2020 Minnesota Education Job Fair

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 | Minneapolis Convention Center
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Employer Booths Open
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Interviewing Area Open

Meet school district and education organization representatives, attend district presentations, and interview for jobs. The Minnesota Education Job Fair is open to students and alumni from participating Minnesota colleges and universities. Teachers must be licensed by December 2020. Education services candidates (such as school counselors, speech therapists, school social workers, or school administrators) may also attend. The pre-registration fee is $20. After the deadline of March 25th, you can register at the fair for an on-site fee of $30. A breakfast buffet will be available for those who pre-register!

Register to attend

Register for the fair through Handshake.

  1. Go to Events tab at the top of the page.
  2. Choose Fair Search.
  3. Select 2019 Minnesota Education Job Fair and register by following the prompts.

Needs based waivers are available for students and alumni experiencing financial hardship. The deadline to complete this form is Thursday, March 19th.


The MN Education Job Fair is a great place to connect with districts and jump start your job search. It can also be intimidating to attend so we have complied some information to help you feel prepared and confident when approaching district representatives.

Employers attending

Each year, approximately 100 local, national, and international education employers attend the MN Education Job Fair. They represent school districts large and small and non-profit organizations who are seeking qualified teacher candidates and education service professionals (such as school counselors, speech therapists, school social workers, or school administrators).

Visit the MN Education Job Fair’s employer webpage for more information about participating school districts and education organizations that interview on-site. Check this page frequently, as the list of employers will increase as the event gets closer.

Job fair check-in

The U of M (Twin Cities) CEHD check-in table will open at 8:30 a.m. prior to the 9 a.m. presentations. When you arrive, stop by the U of M table to pick up your name tag and other materials. Your name tag will act as your proof of admission. You will be required to provide evidence of eligibility by presenting your U of M student ID card or (unofficial) transcript.


Questions? Connect with CEHD Career Services. Make an appointment online or call 612-625-3339.

Handshake questions: Carolyn Vue: vuexx211@umn.edu