Help Wanted window signJob 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 August.


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Aug 1, 2022

Help Wanted window signCareer 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 with the event name, dates and official website.

Bender Consulting Services

Bender Consulting Services offers a variety of employment resources for jobseekers with disabilities, from career prep and education to job recruitment and vocational training. To see a full list of their services along with all sponsored virtual career fairs, please visit their website.

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 job seekers wanting to attend a fair, please contact each organization directly for their accommodation request process and deadlines.

CareerEco Virtual Career Fairs

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

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 ClearanceJobs career events are designed to bring government contractors, federal government agencies and highly qualified cleared talent together. Learn more about working for the federal government or a government contractor and hiring initiatives specifically for people with disabilities.

Diversity Career Group

Diversity Career Group (DCG) Recruitment & Career Fairs produce specialized Sales, Customer Relations, Technology Solutions, Government, Healthcare, and Professional Virtual Diversity Career Fairs, Job Fairs, and Hiring Events. View all upcoming career fairs.


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.

National Career Fairs

National Career Fairs has held over 10,000 career fairs nationwide and has helped people get hired through their events. Job seekers with special needs or requirements to attend an event should send an email with their contact details and brief description of their requirements to or call 1-888-308-3942. Visit their career fair calendar for a listing of events.


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.

Superior Career Fairs

This all-professionals event will feature over 125 local, regional and national companies actively recruiting for positions in the Tri-State area of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, including hundreds of remote positions. Available positions include customer service, healthcare, skilled trades, administration and much more!

Companies may hire on the spot so be sure to bring plenty of resumes and dress accordingly.

Teacher Job Fairs

This national hiring event will focus on recruiting educators from diverse backgrounds and varying experience levels to fill open teacher, teaching assistant, paraprofessional, substitute teacher, principals and other positions.

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.

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