FAQ

EMPLOYER FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  1. What types of students will be attending the fair?
  2. How many students do you anticipate at the fair?
  3. May I bring a display to the fair?
  4. How much does it cost to register for the fair?
  5. How do I register for the fair?
  6. May I pay by credit card?
  7. Where can I ship my materials prior to the fair?
  8. How can I ship my materials after the fair?
  9. What is the tentative schedule for the day?
  10. How do we get to the event?
  11. Where should we park?

 

STUDENT FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  1. What types of students will be attending the fair?
  2. What is the format and tentative schedule for the day?
  3. How do I register to attend the career fair? Is there a cost?
  4. How do I get to the career fair?
  5. What employers are participating in the career fair?
  6. How should I dress?
  7. Should I upload my resume to the All Ivy Resume Book?
  8. How can I prepare for the career fair?

 


EMPLOYER FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1. What types of students will be attending the fair?

All undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree students from the Ivy League schools are invited to attend and discuss career opportunities, including part and full-time employment and paid and unpaid internships. Students’ work experience ranges from 0-15+ years and so employers are encouraged to recruit for both entry level and experienced hire positions.

Areas of focus include:

∗ Agricultural management, science, and engineering
∗ City, regional, and environmental planning and design
∗ Civil, mechanical, and chemical engineering
∗ Corporate social responsibility
∗ Earth and atmospheric sciences
∗ Ecology, ecosystems, and biodiversity
∗ Environmental and energy markets
∗ Environmental policy, economics, and law
∗ Environmental science and engineering
∗ Forest science and management
∗ Green building design
∗ Industrial environmental management
∗ International and community development
∗ Natural resource management
∗ Product design and consumer goods
∗ Renewable energy and energy management
∗ Smart technology
∗ Supply chain management
∗ Watershed science, policy, and management

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2. How many students do you anticipate at the fair?

Over 1300 students registered for last year’s Career Fair. For our fifteenth anniversary this year, we hope to attract even more students. All students register for the event in advance so that we can estimate attendance numbers. As the date of the fair gets closer, feel free to contact Natalie Unwin-Kuruneri (natalie@ei.columbia.edu) for a closer estimate.

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3. May I bring a display to the fair?

Yes; however, space is limited. The displays must fit on or behind a 6-foot table, so please be sure to discuss any special needs you might have for the fair with us and we will do our best to accommodate you.

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4. How much does it cost to register for the fair?

Registration package fees include up to two recruiters per organization. Registration fees also cover the recruiters’ continental breakfast and lunch at the fair. The registration fee is non-refundable and will increase by $50 after January 15, 2018. There is an additional fee of $100 if an organization chooses to bring more than two recruiters.

We now offer recruiters the opportunity to conduct on-campus interviews with students on-site at the fair, either for specific positions or to assess their general fit for the organization.  The All Ivy staff will help to schedule the interviews in advance, and to facilitate between interviews.

Standard Registration Package
* Private Sector- $400
* Non-Profit- $275
* Government- $275
* Additional Recruiter- $100

Registration and On-Site Interview Package
* Private Sector- $500
* Non-Profit- $400
* Government- $400
* Additional Recruiter- $100

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5. How do I register for the fair?

All recruiters must register in advance.

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6. May I pay by credit card?

Yes, this payment option is available during the online registration process.

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7. Where can I ship my materials prior to the fair?

Recruiters may ship materials for the fair directly to Columbia prior to the fair. All materials should be clearly labeled “All Ivy Career Fair” and shipped to:
Columbia University
Attn: Hold for EI Career Fair March 3, 2017
Jeimy Batista
Suite 704
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

* Please DO NOT SHIP BEFORE MONDAY FEBRUARY 5, 2018. All materials should arrive between Tuesday, February 6, 2017 and Thursday, February 8, 2017.

You MUST note in the last line that materials are for the All Ivy Career Fair.

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8. How can I ship my materials after the fair?

Columbia has arranged for packages to be transported to UPS or Fedex after the fair on March 3rd. All other packages will be transported to Columbia’s main mailroom immediately after the fair for shipment via DHL or USPS first thing in the morning on Monday, February 12th.

Please complete your mailing labels in advance, and bring them with you to the fair. For those that are unable to complete labels in advance, we will provide extra FedEx shipping labels at the fair. Please bring a copy of your organization’s FedEx/UPS/DHL account number for the shipping label. If you require special packaging for your shipment, please include these packaging items with the materials you plan to ship prior to the fair. We will not be able to provide boxes after the fair.

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9. What is the tentative schedule for the day?

8:00 AM – 10:00AM
Employer Registration (employer continental breakfast will be available)
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Career Fair (employer lunch will be available from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM)

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10. How do we get to the event?

Directions

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11. Where should we park?

Parking Arrangements

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STUDENT FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1. What types of students will be attending the fair?

All undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree students from the Ivy League schools are invited to attend and discuss career opportunities, including part and full-time employment and paid and unpaid internships.

Areas of focus include:

∗ Agricultural management, science, and engineering
∗ City, regional, and environmental planning and design
∗ Civil, mechanical, and chemical engineering
∗ Corporate social responsibility
∗ Earth and atmospheric sciences
∗ Ecology, ecosystems, and biodiversity
∗ Environmental and energy markets
∗ Environmental policy, economics, and law
∗ Environmental science and engineering
∗ Forest science and management
∗ Green building design
∗ Industrial environmental management
∗ International and community development
∗ Natural resource management
∗ Product design and consumer goods
∗ Renewable energy and energy management
∗ Smart technology
∗ Supply chain management
∗ Watershed science, policy, and management

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2. What is the format and tentative schedule for the day?

This is a traditional career fair, where students come by the employer’s table and talk with them informally. The tentative schedule for the fair is:
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

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3. How do I register to attend the career fair? Is there a cost?

All students must register in advance. There is no cost for students to attend the fair.

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4. How do I get to the career fair?

General directions are available here. Each school will provide directions and transportation choices once students have registered for the fair.

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5. What employers are participating in the career fair?

Employers are currently registering to participate in the Career Fair, and we will continue to receive registrations through the end of February. To stay informed regarding participating employers, please stay tuned.

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6. How should I dress?

This is a professional opportunity, so please dress accordingly. Students are advised to dress in professional business attire. No jeans, sneakers, workout/gym clothes or short midriff shirts, please.

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7. Should I upload my resume to the All Ivy Resume Book?

Definitely upload your resume to the All Ivy Resume book! Recruiters will use the convenient resume book to review resumes before and after the fair. But always have copies of your resume on hand as well.

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8. How can I prepare for the career fair?

• Review participating employer information.
• Visit employer web sites to learn more about them.
• Determine which organizations you want to target at the fair.
• Come prepared with questions for the recruiters.

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