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Autumn Careers & Placements Fair: information for employers

Find out further details about attending our Autumn Careers & Placements Fair as an employer.

Event dates & timings

The Autumn Careers & Placements Fair 2020 will be held on Thursday 15 and Friday 16 October as a virtual fair. Thursday will remain the ‘All sectors’ careers and placements day, while Friday will be STEM sector specific.

The fair will run 10am – 5pm, both days. We are now open for bookings which close on Friday 18 September.

Social media: If using Social Media during the event, please use the #bathcareersandplacements20 from September onwards. You can follow the Careers Service on:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter - use #bathcareersandplacements20 to tweet about the Fair

What we offer

Due to Covid-19 and the likelihood of social distancing continuing for the coming months, we have made the decision to run this fair virtually. We would be very happy to send you an Information Sheet so you have more details on how this virtual fair will run.

We expect a wide range of industrial, commercial and public sector employers. Students from all years and degree disciplines will be invited to register for the fair, which will be widely advertised. To attend on the Friday employers must have STEM vacancies. This is in recognition that our Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths students often want to pursue careers in those specialist areas.

Last year the footfall was over 5,500 students over the two days, from the whole range of our degree subjects. Many students, particularly those in the final year, value the opportunity to talk informally to employers. Students seeking 6- or 12-month placements, summer internships and graduate positions are all encouraged to participate.

The fair is an important event in the annual careers programme, and employers find it a useful opportunity to attract high calibre applicants.


Prices available on request.

We also have optional extras:

  • Sponsorship of the fair web page and featured employer status on the App (up to four employers).
  • Employer Banner Adverts on the App.

Cancellation charges apply – please request or see last section of the booking form.

Who to contact

To request an Information Sheet with more details on how the virtual fair will run, along with pricing and a booking form, please contact Victoria Houston, (Careers Fairs Organiser): or

The University of Bath aims to provide accessible venues for events. If you are a representative at a fair and you have any special support needs, please let us know in advance.

Information for employers attending

Further information about how the virtual fair will work and what you need to do to use the App is available.

Go to Information for employers attending our virtual fair


The Fair is proudly sponsored by Seccl, BNP Paribas, TPP and Newton:

Logos of seccl, BNP Paribas, TPP and Newton

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