Job Fairs

Students and graduates from Roanoke College are invited to participate in the following career and job fairs. For more information on any of the events, call the number indicated for the sponsor of the respective event, or contact Ms. McLawhorn in the Roanoke College Office of Career Services at (540) 375-2303, mclawhorn@roanoke.edu.


The AAEE will host an Education Job Fair at the Sheraton Raleigh in Raleigh, NC, on Sunday, November 2 from 1-5pm.  Preregistration is required.  Details and registration information may be found at http://www.aaee.org/cwt/External/WCPages/WCEvents/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=644


NICBR will sponsor Exploring Careers in a Scientific Environment Symposium, on Thursday, November 6, at the National Cancer Institute Campus in Frederick, MD.  A variety of events will take place between 9am and 4pm.  Preregistration is required by October 18.  For details, visit http://ncifrederick.cancer.gov/events/NECSES/default.asp


The Green Living and Energy Expo will be held at the Special Events Center, Roanoke Civic Center, on November 7th, 10am-6pm,  and November 8th, 10am-4pm.   This is an opportunity to meet many potential professionals at agencies and organizations leading to jobs in the environmental arena, among others.  For more details, visit www.aecpes.org/expo/expo.shtml.


The U.S. Department of Labor's Philadelphia Regional Office of Public Affairs is hosting a FREE intern networking night at the Curtis Center, located at 6th and Walnut in Center City, PA.  This event will take place on Friday, November 7 from 6:30-8:30pm.  This is a FREE event with an opportunity to meet and network with the directors of this federal office and with former interns, and to learn more about the internship program, as well as apply onsite.  RSVP by Wednesday, November 5 to:  Joanna Hawkins, hawkins.joanna@sol.gov, 215-861-5101.


The Bender Virtual Career Fair - Employment for People with Disabilities will be held online November 13, 2014.  If you are a person with a disability, looking for a career opportunity or internship, you should register to participate!  Learn more at www.careereco.com/events/disability.


Roanoke College Spring Internship Fair and Summer Camps Job Fair will take place together on Monday, February 2, 2015, 4:30-6:00pm, in the Colket Center main Atrium/Pickle/Patterson.  Watch for details!  Student registration is not required.  This is a "business casual" attire event.


Roanoke College's annual Education Job Fair will be held on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, in the Colket Center on campus.  Advance registration and appointments are required of all job seekers.  Contact Career Services Office, careers@roanoke.edu, for details.  


Career Premiere Job & Internship Fair will be held on Thursday, March 26, 2015, 11am-3pm, at the Green Ridge Recreation Center in Roanoke, VA.  Advance registration is required of all job/internship seekers.  Contact Career Services Office, careers@roanoke.edu, for details.


Xperience 2015 will take place on March 28-29, 2015.  This program is intended to provide participants with a better understanding of living, working and playing in the Roanoke/New River Valley region, and allow you to make a large number of networking connections and job contacts.  The Blacksburg portion of the program is intended for professionals who live in other cities and states, but who want to see what this region has to offer professionally and socially.  Young professionals, including current college students, will join the group for a reception at Hotel Roanoke on Friday evening, September 5, to kick off the YP portion of the conference.  On the 6th, the conference will feature workshops and panel discussions held by local entrepreneurs and community leaders from business, government, and non-profits.  The event will also showcase the quality of life of this region to young professionals, who may be unaware of the many amenities.  Please visit www.xperienceroanokenrv.com for more information.  


This page is maintained by Toni McLawhorn, mclawhorn@roanoke.edu. Last updated 10/24/14