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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 mid-March.

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.

Usually the event is held in the Culp Center Ballroom on campus and extends from 10 AM-2 PM.


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 2018 Registration

REGISTRATION: Closed for 2018 Career Fair

If you have questions, please contact .

Registration fee for CBAT Career Fair 2018: $150
Includes 1 table, 2 chairs, meals (break for 2; 2 lunch passes)


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 2018 event,
please email with your contact information.

CBAT Career Fair 2018: 
WED., February 28, 2018 from 10 AM-2 PM, Location - Culp Center Ballroom
(Snow Date:  TBA) 


2017 Corporate Sponsors:


Denso logo

DHL Supply Chain logo

Eastman logo

Eastman Credit Union Logo

Mahle logo

NY Life logo

NN logo

 Northwestern Mutual

Pal's 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 Chemical Company
Eastman Eastman

ECUEastman Credit Union

Denso Denso

Mahle Mahle

NNNN, Inc.

Northwestern MutualNorthwestern Mutual


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