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Career Services

College of Business and Technology

CBAT Career Fair

The College of Business and Technology Career Fair, one of the premier recruiting events within the life of the college, is held annually in late February.

Employers representing a cross-section of industry, including technology, engineering, banking, financial management and services, energy, public safety, insurance, government, and retail, typically attend this event. Over the past three years, we have welcomed approximately 27-75 employers to campus, affording them the opportunity to interact with 275 students regarding full-time and internship opportunities within their organizations.


If you are an employer and would like to register for our event or have registration questions regarding CBAT Career Fair, please contact Lisa Pierce, (423) 439-5300, or via email at .  

For all other career fair questions, please contact Melinda LaPrade, CBAT Director of Career Services (423-439-5656) or via email at


  CBAT Career Fair 2019 Registration

REGISTRATION: Please Melinda Laprade (423-439-5656) for more information

If you have questions, please contact .

General Registration fee for CBAT Career Fair 2019: $250
Includes 1 table, 2 chairs, meals (break for 2; lunch for 2)

Corporate Sponsor Registration*:

  • CBAT Career Fair ONLY - $350
  • CBAT@Work and CBAT Career Fair - $500 $100 SAVINGS!!

*Contact for details about corporate sponsorship


If you are a currently enrolled full-time or part-time student or an alumnus from the College of Business and Technology, you are welcome to attend CBAT Career Fair. Preparation equals success when it comes to career fair attendance. Here are some helpful hints to ensure a successful career fair experience:

  • Research employers of interest prior to your arrival, you need to dress professionally--wear a suit
  • Bring lots of error-free resumes
  • Prepare a brief "infomercial" about yourself
  • Shake hands with a firm handshake, and
  • Bring a fantastic smile and GREAT ENTHUSIASM!

If you would like to be included on the mailing list for our 2019 event,
please email with your contact information.

CBAT Career Fair 2019: 
WEDNESDAY, February 20, 2019 from 9:30AM - 1:30PM, Location - Millennium Centre Ballroom
(Snow Date:  TBA) 


Premier Corporate Sponsors:


cgi logo

Denso logo

DHL Supply Chain logo

eastman logo

Mahle logo

NY Life logo

Northwestern Mutual

Pal's Logo
triton logo


Event Sponsors

Ballad Health Logo
bis logo

ECU logo

Corporate Sponsor Program mission: 

To enhance relationship building between our students and the business community as well as to promote corporate brand to current students and alumni. 

Corporate Sponsors prove vital to a successful career fair experience and partner with the College on programming as well as interact with our students in meaningful ways before and during our annual career fair. If you are interested in learning more, please contact or  and we will be happy to send you information about our corporate sponsor program.

Click here for handout on "Using Career Fair as an Effective Job Search Strategy."

Click here if you would like to view the video workshop entitled "Using Career Fair as an Effective Job Search Strategy."

Check out some employers who have participated in past career fairs at right!

Eastman Eastman Chemical Company

ECUEastman Credit Union

Denso Denso

Mahle Mahle

NNNN, Inc.

Northwestern MutualNorthwestern Mutual


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