Career Fair FAQs

Students and Alumni FAQs

Students and Alumni should contact their Career Coach or drop-in and see our Career Ambassadors for more information on Career Fairs.

Current UNT students and all UNT alumni are allowed to attend any Career Fair.

To learn how to view the employers that will be present at a Career Fair, check out this guide from Handshake.

Pre-registration allows students to view the employers and gives the Career Center an understanding of who is planning is attend. However, students do not have to pre-register in order to attend. Show up and we will check you in!

Researching the companies ahead of time, planning what you are wanting to wear (At least business-casual is recommended). Have resumes ready to hand out to employers. Practice asking and answering questions and networking with employers. Have an elevator speech ready! Connect with your Career Coach via Navigate and/or the Career Ambassadors for drop-ins at the Career Center to help prepare.

Yes! The Diamond Eagle Suit Up Closet under DSA is open via appointment. Before a Career Fair, it is highly recommended to make an appointment and plan ahead of time due to demand and availability. The items are free to rent, but require dry-cleaning costs before returning.

Employers will list their hiring preferences through Handshake, so you can view the list of employers to see who is hiring (link to the guide). However, we recommend that international students become familiar with the CPT/OPT sponsorship process to help communicate this when networking with employers, by practicing how you are networking when speaking to employers to show that you have researched and/or know of opportunities. The UNT International Student and Scholar Services office often has a table at our largest events and is available for appointments to help students.

Yes, we recommend that you review your profile to update any personal information (student ID number, major, graduation date). Also add your most updated resume document to your Handshake profile (PDF file is recommended).

Employer FAQs

Employers should contact for more information on Career Fairs. Alternatively, you can also contact or

Employers should visit Handshake to sign up for Career Fairs. Handshake is the recruiting management systems which UNT uses for their career services. Employers will need to be connected to UNT through their company profile. For further questions on this contact

Description of the event on Handshake will include a list of booths, tables. Employers will be sent parking and event information one week before each event.

UNT recognizes that some employers cannot hire international students. However, due to the large international population of our student body, we will always encourage employers to consider the benefits of widening your applicant pool by including international students. UNT has an International Student and Scholar Services office that can be a helpful partner in educating students through this complicated process.

Yes, the Career Center has multiple suites in Sage Hall (which is right next to the Union on the Denton Campus). We encourage interview dates which are not on Career Fair days due to staffing concerns. View this page to learn more about interviewing on campus.

Our registration fees differ by event, according to the expected employer/student attendance and the partnerships we have with departments across campus. Payment is made by check sent to the Career Center or online through Handshake by credit card. To learn more about previous attendance numbers and our registration fee breakdown, please email