17th Annual North Carolina Master's & PhD Career Fair

*Stay connected for information about the 18th Annual Career Fair to be held on Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Thank you for participating in the 2017 NC Master's & PhD Career Fair!

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
12 pm - 4 pm

at The Friday Center in Chapel Hill, NC
Parking Map & Directions: http://fridayconferencecenter.com/about/

Sponsoring Schools:
Duke University, NC State University, UNC–Chapel Hill, UNC–Charlotte, UNC-Greensboro, and Wake Forest University

Attended by more than 500 advanced degree candidates and postdocs in all disciplines who have two years or less to completion of their Master's degree, PhD or postdoctoral appointment.

Student and Postdoc Registration 

Registration is now closed.

Students, alumni, and postdocs from the six participating schools are welcome to attend as well as those who may be affiliated with other institutions.  Click the "Student and Postdoc Registration" link above for the designated registration link for all six schools and "Other" participants.

Review the 2017 Employer List 

Review the 2016 Employer List

Review the 2015 Employer List

Review the 2014 Employer List

Employer Registration

Registration is now closed. 

(select the 'Employer Registration' hyperlink above, after you set up an account in Handshake, in "Schools" select UNC-Chapel Hill, select the 'Fairs' tab to locate the 'NC Master's & PhD Career Fair')

DEADLINE to register: *TBA

  • Cost: $450 (for profit organizations)  |  $350 (nonprofit organizations)
    Cost includes 2 representatives. There is a $25 fee for each additional representative.  (Max of 4 rep.)

  • Information Sessions (30-minute): $100 

NOTE:  All registered employers will receive a detailed email with logistics, lodging, shipping info, etc. in late October 2018.

Interested in registering or have questions?

Please contact Monique Turrentine (monique.turrentine@duke.edu)

Employer Information Sessions 
Sessions will be offered during the day of the fair for all attendees (also located in The Friday Center).  There is no pre-registration for students required.  Each session will be 30 minutes in length.  Alternatively, information session times may be available at the 6 different schools the day before or after the fair to help you maximize your time in the Triangle area.

Information Session Schedule:  

Room 1: Azalea

Room 2: Mountain Laurel

12:30pm: ORAU/ORISE - Maryland Office

1:15pm: BD (Becton, Dickinson & Company)

2:00pm: Sandia National Laboratories

2:45pm: Roivant Sciences

3:30pm: Dimensional Fund Advisors

12:45pm: Research Square

1:30pm: Procter & Gamble (P&G)

2:15pm: Wells Fargo - Commercial & Wholesale Banking

3:00pm: Indeed


Additional Activities for Students

Stay tuned for more information soon.

Attention Students: Prepare for the career fair by watching this Slide Show

Employer Interviews

Employers are welcome to interview candidates on *Wednesday at UNC Chapel Hill or Duke University. If you are interested in hosting interviews at UNC, please contact Amy Blackburn (amy_blackburn@unc.edu); interested in hosting interviews at Duke, please contact Monique Turrentine (monique.turrentine@duke.edu).