College of Agricultural & Life Sciences, School of Business, School of Human Ecology, College of Letters & Science

Event Details

Spring 2020 Career and Internship Fair 

Event Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Location: Kohl Center, Madison, WI
Event Schedule:
Employer Check-In and Set-up: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. (Please enter through our main entrance, GATE A, facing Dayton Street).

Employer Dinner Buffet: 3:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Event Time: 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Sample KohlCenterMapSpringFair(BothFloors)Kohl Center Floor Plan

Only recruiting Engineering students? Please consider attended the UW-Madison Engineering Career Connection.

Hotel Room Blocks are available at the following hotels.

Hampton Inn & Suites – Downtown
440 W Johnson St | 608.255.0360 | 

Guests can book by calling our front desk at (608) 255-0360 and mentioning the UW Career fair or they can book using the following link

Double Tree (Hilton)
525 W. Johnson St. | 608.251.5511 | shuttle available  |  

Guests can book by calling the front desk and mentioning the UW Career fair or they can book using the following link 


Best Western Plus Inntowner   Contact Director of Sales & Marketing, Karen Warner, 608.233.8778
2424 University Ave. | 608.233.8778 | shuttle available |

Additional Lodging
Fluno Center | 601 University Ave. | 608.441.7220
Union South Hotel | 1308 W. Dayton St. | 608.263.2600
Graduate Hotel | 601 Langdon St. | 608.257.4391

Wisconsin Expo is conducting shipping support. Shipping information and Paper Service Kit UW Madison Spring Career Fair is attached.

Please click on the link, fill out and send completed form to organize inbound and outbound shipping needs.

Wisconsin Expo, Inc. handles the freight for this event as Advanced to Warehouse is your only option.
You have from Monday January 6th until Wednesday, January 29, 2020 to send your freight to:
Exhibitor’s Name and Booth #
c/o Wisconsin Expo, Inc.
N113 W18750 Carnegie Drive
Germantown, WI 53022

“If you are shipping freight to our Warehouse, you MUST send us completed Advanced freight form (page 2), along with your completed Payment Authorization form (page 6). If we receive freight at our warehouse and have not received payment before the show sets on Tuesday February 4, 2020, your freight will not be delivered to your table until payment is finalized.”


On-campus hourly parking is available in our public parking lots. Visitors can take a ticket upon arrival at the gate of available on-campus parking lots and pay with credit card at the gate with your ticket when exiting. Advance permits are highly encouraged due to limited parking availability.

Advance permits: please fill out the form from Transportation Services – Special Events:
Note: you must request advance permits at least three weeks prior to the event due to processing and mailing. There will still be parking in UW and City of Madison lots the day of the event but we cannot guarantee convenient proximity to the Kohl Center.
On the form make sure parking staff know this is for:  CAREER & INTERNSHIP FAIR

Full Public Parking Map (Click on the “P” icons to view up-to-the-minute spot availability for each parking garage:

Recommended Parking Lots:
Lot 46 – Lake and Johnson Ramp (301 N. Lake Street)
Lot 83 – Fluno Center Garage (314 N. Frances Street)
Lot 29 – North Park Street Ramp (21 N. Park Street)
City of Madison State Street Garage (415 N. Lake Street)

In an effort to create an elevated personal experience and high level of availability  for our employers, staff members will be stationed throughout the venue to provide information or answer questions wearing

 “UW-Madison Apparel and University issued nametags” (STAFF/VOLUNTEER)

LOAD IN / LOAD OUT TEAM: Volunteer student groups will be on site to meet employers who need assistance carrying items into the venue before and after the Fair. Covered meters located on N. Francis Street (east side of Kohl Center) will serve as a drop-off loading zone.

Student volunteers will be located on the corner of Dayton and N. Francis St., Loading Zone and inside Gate A.

WELCOME TEAM: We don’t want the interaction to stop at Employer Registration (Gate A). Members from career services will be around to check-in with you before and after the fair once you have made it to your table.

EMPLOYER SERVICES TABLES: Need assistance and you don’t see a RED shirt? Try our Employer Service Tables. An employer service table will be located on each level by the elevators (near Sections 121 and 221).


Table location will be assigned based on time of company registration on a first-come, first-serve basis. We encourage employers to sign up at their earliest convenience.

A $75 late fee will be added for organizations registering on or after January 21.

Specific requests for table locations can only be honored for those who are registered Corporate Partners as part of agreements outlined in each College’s employer partnership/sponsorship program.

At this time, registration for non-corporate partners is limited to 1 table, due to space constraints. If you wish to add a 2nd table (at full price), please indicate that in your registration, and we will add you to a wait list.


In the event you are unable to make the Fair the following cancellation policy applies for the Spring 2020 Career & Internship Fair:
Full Refund:  Before January 21
No Refund:  On or after January 21