Career Fair: MERC: 50th Annual MA Education Recruiting Consortium Career Fair 2024

Apr 18 • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Are you searching for a job in education? Come to MERC’s Career Fair (Career Fair (MA Educational Recruiting Consortium)
Meet with 100+ employers hiring in teaching, administration, school counseling or counseling, psychology, occupational therapy, social work, speech language, ABA, and more!
Hosted in person at Boston University in the George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 (Directions below)

100+ schools and organizations!
10 am-1 pm ET
There is no fee for any candidates
Same Day Registration is Welcome
Some organizations may invite you to interviews on site

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The MERC Education Career Fair provides an exciting opportunity for candidates to interact with school and education personnel from across the country. Sponsored by the Massachusetts Educational Recruitment Consortium, our annual event is dedicated to facilitating the hiring process in education and related fields. This partnership between higher education and recruiting personnel from across the country produces one of the finest annual recruiting events of its kind.
Check out registered organizations here
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Registration is strongly suggested to create a simpler check in process during the fair but same day registration is welcome.
Candidate Eligibility: The fair is open to candidates looking for full-time or part-time opportunities in education and related fields (teaching, administration, school counseling/psychology, occupational therapy, social work, speech language, etc.). Opportunities available in many areas. Students and alumni from all class years and majors and degree levels welcome! These are opportunities for anyone who wants to work in a school setting!
There is no fee to attend this fair
George Sherman Union, Boston University775 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215Drive: BU’s driving directionsTake the T: BU Central on the B-line of the Green Line
Parking at BU: Parking is available in the lots around the George Sherman Union. Please plan for parking ahead of time due to the nature of “first come, first serve” space. Public transportation is recommended but there are lots available to guests and visitors at this link:
Optimizing Your MERC Career Fair Experience:
Before the Fair- See more tips below–Research which school districts and educational organizations are attending MERC.Develop a prioritized “target list” of schools and conduct research on anticipated job openings.
Be aware that districts’ needs may change at any time prior to or after MERC.
At the Fair
Check in at the Candidate Registration tables. You will receive a list of participating employers and their locations at the venue.Employers will utilize different formats, so follow the lead of each individual employer. Some employers have short conversations, collect resumes, and contact selected candidates at a later date, while other employers will interview candidates at their booth during MERC.Some employers are not able to take resumes and will direct candidates to their online application system. Connecting with the recruiter at MERC will allow you to ask questions, promote yourself, and use their name in a cover letter.Special Needs RequestsIf you are a candidate with special needs, please contact us at [email protected].
Dining OptionsThere are numerous restaurants and cafés in the George Sherman Union at Boston University, as well as those located in the immediate surrounding area.

Strategies for a Successful MERC Fair Prepare Your ResumeUtilize Career Design here at Northeastern to create a high quality resume. Visit your career center in advance of MERC to have your resume reviewed.


Apr 18, 2024 | 10:00 AM

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