Career Fair & Career Fair Prep

The NSBE Annual Convention Career Fair connects more than 300 companies, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations with thousands of highly qualified, motivated Black engineering students. The Career Fair also includes higher education institutions and other academic organizations, providing them with the ideal venue to recruit students for graduate and undergraduate engineering programs and present information about fellowship and/or research opportunities.

With thousands of enthusiastic participants, this event provides the perfect opportunity for employers from a wide range of industries to meet with the best and the brightest prospective employees for engineering and other STEM-related fields. Whether you’re looking for interns, recent graduates or experienced engineers, you’ll find them at the NSBE Career Fair. Click here to see who’s coming to #NSBE49!

Career Fair Hours

Thursday, March 23
10:00–11:00 a.m. CST *APEx Hour
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. CST

Friday, March 24
10:00–11:00 a.m. CST *APEx and Senators Hour
11:00 a.m.–4:00** p.m. CST

NSBE Career Center

Prepare for the 49th Annual Convention Career Fair today! National partners and exhibitors are pre-screening resumes now to select top talent to interview in Kansas City.

We encourage you to visit the NSBE Career Center today, upload your resume and indicate that you are attending the 49th Annual Convention by selecting the Attending NSBE 49th Annual Conference filter.

NSBE Job SEEKER Walk Through Video

Click here to view the Job SEEKER “How To” navigation video. The NSBE Job Seeker Career Center navigation manual is attached for your review.

Career Fair Prep Center Brought to you by Honeywell

NSBE’s Career Fair Prep Center is the first stop NSBE job seekers make before entering the Career Fair. This is a great way to ensure a successful Convention experience for a sponsoring organization and job seekers. This high-traffic area focuses on essential career prep services, such as resume review, resume printing, mock interviews, professional consulting, application station and career prep chats. Be sure to stop by to maximize your #NSBE49 experience.

For a list of FAQs, please visit

Career Fair Prep Center Hours

Wednesday, March 22
12:00–5:00 p.m. CST

Thursday, March 23
8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. CST

Friday, March 24
8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. CST

Hospitality Suites

Hospitality Suites are a perfect way to meet prospective candidates in a more relaxed, non-competitive, and informal setting. Offering refreshments, giveaways, informal networking, and fun environments, the suites provide unique opportunities to connect with new colleagues and potential employers in a relaxed space. Each suite has its own entertainment and brings something exciting to the table. They are not to be missed!

*Please note that access to some suites may be by invitation only

Career Engineer Networking Suites

Career Engineer Networking (CEN) Suites are a perfect way to meet with recruiters looking for experienced graduate students and technical professionals in a more intimate setting.