More than 100 employers and organizations across many different industries are expected to come to campus to recruit JMU talent!

All JMU students across all majors and class years are invited to join and find the best-fitting jobs/internships/opportunities.

Dates: Wednesday 9/28 & Thursday 9/29
Location: Festival Ballroom
Time: 11am - 3pm

Open to all CISE majors and related majors in the College of Business (CoB): many employers and organizations are specifically looking to hire JMU Biotechnology, Computer Science, Engineering, Geography, Integrated Science and Technology, Intelligence Analysis, and Computer Information Systems (CoB).

Date: Wednesday 9/14
Location: Festival Ballroom
Time: 11am - 3pm

Tailor-made for JMU Dukes who are in the Hospitality Management or Sport & Recreation Management programs, or any student who wants to explore career paths in: sport organizations, sport marketing agencies, sport broadcasting venues, facility management of theme parks, hotels, resorts, other hospitality and entertainment venues.

Date: Wednesday 11/9
Location: Festival Ballroom
Time: 10am - 1pm

A great career fair for JMU Dukes pursuing a nursing degree within the College of Health & Behavorial Studies, as well as students who are interested in nursing and medical careers, or simply just interested in connecting with health services organizations.

Date: Thursday 9/8
Location: CHBS Room 5040
Time: 10am - 2pm

More than 50 employers - public and private schools as well as educational organizations and institutions, come to campus to recruit JMU's future teachers and educators at the Teacher Recruitment Day in every Spring semester!

Spring 2023 Date: Thursday 3/2
Location: Festival Ballroom
Time: 10am - 12pm (Fair) and 12 - 4pm (Interviews)

Whether you are a first-year student, senior, or graduate student, there is something for all JMU Dukes seeking creative careers or artistic work opportunities throughout the week: two panels with art-based professionals and entrepreneurs, an alumni panel with College of Visual & Peforming Arts (CVPA) graduates, free professional headshots, and more!

Spring 2022 Dates: Monday 1/31 - Friday 2/4
Location: Various Locations (both on-campus and virtual)

Hosted by the School of Media Arts and Design within the College of Arts and Letters, SMAD Day is a unique opportunity to learn from professionals in the Media Arts field. In Fall 2021 SMAD Day, the career panels featured SMAD alumni and Media Arts professionals who shared their experience and insights of working in the media industry. Other sessions covered important, real-world information about today’s job market, entrepreneurship, and self-employment.

Keep an eye on smadday.com for up-to-date details.

Meet the Firms is a career fair for the College of Business, School of Accounting designated for accounting, finance and information systems students. This event features Public Accounting, Finance and Information Systems firms, private industry companies, and government agencies that recruit students seeking professional careers in Accounting, Finance and Information Systems.

For more information on this event, contact Eileen Shifflett at shifflem@jmu.edu.

For Fall 2021 fair, there were 70 different university programs at the Graduate and Professional School Fair - each school had various post-graduate studies to offer. This fair has always been an excellent opportunity to explore, compare, and contrast different programs. Participants can learn what is needed to be competitive when you apply - and more importantly, they can start conversations with people who can help you select the right program, apply and be accepted.

Visit www.jmu.edu/gradfairs for the most up-to-date details.

For all JMU students, career fairs are great occassions to:

  • Find internships, jobs, career opportunities from employers who come to campus to proactively hire JMU talent across all majors
  • Practice introducing yourself (your elevator pitch), get more comfortable, and be more confident in future career-related settings and events
  • Build and grow your professional network by asking for contact info and making meaningful connections with employers, career advisors, staff and faculty, other like-minded JMU Dukes
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