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The Smith College Lazarus Center takes part in several career fairs and interview days to help introduce students to a larger, more varied employer base. Employers that do not recruit on campus will often participate in these events.

Smith College Fall Career Fair
Thursday, September 24, 2015, 3:30-6:00pm
Smith College Indoor Track and Tennis Facility
106 Lower College Lane, Northampton MA Map
Meet with recruiters from corporate and non-profit organizations to discuss a broad range of internships, full-time jobs and graduate/professional school opportunities. Hosted by the Smith College Lazarus Center for Career Development.

UMass Amherst Engineering, Sciences & Technology Career Fair
Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 10:00am-3:00pm
Campus Center Lower Level
Meet employers and learn about their full-time career opportunities and internships and co-ops. For all technical majors, all level students, first year to graduate level. Professional dress is required.

Massachusetts Green Career Conference
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Marlborough, MA
This conference connects stakeholders from government, education, business and nonprofits and people interested in green careers to advance sustainable development. REGISTRATION includes full access to all conference amenities and features:  exhibits, speaker sessions, keynote, coaching, breakfast, lunch, networking, roundtable discussions, FREE book raffle, FREE parking, and FREE wifi.  

Liberal Arts Recruiting Connection (LARC)
Fall Resume Collection Deadline: Sunday, October 4, 2015
Internship and full-time positions. Employers will schedule interviews directly with students. Students will be notified of their need to travel to on-site interviews

Career Fair & Interview Day: Friday, February 26, 2016
The Liberal Arts Recruiting Connection (LARC) is a combination Career Fair and Interview Day that affords employers the opportunity to meet and interview students from eight highly selective liberal arts colleges.

CareerEco Virtual Career Fairs
CareerEco, the new career ecosystem, is a virtual recruiting platform and talent community for jobseekers, prospective graduate students, academic institutions, and employers who leverage the power of technology and embrace innovation in order to accomplish their professional and academic goals. CareerEco partners with hundreds of organizations in providing Virtual Fairs and Online Recruiting events that allow jobseekers as well as students/alumni to connect with employers, grad schools, and other professional organizations. Not only will our virtual events save you immense time at a fraction of the cost of traditional events, it is a highly sustainable idea for the environment. Truly, it is a triple win -- good for people, profits, and the planet.

UMass Amherst Non-Profit Internship & Career Fair
Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 3:00-5:00pm
Commonwealth Honors College Events Hall
Non-Profit does not mean non-paid! Come to the Career Fair anytime between 3:00-5:00pm and talk to over 20 different national and local Non-Profit Organizations about internships and careers. Then, hang around, eat some pizza, and hear what our panelists have to say about careers and opportunities in the non-profit sector. 3:00-5:00PM Nonprofit Internship and Career Fair (come any time, casual attire); 5:30-7:00pm Nonprofit Panel/Networking (pizza provided)

Smith College Life Sciences & Technology Fair
Thursday, January 28, 2016, 3:30-6:00pm
Smith College Campus Center Carroll Room
Smith College is hosting their annual Life Sciences & Technology Fair, where a variety of science-related and engineering organizations will speak to students about full time and internship positions. 
Hosted by the Smith College Lazarus Center for Career Development.

Nemnet Diversity Career Fairs for Educators
Saturday, February 6, 2016, 12-2pm
Wheelock College, 43 Hawes Street, Ladd Room
Brookline, MA
If you are looking for employment in EDUCATION as a TEACHER, SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR or COACH, register online today. Meet and interview with over 60 Public & PrivateSchools (k-12) from 7 states; Access over 1000 Jobs nationwide; On-Site Interviews; Post your resume; All majors welcomed - must have BA Degree by July 2015; Experience is helpful but not required; Admission is FREE and OPEN to graduating Seniors, Alumni and Graduate Students. POSITIONS INCLUDE: Teachers (all subjects k-12), Principals and Heads of School, Admissions Directors, Admissions Counselors, Business Managers, Special Education, Guidance & College Counselors, Coaches, Dean of Students, Diversity & Technology Coordinators and more! 

Amherst College Not-For-Profit & Public Service Career Fair
February 2016
Want to make a difference and a living? This fair is open to students from all of the Five Colleges and brings opportunities for meaningful work right to your doorstep. Come meet employers offering summer internships, full-time and part-time jobs, and opportunities for service or volunteering.

European Career Fair @ MIT
February 2016
This career fair is the largest of its kind in the United States and has a proven track record providing domestic, foreign, and multinational companies access to some of the highest caliber applicants worldwide. Our company participants are diverse, ranging from renowned multinationals to smaller, innovative firms operating in a wide variety of sectors.

UMass Amherst Diversity Career Fair
Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 1pm – 5pm
Student Union Ballroom
Career fair with a focus on ALANA, LGBTQIA, international students, people with disabilities, and other under-represented populations. Open to all majors, all level students.

UMass Amherst Career Blast
Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 10am–3pm
Campus Center Lower Level
The largest on-campus career fair in Western Massachusetts, featuring over 150 employers who have internships, co-ops or full-time positions. Open to all majors, all level students. Professional dress is required.

The Fair at Wellesley College
February 2016
The Fair combines the former Not-for-Profit & Public Service Fair and the Wellesley Women in Science Job & Internship Fair and welcomes for-profit companies and not-for-profit organizations in all industries as well as government agencies. Business casual attire is required.

Women’s Foreign Policy Group MENTORING FAIR
February 2016
The program provides an opportunity to speak informally with senior-level international affairs experts about the skills required to break into the global job market and hear valuable advice and guidance regarding career planning and internships. The program is open to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as young professionals. Sectors include international development, NGOs, human rights, international law, international health, international business, diplomatic service, the UN, and communications. This year the event will be cosponsored by and held at New York University.

UMass Amherst Service and Leadership Career, Internship & Summer Job Fair
March 2016
UMass Student Union Cape Cod Lounge
Come meet with non-profit and other socially conscious organizations to discuss full time job opportunities, summer job opportunities, and also internships. Companies include local and nation-wide organizations as well as summer camps.

Massachusetts Educational Recruiting Consortium (MERC) Career Fair and Orientation
Thursday, April 21, 2016, 9:30am-3:30pm
Northeastern University Cabot Gym, Boston
The Massachusetts Educational Recruiting Consortium (MERC) is a group of New England colleges and universities offering degrees in education at the Bachelor's and Master's level. All Smith students are invited to the annual fair, whether majoring in education or seeking certification.

SSW Virtual Resume Collection
The School for Social Work Virtual Resume Collection will offer organizations the ability to promote opportunities to graduating SSW students and collect applications through our online portal, E-Access.