Draws school districts, schools, and nonprofits seeking to hire for teaching, administration, counseling, and social work positions. This event is open to the public and free for job seekers! 100 organizations are expected to attend.
Friday, March 23, 10am-1pm* (*open to UNC Charlotte students/alumni exclusively from 10-11am; open to all candidates from 11am-1pm)
Event is held in the Student Activity Center (SAC) on UNC Charlotte's main campus. Directions and parking information online.
The list of registered organizations is online here. 120+ organizations are expected to attend. Last year's attendees represented school districts/schools (public, private, charter) and nonprofits in NC, SC, FL, GA, MA, TN, TX, VA, and internationally.
Typical positions available (based on last year's event):
|Teachers (P-12) in all content areas||B-K Educators|
|School Counselors||School Social Workers|
|School Administrators/Principals||Special Education Teachers|
|Art, Dance, Music, and Theatre Teachers||Language Teachers|
|ESL Teachers||Teaching Assistants|
|Camp Counselors||Media Specialists|
|Lateral Entry Teachers*||Exceptional Children Teachers|
|PE/Health Teachers||Reading Specialists|
*Teaching positions for candidates without an Education degree/licensure.
View the list of registered organizations who will be hiring at the event.
Important Information for Attendees:
- UNC Charlotte students/alumni can RSVP for the event online (RSVPing is optional, but those who RSVP will receive a reminder email with event info, and school districts have the ability to see who RSVPed). There is no RSVP or registration for candidates; just show up the day of the event.
- Note that the first hour of the event (10-11am) is exclusively open to UNC Charlotte students/alumni
- Professional Attire is recommended for the event.
- Candidates who park on campus will need to pay for visitor parking.
- Read about employer expectations of candidates and how to succeed at the event.
- The University Career Center is committed to ensuring accessibility to career fairs and events. Event attendees who wish to request special accommodations should contact the event coordinator (Brooke Brown, 704-687-0789, Brooke.Brown@uncc.edu) and UNC Charlotte's Office of Disability Services (704-687-0040 (tty/v) or firstname.lastname@example.org) at least 10 days before the event.
Who may attend? Any job seeker may attend this event. The event is targeted at current college students and candidates with college degrees who are interested in careers in Education.
Do I need to register or RSVP? No, candidates do not need to register or RSVP for the fair in order to attend.
What is the cost? There is no cost for candidates to attend the event. The University charges for Visitor Parking on campus, and candidates are responsible for those fees.
What organizations will be there? The employer list will be available online in Janurary. You will be able to use the list to search for employers by name or use the Advanced Search for more options (including the ability to search by major).
What should I bring to the event? Candidates are encouraged to bring multiple copies of a professional resume. Optionally, candidates may bring business cards, a portfolio, and other materials. There will not be a secured area for candidates to leave backpacks, bags, or briefcases.
What is the dress code? While there is no dress code, candidates are strongly encouraged to be dressed professionally. While suits are encouraged, candidates can dress in business professional or business casual clothing. Casual clothing (including jeans, shorts, t-shirts, athletic wear, clubwear, clothing with potentially offensive symbols or writing, athletic shoes, flip-flops/casual sandals, tank tops, capris) and revealing clothing (very short skirts/dresses or very low-cut tops) are not recommended. Professional dress includes collared shirts, dress pants/slacks, dresses, skirts, polo shirts, kahkis, blazers, button-up shirts, blouses, and dress shoes.
How can I get additional help preparing for the event? Our online Career Guide has information on professional dress, resume writing, working a career fair, and interviewing. UNC Charlotte students and alumni can use the Career Center's services to prepare. Students and alumni from other colleges/universities are encouraged to contact their career center for assistance.
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