Fall 2017 Career & Internship Fair Info for Employers

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Charles E. Smith Center
600 22nd Street, NW (between F and G streets)
Washington, D.C. 20052
IMPORTANT NOTE: Employer entrance will be at the Smith Center's back entrance mid-block on G Street, around the corner from the main entrance. This employer entrance leads directly onto the arena floor.  You can tell the cab or Uber driver to drop you mid-block on G Street between 22nd & 23rd as you will not be able to enter the arena floor thru the main entrance at 600 22nd Street.

PLEASE NOTE: This fair is open to GW students and alumni only.

Fair Timeline

11:00am - 1:00pm - Employer check in and set up *You are not required to arrive at 11am, but please allow sufficient time for setup before the event begins at 1pm
1:00-5:00pm - Fall 2017 Career & Internship Fair
5:00pm - Employer Departure


Please note parking is exceptionally limited on campus as well as in the surrounding neighborhood. Please consider shipping materials in advance. We will accept shipments beginning TBD - see Shipping Ahead and using public transportation on the day of the fair (see Public Transportation below). Additional parking information will be sent to you closer to the day of the fair.

Public Transportation

We strongly encourage the use of public transportation, cabs or a transportation network company (e.g., Uber, Lyft).

The Charles E. Smith Center is located near the Foggy Bottom-GWU Station (Blue and Orange Lines.) The metro station is conveniently located on campus at 23rd & I streets, NW. Turn right out of the metro station and walk 2 blocks east on 23rd Street to G Street. Turn left on G Street and the entrance for employers will be mid-block on the right.

Shipping Ahead

We will accept shipments from September 1, 2017 to September 11, 2017.  Please include the following information on your shipping label:

Charles E. Smith Center for Athletics
600 22nd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052
Hold for Fall Career & Internship Fair-- September 13, 2017
Note: Include Company Name & # of Boxes

Return Shipping

FedEx and UPS will pick up return materials from the Smith Center the day following the event. Return shipping works most efficiently if you bring your own prepaid shipping labels and air bills. We will do our best to make blank air bills available, in which case you will need to know your account number(s) and/or billing information, name of sender and recipient, type of service (i.e., next day, 2nd day, etc.,) and approximate weight of package(s).


Lunch will be provided for registered representatives between 11:45am and 2:30pm with afternoon refreshments from 2:00-5:00pm. If needed, a variety of options are also available for purchase at nearby eateries.

Special Dietary Needs & Special Accommodations

Requests for special dietary needs (e.g., Kosher, vegan, etc.), and for assistance for accommodations must be received on or prior to September 6, 2017.  Please contact us at [email protected] or 202.994.8633.

Registration & Fees

  • Log into your current Handshake profile account OR create an employer profile if you do not have one
  • Click on "Career Fairs" and follow the instructions
  • After you submit your information, you should receive an email confirmation
  • If you do not receive this confirmation, contact [email protected]
  • Reminder: the Fair is open only to GW students and alumni

Registration covers two (2) representatives, table cloth and two chairs and lunches for both.
Nonprofit organizations: $200.00
Government organizations: $350.00
For-profit organizations: $600.00
Extra representative (more than 2): $50.00


Payment is due in full no later than September 13, 2017. Credit card payments are processed weekly and so may not immediately appear on your statement. Checks should be make payable to GW Center for Career Services. Please contact us at [email protected] or 202.99.8633 if you have questions about payment.

Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancellation occurs by August 18, 2017
  • 75% refund if cancellation occures by August 25, 2017
  • 50% refund if cancellation occurs by September 1, 2017
  • 25% refund if cancellation occurs by September 8, 2017
  • No refund after September 8, 2017

Please contact us at [email protected] or 202.994.8633 to determine availability to participate in these opportunities and to further explore these options.  

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If you have questions about our career fairs or events, contact us at [email protected] or 202.994.8633.