Career Fair

28th Annual UP SWE Engineering & Science Career Fair

What: 28th Annual SWE Engineering & Computer Science Career Fair
When: February 21, 2014   1:00-4:00
Where:  Shiley Hall
University of Portland
5000 N Willamette Blvd.
Portland, OR 97203


About the Career Fair

For the past twenty seven years, the student chapter of the Society of Women Engineers at the University of Portland has hosted the engineering and science career fair for students and alumni.  Recruiters have an opportunity to meet students and alumni with majors in science and technical fields including mechanical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, engineering management, computer science, math, physics, chemistry, and biology.


The Engineering & Science Career Fair provides employers with the opportunity to:

  • Recruit permanent employees from among the finest engineering and science undergraduates in Oregon
  • Meet highly qualified and enthusiastic candidates for full-time, part-time, and internship opportunities
  • Select potential candidates for interviews

Employers who attended in previous years were very pleased with the fair:

  • “We met a lot of great candidates.  We were very impressed with the quality of students we spoke to.  Also, we thought the length of the fair was perfect and the setup was nice.”
  • “The students were well prepared, asked excellent questions, and were focused on what they wanted to do.”
  • “I think the UP SWE chapter hosts a great event! I’ve been attending the event for 6 years and the new venue was a nice change of pace. All attending UP students, whether seeking internships or full time employment, are always well prepared and engaging.”
  • “I was impressed by the professionalism of the students we met and by how prepared they were to talk with us.”



About the University of Portland 

The University of Portland is a private Catholic university located in Portland, Oregon with a student body of over 3,000 undergraduates and over 500 graduate students.

Science, engineering, and other technical majors receive an education rooted in rigorous scientific and technical courses.  As a result, students are well-rounded, analytical problem solvers with excellent communication and reasoning skills.




Directions and Logistics

Directions to the University of Portland

University of Portland Campus Map

Parking on the day of the event is free. Please see the map for parking lots which are located right next to the Chiles Center.

List of Companies Attending Career Fair:



Automatic Data Processing (ADP)



CrowdCompass by Cvent

Electro Scientific Industries (ESI)


Fast Enterprises

FM Global Insurance


Harris Group Inc.



Hewlett Packard (HP)

Jacobs Engineering

Kaiser Permanente

Mentor Graphics

Micron Technology

Murray, Smith & Associates, Inc

NACCO Materials Handling Group

Nalco Company

Parsons Brinckerhoff

Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & IMF

Portland General Electric (PGE)

Puppet Labs



Sherwin Williams – Purdy


Skanska USA Inc.



U.S Bureau of Reclamation

US Army Corps of Engineers Hydroelectric

US Navy

U.S Department of State: Bureau of Diplomatic Security 


Here’s a link to What types of Employees the Companies are looking for:

2014 SWE Career Fair Registered Employers_Types of Candidates


Contact the Coordinators of the Fair:

Rose Harber