We are excited to announce that our Spring 2023 Engineering Expo will be held in person on Wednesday, March 1, with the Interview Day to follow on Thursday, March 2. The Expo and Interview Day will be held in the UT Student Union instead of Thompson-Boling Arena. We invite employers to register today via their employer ProConnect account and join us to recruit TCE engineering students for your 2023 positions. Students will need to ensure they have a student ProConnect account to maximize their professional practice experience.
The Engineering Expo is open to ALL engineering majors. Students are highly encouraged to have a ProConnect account prior to attending the March 1 in-person Engineering Expo. Students click here to access your account.
We invite employers to register for our Spring 2023 Engineering Expo. Employers click here to access your account.
Our Engineering Expo is the premier event for recruiting engineering co-op and internship students here on UT’s campus. The Engineering Expo registration fee also includes access to the Interview Day. With our students, we focus on the educational aspects of the co-op and internship process and encourage them to seek positions that match their academic and career goals.
We welcome and appreciate your feedback. Thank you for your support of these events which represent one of the few engineering-only co-op and internship events in the country!
Spring 2023 Engineering Expo
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
1—4:30 p.m.— UT Student Union Ballroom located on the 2nd floor, 1502 Cumberland Ave. Check-in will take place at the entrance to the ballroom.
The Engineering Expo is an open forum where you will see students interested in co-op and internships, as well as some who may still be undecided. Students will visit your booth looking for company information and answers to what they may learn by participating in your organization as an engineering co-op or intern.
The registration fee for the Engineering Expo is $475, which includes one table, two chairs, and participation in Interview Day. Electricity for your booth space may be added for $25. PLEASE remember to add this on your registration if needed.
Please note that due to limited capacity in the ballroom, only one table per employer registration will be allowed this spring.
Interview Day participation includes up to two tables, two chairs, continental breakfast, and lunch.
Thursday, March 2, 2023
8:30 a.m.—4:30p.m.—UT Student Union Ballroom in the UT Student Union, 1502 Cumberland Ave. Check-in will take place at the entrance to the ballroom.
The Interview Day is structured for 30-minute intervals, which allows you to maximize the number of students you can speak with during the day. Please conclude each interview 5-10 minutes before the stated end time to allow students to be on time for their next interviews. We encourage you to let us to pre-select students for your interview schedule. The percentage of pre-selection MUST be chosen during your expo registration in order to allow staff time to add students who meet the criteria.
All interviews must conclude by 4:30 p.m.
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The registration fee for the Engineering Expo is $475, which includes one table, two chairs, and participation in Interview Day. Please note that due to limited capacity in the ballroom, only one table per employer registration will be allowed this spring. Interview Day participation includes up to two tables, two chairs, continental breakfast, and lunch. Electricity for your booth space may be added for $25.
We recognize that circumstances may change. Cancellations made prior to 10 business days before the expo will be fully refunded. Cancellations between 5-10 business days will be refunded at 50%, while no refunds are provided within 5 business days of the expo. As an alternative to a refund, credit toward a future event may be of interest and can be reviewed with the director on a case-by-case basis.
Upon arrival, visit the check-in table and be escorted to your booth area, which includes one 6 foot by 3 feet table and two chairs. Due to space limitations in the ballroom, employers will only be allowed one table per employer registration. It is recommended that the number of attending recruiters be limited to a maximum of four attendees. If you requested power at the time of your expo registration, your employer table will be located along one of the ballroom walls to enable power to be provided to your table. Power is not available to tables located within the interior spaces of the ball room and we will be unable to accommodate a request to add power within 5 business days prior to the expo day.
The Spring 2023 Engineering Expo and Interview Days will be held at UT’s Student Union:
1502 Cumberland Ave
Knoxville, TN 37996
Parking for the Expo and Interview days will be in the C25 lot located on Stephenson Dr which is actually accessed off of Neyland Drive by turning onto Joan Cronan Way. We will have a shuttle to take you back to the Student Union. Please arrive at the Student Union’s Phillip Fulmer Way entrance for employer check-in first if you need to drop any items that need to be brought into the Student Union and to drop off recruiters. Then you will proceed back to the C25 lot and then ride the shuttle to the Student Union. If you do not need to drop off any materials at the student union, you may proceed directly to the C25 lot. You will receive your parking pass from the parking attendant. This is estimated to take 15-20 minutes so please budget for this in your arrive time planning.
The GPS address of the C25 parking lot is:
2323 Stephenson Dr,
Knoxville, TN 37916
Employer check-in starts at 11:00 a.m. in the atrium space outside of the 2nd floor ballroom. Employers needing to drop items off prior to parking may do so at the loading dock entrance located off of Philip Fulmer Way at the East side of the Student Union. Student volunteers will be on hand to assist you during drop off and also in the student union.
Your attendance will be noted in our computer system, varied class presentations, the Tickle College of Engineering’s weekly @TCE e-newsletter, on our website, and on fliers posted throughout the college’s many buildings. Students will use your company website to do research as well.
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Please have all the materials you intend to ship in support of the engineering expo delivered to the Student Union at least two business days prior to the expo:
UT Engineering Professional Practice
Engineering Expo Event
c/o Brian Rodgers, Dock Manager
1502 Cumberland Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996
Items to be shipped MUST be ready for pick-up at 6:00 p.m. Please leave items to be shipped on or by your table. Recruiters must have return shipping labels and are responsible for contacting their shippers for pick-up. Event staff will help you get materials staged for return shipment, and you will be given additional instructions on the day of the expo for the return shipping process.
Shippers to Pick Up Items From:
UT Student Union
1502 Cumberland Ave
Knoxville, TN 37996
Feel free to contact us by phone 865-974-5323 or email email@example.com.