Sciences Career Fair - Employer Registration

Welcome to the 2017 Sciences Career Fair!

September 7, 2017 from 10am-3pm in MSC Bethancourt Ballroom 2300
Contact: Marilyn Yeager

The Texas A&M Career Center invites life science, physical science and geoscience companies and graduate and professional schools to participate in the 2017 Sciences Career Fair. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet undergraduate and graduate students from 70+ science majors at Texas A&M University. See List of Science Majors and Degrees (PDF).

Through challenging courses and lab work, many of these students have acquired strong laboratory skills. Texas A&M students have also participated in a variety of extracurricular activities that have enabled them to develop strong communication and leadership skills.

Undergraduate and graduate students will be interested in internships and full-time opportunities as well as graduate and professional school opportunities. Remember, you do not need to have immediate job openings to attend this event.


Early Bird Registration: $225.00. Deadline: July 31, 2017
Registration: $250.00. August 1 to August 25, 2017
Employer Registration Link   https://aggiefairs.tamu.edu/registration/scf
Scroll down to see networking event details and additional career fair information.

Each Sciences Career Fair registration includes one skirted table (30" by 6'), and a continental breakfast, box/buffet lunch and beverages for up to 2 recruiters. The cost for each additional representative is $30.00. Please note: parking is not included in the registration fees. Internet access for your computer will be available at your booth. Electricity will be provided if requested with your registration. You will receive an automatic email upon registration. Within one week you will receive a second email with payment options, shipping information and an invoice.  In late August, we will confirm your recruiter’s attendance and provide logistical details.

Payment Options: credit card and check

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Registration Deadlines

Early Bird Registration: $225.00. Deadline: July 31, 2017

Registration: $250.00. Deadline: August 25, 2017

Space is limited; therefore, reservations will be taken on a first-come basis.

Registration Details

Each registration includes a continental breakfast, buffet lunch and refreshments throughout the day for 2 representatives, and a 30"X6' skirted booth. The cost for each additional representative is $30.00.  Let us know, on your registration, if you need electricity at your booth. Wireless internet access will be available. Please be aware that participants are responsible for their parking cost.

Note: This year's fair will be in MSC 2300 - Bethancourt Ballroom, which is between the University Center Garage and the Cain Garage.

To view a whole campus map, visit http://aggiemap.tamu.edu/.
For a more detailed map showing both parking locations, see the Campus Area Map (PDF).

Payment

After your registration is submitted, within a week you will receive an invoice and a link for online payment at the Aggie Marketplace.  You may also pay by paper check. 

Please make check payable to: TAMU Career Center-2017 SCF

and mail to:
2017 Sciences Career Fair
Texas A&M Career Center
209 Koldus Bldg., 1233 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-1233

The Texas A&M University Tax ID # is 74-6000531.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made by August 31st, 2017 with a full refund. A partial refund will be given for cancellations Sept 1st-5th. There will be no refunds for cancellations made on or after September 6, 2017.

PRE-CAREER FAIR NETWORKING EVENTS

Review events occuring the day before the Sciences Career Fair!

Mix and Mingle with Former Students & Recruiters

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 5:00-6:30pm, Career Center, 209 Koldus

Dress: casual to business casual 

Come meet our students at this informal networking event. Refreshments will be provided. Please note on your Sciences Career Fair registration form if you are interested in participating in this event.

For more information, contact Marilyn Yeager at (979) 458-1303

College of Geosciences Mixer

The College of Geosciences  invites you to meet with undergraduate and graduate students on Wednesday evening Sept 6, 2017 from 7-9pm at the Corner Bar and Grill

For more information please contact careerfair@sgc.tamu.edu

Math Former Students and Employer Panel

Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 7:00-8:30pm, 220 Blocker Building

Dress:  casual to business casual 

The Mathematics Department invites you to meet with Math students at this event. 
Refreshments will be provided. 

For more information, contact Donna Hoffman at (979) 862-4306 or donna@math.tamu.edu

Chemistry Mixer

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 7:00-8:30pm, ILSB Lobby

Dress: casual to business casual 

The Chemistry Department invites you to meet with Chemistry current and former students. 
Employer and Student Registration Link
For more information, contact Marylin Warren at (979) 845-0520 or warren@chem.tamu.edu

Bioenvironmental Sciences Mixer

The Department of Bioenvironmental Science and their Professional Board  invite you to meet with undergraduate and graduate students on Wednesday evening Sept 6, 2017 time and location TBD

For more information, please contact Dr. Kati Stoddard at kstoddard@tamu.edu

CAREER FAIR SCHEDULE

Thursday, September 7, 2017

  • 8:00-10:00am:  The two closest parking garages to the Memorial Student Center (MSC) are the Cain Parking Garage or the University Center Parking Garage (UCG). We will have volunteers at Cain to assist you. You may unload your materials in the drive-up lane in front of the building. Students will assist you in transporting your materials inside.

  • 8:30am:  Registration begins at the Registration Desk - MSC Bethancourt Ballroom Rm. 2300.

  • 8:30-10:30am:  Continental Breakfast buffet served near the Registration Desk.

  • 10:00am:  Career Fair begins.

  • 11:30am-1:30pm:  Buffet lunch in MSC Gates Ballroom Rm. 2400.

  • 3:00pm:  Career Fair Ends - Please return name badges and evaluations when you leave.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Employer On-Campus Recruiting

One of the best ways to recruit students at Texas A&M is to post positions on our HireAggies.com online job opportunity system. It is free and easy to use.  It allows you to reach students of all disciplines & degree levels for full-time and intern positions. Click here to register and post a position.

If you are not a current Symplicity or NACELink OneStop user, you will need to register with Symplicity before posting your first position. There is no charge to post positions with Texas A&M University.

The Career Center advertises the Sciences Career Fair beginning in mid-summer and continues through the day of the event.  If you wish to purchase additional advertising through the student newspaper, contact The Battalion

Materials Shipping

If you wish to mail your materials for the Sciences Career Fair, address packages to:
2017 Sciences Career Fair
MSC Loading Dock
275 Joe Routt Blvd, TAMU 1232
 
College Station, Texas 77843-1232
c/o John Parnell 

PLEASE SHIP PACKAGES FOR ARRIVAL ON September 1st - SEPTEMBER 5th


Your packages will be at your booth when you arrive for the Career Fair.  If you wish to ship materials back to your company, bring a pre-printed shipping label with you.  We will arrange pick-up for any boxes left at the booths.

Driving & Parking Directions

PARKING

A parking pass is NOT included in the registration fees. Parking is the responsibility of each participant. For convenience, it is recommended that you park in either the Cain Parking Garage or the University Center Garage. Review our Maps, Directions & Parking page for more details.

PARKING PROCEDURES
Cain Garage (CSS) - $15/day maximum:
The Visitor entrance is located on Gene Stallings Blvd. near Joe Routt Blvd.
Visitors must pull a ticket to enter the Cain garage and may park in any available space. Pay before exiting at the pay station.

University Center Garage (UCG) - $15/day maximum:
The Visitor entrance is located on Throckmorton Street. Pull a ticket to enter the garage and park in any unmarked space on the first two levels. Parking in other areas may result in a ticket and/or towing of your vehicle. Pay before exiting at the ticket booth located on the first floor of the Koldus Building. You will be given an exit ticket.

If you are lost or encounter a problem the morning of the event, you may contact the Career Center main number (979) 845-5139. We are located on the 2nd Floor of the Koldus Building, which is adjacent to the University Center Garage and across the street from the Rudder Complex and MSC.

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