Opportunity Job Fair 2014

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The Opportunity Job Fair (OJF) is a career fair and reception sponsored by the Stanford School of Engineering and the Stanford Career Development Center, and is held on campus in late January each year. The fair is produced exclusively for current Stanford engineering and science students. Here is more information about purpose and objectives of this job fair.


The OJF hosts high-technology recruiting corporations and agencies from throughout the United States that provide products and services employing engineering, science, and math disciplines. The technology student body at Stanford is invited to the Fair to meet with the attending organizations. Although all Stanford technology students are invited to the OJF, those from underrepresented groups (minorities and women) are especially encouraged to attend.

The OJF is comprises two events: the career fair itself and a reception held the afternoon before. The reception typically features an address by the Dean of the School of Engineering, a keynote address relevant to the engineering curriculum and engineering research poster exhibits.

Opportunity Job Fair Reception
Mackenzie Auditorium, 3rd floor
Huang Engineering Center
Friday January 24, 2014
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Opportunity Job Fair
Huang Engineering Center
Saturday January 25, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


The OJF is produced by volunteers from four student technical societies:

  • The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) Stanford Chapter
  • The Stanford Society of Black Scientists and Engineers (SBSE)
  • The Stanford Society of Latino Engineers (SOLE)
  • The Stanford Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

These volunteers form a committee that plans, organizes, and produces both the career fair and the reception.

Dr. Noé Lozano, Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Diversity Programs, serves as faculty advisor.

For Employers

Register online for the Opportunity Job Fair by logging in to the Career Development Center's Cardinal Careers.

If you do not have a Cardinal Careers account, please click "Register" and complete the short online profile. Once you receive your password by email, you can log in and find the Opportunity Job Fair link on the main page under "Quick Links." The registration fee is $1,200 per table.

Please direct questions concerning the 2014 OJF to Jim Frizzell at the Career Development Center, 650-725-2831 or jfrizzell@stanford.edu

For Students

Companies attending: to review the list of participating employers, log into your CDC Cardinal Careers account:

If you do not have an account, click the "REGISTER" tab and follow directions.

Stanford Career Fair Plus app

Download the new iPhone or Android app to find out which companies will be attending, and their location within the fair.

Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.careerfairplus.su_ca

iPhone: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/stanford-career-fair-plus/id785252027?mt=8

Frequently Asked Questions

What students are invited to the Job Fair?

All engineering students as well as math, chemistry, physics and biological science majors. Within these majors, all students from freshman to graduate are invited. The only requirement is that the student have a sincere interest in a job: full time, intern, co-op, summer, and/or part time.

How do I know which majors each company is recruiting for?

Upon registration at the Fair, each student receives a program listing all companies, their majors of interest, and a map showing the location of all attending companies. Additionally, students can go to their Cardinal Careers account prior to the fair to search for companies recruiting their specific major.

Should I bring a resume?

Yes! Bring several copies.

How can I get more information about career fairs and what I should do to prepare?

Visit the Career Development Center website. They have helpful information on creating your resume and interviewing.

Is there a dress code?

Though there is no formal dress code, "business casual" is recommended.

Where can I find information about the companies that will attend the Job Fair?

A list of participating employers for the 2014 Job Fair will be available on your Cardinal Careers account.
The program guide for 2014, including company names and table locations, is forthcoming.

Should I research companies that interest me?

Yes. You will impress the recruiters by being knowledgeable about the company's products, plant locations, and opportunities. This information can be found at their Web site.


Friday, January 24, 2014. 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Saturday, January 25, 2014. 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Huang Engineering Center, 475 Via Ortega, Stanford CA 94305
Stanford University: School of Engineering and Career Development Center
Contact Info: 
Jim Frizzell at the Career Development Center, 650-725-2831, jfrizzell@stanford.edu

Last modified Thu, 6 Feb, 2014 at 11:06