Recruitment Activities

The Career Services Center offers many ways for employers to meet USF students throughout the year.

Employer Meet-Ups
Join us for a targeted Meet-Up throughout the academic year focused on your industry, introducing you to students passionate about the world you work within. To get involved contact Julia Hing at jahing@usfca.edu or Miriam Karpilow at mkarpilow@usfca.edu.

Career Fairs
Every year, we host two large signature events in the fall and spring which allow you to connect with hundreds of students across all majors. The Fall Career Premiere took place on September 19, 2017. The JOB FEST Career & Internship Festival will take place on Friday, March 2, 2018. Online registration is now open on Handshake. Questions regarding these events can be directed to Julia Hing at jahing@usfca.edu.
* Registration fee covers: two representatives, a table and sign, two chairs, continental breakfast, and lunch.

Information Tables & Sessions
Employers are invited to host a recruitment table or session during peak hours of student activity in our University Center. To schedule a date and reserve space, please log in through your Handshake account.

Company Treks and Open Houses
Every semester we plan multiple student treks which involve visiting up to three organizations in the Bay Area over the course of one day. The treks are focused on specific majors and change each year. This Fall, we will lead treks focusing on the Media, Technology (for both tech and non-tech students), Retail/Beauty, and Marketing/Communications industries. To discuss planning a USF visit or open house at your own location contact Miriam Karpilow at mkarpilow@usfca.edu or Julia Hing at jahing@usfca.edu.

Resumania and Employer of the Day

Each semester we host activities to assist students in preparation to meet with with potential employers.

Resumania puts recruiters in front of students as they review resumes and give tips in quick 10-minute sessions.  Resumania takes place on September 14, 15, and 18.  To participate, contact Ellen Kelly Daley at kellye@usfca.edu.  

Employer of the Day allow students to have one-on-one advice sessions with a real-world recruiter.  They can practice their interview skills, get their resumes critiqued, learn how to research a company or an industry, or learn new networking techniques.  Employer of the Day will take place on September 13, October 11, and November 8. Contact Julia Hing at jahing@usfca.edu to participate.

Customized Recruitment Events

On-Campus Interviews

Each semester we host on-campus interviews to allow employers to recruit top candidates directly. This option offers the convenience of using our private interview rooms and flexibility for the students to stay on campus. We’re happy to assist with arranging:

  • Pre-select Schedule: allowing employers to preview resumes in advance and then select interview candidates. Please schedule interviews 6 weeks in advance.
  • Open Schedule: allowing students to sign-up for interview time slots, according to specified criteria, with no previewing option. Please schedule 4 weeks in advance.

The Fall 2017 schedule will run from September 25 to November 10 and the Spring 2018 schedule will run from February 12 to April 6. To reserve on-campus interview dates, log into your Handshake account.

Partner with Student Organizations

Meet USF’s student leaders by partnering with student clubs recruitment activities and speaking engagements. Contact a student club or Miriam Karpilow at mkarpilow@usfca.edu in the Career Center to discuss different ways you can reach these targeted audiences. 

If you have questions about any of the events above, feel free to reach out to Julia Hing at jahing@usfca.edu or Miriam Karpilow at mkarpilow@usfca.edu, the USF Career Center Employer Relations Team. Thanks for recruiting at USF!

We’ve had quite a few successes with interns from USF. They are prepared, well adjusted friendly students who have experience at some of the top companies in the Bay Area.

Katie Medlicott, Indeed.com