Educator Career Fair

2021 Virtual Educator Career Fair

Event held entirely in Handshake. 

Student Registration 

Employer Registration 


Fair Details

Employers are able to host two types of sessions to interact with students: 

  • Group Sessions:
    • 30 minutes each
    • multiple students can attend
  • 1:1 Sessions:
    • 10 minutes each
    • one student and one employer representative can attend

Information for Students and Alumni

Registering and signing up for sessions 

  • In order to sign up for sessions with employers, you must be registered for the fair. 
  • To sign up for Group or 1:1 sessions, you may be prompted to update your profile privacy setting. We recommend using Community to make the most of your Handshake experience, as this will allow you to participate in all fair sessions and engage with other students/alumni!
  • Review which employers are attending the fair (follow employers you want to check back in with)!
  • You'll be able to sign up for sessions up to one(1) minute before the start time; once the session has started, you'll be unable to sign up for the session.

Preparing for the fair

Here are some best practices to help you prepare for a successful fair: 

Participating in the fair

All sessions will have the option for Handshake video, audio and text based chat. There is no customization for types of interaction; it is up to the employer and student joining the session to determine how they would like to connect.

See details on day-of participation in Participating in a Virtual Fair.

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As long as you're signed up for the session successfully, you'll be able to join up to 5 minutes prior to the session start and throughout the duration of the session. 

Tips for Student Success

Is this your first time attending a virtual career fair? Don't worry, you are not alone. Below you will find some expert advice on how to excel in a virtual recruiting environment. 



Do you have a question?

If you are an employer or student needing assistance, please contact Cindy Strowbridge, Director of Employer Relations and Special Events, at strowbridge_cl@mercer.edu or (678) 547-6018.