Packaging Career | February 26, 2019

The Packaging Career Fair is a unique recruiting event for companies interested in connecting with students from Cal Poly’s prestigious Industrial Technology and Packaging program and related majors. Whether you are looking for an internship or full-time career in the packaging industry, you don’t want to miss this opportunity to network and engage with companies, learn about their employment opportunities, culture and be considered for optional next-day interviews. Business attire is suggested.

Prepare for the career fair with networking advice, resume and cover letter workshops, and participate in mock interviews-all offered by Career Services. Whether you are in your first year and just want to explore and see how it all works, or if you are about to graduate and need a full-time position-this event is for you!

  • Attend the open forum to connect with 70+ companies and organizations from industries across the board will be present.
  • Representatives from each organization have their own booths set up to chat with you.
  • Dress to impress in your best business casual attire. Not sure what that looks like? Connect with your Career Counselor or like us on Facebook for tips.
  • Prepare, prepare, prepare. That is the key to success. Research the companies you are interested in, get your resume in its best shape and bring multiple copies, and practice your elevator speech. See how Career Services can support you in your preparation by calling at (805) 756-2501 ext. 1.

How to do your research
Maximize your event attendance by researching participating employers in advance. Access online employer profiles through MustangJOBS to view available positions, majors recruited, key stats, and more. Using MustangJOBS you are able to submit your resume to attending employers with a click.

Online registration begins on December 6, 2018.
The list of attending employers and the positions that they are recruiting are available on Handshake/MustangJOBS starting on January 2019. Please note that the list will be continually updated up until the days of the Career Fair. View on Handshake/MustangJobs.

Event Details

Tuesday, February 26
Network with students: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Wednesday, February 27
Interviews by invitation (optional): 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Location: Chumash Auditorium, Julian A. McPhee University Union, Building 65, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, California

Registration fees: $800 per table | non-profit fee: $300 per table

Organized by: Cal Poly Packaging Program

Contact: or 805-756-2501 ext. 1 if you have any questions.

More information for companies here