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Last updated: 11/16/17

Startup Job Fair

Boston’s Startup Ecosystem is thriving — and you can be a part of the innovation!

Join the Mayor's Office of Economic Development for the City of Boston's Startup Job Fair! This job fair will provide startups with the opportunity to recruit talented recent graduates and young professionals.  Likewise, students and young professionals interested in learning more about what working for a startup entails will have the opportunity to speak with different companies looking to hire! 

Registration Required

    Startups participating in the event are looking for candidates to fill positions in:

    • Marketing
    • Business Development
    • Engineering

    Our partners for the Job Fair include the Mayor’s Office of Diversity, Door of Clubs, and WeWorkPlease bring a copy of your ID to the event.

     
     

    Startups Featured (More to come!)

    3D Fortify
    Advanced manufacturing platforms for optimized, high-performance composite parts.
    Acadia Soft
    A tool focused on delivering margin automation and standards for counterparties engaged in collateral management.
    BookBub
    Alerts you to limited-time, free and discounted ebooks matching your interests.
    botkeeper
    Save time and money by automating your bookkeeping with botkeeper.
    Cogito
    Real-time emotional intelligence software that elevates every interaction with live behavioral guidance.
    CultureHQ
    We are passionate about building meaningful connections between employees to make your workplace culture better than ever.
    DataXu
    Software company with products to help marketing professionals use data to improve advertising.
    Door of Clubs
    Platform for university clubs, connecting inspired students with leading employers.
    NextWave Hire
    Attract and convert the right candidates. Employer branding is the NextWave in talent acquisition.
    Price Intelligently
    Price Intelligently provides industry standard BI solutions that improve your retention and monetization.
    Starry
    We love the internet, but not the complicated plans, bloated bundles, and poor service. So we reinvented it from top to bottom.
    The Tech Connection
    The Tech Connection is a recruitment platform that supports the professional development of untapped technical talent.
    Thought Industries
    Thought Industries has created the world’s first Learning Business Platform.
    Vulsec
    Cybersecurity company that uses data to minimize risk.

    Breakout sessions

    Mock Interviews: 6 - 8 p.m.

    The mock interviews program will give aspiring candidates an opportunity to sharpen their interviewing skills — and to hear a little constructive feedback from industry professionals. Charlotte How is a graduate of Vanderbilt University, with a background in Economics and Human and Organizational Development. Because of her passion for entrepreneurship and startups, she moved to Boston for a job at BookBub, one of Boston's fastest-growing consumer tech startups — and has been working there ever since.

    Round Table: 'Taking Equity in a Startup,' 7 - 8 p.m.

    Come learn what it means (1) to take equity in a startup and (2) what qualities make someone a successful startup job candidate.

    Ian Mashiter is a Senior Lecturer at Questrom School of Business and Managing Director of the BUzz Lab, BU's Innovation hub.  Professor Mashiter has worked with startups for over 20 years as a founder, investor, and mentor.

     
    Resume Review: 6 - 8 p.m.

    Bring your resume and questions about how to translate your experience into language that will catch the attention of early stage companies.  Work in small groups with Allison Drude Cook from 6 - 7 p.m. and from 7 - 8 p.m., receive one on one resume reviews from the Boston University Graduate Entrepreneurship Club.

    Allison Drude Cook is the BUzz Lab's Partnership Development Manager. She's worked with college students in their internship search at UMass Amherst, Boston University and Valley Venture Mentors.  Most recently, she managed the internship portion of the Norwegian Entrepreneurship Program, which placed international graduate students at Boston-area startups.