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Information for Employers

The Ohio State University virtual Fall Career and Internship Fair is a must-attend event for employers seeking to recruit diverse talent from a variety of academic backgrounds. This campus-wide virtual career fair is open to all Ohio State students and recent alumni across all majors, graduate programs and degree levels. 

Registration for the Virtual Fall Career and Internship Fair is now closed - thank you to all who participated in our Fall 2020 Fair! 

We welcome employers from any industry. Employers must intend to recruit for positions that meet our general recruiting policies in order to participate in the event. Employers must also create or update their Handshake profile. Our guidelines and tips, as well as the employer benefits to using Handshake, are listed online

September 15-16 | Time: Noon - 6 p.m. | Registration is now closed - thank you to all who participated in our Fall 2020 Fair! 

The Handshake virtual career fair platform will give you the opportunity to:  

  • Engage in video, audio and text-based chat communication with students    
  • Host 3 group meetings per day with up to 50 students each. 
  • Conduct 10-minute 1:1 student meetings scheduled in advance or after a group session  
  • Share your organization's values and documentation with students in advance of the event  

To learn more these features, check out Handshake’s complete guide to virtual fairs


Sponsorship Tiers

Brutus | $450

  • Social media promotion (may include employer spotlight in the form of content or a video; promoting open job positions; alumni highlights)
  • Opportunity to sponsor a career fair prep event or info session
  • Networking event with student group(s)

Buckeye | $350

  • Social media promotion (sharing information about your organization and open positions)
  • Opportunity to sponsor a career fair prep event or info session

Carmen | $250

  • Social media promotion (social media post to promote your presence at the fair)
  • Student info session

The deadline to sign up for sponsorship is August 15. If you have questions about sponsorship or are interested in learning about becoming an event sponsor, please contact Jennifer Chilman.

2020 Virtual Career Fair Rates


Corporate I 
(>50 employees)

Corporate II 
(<50 employees)













Extra representatives are included free of charge for the 2020 virtual fair. Each company or organization may have up to 100 representatives. 

2020 Virtual Fair Registration

The fair is split into two separate events on Handshake. 

  • Day 1, September 15 

  • Day 2, September 16 

    If you plan to attend both days of the fair, select “Days 1 & 2 - Multi-Day Rate” under the DAY 1 event. Once you have done this, select the same option under the DAY 2 event to avoid extra charges. Once your registration is complete, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to pay your invoice via credit card or check. Please contact Carly Zeiger with any registration questions.

REFUNDS/CANCELLATIONS: A confirmed registration indicates a financial commitment to attend this event. The following refund policy will apply:

  • 75% refund July 7 through July 31, 2020. 
  • 50% refund August 1 through August 21, 2020.
  • No refunds after August 21, 2020.

Fees and refunded amounts are only applicable to the 2020 Fall Career and Internship Fair. Cancellations must be submitted in writing. If you need to edit or change your registration at any time, please contact Carly Zeiger.


If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Carly Zeiger at Requests made two weeks before the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

If you have a disability and rely on a screen reader or the keyboard for access to your computer you will experience difficulty using Handshake. As the university works with Handshake to improve accessibility, please contact for assistance in navigating and using this application. A member of our team will respond within 2 business days to assist you.