Two people talking at a table in an informal settingJob fairs give you the chance to engage with potential employers and learn about job openings, even from the comfort of your own home. This month we're exploring some additional online tools you can use to advance your job search. Jumpstart your career and make progress toward reaching your work goals by attending a virtual or in person career fair this July.

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Now Hiring! Attend a Career Fair in July

Jul 12, 2022

Two people talking at a table in an informal settingAre you ready to begin your career or get back into the workforce? Career fairs are an excellent way to start or advance your job search. Whether they're in person or online, job fairs let you engage with potential employers and learn about job openings.

If you're aware of an upcoming job fair that our readers would find helpful, please email us at socialmedia@choosework.ssa.gov with the event name, dates and official website.

CareerEco Virtual Career Fair

Many organizations list their events on CareerEco. Check out their full calendar for a list of virtual or in-person events.

Links to these job fairs are not affiliated with or endorsed by Social Security and may not follow the same privacy, security and accessibility policies. To learn about accommodations available to jobseekers wanting to attend a fair, please contact each organization directly for their accommodation request process and deadlines.

City Career Fairs

Diversity Employment Day Career Fairs provide recruiters access to the United States’ largest pool of diverse, multi-cultural and qualified professionals. To see the full schedule of in-person and virtual career fairs, view their full calendar.

Diversity Career Group

Diversity Career Group focuses their career and job fairs on connecting employers and job seekers through sit-down conversations and even first-round job interviews. Check out the full calendar.

DiversityX

DiversityX connects Black Americans, Latinx, Asian Americans, Native Americans, women, people with disabilities and members of the LGBTQIA+ community with top companies. For a listing of DiversityX virtual events near you, visit their calendar.

Equal Opportunity Publications

Equal Opportunity Publications (EOP) offers a variety of diverse recruitment resources, including national online career magazines, virtual job board and career fairs for minority groups and people with disabilities. Check out EOP's career expos page for a list of events.

Professional Diversity Network

Professional Diversity Network works to connect job seekers with employers that value an inclusive and diverse work environment. Visit their full calendar of events.

RecruitMilitary

RecruitMilitary seeks to tap into the extensive talent pool that veterans represent for employers. For a listing of all RecruitMilitary virtual events, visit their calendar.

Preparing for Job Fairs

Before you attend a job or career fair, be sure to prepare. We have a variety of resources to help, including:

CareerOneStop also has lots of tips that can help you prepare for and succeed at a job fair and in your overall job search.

A couple of the listings above are for federal government career fairs. If you're interested in working for the federal government or a federal contractor, please check out these Federal Employment Initiatives.

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