INFORMS Career Center holds its 2014 Annual Meeting Job Fair Activities November 9-12 in San Francisco, California.
The Annual Meeting Job Fair and activities held on Sunday, November 9 through 12, provides the opportunity to meet and collect resumes from many job seekers in a short period of time early in the meeting and the ability to set up private interviews later in the meeting.
Participation in the Career Center activities at the Annual Meeting raises the visibility of your organization with meeting participants, who span the gamut of interested job seekers from highly seasoned professionals in the academic or industrial space to freshly minted PhD's and masters students just entering the work force. These events will be broadly advertised, not only to job seekers already signed up in INFORMS Career Center, but also to professionals and students attending the meeting.
As an employer participating in the Career Center activities at the Annual Meeting you will be able to:
- Provide your recruitment materials in a fun and energetic Career Fair-type setting
- Arrange on-site interviews at reserved tables or interview booths
- Find the professionals you need at all levels from seasoned to entry level - over 4,000 are expected to attend
Registration and Payment
Organizations must have registered through the INFORMS Career Center to take part in the Career Center activities at the Annual Meeting. We will provide a table on which you can display informational material, two or more chairs, and signage for your organization. Employers can register online through the INFORMS Career Center or click here for the Career Center registration form for employers.
Job Seekers (either active or passive)
The INFORMS Career Center activities at the Annual Meeting are FREE for individual meeting registrants and they are some of our most popular member benefits. Job seekers should register in INFORMS Career Center so employers will know you are attending. Be sure to post your resume or anonymous career profile that will lead employers to you! Job seekers should review Career Center Resources prior to attending the job fair to make sure your resume and interviewing skills are in tip top shape.
As an individual participating in the INFORMS Career Center activities like the Job Fair at the Annual Meeting you will be able to:
- Gather materials and make vital connections in a fun and energetic Career Fair-type setting
- Meet one-on-one with representatives of top employers who need you
- Research the files of from 70-80 top employers expected participate
- Drop your resume off if you are unable to connect in person with certain employers
- Qualify to have your resume reviewed by veteran INFORMS members
Get yourself on the right track after the meeting with the INFORMS great new Career Center.
Don’t miss these Career Center special events
Job Fair Breakfast and Panel Discussion
BY INVITATION ONLY
Sunday, Nov. 9, 7:30 – 9 am
Chair: Neil Geismar, Texas A&M University;
Panelists: Neil Biehn, PhD, Vice President of Science and Research at PROS Holdings, Inc. and Bala Shetty, Mays Business School of Texas A&M University, Executive Associate Dean, Paula and Steve Letbetter ’70 Chair in Business
Job Fair Meet & Greet
Sunday, Nov. 9, 12:00pm – 5 pm
Gather materials and make vital connection in a fun and engaging atmosphere. Set up interviews with employers and have your resume checked by professionals.
Academic Job Search Panel
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 11 am – 12:30 pm; Parc-Magnin 2
Chair: Pelin Pekgun, University of South Carolina
Panelists: Mor Armony, New York University; Margaret Brandeau, Stanford University; Mark Daskin, University of Michigan; Beril Toktay, Georgia Tech; Garrett van Ryzin, Columbia University
This panel discusses the academic interview process and do’s and don’ts associated with the job search. In addition to comments by current and former search chairs, time will be provided for questions and answers.
Industry Job Search Panel
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 1:30 – 3:00 pm; Parc-Magnin2
Chair: Anne Robinson, Verizon Wireless
This panel discusses the industry interview process and do’s and don’ts associated with the job search. In addition to comment from current and former recruiters, time will be provided for questions and answers.
About INFORMS Career Center
INFORMS Career Center (ICC) is the largest source of operations research and analytics jobs and résumés. It's where job seekers go to land the right job in academia or industry and where employers post their jobs and search our resume database for qualified candidates.
* View newest jobs first before we open the listing to all
* Post your Career Profile for free
* Member resumes rise to the top in employer resume searches
* Content Library on Career Resources website
* Career coaching from Career Experts
* Monthly jobs email
* Special pricing for member-employers