Recruiting Events

Recruiting Events

Career Connections Recruiting Events 

The Stevens Career Center welcomes employers of all sizes, industries, and locations to recruit students pursuing Bachelors, Masters, and PhD degrees. Our Employer Engagement Team will collaborate with company representatives to create a strategy to meet the unique recruitment needs of each employer. 

Descriptions of our most popular employer recruiting events are listed below. All events are intentionally designed to create direct connections between students and employers. 

To learn more or to schedule a recruiting event, please complete the Recruiting Interest Form and a career center representative will contact you to discuss your event. 

Alumni or Employer-In-Residence Programs 

The Stevens Career Center Alumni-in-Residence (AIR) and Employer-in-Residence (EIR) Programs provide an opportunity for employer representatives and members of the alumni association to meet Stevens students on-campus in the career center for purposes of connecting with and recruiting students.  

The Alumni-in-Residence Program is available to alumni who graduated from Stevens 10 or more years ago. Alumni recruiting students for open positions or representing their organization at the Job & Internship Fair will be granted priority status.   

The Employer-in-Residence Program is available to employer representatives who have posted job opportunities on Handshake for Stevens students. 

Program Benefits 

  • Complimentary private office in the career center to use for career chats, interviews, and informational meetings.  

  • Office space is available free of charge and must be reserved at least four weeks in advance for a minimum of four hours. 

  • Offices are available 9:30 am-4:30 pm Monday-Thursday based upon availability.  

  • The career center will promote the event to students. 

  • Students submit resumes and are selected by employer representatives. 

  • The career center will coordinate scheduling for the students selected. 

  • Complimentary light snacks, coffee, tea, and bottled water will be available. 

  • Open and available job opportunities must be posted on Handshake.  

Career Chats   

Career Chats are scheduled, one-on-one conversations between a student and an employer representative or alumnus to discuss career opportunities with an employer. Students submit resumes on Handshake and employer representatives review resumes and select students. Career Chats are part of the Alumni-in-Residence and Employer-in-Residence Programs. 

Innovation Showcase 

An Innovation Showcase event provides an opportunity for an employer to introduce and present information about new and emerging technologies to students and faculty. After the presentation, students have an opportunity to network with employer representatives.  

Interview Day   

An Interview Day provides an opportunity for employers to interview students in-person or virtually for job opportunities. Students are selected by employers from the pool of students who apply to jobs posted on Handshake. Students selected for interviews are invited to schedule a time slot with an employer representative. The career center coordinates and manages the interview schedule for the day. An Interview Day could include representatives from one employer or representatives from multiple employers.  

Job & Internship Fairs also known as Career Fairs 

A Stevens Job & Internship Fair is a large-scale recruiting event in which students seeking internships, co-op jobs, and full-time jobs meet with representatives of potential employers. Students attend a Job & Internship Fair to share key information about their career interests and experience based on available job opportunities posted on Handshake. Job & Internships Fairs are held every year in September and February. 

Networking Events   

Networking Events provide an opportunity for employers to strengthen brand awareness by networking with students interested in working for the employer. A Networking Event can be held for one employer or multiple employers from the same industry. Networking Events are typically held after 5:00 pm for two hours. The career center provides light refreshments, employer representatives are provided covered highboy tables and may bring a pop-up banner with the employer brand. Students do not bring resumes to these events.