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Recruit Your Future Leaders at NJIT

NJIT’s Division of Career Development Services is your one-stop, centralized connection to students and graduates.  Our recruiting services are designed to help you establish personal connections with qualified and diverse students and graduates. We deliver a highly productive and personalized recruitment experience and also offer connections to valuable NJIT faculty, student organizations, R&D, consulting and training resources.

We meet your recruiting requirements quickly and effectively through virtual and on-campus recruitment programs. 


Highlights of our services include:

Join prestigious companies who regularly recruit at NJIT such as:  Tata Consultancy Services, Crestron Electronics, Inc., AT&T, eClinical Works, Verizon, Schneider Electric,  PSEG, Prudential, Colgate Palmolive, ExxonMobil, FDM Group, Mott MacDonald, FM Global, Intel, JP Morgan Chase, L'Oreal, Maquet,  Turner Construction, United Parcel Service, as well as agencies such as National Security Agency and U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.

Contact us to discuss your specific needs and to learn how easy and effective it is to recruit at NJIT.





Selecting or retaining appropriate schools to include in your college relations program is critically important to companies seeking to increase their return on investment (ROI).  Among the various criteria used by companies to determine which schools best fit its recruitment strategy are curriculum, enrollment, diversity, reputation, and past success. 

To assist organizations in assessing information pertinent to the decision making process, we have compiled and listed information about NJIT programs, students, and graduates. We hope that you find the information useful and that you select NJIT as a target recruitment school.      

NJIT is recognized nationally for its strong academic standards and computing-intensive approach to education. Organizations from every sector and size look to NJIT to identify qualified graduates who make an immediate impact in the work place.  With over 10,000 students majoring in over 90 distinct engineering, computing, science, math, technology, design, and management majors, NJIT is a best source for diverse, high-tech talent. 

As your organization develops its upcoming campus recruiting schedule, we ask that you strongly consider NJIT.  NJIT’s Division of Career Development Services is your one-stop, centralized connection to students and graduates.  


Suggested Accommodations


Best Western Robert Treat Hotel
(15 min from Newark Liberty Airport, 15 minutes walking distance to NJIT, 5 min by car)

50 Park Place
Newark, NJ  07102
800 569-2300 or 973 622-1000


Hilton Gateway Hotel
(At Penn Station -Newark, 15 min from Newark Liberty Airport,15 minutes walking distance to NJIT, 5 min by car)

Gateway Center
Newark, NJ 07102


Hilton Newark Airport
1170 Spring Street
Elizabeth, NJ  07201


Hilton Short Hills
(½ hour ride from downtown Newark on I-78)

41 John F. Kennedy Parkway
Short Hills, NJ 07078
973 379.0100


Comfort Suites
1348 McCarter Highway
Newark, NJ 07104


Hampton Inn & Suites
Newark Riverwalk
​100 Passaic Avenue, 
Harrison, NJ 07029


Marriott Courtyard Newark Downtown
858 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102


Marriott Spring Hill Suites
(This hotel is directly across from the Newark Liberty Airport Mention you would like NJIT rate, 15 minute ride to NJIT.)

652 Route 1 & 9 South
Newark, NJ 07114
973 624-5300


Courtyard By Marriott
(Newark Airport Location,15 minute ride to NJIT)

600 US Hwy No 1&9 South
Newark, NJ 07102
973 643.8500
800 321.2211



Career Fair Agenda/Display Information

Each company's exact table location will be posted online one week before the fair. 

Display Space
Each registered employer is provided two chairs and a single 6’ x 3’ table to display materials. All displays must fit on the six foot table. 

Electric Outlets
Access to tables in proximity to electrical outlet must be requested.  A $75 additional fee is charged.

Extension Cords/Laptops/Audio Presentations
Employers granted table placements near electrical outlets are requested to bring own extension cord of at least 12 feet to ensure connection to the nearest power supply.  We also suggest you bring a back-up battery for any laptop you plan to use.  To facilitate conversation for everyone, audio presentations are not permitted.

Scheduling On-Campus Interviews with Candidates from the Career Fair
As an added service to Career Fair participants, we can assist you in scheduling full or half-day interviews with NJIT students/alumni that you meet at the Fair.  Please contact Casey Hennessey at 973.596.3219 or e-mail chenness@njit.edu to reserve an on-campus recruiting date.  Advantages of on-campus recruiting include:

  • Coordinating your interview schedule
  • ​Broadening your candidate pool
  • Better management of your Career Fair pre-screening process
  • Private interview rooms
Parking Information. 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Parking instructions 
Company Registration/Table Set-up   9:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. NJIT Wellness Center (WEC)
Lunch 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. NJIT Campus Center, Ballroom A & B, 2nd floor
Complete Table Setup
Return to Venue
12:15  - 12:25 p.m. NJIT Wellness Center (WEC)
Career Fair 12:30  - 4:30 p.m. NJIT Wellness Center (WEC)



Directions and Parking for NJIT Career Fair

J&L Parking, 30 Lafayette Street, Newark, NJ 07103

  • Shuttle Vans will run continuously from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. between J&L Parking and NJIT campus.
  • We strongly encourage you to bring materials to J&L Parking. Student Volunteers will be stationed there to help load materials onto shuttle van. 
  • If you have bulky materials to drop off, please first visit the drop off point located at: 173 Warren Street, Newark, NJ and allow an extra 40 minutes.


Career Fairs

NJIT hosts career fairs during the fall and spring semesters. Employers have access to a diverse group of students from a broad range of academic majors and degree levels who are seeking full-time, part-time, co-op, internship and summer positions.

  • Recruit a variety of students and alumni who major in multiple disciplines from New Jersey’s science and technology university
  • Participants consistently rate this event as the best organized career fair with the best hiring outcomes in the NJ/NY metro area
  • Recruit students for co-ops, internships, summer jobs, and near graduates and experienced alumni for full-time opportunities
  • Regular participants include: ADP, Audible, Catalent Pharma Solutions, Colgate-Palmolive, eClinical Works, Deutsche Bank, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Ericsson,  Getinge, Jacobson & Company, Johnson & Johnson, Liberty Science Center, L’Oreal, Merck & Company, Mylan, Parette Somjen Architects, Prudential, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Stryker, TCS, Turner Construction, Verizon, UPS, NAVAIR, other government, and small to medium sized companies.

NJIT Spring 2018 Career Fair
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
12:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Premiering in NJIT's New Wellness and Event Center (WEC)

Registration is now closed.
Should tables become available due to cancellations, we may accommodate organizations recruiting biomedical & chemical engineering majors.
  Please call 973.596-3227 if you have questions.

  • Current CDSlink Employers:
    Please log-in to CDSlink, our job posting system and click on “Events.”
  • New Contacts:
    1. Register to create a free account at CDSlink.
    2. Once your account is approved (daily approval) you will receive an email with log-in information to register under "Events."

 Registration Fees 

Corporate Standard Space- Registration Fee: $700.00 early registration up to December 20, 2017, thereafter $800.00

Fee includes:


  • $75.00 Electrical Outlet (if available)
  • ​$100 for each additional recruiter beyond 2. (Maximum of 4 recruiters per table)


Government/Nonprofit- Registration Fee: $350.00 up to December 20, 2017, thereafter $400.00.

Fee includes:


  • $75.00 Electrical Outlet (if available)
  • ​$100 for each additional recruiter beyond 2. (Maximum of 4 recruiters per table)

Payment and Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be emailed to angel.cruz@njit.edu. Cancellations received after Monday, January 22, 2018 will receive a refund minus $100.00 administrative fee.

No refunds will be made after Friday, February 9, 2018. Please note that submission of an NJIT career fair registration obligates the organization and listed contact representative to be responsible for payment of all listed registration fees.

Registered organizations not attending the career fair are responsible for full payment unless they meet the requirements of the Payment and Cancellation Policy.

Cooperative Education and Internships

NJIT places great value on co-op and internship programs as a means of establishing productive work-based relationships between students and employers.

NJIT supplies cooperative education and internship students for major companies such as AT&T, Johnson & Johnson, MTV Networks, Panasonic, Verizon Wireless, McGraw-Hill, Quest Diagnostics, L’Oreal USA, DOW Chemical, and Liberty Science Center. We also work with hundreds of mid-size, small and start-up businesses.

Cooperative Education Program

The Co-op Program administered through NJIT's Career Development Services(CDS) can boost an organization's productivity and strengthen recruiting efforts. CDS  assists students in identifying career interests and selecting appropriate prospective co-op work assignments. NJIT faculty members review the academic credentials of students as admission criteria. Students are available full- or part-time year round.

NJIT’s co-op program is academically integrated with faculty supervision and employer evaluations as important components of a high-quality learning and work experience. Each year some 400 students work at corporations, government agencies, nonprofit groups and research organizations nationwide.

Program Features

  • An established, university wide, academically integrated program involving students and faculty advisors to ensure quality workplace experiences
  • A full time Career Development Services staff dedicated to assisting students and employers in meeting their objectives
  • A centralized database of available students and employer work opportunities
  • Interview scheduling and coordination

Co-op Work Cycles

  • Spring: January through May
  • Summer: May through August
  • Fall: June, July or August through December

All co-op students can work on full time schedules (35-40/hours/week) and some majors can work part-time, usually 20-25/hours/week.

Employer Participation Requirements

Co-op employers must submit a job description, designate an immediate supervisor, and have a safe work environment.  All co-op students receive compensation, and work supervisors provide feedback on each student’s performance.In addition, there may be an on-site visit or phone conference by the faculty co-op advisor at the mid-point of the co-op work experience.

Sample Co-op Work Assignments

Computer Science / Engineering
  • Software Development
  • Quality Assurance
  • Database Development
  • Systems Analysis
  • Web Development
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Forecasting
  • MIS Development
  • Technical Report Writing
  • LAN Administration
  • Occupational Health & Safety Coordination
  • Production Scheduling
  • Computer Network Assistant
  • CAD
  • Product Design
  • Manufacturing Processes Analysis
  • Site Inspection
  • Project Management
  • Environmental Compliance Coordination
  • Model Making
  • Drawing
  • CAD Documentation
  • Housing Coordination
  • Blueprint Coordination
  • Construction Inspection


College of Science and Liberal Arts
  • Actuarial Science Trainee
  • Technical Report Writer
  • Pre-law Research Assistant
  • Digital Production Co-op

Internships at NJIT are work experiences that are related to a student’s major and occupational interest and provide a learning experience.  Work assignments vary in length, and most often coincide with a semester or the summer.  Most students seek paid internships and co-op assignments. Typically Employers offering unpaid internships are strongly encouraged to provide a stipend.  There is typically no formal faculty involvement in an internship, although a student may choose to consult a faculty member for advice and perspective on the work assignment. Please submit internship descriptions via your CDSlink account.

Organizations seeking to post unpaid internships should be familiar with NJIT Unpaid Internship Guidelines and the U.S. Department of Labor requirements to ensure that their company meets the test for hiring an unpaid intern. 



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