2017 Career Fair


The 2017 Annual Meeting Career Center and activities provides the employers with the opportunity to meet and collect resumes from numerous job seekers in a short period of time, early in the meeting, and can schedule and set-up private interviews later in the meeting.

When you participate in the Career Center activities at the Annual Meeting, you will raise 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 workforce. All Career Fair events will be widely advertised, not only to job seekers already signed up in INFORMS Career Center, but also to professionals and students attending the meeting.
Employers participating in the Career Center activities at the 2017 Annual Meeting will be able to:
  • Provide your recruitment materials in a fun and energetic Career Fair-type setting
  • Schedule your own on-site interviews at reserved tables or interview booths
  • Promote your organization and meet highly qualified, diverse candidates


Employer Registration and Payment

Organizations must register with INFORMS to take part in the Career Center activities at the 2017 Annual Meeting. INFORMS will provide a table on which you can display informational material, two or more chairs, and signage for your organization. Special Platinum and Gold packages are also available which include Interview booth or tables, job posting credits, resume subscriptions, and more. Interview tables or booths for 1 to 3 days can also be added. 

Job Seekers

The INFORMS Career Center activities at the Annual Meeting are FREE for individual meeting registrants and are some of our most popular member benefits. Job seekers should register (either active or passive) 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.

Individuals participating in the INFORMS Career Center activities like the Job Fair 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 the over 100 top employers expected to participate
  • Drop off your resume if you are unable to connect in person with certain employers
  • Qualify to have your resume reviewed by veteran INFORMS members

Don’t miss these Career Center Special Events

Career Fair Breakfast and Panel Discussion

By Invitation Only
Sunday, Oct. 22, 7:30 – 9 am

Chair: Warren Hearnes VP, Analytics & Data Sciences
Panelists: TBD

Career Fair: Networking Meet & Greet / Resume Review

All Welcome
Sunday, Oct. 22, 12:00pm – 5pm

Gather materials and make vital connection in a fun and engaging atmosphere. Set-up interviews with employers and have your resume checked by professionals.

Career Fair Employer Reception

Invite Only
Sunday, Oct. 22, 5:30-6:30pm

Employers and recruiters are welcome to unwind and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails following the Career Fair on Sunday. Multiple giveaway items will be raffled during the reception. For tickets and additional details, please contact tom.fink@informs.org.

Thank you to our Sponsor

Career Fair: Interview Days

By Appointment Only
Monday-Wednesday, Oct. 22-25, 9:00am – 5 pm

Meet at the Sunday Career Fair or contact employers prior to the conference to mutually agree to an interview during these conference days.

Academic Job Search Panel

Date, Time, and Location TBA

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

Date, Time, and Location TBA

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 is the largest source of O.R. and analytics jobs and resumes. 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.

Members-Only Benefits:

  • 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 Alerts emails
  • Special Job Posting pricing for member-employers

2017 Career Fair Employers:

Bocconi University
Bryan School University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Caterpillar Inc.
City University of Hong Kong
Deutsche Post DHL Group
Enterprise Systems Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Fairfield University
Ford Motor Company
Hertz Corporation
Llamasoft Inc.
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Navigant Consulting, Inc.
Rotterdam School of Management
SF Technology Co Ltd.
Singapore Management University
Singapore University of Technology and Design
Southwestern University of Finance and Electronics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
The Walt Disney Company
University of Alabama
University of Colorado Boulder, Leeds School of Business
University of Minnesota
University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Industrial & Systems Engineering Department
University of Washington Foster School of Business
Youhualin (Shanghai) Information Technology Co., Ltd.