Event

2013 SCAD Career Fair, Savannah, Georgia

Find your next great hire among exceptional talent at SCAD Career Fair 2015

Savannah, GA

Savannah International Trade & Convention Center

One International Drive


Every year, hundreds of leading employers from around the world come to SCAD Career Fair to recruit talented students and alumni for jobs, internships and freelance opportunities.

With more than 40 areas of study geared toward preparing students for creative careers, SCAD produces graduates with unparalleled talent. Meet these qualified candidates all in one place, and discover how they can contribute to the success of your company.

Employer registration

Booths are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis, so act now to reserve your space.

Follow these easy steps to register online.

  1. Create an account on the SCAD Job Portal.
  2. Once approved, register for Career Fair in the Events tab.

Registration includes:

  • Registration for one to four representatives. If you are bringing more than four representatives, you will need to purchase two booths.
  • Admittance for all representatives to the Career Fair Welcome Reception
  • Breakfast and lunch provided for all representatives
  • Booth: 10 feet wide (back wall), 10 feet deep (distance to aisle) and 8 feet tall
  • Table: 6-foot rectangular shape with charcoal gray table linen
  • Appropriate number of chairs
  • Booth sign with company name

You are welcome to bring tabletop and stand-alone signage, materials and equipment. To purchase electricity and rent equipment such as a monitor, visit savtcc.com.

For additional information, contact the SCAD office for career and alumni success.

Important pre-arrival arrangements

Upload your logo

If your logo is not already on file with us, we request that you submit your company logo for pre-event promotion to our students.

Follow these instructions to upload your logo to our Dropbox account:

  1. Ensure that your logo is a high-resolution file (1 MB or larger) with 300 dpi. EPS and PDF files are preferred (vector art).
  2. Visit dropbox.com.
  3. Select "Sign in" in the top right corner.
  4. Enter the user name: careerinfo@scad.edu.
  5. Enter the password: cas4653.
  6. Select "Career Fair Logos" folder.
  7. Select “Upload” icon (located above the word "Kind").
  8. Select "Choose files."
  9. Browse your computer, select files and select "Open."
  10. After the file is uploaded, select "Done."
  11. Ensure your logo is listed in the folder.
  12. Go to the top right "Career and Alumni Success" tab and select "Sign out."

Upload your signed photo release forms

Since the event will be photographed, we need every company to complete a photo release. Download the form, and follow the Dropbox instructions above to upload it to the "Career Fair Photo Video Release" folder.

Ship materials in advance

Follow these instructions for shipping materials to the event before your arrival:

Clearly mark the package(s) with the following information:

  • Your company name
  • "Hold for Career Fair"
  • Inventory ("Box 1 of 2")

Ship the package(s) to:
SCAD receiving department
22 E. Lathrop Ave.
Savannah, GA 31415

SCAD will deliver your shipped materials to the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center in time for Career Fair.

A FedEx table will be available at the event for return post. We will have blank FedEx shipping forms available if needed.

For return shipping through UPS, bring your completed shipping labels to the Career Fair.

Internet and electricity

SCAD will provide free Wi-Fi for all company participants. All additional requests (electricity, screens, etc.) and payments for technical services are handled directly through the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center. To request services for your booth, visit the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center website.

 

Schedule of events

Thursday, Feb. 26
4-5 p.m.
Early check-in (optional)
Savannah International Trade & Convention Center
1 International Drive, Savannah, Georgia
Please report to the second floor ballroom.

5:30-6 p.m.
SCAD Collaborative Learning Center presentation
SCAD Museum of Art theater, first floor
601 Turner Blvd., Savannah, Georgia

Do you have a project that you would like to see executed by talented SCAD students under the guidance of visionary professors? The Collaborative Learning Center is SCAD’s unique and innovative endeavor that focuses on creating authentic and collaborative learning opportunities for students, faculty and external partners. During this brief presentation prior to the Career Fair Welcome Reception, you will have the opportunity to meet the CLC director and learn more about how to develop a productive partnership between your organization and SCAD.

6-7:30 p.m.
Career Fair Welcome Reception
SCAD Museum of Art
601 Turner Blvd., Savannah, Georgia

Join us for hors d'oeuvres and a chance to tour the SCAD Museum of Art, a premier contemporary art museum established to enrich the education of SCAD students and to attract and delight visitors from around the world. Introducing new exhibitions every academic quarter, the museum showcases work by a range of highly acclaimed professional artists, inspiring and challenging students across disciplines to push the boundaries of their creative practice. Deans and professors will be on hand to greet you and share information about their respective majors. Entrance to the Career Fair Welcome Reception is included in your registration fee.

Friday, Feb. 27
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Setup begins at 8 a.m.)
SCAD Career Fair 2015
Savannah International Trade & Convention Center
1 International Drive, Savannah, Georgia
Meet, recruit and hire world-class designers and artists professionally prepared by SCAD, the University for Creative Careers. An exceptional group of talented prospects is ready to contribute to your company in significant ways from day one. Breakfast and lunch are provided with registration.

Student entry times

  • Alumni, graduate students and seniors will be admitted at 10 a.m.
  • Juniors will be admitted at 11 a.m.
  • Freshman and sophomores will be admitted at 1 p.m.

Travel and Accommodations

Travel information

Airport services
The Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport is conveniently located minutes from downtown Savannah. For airport information, ground transportation and rental car services, visit savannahairport.com.

Directions
Get directions to the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center.

Activities in the Hostess City

Savannah, Georgia is a city like no other. Nicknamed Hostess City of the South, you'll feel right at home in the relaxed yet lively environs of downtown Savannah, one of the largest National Historic Landmark Districts in the country.

Because of its renowned urban design, the city is easily explored by foot — or trolley, horse-drawn carriage, pedicab, Segway, bicycle and even hearse. Relax under the canopy of live oaks draped in Spanish moss in one of Savannah's famous squares. Stroll along streets lined with historic homes and churches. Browse art galleries, antique shops and unique boutiques. Enjoy a taste of the South at restaurants that will satisfy any foodie.

Learn more about all Savannah has to offer.

Hotel accommodations

The Career Fair committee has carefully selected and reserved a block of hotel rooms at a discounted rate. Please mention that you’re in town for the SCAD Career Fair to receive the discounted rate.

Embassy Suites Savannah
605 W. Oglethorpe Ave.
$139 per night, plus taxes and fees for Thursday, Feb. 26-Sunday, Feb. 29
$179 per night, plus taxes and fees for Friday, Feb. 27-Saturday, Feb. 28
Reserve by Jan. 27
912.721.6900

Residence Inn Marriott Savannah Downtown/Historic District
500 W. Charlton St.
$159 per night, plus taxes and fees for Thursday, Feb. 26-Saturday, Feb. 28
Reserve by Jan. 27
912.233.9996

SpringHill Suites
150 Montgomery St.
$179 per night, plus taxes and fees for Thursday, Feb. 26-Saturday, Feb. 28
Reserve by Jan. 27
912.629.5300

The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa
1 Resort Drive
$199 per night, plus taxes and fees for Thursday, Feb. 26-Saturday, Feb. 28
Reserve by Jan. 15
912.201.2000

B Historic Savannah
320 Montgomery St.
$105 per night, plus taxes and fees for Thursday, Feb. 26-Saturday, Feb. 28
Reserve by Jan. 26
912.921.5300

Staybridge Suites Savannah Historic District
301 E. Bay St.
$132 per night, plus taxes and fees for Thursday, Feb. 26-Friday, Feb. 27
Reserve by Jan. 26
912.721.9000

Should you miss out on the room blocks above, the hotels listed below offer a SCAD discount.

Andaz Savannah
14 Barnard St.
912.233.2116

Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront
102 W. Bay St.
912.721.3800

Courtyard by Marriott Savannah Downtown/Historic District
415 W. Liberty St.
912.790.8287

Hilton Savannah DeSoto
15 E. Liberty St.
912.232.9000

The Marshall House
123 E. Broughton St.
800.589.6304

Mansion on Forsyth
700 Drayton St.
912.238.5158
Toll-free reservations: 888.213.3671

Inn at Ellis Square
201 W. Bay St.
877.542.7666

Holiday Inn Savannah Historic District
520 W. Bryan St.
912.790.1000