Handshake UK

Virtual Careers Fairs

Use this unique opportunity to build direct relationships with top early talent across the UK and Ireland.

Drive growth, innovation and revenue with passionate students and graduates who will be proud to join YOUR team.

Fully Virtual Events

Ireland & Northern Ireland Virtual Careers Fair
15th September

Careers in Tech Virtual Fair
29th September

Careers in Business Virtual Fair
6th October

What's in it for me?

Access to vast well of top early talent pre, during and after the fair

Direct 1:1 and group sessions with the right talent for your company

Access to an award-winning graduate recruitment platform

Build relationships with innovative professionals of the future

Create presence across universities & showcase your offerings

All costs covered for employers across the UK and Ireland

What can I expect?

Are you looking for an opportunity to connect with a broad network of early talent and source the best candidates for your company? Are you struggling to access a diverse range of students to showcase the job opportunities on offer at your company? Then these virtual fairs are made for you!

The Virtual Careers Fairs aim to connect companies with selected early talent on a national level, enabling them to start direct conversations and build professional relationships. Expand your network and find top talent with the right skills for upcoming vacancies. Cut through the endless CV submission and drawn-out waiting periods by speaking directly to highly qualified students during 1:1 or group sessions. Create group sessions to share resources, showcase your company and promote open positions. Be proactive and interact with qualified talents pre, during and after the event.

Handshake’s latest research shows the clear benefits of virtual recruiting including a wider, more diverse talent pool, scaled engagement, and data to back your approach. Build diversity into your teams: One-on-one virtual interactions empower more students from underrepresented backgrounds and women. There has never been a better time in history to recruit virtually! Drive growth, innovation and revenue with passionate students and graduates who will be proud to join your team. If you're hiring you should be attending these fairs.

Register here - Two simple steps to meet your ideal candidates

1

Create your free account on Handshake here to join the industry leading early career network and gain access to more than 100,000+ students.

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Choose one (or more) of the below fairs that fits best for you - The earlier you create your 1:1 and group sessions, the more students and graduates you are able to meet.

Ireland & Northern Ireland Virtual Careers Fair

Wednesday, 15th September, 11am-3pm

Join the fair to meet selected early talents across Ireland and Northern Ireland. This fair connects you with motivated graduates to start 1:1 conversations, build professional relationships and find your ideal candidates.

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Careers in Tech Virtual Fair

Wednesday, 29th September, 11am-3pm

Use this unique opportunity to connect with top talent that are keen on working in the tech sector across the UK and Ireland. Connect with a broad network of early talent and source the best candidates with the right skills for upcoming vacancies.

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Careers in Business Virtual Fair

Wednesday, 6th October, 11am-3pm

If you are seeking students and graduates that are passionate about working in business related fields, this fair is for you! The fair will facilitate direct conversations with business students actively searching for their next career opportunity.

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“Not all Virtual Career Fairs are made equal, Handshake has really helped us with virtual fairs because we’re able to be proactive even before the event. You know we’ll be approaching those students sharing opportunities and in control of how effective that event could be for us!”

- Katherine Brewster, UK University Partnership Manager at FDM Group

“The most valuable things Handshake has done for us are letting us tap into diverse talent and give us the ability to reach candidates with limited staff”

- Jaclyn Barry,  Global Diversity and Inclusion Programs Manager at PayPal

“With the traditional recruiting model, you’re limited to students who are already interested in your brand and are unable to seek out new students with backgrounds who better fit the brand’s talent needs.”

- Bryan Kaminski, Director of Talent Acquisition: Talent Programs at Under Armour