Autumn fair dates 2019

Law Fair - Wed 16 October 2019

Grad Jobs and Placements Fair - Tues 22 October 2019

Technology Fair - Wed 23 October 2019

Please check back for the joining instructions nearer the time.

Fairs‌

Our recruitment fairs provide an excellent opportunity to promote your internships and graduate vacancies, whilst also providing a space to network with large numbers of students in one location, on one day.

"The fair was perfectly organised and students were engaged." Sky

"We target York students because... they are high calibre students from a variety of backgrounds." IBM

Speaking with representatives from the world of work inspires our students and provides them with insight and inspiration to help develop their career ambitions - we want your organisation to be the one that fuels their imagination.

Job Fair 2019 (summer term)

Wednesday 29 May, 12.00-15.00, in the Ron Cooke Hub, Campus East

We are hosting our annual summer term Job Fair on 29 May for organisations who are

  • Offering full time vacancies suitable for students graduating in summer 2019
  • Offering future placement opportunities and/or graduate roles, with applications opening soon
  • Offering seasonal or part time opportunities for summer 2019

This time of year offers a pool  of talented graduates who will be available for immediate starts. There will also be first and second years looking for summer internships and work experience, so expect to speak to students from all year groups and disciplines. This fair typically attracts 300-400 students, and we are hoping the fair will grow again this year.

 

Booking information

Fair stand £200 + VAT includes

  • Fair guide listing
  • 2m x 2m pitch with space for pull-up banners only
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Lunch and refreshments for two delegates
  • Support from our staff on the day

50% discount for registered charities

Please complete the booking form in Careers Gateway.  Bookings will open from 29 March. Deadline for bookings: Friday 26 April; places will be confirmed by 1 May 2019.

Autumn Recruitment Fairs 2019

Our Autumn Recruitment Fairs are held in conference facilities on campus and attract large numbers of high-calibre students.

"We target York students because... they are great students with high potential." EY

2019 Fairs

Law Fair  - Wednesday 16 October 13.00 - 16.00

Grad Jobs and Placements Fair - Tuesday 22 October 10.30 -15.00

Technology Fair - Wednesday 23 October 11.30 - 15.00

Recruitment fairs provide an excellent opportunity for employers to promote their placement and graduate-level vacancies whilst also providing a space to network with large numbers of students in one location on one day.

Please see below for booking information and cancellation policy.

Benefits of recruiting from the University of York

  • Member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities
  • Excellent league table performance, eg 12th in the Guardian University Guide 2019, 22nd in the 2019 Sunday Times and Times University league table; ranked 9th in the THE Europe Teaching Rankings
  • Recent winners of the Institute of Student Employers' Best Preparation for Work: Overall Strategy 2018 and the TargetJobs' Best University Employability Strategy 2018
  • Collegiate University with purposeful students benefiting from the award-winning Employability Strategy including the York Award and York Strengths Programme (typical A level entry offers of AAB or above)
  • Top gender diversity and social inclusion university:
    • Holders of 12 Athena Swan awards
    • 81% of students from state schools
  • Less than 2 hours by train from London.

Autumn Fairs Booking information

Online bookings open at the beginning of April. Please log in or create an account in Careers Gateway.

Booking links:

A 50% discount is available to registered charities only (applied post-booking).

Please note, in order to achieve a well-balanced event, we monitor the range of employers requesting to attend. Submission of the fair booking form does not guarantee attendance.  We will contact you by email when we have processed and confirmed your booking.  We aim to confirm your booking by the end of July 2019.

Once your booking is confirmed:

  • You will be sent full practical information for the day at least two weeks in advance
  • Careers and Placements staff will be on hand in the run-up to the fairs to respond to any questions you may have.  Please contact us by email at careers-employers@york.ac.uk
  • You will receive an invoice shortly after the fair
  • Please note our cancellation policy below.

Autumn Fairs Stand package details

The all inclusive stand package for our Autumn Fairs costs:

  • Law Fair - £650.00 (plus VAT)
  • Grad Jobs and Placements Fair - £595.00 (plus VAT)
  • Technology Fair - £595.00 (plus VAT)

The package includes:

  • Fair guide listing
  • Direct web link to your own website
  • 3m x 2m space with table and 2 chairs
  • Power supply
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Lunch, and refreshments during the fair

Space is available for set-up from 08:00, and stands should be dismantled by 16:00 (17:00 Law Fair).

Cancellation policy

Cancellations by the University

The University of York reserves at its sole discretion the right to cancel this and any associated events. In the event of cancellation, the University will refund in full payments it has received in relation to the event. The University expressly excludes any liability for any direct or indirect losses or damages howsoever occurring as a result of such a cancellation and will not, for example, refund any cancellation or other charges imposed by hotels or transport providers.

Cancellations by those booked to attend the event

If the University of York, Careers and Placements receives your cancellation:

Six weeks or more before the event, you will be refunded in full if a payment has already been made. If you have not made a payment, no liability for payment will exist.

Less than six weeks before the event, you will not receive a refund for payments made, and will be invoiced for the full cost of your booking if payment has not been received.

For the autumn fairs:

Before 31 August 2019, you will be refunded in full if a payment has already been made. If you have not made a payment, no liability for payment will exist.

After 31 August 2019, you will not receive a refund for payments made, and will be invoiced for the full cost of your booking if payment has not been received.

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