Career Fair FAQs - Companies

Frequently Asked Questions for Companies

Schedule

Tuesday, September 20 - Career Fair Social

  • Inn at Virginia Tech, 5-7 p.m.

Wednesday, September 21 - Construction Industry Career Fair

  • Inn at Virginia Tech
  • 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. - Company Check-In and Setup
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Career Fair
  • 4 - 5 p.m. - Company Tear Down

Thursday, September 22 - Interviews* and Alumni Tailgate

  • Tailgate will be at Bishop-Favrao Hall from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • *Interview spaces are only available for companies who are at the gold and silver level. Those at the bronze level can get on the waitlist. We encourage companies at Bronze and Base levels to utilize spots around campus and the Blacksburg Community for interviews. They will NOT be in the Ballroom at the Inn, but around the campus the follow day

Important Dates

August 10 - Invoices and booth assignments will be sent out

September 2 - Career Fair payment deadline

September 13 - Resume Books sent out (Note: if you we have not received your invoice payment, we will not send you the resume books until it is paid)

September 19 - Deadline to submit representative information

Pricing

    Gold Level - $5,000

    • Premiere location - Hallway before entering ballroom
    • Interview booth

    Silver Level - $3,000 

    • Upgraded location - front of ballroom and first row
    • Interview booth

    Bronze Level - $2,000

    • Enhanced location - End of ballroom and final row
    • Opportunity for interview room waitlist

    White/Base Level - $1,500

    • Booth in the middle of the ballroom

    Included in every tier:

    • Booth with table skirt, power strip, signage
    • Two representatives* (includes food, chairs and nametags)
    • Resume books
    • Career Fair Social Access
    • Alumni Tailgate Access

    *Each additional representative will be $250

    Location

    The Career Fair and company/student check-in will take place at the Inn at Virginia Tech. Interviews the following day will take place at Bishop-Favrao Hall and the Virginia Tech Career Fair Center.

    Your specific booth number will be location on your invoice.

    Coronavirus Requirements

    COVID-19 guidelines will be compliant with Virginia Tech policies which can be found here. Under current guidelines, masks are not required.

    Shipping

    Send to Hollins Exposition Services using format below:

    TO: (Your Firm’s Name and Booth Number)

    FOR: VT Construction Career Fair
    C/O: HOLLINS EXPOSITION SERVICES
    7615 Williamson Road NW
    Roanoke, Virginia 24019

    Myers-Lawson School of Construction is not responsible for any lost or delayed shipping. If you have a question about shipping your materials please contact 540-362-3940 or service@hollins-expo.com. The company requires your materials arrive by Friday, September 16th.

    Resume Books 

    Ahead of the Career Fair we will be sending out resume books. We recommend you use these books to reach out to students you are interested in and invite them to come to your booth. These will be sent on September 13. If you are not able to attend this year's Career Fair, but will still like to purchase the books, please fill out this form.

    Social Sponsorships

    Sponsorships for the social are available on a first-come, first-served basis. This is a great opportunity to get your name out there as a company and make yourself stand out before the Career Fair the following day. If you are interested email our Outreach and Engagement Coordinator, Ashely Wills.

    Bar Sponsor - $3,000 (4 total available)

    • Plaque with logo, made by our Build Lab, displayed on designated bar
    • Logo included in all print promotional materials
    • Logo included in all social media/virtual promotional materials
    • Space to hand out promotional materials during social

    Refreshments/Food Sponsor - $2,000 (3 total available)

    • Plaque with logo, made by our Build Lab, displayed on designated food station
    • Logo included in all print promotional materials
    • Logo included in all social media/virtual promotional materials
    • Space to hand out promotional materials during social

    Career Partner Sponsor - $1,000 (3 total available)

    • Space to hand out promotional materials during social

    Parking

    Parking is available at the Inn at Virginia Tech.  You can find a campus map of the location here

    Interest Meeting

    If your company would like to hold an interest meeting for students ahead of the Career Fair, please email mlsoc@vt.edu with your preferred times. We are happy to help set you up with a room.

    Additional Questions

    Email mlsoc@vt.edu