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Engineering Expo

Engineering Expo

We are excited to announce that our Fall 2022 Engineering Expo will be held in person on Tuesday, September 20, with the Interview Day to follow on Wednesday, September 21. 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.

Students

The Engineering Expo is open to ALL engineering majors. Students are highly encouraged to have a ProConnect account prior to attending the September 20 in-person Engineering Expo. Students click here to access your account.

Employers

We invite employers to register for our Fall 2022 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!


Schedule

Fall 2022 Engineering Expo

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
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.


Interview Day

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
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. A 60-minute schedule is available if you need more than 30 minutes. 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 may be chosen during your expo registration. If you require a different schedule, please contact us as soon as possible.

All interviews must conclude by 4:30 p.m.


Important Information

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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. The tables will be 6 feet wide but only 1.5 feet deep, so you may need a smaller footprint for your tabletop display. 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. Cancelations made prior to 10 business days before the expo will be fully refunded. Cancelations 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 8 foot by 3 feet table and two chairs. For the spring expo 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 Fall 2022 Engineering Expo and Interview Days will be held at UT’s Student Union:
https://studentunion.utk.edu/

1502 Cumberland Ave
Knoxville, TN 37996

Parking will be available in the Volunteer Hall garage located on White Ave: https://studentunion.utk.edu/visitor-parking/. If this lot is full when you arrive you will be directed to the Terrace Street (G17) parking garage. From either lot, it is a short 5-8 minute walk to the student union.

Your parking permit for this garage is included in your expo registration fee.

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 arena.

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.

Various hotels close to UT’s campus may be searched for here: https://www.visitknoxville.com/hotels/

Please have all the materials you intend to ship in support of the engineering expo delivered to the Student Union at least one business day prior to the expo:

UT Engineering Professional Practice
Engineering Expo Event
c/o Brian Rodgers, Dock Manager
Student Union
1502 Cumberland Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996

Return Shipping MUST be removed from the Student Union no later than 6:00 p.m. on the day of the Expo. 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 coop@utk.edu.

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