Date: August 27, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EAT)
In partnership with
Dereja Academy Graduates
Bahir Dar University
Arba Minch University
Debre Birhan University
Addis Ababa University
St. Mary's University
Addis Ababa Science and Technology University
About the Virtual Career Fair
For the past two years Dereja has organized an annual career expo, to link employers with top fresh talent coming out of university. This year, the expo virtual! We linked over 6,000 graduates with employment opportunities to day, but with this virtual approach we want to double our numbers and connect over 20,000 candidates with 100 employers. Don’t miss this opportunity and register now, below.
Are you a 2020 graduating student?
Attend the Virtual Job fair from the comfort of your home using your laptop and meet over 100 organizations online.
- Network online with potential employers
- Share your CV with dozens of recruiters
- Browse exhibitors and access companies' vacancy information
- Attend various career building webinars
- Meet with fellow graduates online
Are you an employer?
Meet over 5,000 top graduates, trained and ready for the job market, and 500 Dereja Academy graduating fellowsLearn more about Dereja Academy
- No travel and hotel costs, save time and money
- Chat online with fresh graduates
- Post your entry level jobs and internships
- Stay connected with other HR professionals
- Attend valuable HR virtual-conferences
Who Should Attend?
Graduates of the Class of 2020 looking to kick-off their professional career on the right foot.
Why you should attend?
Through this expo candidates will have the opportunity to network with employers as well as peers within their field.
- Explore employer information and opportunities to find your best career fit.
- Gain a competitive advantage to other applicants by networking with the very recruiters that will review your application materials.
How it works
Register using your personal email, through the Register Now link, seen above. You will be asked to build your profile and upload your resume. On the date of the expo, July 30th, you will log in, join the event, visit employer booths, network with peers and recruiters, and apply to positions that you feel best match your skills. Similar to a career fair you will have the opportunity to request one-on-one chats with recruiters.
During these conversations please be prepared to provide highlights of your resume, your career goals and to ask questions about the company. Following each chat with a recruiter, you can select additional employers to engage with until the career fair is over. Care to take a break? You will also have the opportunity to attend professional skill building webinars lead by our very own Dereja trainers.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is this event for?
The Virtual Career Fair is for fresh graduate students and companies in Ethiopia. This online event is designed to connect fresh graduates with companies who are interested in hiring for entry level jobs or internships.
As a student, who will I be able to chat with?
Interact with employers/recruiters and have the option to connect online through chat and video conference. Availability varies by employer.
Is a webcam required?
No, but we would recommend you to be ready for an video interview. Some employers may have the ability to request a video chat, however it is not required in order to participate.
Is this a hiring event?
You will be able to apply for jobs and internships posted. This event is an opportunity to meet, network, and ask a recruiter specific questions about topics such as current open positions and company culture.
How do I login on the day-of the virtual career
Your login details will be emailed to you ahead of the event. You can use these details to access the online event.
Is there a cost to participate?
No, there is no registration fee to attend the Virtual Career Fair.
Who do I contact if I have troubleshooting issues on
the day of the event?
Contact email@example.com via email for any technical assistance.
Where will the event be held?
This is an online event. You do not have to commute to any specific location. You can participate anywhere that you have Internet access. The event is accessible from desktop, mobile and tablet devices.
What can I do at the Virtual Career Event?
- Get information about careers and job opportunities
- Interact with recruiters
- Explore open positions
- Apply online to available job opportunities
- Attend virtual career webinars
- Network and chat online with other professionals or students
Will I be able to take away information or brochures
from the event?
Yes. Like any physical event, you will have the option to access company’s brochures. You can download and add all of the documents available to your online swag bag in your account, and then email them to yourself.
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