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Recruit Future Teachers and Educators

Teacher Recruitment Day is the perfect occasion for employers who are recruiting for future teachers and educators to connect with JMU talent within the College of Education as well as students who are interested careers that are related to education.

Being on-campus, this career fair attracts hundreds of JMU students who are seeking for career opportunities and highly value in-person conversations and connections.

Spring 2024 Teacher Recruitment Day will take place on 2/29 from 9:30am - 11:30am (Fair) , 12pm - 4pm (Interviews) in Festival Conference and Student Center.

**Please plan to stay at your table for the entirety of the fair portion of the event. If you are scheduled to conduct interviews starting at 12p and your interview schedule fills, please plan to continue to talk with all students that visit your table so they are aware of your opportunities.

Not an employer? Click here for student page!


Registration Deadlines

  • Registration Opens: November 1, 2023
  • Registration Closes: February 16, 2024 or when all slots fill (whichever occurs first)
  • Cancellation Deadline for 100% refund: February 14, 2024
  • Cancellation Deadline for 50% refund: February 21, 2024
  • No refund will be issued for cancellations received afterFebruary 21, 2024
  • Payment is due at the time your registration is approved. Your registration is not confirmed until payment has been received.


  • All registration fee payments are by credit card only. Any payments sent via check will, unfortunately, be returned.
  • Payment is due at the time your registration is approved. Your registration is not complete until payment has been received.
  • All registration fees include table (8 foot by 2 foot), event publicity, and 2 representatives. Each organization is limited to 1 table only and 4 representatives total (additional representatives beyond the included 2, require additional payment).
  • Afternoon interviews will be conducted at the same table used for the career fair portion of the event, unless you have reserved one of our limited Extra Interview Rooms.
  • $100: Basic Registration
  • $150: Basic Registration + Extra Interview Room. We have 10 extra interview rooms, reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis (This option includes 4 representatives for this $150 fee).
  • $15: Per Additional Attendee
  • $15: Booth Proximity to Electrical Outlet


When employer registration opens, click here to register:

Register for Teacher Recruitment Day

Alternatively, employers can also manually find this career fair to register on Handshake:

  • Login to our online recruiting platform Handshake.
  • Navigate to the "Fairs" tab on the left and search "University Career Fair."
  • Consult the Handshake Help Center’s Registering for a Fair instructions for further information.
  • Our office will review your registration request within 3 business days.
  • While third party recruiters are welcome to attend the fair, we require they only recruit for their own positions, rather than attending the fair with the intent to staff external positions.

If you have any questions about this career fair, please contact Buffi Holland at

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