity to differentiate yourself from the crowd and learn how to make the very best of your experience and achievements.

The sessions will be held from 11.00am-3.00pm.  Book your place at the CV Clinic via MyCareer from the beginning of October 2016.

Don't miss out, places are limited!

Jobs Board

There will be a Jobs Board at the Fair, where companies will display information about their Graduate Schemes. You are welcome to take pictures of these for future reference.

Prepare for the Fair Talk

Careers fairs are an excellent forum to make direct contact with employers - but it can be overwhelming if you do not know how to approach it. To make the most of this opportunity and learn how to follow-up promising first encounters.

Book your place for this via MyCareer from the beginning of October 2016.

Keep Up to Date

For the most up-to-date information, follow our Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter feeds looking out for employers using #sotoncareersfairs

If your organisation is interested in exhibiting at the 2016 Business Fair, please visit the Employers and Organisations Fair webpage for details

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