Employer Career Fair Information

ACES + LAS Career Fairs 2022

In person: Sept. 22, 2022, 1:00 pm  – 6:00 p.m. | Virtual: Sept. 28, 2022, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

ACES Career Services

The ACES + LAS Fair is using Handshake @ Illinois platform for registration for our fall 2022 fairs. We offer both in-person and virtual options.

In person registration

Virtual registration


In-person Registration: $500 ($350 non-profit/government); Virtual Registration: $200 ($100 for non-profit/government)



All ACES + LAS majors are invited to this fair including Stat & Math majors. Note for virtual fairs students may be joining from different countries so their time may be different.


Virtual Fair Training

Below are resources for employers to review for a fantastic virtual career fair experience.

Employer Playbook

Virtual Fair Webinars hosted by Handshake

A quick virtual fair start guide , a virtual fair blog. or virtual fair help articles.

If you are new to Handshake @ Illinois, this tool is for you.

  • Pre-scheduled 1:1 (10-minute) sessions with candidates. Be sure to schedule lots of one on one sessions EARLY so you can meet all the great candidates.
  • 30 minute group sessions are available
  • Easy registration for employers who already use Handshake @ Illinois and for students as they automatically have accounts.
  • One stop shop for posting jobs and recruiting students.


For interviews with the following majors note the contact who may best assist you:

ACES - Jean Drasgow | jdrasgow@illinois.edu (Fall interview scheduling available on Handshake @ Illinois.)

LAS Chemistry & Chemical Sciences - Patricia Simpson | plblum@illinois.edu

LAS Math - TBD

LAS Statistics - TBD

LAS Humanities - Kirstin Wilcox | kwilcox@illinois.edu

Additional fairs & events

ACES + LAS First Year Connect - This is an event that is focused on connecting ACES + LAS First Year Students with employers. This event will be held via the virtual career fair platform on Handshake @ Illinois. However, the intent of this event is for first year (freshman/transfer) students to meet employers and practice introducing themselves. There is no fee for employers to participate in this event. The dates is TBD. More information will be coming.

Additional fairs will be held this fall; registration information can be found on Handshake @ Illinois.