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HCDE Career Fair

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Spring 2021
HCDE Recruiting Night + Mini Career Fair

Wednesday, April 21
4:30 – 6:30 p.m. PST
Virtual; via Handshake

Information for employers  Information for students

Information for employers

Are you hiring interns, contract work, or for full-time positions? Target your UX design, research, and engineering recruitment by participating in this virtual recruiting night. Speak to undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni from the University of Washington’s Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering.

Employers register here

Each company or organization will be able to host up to 15, one-on-one appointments (with qualifications, if desired) and host up to five group sessions throughout the event. One-on-one sessions are set to 10 minutes each and group sessions are set to 30 minutes each. The employer representatives may choose the times for the one-on-one and group sessions.

About the Handshake virtual platform: 
Learn how to register for a Handshake virtual fair here »

Cost for the employer:
$200, FREE for 2020-21 HCDE Corporate Affiliates members.

Registration deadline:
Employer registration closes April 14, 2021, to ensure employer schedules are finalized prior to student registration opening.

Information for students

The HCDE Recruiting Night + Mini Career Fair will give students the opportunity to network directly with employers via 10-minute one-on-one video chats and 30-minute group sessions.

Students should ensure to upload a copy of their resume to Handshake before the event.

Student registration opens April 14, 2021

Registration in Handshake:

Learn more in Handshake's guide to attending a virtual fair »
Employer 1:1's and group session signups will occur in advance of the fair and are first-come, first-served.  
Note: your Campus Profile on Handshake must be set to "Community" to register and participate fully in this event.

No longer able to make a session? 
Please cancel any session(s) you are no longer able to attend. Canceling your appointments (in a timely manner) shows respect for the employer's time, and opens up a slot for another HCDE student to attend.
How to cancel: Open the "Your Sessions” tab on the fair page. Click on the words “One on One” for the session you wish to cancel. In the window that pops up, select “Cancel Reservation."

Questions? Please email Melissa Ewing, HCDE's outreach and events manager, at if you have additional questions prior to, during, or after registration.

Additional resources and tips for students

Here are a few events, tips, and resources to help you feel ready for your job search.