Career Fair

Join us for the 2018 Career Fair! after last year’s incredibly successful sessions, we are happy to provide another opportunity to match qualified candidates to top job positions. Look to hire or looking for a new position? We likely have exactly what you’ve been looking for.

2018 Career Fair & Interview Days

Career Fair & Networking Day: Sunday, November 4; 12-5pm
Interview Days: Monday-Wednesday, November 5-7; 9am-5pm



The 2018 Annual Meeting Career Fair and all related networking activities provide employers with the opportunity to meet and collect resumes from thousands of job seekers on the first day of the meeting. Employers can also choose to schedule and arrange private on-site interviews on the days following Sunday’s Career Fair.

Participation in the Annual Meeting Career Fair 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 workforce. All Career Fair events are widely advertised, not only to job seekers already signed up in INFORMS Career Center, but also to thousands of professionals and students attending the meeting.

Employers participating in 2018 Annual Meeting Career Fair 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 private interview booths
  • Promote your organization and meet highly qualified, diverse candidates
  • Connect with job seekers before the meeting

Employer Registration

All organizations must register with INFORMS to take part in the Career Fair and Interview Days held during the 2018 Annual Meeting. INFORMS provides a table, including signage for your organization, where you can meet with job seekers, and display informational material. You can also reserve Interview tables or booths for 1 to 3 days. Special Diamond and Emerald packages are also available which include Interview booth or tables, job posting credits, resume subscriptions, and more.

View the Employer Registration Form

2018 INFORMS Career Fair Employers

Aarhus University
Angelo State University
AQR Capital Management
Bilkent University – Business Administration
Bilkent University – Industrial Engineering
Bocconi University
Boston College – Carroll School of Management
California State University
Cardinal Operations
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
City University of Hong Kong Systems – Engineering & Management
City University of Hong Kong – School of Data Science
Fairfield University
Ford Motor Company
General Motors
Hertz Corporation
Home Depot
Northern Illinois University
Singapore University of Technology
Tulane University
University of Baltimore
University of California – Irvine
University of Minnesota – Industrial & Systems Engineering
University of Science and Technology, China
University of Washington
University of Washington – Foster School of Business
U.S. Navy
Xi’an Jiaotong University

and more!

Career Fair Event Schedule

Career Fair Breakfast and Panel Discussion
By Invitation Only
Sunday, November 4, 7:30–9am, Hyatt Regency Ballroom CD
Chair: Warren Hearnes VP, Analytics & Data Sciences
Panelists: TBA

Career Fair: Networking Meet & Greet / Resume Review
All Welcome
Sunday, November 4, 12–5pm, Phoenix Convention Center Exhibit Hall 
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, November 4, 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.

Career Fair: Interview Days
By Appointment Only
Monday-Wednesday, November 5-7, 9am–5pm
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 (MC18)
Monday, November 5, 2018, 1:30pm, 128A, North Building
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.
Chair: Warren Hearnes VP, Analytics & Data Sciences
Panelists: TBD

Industry Job Search Panel (MB18)
Monday, November 5, 2018, 11am, 128A, North Building
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.
Chair: Warren Hearnes VP, Analytics & Data Sciences
Panelists: TBD

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 available on Career Resources website
  • Career coaching from Career Experts
  • Monthly Jobs Alerts Emails
  • Special Job Posting pricing for member-employers

For More Information or Assistance Contact:

Tom Fink

Gina Lloyd