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The 2020 Design Illinios Career Fair connects you with emerging graphic, industrial, and UI/UX designers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. For your company to attend this event, please register by Monday, January 27, 2020. During the Career Fair, employers will have the opportunity to begin discussions with 100+ undergraduate and graduate designers ready to be hired in internships or entry-level postions. Due to the generosity of Knoll, there are no fees associated with participating. 

The day will begin with a welcome at 8:45 a.m., followed by 20-minute interviews from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. You will be interviewing students of your choice, and additionally, there will be time built into your schedule to allow students interested in your company to meet with you. 

You will be given access to student resumes and portfolios/work samples by January 18 and will be able to request interviews with individual students. To give students time to prepare for their interviews, please email job descriptions no later than January 27 to Should you want to advertise a position on the University of Illinois’ Career Services platform, visit Handshake@Illinois. If you have questions, email me at

On behalf of the Graphic Design and Industrial Design programs at the University of Illinois, I thank you and look forward to seeing you at Knoll!


Julie Rundell
Assistant Director for Career Services
College of Fine and Applied Arts
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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