In an increasingly competitive labor market in student affairs, effective recruiting is more important than it’s ever been.

TPE Career Fairs connect job seekers – from wherever they are – with employers seeking to cultivate talent and support practitioners in sustaining a long-term, meaningful career in student affairs and beyond. It is designed to help employers and job seekers find one another virtually, for jobs that can be done on-site, remote, or hybrid.

For job seekers, having direct access to recruiters and hiring managers to make your pitch and presentation while gathering better insight into what employers are looking for will only make you more informed, confident and effective as a candidate. Effective recruiting can lead to filling vacancies quickly, growth in brand recognition, the ability to attract top talent, and so much more! It is an opportunity for hiring employers to help job seekers better understand your campus, your students, your vision, values, and so much more.

Upcoming Career Fairs

02.07

Spring Virtual Career Fair

February 7, 2024

12PM – 6PM EST

10.23

Fall Virtual Career Fair

October 23, 2024

12PM – 6PM EDT

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The new iteration of The Placement Exchange (TPE) is crucial for our profession as it embraces innovation and adaptability, providing a cutting-edge platform for employers and candidates to connect virtually and in a more accessible format.

Dr. Melvin “Jai” Jackson, Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty Engagement, NC State University

TPE provides so many employment opportunities and candidate resources. It really optimizes your chance for finding a quality work experience.

Randall Williams, Assistant Director of Student Accountability, Vanderbilt University

The low-cost search option of TPE Placement gives you access to so many candidates with the exact experiences you are seeking.

Tierza Watts, Director of the Center for Leadership, Elon University

Adaptation is one of the most important components for survival for any organization. TPE is the adjustment needed to serve our profession and its needs in a way that is sustainable and timely for today’s audience.

Nyerere Tryman, Executive Director, University Housing, Auburn University

On the fence about TPE? Absolutely do it! Take advantage of the amazing resources that TPE provides to enhance your experience.

Randall Williams, Assistant Director of Student Accountability, Vanderbilt University

Participating in the Virtual Career Fair & Placement experience offers a cost-effective, efficient, and flexible way to connect with a diverse talent pool, showcasing your organization's adaptability and innovation while eliminating traditional events' costs and geographical constraints. The virtual format provides access to a global talent pool through an inclusive recruitment approach.

Dr. Melvin “Jai” Jackson, Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty Engagement, NC State University

Candidates will never have unfettered access to this many employers in the same space at the same time. The ROI on your investment of time and energy to participate will be worth it and you may not have to leave your living room!

Nyerere Tryman, Executive Director, University Housing, Auburn University

As someone who has extensively recruited through TPE, there is nothing better than being able to connect with potential job seekers from all across the country and in different places in their career journey.

Dr. Tim Leyson, Associate Director of Housing Operations, Northern Kentucky University

Equity has long been a talking and sticking point in our profession of how we recruit, hire and retain talent. Our field has needed a kickstart to how we move hiring and recruitment forward into the future, TPE is and will continue to be that driving force.

Dr. Tim Leyson, Associate Director of Housing Operations, Northern Kentucky University