Frequently Asked Questions for Employers

Visiting Campus

  • For directions to Rose Hill Campus, please visit Rose Hill Campus.

    The Career Center office is located on the second floor of the McShane Campus Center, between the Rose Hill Gymnasium and Bahoshy and Murphy Fields.

    If you are arriving by car and intend to park in parking garage on-campus, you may park in any spot without a permit. Guests arriving by both car and mass transit will be registered with Campus Safety and will be asked to verify which organization they are representing upon arrival.

    There are Starbucks locations both on-campus and directly across the street from the Webster Avenue Gate at the Metro-North Station. There are dining options available on-campus, including a cafe and dining hall located within the McShane Campus Center.

  • For directions to the Lincoln Center campus, please visit Lincoln Center Campus.

    The Career Center office is located on ground floor of the Gabelli School of Business building, just around the corner from Argo Tea. Please check in with Campus Security for assistance navigating the campus. A representative from the Career Center will meet you upon your arrival.

    Guests arriving by both car and mass transit will be registered with Campus Safety and will be asked to verify which organization they are representing upon arrival.

    There are dining options available on-campus, as well as several dining and drink options available in the Lincoln Center/Columbus Circle area.

Career Fairs

  • We suggest you arrive between thirty minutes to one hour before the start of the fair to have ample time to set up your table. Lunch will be available beginning a half hour before the start of the fair, until one hour before the end of the fair. You will receive your table assignment at the registration table at the fair's location. Name tags, pens, and bottled water will be on your table as well.

  • Rose Hill Career Fairs are located on the 3rd floor of the new McShane Campus building in the Great Hall (Lunch in Room 311). Enter the main doors and take the elevator to level 3 to leads to the Great Hall for employer registration. 

    If you need assistance we will also have in-campus transportation golf carts available from the parking garage to McShane starting a half hour before the beginning of the event.

    Please visit the "Visiting Campus" section above for more information about getting to Rose Hill campus and parking on-campus.

  • Lincoln Center Career Fairs are located in the Lowenstein 12th Lounge. Once arriving through the main entrance, take the first escalator up on your right, followed by an elevator to the 12th floor. Please note that some elevators may only go up to the 11th floor, but a wide staircase is available between the 11th and 12th floors. 

    Please visit the "Visiting Campus" section above for more information about getting to Lincoln Center campus.

  • Please ship any materials in advance to the attention of Natasha DeAlmeida-Atwal, Fordham University Career Center, 441 East Fordham Road, Joseph M. McShane S.J. Campus Center, Room 203, Bronx, NY 10458. We advise you to ship materials so that they arrive no later than 1 week prior to the event. On your boxes, please mark in BOLD LETTERS which Career Fair you are attending. We will bring your materials to your table in the Great Hall on the morning of the fair.

    Please note that Fordham is not responsible for lost items. Please be advised that all employers will be responsible for return shipment of materials for the fair. You must have your FedEx or UPS account number available. Please be sure to make arrangements with your company mail carrier in regards to shipping back materials.

  • Please ship any materials in advance to the attention of Natasha DeAlmeida-Atwal, Fordham University Career Center, 140 W. 62nd Street, Suite G-49 New York, NY 10023. We advise you to ship materials so that they arrive no later than 1 week prior to the event. On your boxes, please mark in BOLD LETTERS which Career Fair you are attending.

    Please note that Fordham is not responsible for lost items. Please be advised that all employers will be responsible for return shipment of materials for the fair. You must have your FedEx or UPS account number available. Please be sure to make arrangements with your company mail carrier in regards to shipping back materials.

  • Payment is due by credit card or by check on or before the day of the fair. Employers will be subject to a late fee should payment not be received by the fair date. You will receive your invoice from an email generated in Handshake.

    To pay by credit card, select ‘credit card’ under payment options in Handshake, then you may pay using the ‘Pay Now’ button on your registration page once you have received your invoice.

    Paying by check via Invoice 

    Please make checks payable to Fordham University Career Center and mail to the following address:

    Fordham University

    Career Center, McShane Campus Center, Room 203

    Attn: Kathlene Mullaney

    441 East Fordham Road

    Bronx, NY 10458

    Please include a copy of your invoice with your check.

  • Should you wish to cancel your registration, employers paying by credit card will receive a refund of 95% of the total amount paid (to cover credit card processing fees that the university incurs) if cancellation occurs at least one week before the fair commences. Employers paying by check will receive a full refund if cancellation occurs at least one week before the fair commences. Should we be notified of cancellation after the one-week time period, no refund will be paid regardless of payment method and registration fees will still be due even if they have not yet been paid.

    Be advised that if payment has not been received by no later than 1 month following the date of the fair, a non-negotiable $50 late fee will be applied to the total amount owed. If the employer fails to submit their payment(s) this may impact your ability to continue to participate in Fordham recruiting.

  • Yes! Employers can elect to add-on one of four marketing options:

    1. Social Media Package: Instagram & Facebook

    2. Social Media Package: TikTok

    3. Brochure Ad

    4. Marketing Bundle

    Additional information regarding package specifics and pricing is available in Handshake on the employer registration page.

  • The registration fee includes two representatives per organization. You may add up to two additional representatives for $25 each. Please notify the Career Center Employer Relations team should you choose to bring additional representatives.

  • Yes! If your organization registers for more than one fair per academic year, you will receive 25% off each registration after your first fair.

Tabling and Information Sessions

  • Both tabling events and information sessions help to build brand awareness on-campus with students. Tabling sessions are conducted in high-traffic areas like student lounges and generate direct conversations with students, while information sessions are in a more formal setting, such as a presentation or networking and Q&A event, where your organization can inform students about company programs, opportunities, and workplace culture.

  • There are no cost or fees for hosting a tabling event or an information session.

  • Employers can request a tabling event at least 1-2 weeks in advance and/or information sessions at least 3-4 weeks in advance on Handshake. To request an event, please follow the steps outlined here:

    Create an Event on Handshake

    Once you create the event, please email Brittany Perez, Employer Relations Specialist | Equity & Inclusion, for further instructions.

  • Tabling events are held in-person at the Rose Hill Campus or at the Lincoln Center Campus. Information sessions can be in-person at Rose Hill Campus or Lincoln Center Campus, virtual, or hybrid.

  • For both types of events, employers may bring printed informational materials like pamphlets or flyers, promotional products, food, and related items.

  • Tabling events are typically held for two to three hours. Information sessions are usually 30 minutes to one hour in length.

  • Yes, you can create your own marketing materials for both events. The Career Center team will also create flyers with QR codes for your event.

  • The Career Center team will promote your event through our newsletters, email blasts, physical flyers, social media, and web presence. Career Counselors will also refer students to your event in counseling appointments.

  • The Career Center team will provide optimal dates and times for your targeted students for each event. You would need to provide the following for information sessions:

    • Date, time, and campus

    • Target audience (ie. Majors, school years, clubs, etc.) 

    • Resources and room layout (ie laptop, click, HDMI/VGA Cable, Projector Screen, other, banquet/lecture,etc.)

    • Food (Optional)

  • Employers can promote their organizations' roles, internships, and full-time and part-time opportunities.