Link Fest 2024 Events

Career Services is hosting our first-ever Link Fest celebration! Link Fest creates meaningful engagement between students and employers, providing valuable opportunities for networking, interaction, and fostering connections that contribute to students' career development. The two-week-long programming for all majors, includes a kick-off, mock interviews, career fair preparation, Handshake profile guidance, professional headshots, a career fair, and a networking event with on-the-spot interviews. We invite all students to take advantage of the opportunity for talent to meet career! 

All Link Fest events are free! More details about each event and registration can be found under 'events' in Tigerlink. (Pre-registration is not required to attend)

Date / Time Event / Location  

March 11, 2024

11 AM - 2 PM

Link Fest Kick-Off

Student Activities Plaza
(Rain Location: University Center Center Atrium)


The festivities kick off in a major way, featuring games, giveaways, and delicious treats that set the tone for the entire Link Fest experience. You can expect Mempops, a selfie booth, and so much more.

March 12, 2024

10 AM - 12 PM

Rock The Mock

University Center River Room

Join Career Services for some fun and speedy mock interviewing tips and practice that will prepare you for the All-Majors Career Fair!

March 13, 2024

10 AM - 1 PM

UC Takeover: Career Fair Prep

University Center Atrium


Career Services is partnering with Alumni to take over the University Center Atrium, during the week of Link Fest, to provide all students with Resume and Networking tips, the do's and don'ts of attending a Career Fair, Professional Dress, and how to leave having made a lasting impression on employers!

March 14, 2024

10 AM - 1 PM

Handshake Hangout

University Center Atrium

Career Services is taking over the University Center Atrium for the second time, during the week of Link Fest, to give all students pointers on using the Handshake app to stand out to employers! On Handshake, it's important to complete your profile, upload a resume/cover letter, and begin connecting with Career professionals especially those specifically seeking to hire a Tiger! Get all your Handshake questions answered, meet Alumni who have successfully found careers, and learn about stepping into the career of your dreams, all in one place!

March 19, 2024

10 AM - 1 PM

Lights, Camera, Career!

University Center Student Involvement Center - Iris Booth


When you post your headshot on job search websites or your LinkedIn profile, you kickstart your career by presenting your personality and showcasing you take your career seriously! Your profile is 14 times more likely to be viewed by an employer on LinkedIn when it has a professional headshot. The Iris Booth is a free tool for all students to take professional headshots in seconds and improve their chances of connecting with top employers in minutes! Meet Career Services at the Iris Booth and take that next step toward branding yourself!

March 20, 2024

10 AM - 3 PM

Spring 2024 All-Majors Career Fair

University Center Ballrooms

Get ready for UofM's largest, university-wide All-Majors Career Fair! Annually, over 100 major organizations recruit at the UofM Campus, hoping to connect with 500+ students from all majors to promote career and internship opportunities!

March 21, 2024

11 am - 1 PM

Mid-Day Meetup

McWherter Library

Following the All-Majors Career Fair, Employers will be open to networking with students in the library, to conduct on-the-spot interviews, enhancing the potential for meaningful connections and recruitment success! Don't miss the chance to close our Link Fest week having become one step closer to finding the next career and internship opportunity!

Spring 2024 Events

Engage with Employers, Career Specialists, and Peers with the many offerings for this semester!

Date / Time Event / Location

February 7, 2024

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Cozy Careers 

Virtual on Zoom (Register for event in Handshake)

February 9, 2024

10 AM - 1 PM

Herff College of Engineering Spring 2024 Career & Internship Fair
(Engineering Majors)

University Center Ballrooms

February 15, 2024

10 AM - 1 PM

Kemmons Wilson School Spring 2024 Career Fair
(Culinary, Hospitality, and Sports Management Majors)

University Center Ballrooms

February 23, 2024

9 AM - 12 PM

Social Work Field Placement Career Fair
(Social Sciences Majors)

University Center Ballrooms

February 28, 2024

11 AM - 2 PM

The Art of Networking: A Career Event
(Communication and Fine Arts Majors)

Rose Theatre

March 14, 2024

10 AM - 1 PM

Health Sciences Career Fair
(Health & Wellness Majors)

R. Brad Martin Student Wellness Center

March 28, 2024

8 AM - 2 PM

Criminal Justice Career Fair
(Social Sciences Majors)

University Center Ballrooms

April 3, 2024

12 PM - 2 PM

Mr. & Ms. UofM - Career Services Panel

University Center Memphis Room

Other Talent Community & Employer-Led Events

To find more information about events hosted within your Talent Community and/or an employer looking to hire #Tiger Talent, please visit the 'events' tab on TigerLink powered by Handshake.