Office of Career Planning and Development Employer Recruitment

Fisk University welcomes all employersuniversities, and alumni to participate in on-campus recruitmentIf your organization would like to post open positions or recruit on campus, please access Bulldog Career Connect with the link below.

    • Your company’s participation in the On-Campus Recruitment Programs begins with your registration in Bulldog CareerConnect. **If you would like to post job/internship postings, you must register your company. 

 

    • New user? To register with Bulldog CareerConnect, visit our webpage at https://app.purplebriefcase.com/pb/account/login?s=Fisk. Press New Employer to create an account. Registered user? Enter your username and password and click Submit. Forgot password? Click on the “Forgot your password” tab to have it reset.

Job Postings should include the following:

  • Company contact information is included on the website and there is a physical address and organization description included.
  • A phone number and email address.
  • A detailed company profile is required.

When posting positions, please do not include the following:

  • Do not include work for individuals (personal assistants) or in private homes.
  • Do not include positions that pay in cash.
  • Do not ask students for account numbers or personal banking information.
  • Do not share jobs/internships that require out-of-pocket expenses for start-up or during the duration of the opportunity.
  • Do not post positions that are in the adult entertainment industry, escort services, presentation modeling or anything associated with alcohol or drugs, etc.
  • Do not post positions that require employees to provide funds for supervisors or other company representatives.
  • Do not include positions that cannot be linked to a website or contact.

To view the 2021 Recruitment Calendar click on this link:  Fisk University OCPD Recruitment Dates- Fall 2021

To view our 2021 - 2022 OCPD Sponsorship Packet please click here

Recruitment Opportunities

In lieu of Covid and ongoing travel restrictions with employers, the Fisk University Career and graduate school Expos have been moved to a virtual platform this year.

Employers will first need to register through our Bulldog CareerConnect platform if you have not already done so. After you register, I will send you the Zoom link for your respective day. Each representative will need to register as well.

Below you will find the dates, targeted majors, and costs associated for each day:

The cost per expo:

Employers: $200.00, Universities/Colleges: $150 Non-profits: $100.00. There is a discount if your company prefers to attend both days. Please reach out to our office to receive the discount. If you want to have additional representatives (more than 2) an additional $25.00 is required per representative.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 (2-5 pm): School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Business; Graduate Schools 

  • Targeted Majors include: Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Science, Business: Accounting, Financial Economics, Management, and International Business

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 (2-5 pm): School of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences; Graduate Schools

  • Targeted Majors: Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, History, English, Arts, and Languages, Criminal Justice, and Homeland Security

Registration Link for both expos: https://app.purplebriefcase.com/pb/account/login?s=Fisk.

School Code: Fis211

If your company/organization would like to sponsor a career expo or provide in-kind support, please see the OCPD Sponsorship Packet You may also reach out to our office to learn more.

Lastly, the Office of Career Planning and Development would like to learn more about your company's recruitment efforts during the year.

Please complete the link for the Recruitment Questionnaire https://forms.gle/fd3WA8gQ3xWUyjyt7 so that our office will know your needs.

If you have questions or need more information, please email careerplanning@fisk.edu or call 615-329-8504. Thanks again and we look forward to partnering this year.

Graduate schools and employers can make reservations for tables and rooms for on-campus visits during the fall and spring semesters.

  • Fall recruitment begins late August and concludes late November.
  • Spring recruitment begins Mid-January and concludes Mid- April.
  • Please make reservations 2-3 weeks in advance to ensure availability. If you are traveling, please send your request in a month in advance. **Space Management requires space requests 14 business days in advance.
  • Contact the Office of Career Planning and Development to reserve tables and space at careerplanning@fisk.edu or 615.329.8504

Fisk alumni participate in various workshops, provide career exploration prospects, and facilitate internship and full-time job placements. If you are interested in partnering with the Office of Career Planning and Development, please contact our office at 615.329.8504 or careerplanning@fisk.edu.

Partner with local businesses to provide lunch & learn development sessions and job shadowing opportunities. Our office partners with:

Elite Partners

  • HCA Healthcare 
  • Cravath, Swaine&Moore
  • Google

Major Partners

  • Asurion
  • VACO
  • Caterpillar
  • Alliance Bernstein
  • HomeFree USA
  • Ingram Industries

If your company/organization would like to partner with Fisk, please contact our office at 615.329.8504 or email careerplanning@fisk.edu.