Hosting Events on Campus

As an employer, you have a variety of ways to engage with Georgetown students.

The Cawley Career Education Center will accept space and event requests for Fall 2020 events from all employers beginning on Wednesday, July 6, 2020. All requests can be made through Handshake.

Sponsor employers can begin submitting their preferred fall 2020 dates on Monday, June 15, 2020. Please contact Patrick Denenea at phd25@georgetown.edu to submit your top two date requests.

Below are just a few ways employers can engage with Georgetown students. Looking for more ways to engage? Feel free to reach out to Rebecca Cassidy, associate director of employer relations, at Rebecca.Cassidy@georgetown.edu.

Career Fairs

Georgetown University offers a variety of career fairs to help you engage with students that meet your needs. The following is a list of upcoming career fairs. All registrations can be done through Handshake and fees vary by fair.

BIG EAST Class of 2020 Virtual Career Fair

July 30, 3:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.

You’ve learned, led, and succeeded in college, and now you’ll have the opportunity to tell your story to employers at the BIG EAST Class of 2020 Virtual Career Fair. This event, created exclusively for graduates who completed their degrees in 2020 at a BIG EAST school, will connect you with organizations hiring now.

To ensure a positive experience, registration is required for this event. We encourage you to prepare for this event like you would any other recruiting event, especially by researching the employers who will attend. Your school’s career services office will happily help you create your game plan for success.

Virtual Finance Fair (Boutique & Middle Market)

September 3, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come virtually meet with middle-market and boutique investment firms recruiting for full-time jobs and internships in financial services for summer 2021. This career fair is open and free of charge to all Georgetown University juniors and seniors. Dress code is Business.

Virtual Consulting Niche Night

September 10, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come virtually meet with niche Consulting Firms, or those firms that tend to be a bit smaller and/or focus on a particular industry. These firms will hire for both internships and full-time positions beginning summer 2021. This career fair is open and free of charge to all Georgetown University juniors and seniors. Dress code is Business.

Health, Science, Analytics, & Tech Virtual Career Fair

September 17, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This event is offered exclusively for degree-seeking Georgetown University students and degreed alumni of Georgetown University. All majors are welcome. This fair will focus on industries and skillsets in health, science, technology, and/or quantitative analysis. Registration is required in order to sign up for specific employer sessions.  

To prepare for this career fair, use our virtual zoom drop-ins 1-3pm every weekday and/or check out our guide on career fair prep in the resources section of Handshake. For more advice on how to prepare, read this great article written by a former recruiter.

Virtual Annual Fall Career Fair

September 18, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please join on Friday, September 18, 2020, 10am-3pm for our annual flagship event! This event is offered exclusively for degree-seeking Georgetown University students and degreed alumni of Georgetown University.

To prepare, check in with the Cawley Career Education Center during drop-in hours, Monday – Friday between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., or check out our guide on career fair prep in the resources section of Handshake.  For more advice on how to prepare, read this great article written by a former recruiter.

GW & Georgetown Media, Journalism, & Public Affairs Networking Fair

October 20, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

The virtual fair provides you a smaller and more intimate networking opportunity than a larger career fair, in which you will meet with representatives from dozens of communications-related organizations to learn about their companies, discuss your career plans and learn about possible internships and jobs. This fair is co-sponsored by the Center for Career Services, Graduate School of Political Management, School of Media & Public Affairs, and the Cawley Career Education Center at Georgetown University.

Employer Information Sessions, Coffee Chats, and Office Hours

Employer events slots are offered during the following timeframes:
Fall 2020: Monday, August 31 – Friday, November 13
Spring 2021: Wednesday, January 13 – Friday, April 30

  • Information sessions generally take place at either 5 p.m. or 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday.
  • Coffee chats, office hours, and tabling can be scheduled between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Request information session dates and times on Handshake. The fee is $250 per information session for for-profit organizations. There is no fee for government and nonprofit employers.

For coffee chats, office hours and tabling requests, please reach out to Patrick Denenea at phd25@georgetown.edu. Coffee chats/office hours may incur a fee of $125, depending on the setup.

On-Campus Interviewing Program

We welcome employers to interview candidates in one of our on-campus interview rooms. This year’s OCI dates are:

Fall 2020: Tuesday, September 8 – Friday, November 13
Spring 2021: Tuesday, January 19 – Friday, April 30

You can make on-campus interviewing requests on Handshake. If you have questions, contact Patrick Denenea at phd25@georgetown.edu.