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Recruiting Events

  • Job & Internship Fairs The Career Center hosts multiple job fairs each semester to provide employers ample opportunity to access Stony Brook students.
  • On-Campus Interviews To streamline your interviewing process, rooms are available at the Career Center for you to conduct private interviews at no charge.
  • Information Sessions Space is available on campus for organizations to conduct presentations to students about their culture and career opportunities.
  • Virtual Recruiting 
  • Diversity Recruitment Initiatives:  Read about SBU's diversity recruitment initiatives and events  here


Job & Internship Fairs


Job Fair Registration

Registration is through   Handshake, our job posting and recruiting system. For any other questions, please call   Debbie Fosta at (631) 632-6807. 

Corporate: $300.00
Nonprofit/Government: $150.00
Third-Party: $400.00

$50.00 off 2nd registration
$100 off 3rd registration
$150.00 off 4th registration 

Why Participate in a Job Fair?

Fairs enhance your brand on campus, making you a recognizable employer of choice to SBU students.

Early Recruiting
You can collect resumes and cover letters ahead of your recruiting timeline for access or use at a later date.

Within a three-hour period, you’ll have access to hundreds of students from targeted populations.

Interview Ease
Conduct many informal interviews and arrange for formal interviews, all within a few hours. 

Skills Assessment
Provides an opportunity to assess candidates’ communication skills before the interview.

Industry Contacts
Network with faculty and other organizations at our networking lunch before the fair. 


Fall 2017- Spring 2018 Job & Internship Fair Dates

Fall 2017

Event Date
Information Technology/Computer Science Job & Internship Fair Friday, September 15, 2017
Engineering Job & Internship Fair Friday, September 22, 2017
Accounting Networking Breakfast Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Business Job & Internship Fair Friday, October 6, 2017
Healthcare Research & Human Services Job & Internship Fair Friday, October 13, 2017
Diversity Recruitment Panel & Networking Event Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Spring 2018

Event Date
Information Technology/Computer Science Job & Internship Fair Thursday, February 8, 2018
Engineering Job & Internship Fair Friday, February 9, 2018
Business Job & Internship Fair Friday, February 16, 2018
Healthcare, Research, & Human Services Job & Internship Fair Firday, March 2, 2018
Diversity in the Workplace  Friday, March 24, 2018



On-Campus Interviews


Request an Interview Room

Log into your   Handshake  account and click on “Request an Interview” on your home page. 

Create an employer account

2017-2018 On-Campus Interview Dates

Fall 2017:    Monday, September 11, 2017 - Friday, December 1, 2017
Spring 2018:    Monday, January 29, 2018 - Friday, April 27, 2018  

Why Conduct On-Campus Interviews

Scheduling  Ease 
Scheduling is automated through  Handshake, or you can customize!

Hosting interviews on campus provides a convenient location for students.

Interview Creation
Easily convert your job fair and/or applicants into an interview schedule.

Conduct all interviews of your selected candidates within one location and day.

Less Distraction 
Interviews in the Career Center enables you to focus on interviewing.

Enhanced branding 
Cultivate a reputation as an employer of choice for SBU students.


Information Sessions


2017-2018 Information Session Dates

Fall 2017:  Wednesday, September 6- Friday, November 17, 2017
Spring 2018:  Wednesday, January 24- Friday, April 13, 2018

Questions may be directed to (631) 632-6810.

Employer Policy

Request an Information Session

Log into your Handshake account and click “Create an Event” on the homepage.

If you plan to visit campus for a full day of interviews through our On-Campus Interview program, you can reserve a date for a presentation through your interview schedule request on   Handshake.

Reservation Fee

The fee to host an Information Session ranges from $200.00 - $400.00 depending on location, and is $100.00 for nonprofit/government organizations. Fees include your AV needs and staffing for the event. Marketing for your Information Session is coordinated by the Career Center. If you have marketing material you would like us to use, feel free to forward that information to our office.


Virtual Recruiting


SUNY Virtual Career Fair

Hosted by the four university centers of the State University of New York system (Albany, Binghamton, Buffalo and Stony Brook), the SUNY Virtual Career Fair provides employers additional access to participating students and alumni across all four campuses.


  • Reach more candidates with zero travel, saving significant time, expense and resources.
  • Recruit from 4 of New York's top universities.
  • Conduct rich, in-depth conversations in group and one-to- one chats (video optional.)
  • Get instant access to resumes online.


TBA in March-April 2018.

For additional information, please contact Crystal Diaz, Employer Relations Associate, at (631)

PhD & Master's Virtual Career Fair

Seeking candidates with advanced degrees? Register for the PhD & Master’s Virtual Career Fair.


  • Employers can review resumes of participating candidates.
  • Host chat room hours for participating candidates.


TBA in February-March 2018

Virtual Interviews

 In addition to rooms for on-campus interviews, the Career Center can provide an interview room
with a safe and secure video connection for remote interviews.




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