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Retail and Hospitality Career Fair

Retail and Hospitality Career Fair 

Wednesday, October 28, 2020; 1- 4 p.m. (EDT) Handshake’s VIRTUAL Career Fair Platform 

The Retail and Hospitality Career Fair is open to all majors and seeks to connect employers with students who are passionate about retail and hospitality. The event aims to connect organizations with students who are eager to start their careers in merchandising, buying, retail management, event planning, hotel operations, and other retail and hospitality support areas. 


Registration is available through your Handshake account. Registration and payment deadline is October 14. October 14 is also the last day to cancel with a full refund.  

Register for the Fair in Handshake

Participation Fee:

Standard Registration – $200  
Non-Profit Registration – $100 

These fees cover a virtual booth at the career fair for multiple company representatives. 

Are you looking to expand your opportunities to connect with Bobcat talent? To show our appreciation for your partnership, you will receive a 50% discount on our Fall Career and Internship Fair when you register for the Retail and Hospitality Career Fair. 


To provide the safest recruiting environment possible, this event will be hosted virtually through Handshake’s virtual career fair platform. How does it work? Employers will be able to host 30-minute live group sessions and interact with students one-on-one through chat, audio, and video. Multiple company representatives can attend each fair. Each company representative will need to have a Handshake account.

After your registration is approved, you can sign up for time slots for your 30-minute group sessions and one-on-one chats with students.To learn more about the virtual career fair platform, check out Handshake's Virtual Fair Guide for Employers or watch the video below. 



We can’t wait for you to (virtually) meet our outstanding Bobcats! Questions? Contact Katie Hankins, event and recruitment coordinator, at hankins@ohio.edu