Careers Fairs

The Careers Service fairs provide students, researchers and alumni at the University of Oxford with the chance to meet representatives from a variety of recruiting organisations and learn about the vacancies and opportunities available. At most of our fairs, you can attend a variety of talks or presentations focused on specific issues and get advice on your CV from the employees of the firms attending.

The recruiters are trying to market their organisation to you and inform or persuade you why you should consider applying to them. However, the fairs are also an opportunity for you to market yourself to potential employers. It can be difficult for students to stand out at fairs; there are so many people there and it can seem overwhelming. Being prepared is the best way to make a good impression and get noticed so think ahead and have a strategy.

For more information, read our advice on making the most of the careers fairs

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If you want to get involved, find out how you can register and run a stall at our fairs. If you have any questions, you can get in touch with the Careers Service team at hello@careers.ox.ac.uk

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Finance and Management Consultancy Fair 

  Friday 11 October 2024. Exhibitors from 12:00 - 16:00

  Examination Schools, University of Oxford, 75-81 High St, OX1 4BG

Meet a wide range of organisations, browse jobs and learn about working in the finance and consultancy sectors at the Finance and Management Consultancy Fair. The fair is the best opportunity for undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers to meet company representatives, many of whom will be Oxford alumni with memories of their own job search. Join this job fair if you are considering a career in accounting, insurance, banking, investment management, quantitative trading, strategy, management consultancy, and beyond, to find out about the internships or full-time roles available to you. Specialist Oxford careers advisers will also be present at the fair, so you can find out more about how they can support you on your career journey.

Browse the fair booklet for the list of recruiters at the 2023 Finance and Management Consultancy Fair (PDF). The 2024 booklet will be published a week before the fair is due to take place.


Oxford University Careers Fair: The fair for all sectors 

  Saturday 12 October 2024. Exhibitors from 10:30 – 13:30

  Examination Schools, University of Oxford, 75-81 High St, OX1 4BG

Explore the roles available from a diverse range of recruiters at our fair for all sectors. This is a fair that acts as a springboard enabling you to increase your understanding of career options and meet with recruiters who may have insight days, internships, graduate training or study opportunities that you could apply for.

Download the event booklet for information about the recruiters at the 2023 Oxford University Careers Fair (PDF). The 2024 booklet will be published a week before the fair is due to take place.


Law Fair 

  Saturday 12 October 2024. Exhibitors from 10:30 - 13:30

  Examination Schools, University of Oxford, 75-81 High St, OX1 4BG

This fair has the aim of introducing you to a wide range of opportunities within the legal profession. In addition to representatives from Barristers’ Chambers, and Solicitors’ Practices (including International, City, and Regional firms), you will find a variety of other organisations, including the major institutions that provide professional legal training.

Download the event booklet to find out more about the exhibitors at the 2023 Law Fair (PDF). The 2024 booklet will be published a week before the fair is due to take place.


Science, Engineering and Technology Fair 

  Saturday 26 October 2024. Exhibitors from 10:30 - 13:30

  Examination Schools, University of Oxford, 75-81 High St, OX1 4BG

The Science, Engineering and Technology Fair is your opportunity to find out more about internships and graduate roles with organisations from a wide range of technical areas including energy, engineering consultancy, science R&D, patent work, IT, transport and many others. Organisations attending range from leading global companies to specialist technology firms. 

Download the event booklet for information about the recruiters at the 2023 Science, Engineering and Technology Fair (PDF). The 2024 booklet will be published a week before the fair is due to take place.


Careers in Computing Fair 

  Thursday 31 October 2024. Exhibitors from 15:00 - 17:30

  Mathematical Institute, Andrew Wiles Building, OX2 6GG

The graduate employment record of Oxford’s undergraduate and postgraduate students is exemplary. However, we often hear from employers that they find it hard to meet our students, and often hear from students that they find the process of making career choices challenging. As an Oxford University student with skills in computer science, there are a large number of organisations keen to recruit you!

Download the fair booklet for the list of recruiters at our 2023 Careers in Computing Fair (PDF). The 2024 booklet will be published a week before the fair is due to take place.


Jobs for Mathematicians Fair 

  Tuesday 19 November 2024. Exhibitors from 16:00 - 18:00

  Mathematical Institute, Andrew Wiles Building, OX2 6GG

The fair aims to connect employers to students looking for a career that involves the use of mathematics. You can find out more about the opportunities available, compare different organisations and sectors and ask questions to help your decision making.

Download the fair booklet for the list of recruiters at our 2023 Jobs for Mathematicians Fair (PDF). The 2024 booklet will be published a week before the fair is due to take place.

Careers Beyond Academia: Options and Pathways for Researchers

  Monday 18 March - Thursday 21 March 2024

  Online and at the Careers Service, 56 Banbury Road, OX2 6PA

Careers conference for Oxford University research staff and DPhil students who are curious about or actively pursuing a career beyond academia.

Register for events at Careers Beyond Academia

Summer Graduate and Internship Fair

  Thursday 6 June 2024, 14:30-17:30

 Careers Service, 56 Banbury Road, OX2 6PA

Graduating this year and not yet secured a job? Looking for an internship this summer? Then join us for the Summer Graduate and Internship Fair where recruiters from a range of sectors offering either full-time jobs and internships starting this summer, along with the vacancies that they will be opening for the 2024 intake.

Careers advisers will also be on hand to answer your questions.

 

For information about the exhibitors at the fair, download the Summer Graduate and Internship Fair booklet (PDF).

Register for the Summer Fair

Crankstart Careers Fair

 Friday 3 May 2024, 11:30 - 14:00

 Careers Service, 56 Banbury Road, OX2 6PA

The Crankstart Careers Fair is a unique opportunity for Oxford University Crankstart Scholars to meet employers from a variety of organisations who are looking to share details about the jobs, internships and programmes they have available, and discuss the careers paths you could follow in their sectors.

Register for the Crankstart Careers Fair

OX and Start-Ups Fair — co-hosted by Enterprising Oxford

Looking to stay in Oxfordshire after you graduate, or over the summer? The OX and Start-ups Fair brings together exciting start-ups and organisations with an OX postcode that are looking to recruit Oxford students. Attending organisations are drawn from many different industries, reflecting the array of opportunities available to you right here in the county. The fair is co-hosted by Enterprising Oxford and in collaboration with Oxford University Innovation and Oxford Entrepreneurs Society. 

All Oxford University students, researchers and alumni are invited to attend, as well as Oxford Brookes and Saïd Business School students.

Our last event took place on 12 February 2020 at the Mathematical Institute, Oxford. Download the 2020 OX and Start-Ups Fair booklet. This fair has now merged with the Summer Careers Fair. 


Graduate Jobs and Internship Opportunities

A Summer Recruitment Event. Our last event took place on Tuesday 11 June 2019 at the Oxford Town Hall. Download the 2019 Graduate Jobs and Internship Opportunities fair booklet.


International Careers Day

Our last event took place on Saturday 19 January 2019 at the Blavatnik School of Government, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG.


The Oxford Spinouts Careers Fair

In association with Oxford Entrepreneurs

Our last event took place on Thursday 2 March 2017 at The Saïd Business School.


OX-- Postcode Fair

Our last event took place on Thursday 4 May 2017 at the Careers Service, 56 Banbury Road. 


Teaching & Education at The Oxford Careers Fair

Our last event took place on Saturday 13 October 2018 at the Exam Schools, Oxford. The Teaching & Education Fair has now merged with the Oxford University Careers Fair.


Arts, Advertising and Media Fair

Our last event took place on Thursday 25 October 2018 - exhibitors from 14.30-17.30 at The Careers Service, 56 Banbury Road. The Arts, Advertising and Media Fair has now merged with the Oxford University Careers Fair.

A look at the Oxford University Careers Service job fairs

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