17th Annual North Carolina 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 will open in September 2017

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.

2017 Employers (updated as employers register)

Review the 2016 Employer List

Review the 2015 Employer List

Review the 2014 Employer List

Employer Registration

*Registration is now open! 

(select the 'Employer Registration' hyperlink above, after you set up an account in Handshake, 

select the 'Fairs' tab to locate the 'NC Master's & PhD Career Fair')

DEADLINE to register: Friday, November 11

  • 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 2017.

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:  (*Employers to be announced)

Room 1: Azalea

Room 2: Mountain Laurel











Employer Interviews

Employers are welcome to interview candidates on Wednesday, November 15 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).