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Open the door to new career prospects at the 2021 Annual Meeting Career Fair! Participants can take advantage of dozens of opportunities to interview for O.R., analytics, and data science positions with top organizations in academia and industry (both national and international).

Although the in-person and virtual options both provide excellent opportunities to connect with employers, those who can are encouraged to attend both experiences to maximize their chances to find that perfect role. Note: You must attend the 2021 INFORMS Annual Meeting to register for the in-person event (or to attend both). 

Attend as in person INFORMS Member In-Person Event

October 24–26, Sunday-Tuesday, 9am–5pm
Anaheim, California

Interviews: Mon., 10/25, and Tues., 10/26, 9am–5pm

attend as a virtual member Virtual Event

October 20, Wednesday, 9am–5pm EDT
Online

I want to attend In-Person

I want to attend Virtually

I want to attend both experiences

Use the buttons above to take you to the information you need depending on your desired Career Fair experience.

Employers You Could Meet With:

In-person Career Fair Employers

Benson Hill
BNSF Railways
California State University, Dominguez Hills
California State University, Sacramento
Carnegie Mellon University
Convoy
CSX
Federal Express
Flexport
Nordstrom
Optilogic
Penn State Great Valley
Sigopt
Texas Tech University
The University of Baltimore
University of Missouri, St. Louis
University of South Florida
University of Southern California – Daniel J Epstein Dept. of Industrial & Systems Engineering
University of Virginia, Dept. of Engineering Systems and Environment
US Air Force Civilian Service
US Naval Academy
Walt Disney Company
Wayfair

Virtual Career Fair Employers

American Airlines
Apple
Benson Hill
Bilkent University
California State University, Dominguez Hills
California State University, Sacramento
Catalina
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Dept. of Systems Engineering & Engineering Mgmt.
Dematic
Discover Financial Services
Edward Jones
ExxonMobil
Facebook
Federal Express
Flexport
Ford Motor Company
Google
Intel
Komatsu Mining Technology
National Security Agency (NSA)
NEOMA Business School
Nordstrom
Rand Corporation
Schneider National
School of Management and Economics, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
Syngenta
Tecnológico de Monterrey
Texas Tech University
The Institute for Defense Analyses
The University of Baltimore
T-Mobile
United Airlines
University of Exeter
University of Miami, College of Engineering
University of Missouri, St. Louis
University of Scranton
University of Southern California – Daniel J Epstein Dept. of Industrial & Systems Engineering
University of Texas at El Paso
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
University of Virginia, Dept. of Engineering Systems and Environment
Walt Disney Company
Wayfair

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Attending Both

In-Person Career Fair

The in-person event begins with a formal Career Fair from 11am to 5pm on Sunday, October 24. After employers and jobseekers have had a chance to network and exchange information, we will be holding two interview days on Monday, October 25, and Tuesday, October 26, from 9am to 5pm.

If you plan on attending in-person, please create a profile on the INFORMS Career Center and upload a current copy of your resume. Employers will be able to see these materials in advance of the Career Fair, and doing so increases your chances of being selected for an interview on Monday or Tuesday. 

To register, please consult the information below. 

You must register for the 2021 INFORMS Annual Meeting to attend the in-person Career Fair in Anaheim.  You can go here to register for the Annual Meeting. Once you are registered to attend the Annual Meeting, be sure to create or update your Career Center profile. Next, select “Attend This Event” on the Career Center event site so participating employers can find you and potentially schedule interviews. Go here to see the Career Center event.

Virtual Career Fair

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, last year’s Annual Meeting Career Fair took place in an entirely virtual setting. Despite this change, the event was highly successful and INFORMS is happy to host another virtual event in the leadup to the 2021 Annual Meeting. 

Attendees of the virtual Career Fair will be able to:

  • Gather information and make vital connections via interactive employer booths
  • View open jobs and connect with employers
  • Learn about the companies and their opportunities through Public Chat
  • Research the files of the employers who participate
  • Upload your resume for the job openings that meet your qualifications
  • Request private chats to connect with recruiters

Registration for the event is FREE but you must pre-register. Please go here for more information and to register for the Virtual Career Fair.

Both In-Person and Virtual Career Fairs

Those who register for both in-person and virtual options will have the ability to gather information, make connections, and chat with and be seen by organizations in advance of the in-person event. 

In-Person Experience

The in-person event begins with a formal Career Fair from 11am to 5pm on Sunday, October 24. After employers and jobseekers have had a chance to network and exchange information, we will be holding two interview days on Monday, October 25, and Tuesday, October 26, from 9am to 5pm.

Virtual Experience

Attendees of the virtual Career Fair will be able to:

  • Gather information and make vital connections via interactive employer booths
  • View open jobs and connect with employers
  • Learn about the companies and their opportunities through Public Chat
  • Research the files of the employers who participate
  • Upload your resume for the job openings that meet your qualifications
  • Request private chats to connect with recruiters

To register for both options, follow the steps below.  

  1. You must register for the 2021 INFORMS Annual Meeting to attend the in-person Career Fair in Anaheim.  Go here to register for the Annual Meeting.
  2. Once you are registered to attend the Annual Meeting, be sure to create or update your Career Center profile with a recent copy of your resume. Plus, select “Attend This Event” on the Career Center event site so participating employers can find you and potentially schedule interviews. Go here to participate in the Career Center event
  3. Registration for the virtual event is FREE but you must pre-register. Go here for more information and to register for the virtual event.

Virtual Career Fair Events

Industry Job Search Panel (VTB78)

Tuesday, October 26, 7:45–9:15am PDT

Virtual – Virtual Room 78

Academic Job Search Panel (VTA78)

Tuesday, October 26, 6–7:30am PDT

Virtual – Virtual Room 78