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CISE Career & Internship Fair
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.



9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Arrive at the ISAT/CS building, check in, and set up booth

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Faculty & Employer Meet and Greet

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

CISE Career Fair

*Formal interviews are not part of the Career Fair schedule. To learn more about On-Campus Interviewing and other ways of connecting with JMU students during the academic year, check out our Recruiting Guide



  • Registration Opens: June 19, 2017
  • Registration Closes: When all spaces have been reserved
  • Cancellation Deadline for 100% refund: August 3, 2017
  • Cancellation Deadline for 50% refund: August 24, 2017
  • No refund will be issued for cancellations received after August 24, 2017
  • If the event is canceled by James Madison University due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances, a full refund will be issued.

*Registration is not confirmed until payment has been received. If payment is not received, your spot will be given to another company on the waitist.


  • $400.00 For-Profit Organizations
  • $200.00 Non-Profits*/Government Agencies
  • $100.00 Charitable Non-Profit Organizations* 
  • $15.00 Additional Attendees

*To verify non-profit status, your tax ID will be requested when you register.

**All registration fees include lunch, one table (8 foot by 2 foot), event publicity, and 2 representatives (each additional attendee is $15.00). Each organization is limited to 1 table only.


If you sign up for the CISE Career Fair AND JMU's Career and Academic Planning Career Fair on September 25-26, you will receive a discount of $100 per fair. Please contact Aimee Stright at or 540-568-6390 for more information.


If you HAVE a NACELink/Symplicity account. Follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Recruit-A-Duke login page for Employers.
  2. Log in with your username and password.
  3. Click on the tab labeled "Career Fair & Information Sessions".
  4. Click on the "Register" button next to the event that you wish to register for.
  5. Proceed to filling in all of the required fields.
  6. You will receive a confirmation from our office upon approval of your registration.

If you DO NOT HAVE a NACELink/Symplicity account,

  1. You must first register your organization's information on Recruit-A-Duke.
  2. Within 24 hours of registering, you will receive a username and password.
  3. Complete the registration instructions listed above.

Forgot your password? Click on the Forgot Password button located on the Recruit-A-Duke login screen.

Faculty/Employer Meet and Greet

Time: 10:00–11:00 a.m.

Location: TBD 

We invite you to attend the CISE Faculty & Employer Meet and Greet before the fair! The meet and greet allows you to connect with faculty, learn more about their academic departments, and discover new ways in which to engage with our students. Faculty will visit employer tables before the fair begins, so plan to check-in and set-up for the fair early!

Travel and Parking

The event will be held in the iSAT/CS and Engineering/Geosciences Buildings at 701 Carrier Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.

JMU Campus Map


  • Pull into the ISAT/CS Loading Dock and unload your materials. Staff will be available to assist.
  • Exit the Loading Dock as soon as possible out of consideration for other recruiters. You can check-in (the registration table is located in the ISAT/CS Atrium) when you return from parking your car.


  • Park in Lot D3 (across from the Festival Conferece and Student Center). See the campus map for exact location
  • Park your car in an available general, non-metered spot. (Parking anywhere else will result in a ticket.)


  • You may walk back to the D3 Lot with your materials OR
  • You may walk back to your car and drive back to the ISAT/CS Building to pick up your materials

Please print and bring this information with you.


If a hotel stay will be part of your visit, view our list of local accommodations.


Learn more about the CISE majors.

To learn more about other recruiting options at JMU, check out our Recruiting Guide or visit the Employer page of our website.

JMU and Looksharp: James Madison University is excited to partner with Looksharp and offer their mobile recruiting technology for free to JMU employers. Check out the Looksharp handout to learn more about how the partnership works and what it means for you.

What: Looksharp has built a product that streamlines student data collection at career fairs and campus events. The product complements or replaces handing over paper resumes with a lightweight mobile app and CRM that allows you to easily collect student info, organize and email candidates after the event.

How: Through this new partnership you will be able to use Looksharp Recruiter for free at all JMU campus events indefinitely. Simply sign up using this form and someone from Looksharp will contact you immediately to share more info.


If you have questions about recruit-a-duke or registration, please contact Aimee Stright at or 540-568-6390.

If you have questions regarding the day of (logistics, parking, etc.) please contact Lynn Radocha at or 540-568-2766.

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