STEM Career & Internship Fair, employer information

As an employer, do you need talented, hard-working people who have:

  • Strong critical thinking, analytical, quantitative and decision-making skills?
  • Creativity and troubleshooting skills?
  • Intellectual curiosity, drive and the tenacity to find workable solutions?

At the University of Nevada, Reno STEM Career & Internship Fair, you'll meet STEM students from a variety of the most in-demand disciplines – including:

  • Agriculture and Biotechnology
  • Engineering, Math, Big Data and Statistics
  • Physical & Earth Sciences, GIS, Remote Sensing, UAV/UAS and more!

Check out last year's attendees, learn interesting stats and see our list of majors.

Become a sponsor

Your company can be one of our Career Fair Sponsors for as little as $50! Support the University AND get your name out there to the talented workforce of the future.

What to bring

  • A list of positions you are actively trying to fill and a list of positions that will become open in the near future.
  • Talking points for your staff who are working at career fair tables.
  • Any marketing or swag items you want to give to the 400+ STEM students who will attend.

2020 event details

Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Place: Glick Ballrooms, Fourth Floor, Joe Crowley Student Union, University of Nevada, Reno
Registration Cost: 

  • Through October 31st: $250 Early Bird Registration, $75 non-profits and government registration 
  • November 1st - February 3rd: $300 Regular Registration, $100 non-profits and government registration 
  • After February 3rd: $350 Late Registration, $125 non-profits and government late registration

Register now

What comes with a table registration?

  • Registration for two representatives
  • One 3' x 6' table
  • Two chairs
  • One 6' x 9' space (NOTE: Your table, chairs and display materials are limited to this space.)
  • Parking for two vehicles
  • Two name tags for your listed representatives
  • Two box lunches (Choice of turkey or vegetarian)

If your needs fall outside of these amenities, please contact Katia Albright at (775) 682-8370 or kalbright@unr.edu for special arrangements and possible fees.

Terms and Policies

All companies attending the career fair agree to abide by our Terms and Policies.

  • STEM Career & Internship Fair Terms and Policies, 2020

    Refund Policy

    To receive a full refund, a cancellation request via email must be received by January 15th. After that date there is a 50% cancellation penalty and the last day to request a partial refund is February 1st. After that date no refunds will be given, but registration fees can be credited to the next STEM Career & Internship Fair with a written request to do so. All requests must be sent by email to kalbright@unr.edu.

    Walk-in Registration Policy

    If a table becomes available, then our office will release that table at 10:30 a.m. on the day of the fair to the company/organization who made the first walk-in request. The fee for walk-in employers is $350 business and private sector registration, $125 non-profit/government registration and payment is due upon arrival.

    Maximum number of representatives

    Each table can have a maximum of 4 representatives per fair. Please remember that the 3rd and 4th representatives are subject to additional charges. Table sharing or splitting is not permitted.

    Late arrival and no-shows

    Call Katia Albright at (775) 682-8370 if you know you are arriving late. Unless notified, our office will release your reserved table at 10:30 a.m. on the day of the fair to the first walk-in company/organization. Please remember that all cancellations must be arranged in advance.

    Equal Employment Opportunity/Solomon Amendment Statement

    The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and alumni and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada, Reno cannot promote employment or internship opportunities offered by companies/organizations that do not adhere to the previous statement. Companies/organizations found not adhering to the above EEO statement will be refused service by the University of Nevada, Reno and will not be allowed to participate in any and all University activities until the situation is corrected.

    Further, such companies, and/or its employees, will be referred to the University's General Counsel.

Spring 2019 STEM Career and Internship Fair statistics

  • Over 410 students in attendance. These were from 35+ different majors at UNR.
  • 42 Companies/organizations. Representing the following industries: Construction, Mining, Public Administration, Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, Health Care & Social Assistance, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services. and Other Services.
  • Campus resources. Helpful information on various campus resources for students were proveded by McNair Scholars. NAASIC, NevadaTeach, Office of Undergraduate Research, and USAC.
  • Job Board. In addition to opportunities with the companies in attendance, students were able to access 50 additional job opportunities for STEM majors

University of Nevada Reno STEM majors

Three students work in an engineering lab.

Engineering, mathematics and computing

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geological Engineering
  • Material Sciences and Engineering
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
Two students pose for a photo in a science lab.

Biological, natural resources, life, agriculture and environmental sciences

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Forest Management and Ecology
  • Molecular Microbiology & Immunology
  • Natural Resources
  • Neuroscience
  • Nutrition (with Specializations)
    • Dietetics
    • Nutritional Science
  • Rangeland Ecology and Management
  • Veterinary Science
  • Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
Three students work in an engineering lab.

Physical and earth sciences

  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Ecohydrology
  • Environmental Science
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geological Engineering
  • Geophysics
  • Hydrogeology
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Physics

Registered employers in Spring 2020

Below is a list of the companies that have registered so far for Spring 2020 STEM Career & Internship Fair. Check back periodically for additional companies. 

  • American Wild Horse Campaign
  • Bureau of Land Management 
  • Cementation
  • Charles River Laboratory
  • Engineering Remediation Resource Group
  • Everi
  • Freeport-McMoRan
  • Friends of Nevada Wilderness
  • Frontline Systems Inc.
  • Geologic Associates, Inc.
  • Geotemps, Inc.
  • Golder Associates Inc.
  • Great Basin Institute
  • Hamilton Company
  • JT4 LLC
  • Kappes, Cassiday & Associates
  • Kinross Round Mountain
  • Nevada Department of Agriculture
  • Nevada Department of Transportation
  • Nevada Department of Wildlife
  • Nevada Division of Environmental Protection, Water Quality Planning
  • Nevada Division of Minerals
  • Nevada Gold Mines (Barrick & Newmont joint venture)
  • Nevada State Parks
  • NOW Health Group (NOW Foods)
  • Renown Health
  • Sierra Nevada Journeys
  • SRK Consulting
  • State of Nevada Dept. of Transportation
  • Terracon
  • The Greenhouse Project
  • TriNet
  • Truckee Meadows Water Authority
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Urban Roots
  • US Forest Service- Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
  • Walker Basin Conservancy
  • Western Cultural Resource Management, Inc.
  • Zonge International

Past year's registered employers