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2024 INFORMS Virtual Career Fair

Join us for the 2024 INFORMS Virtual Career Fair on May 1. INFORMS is happy to provide another virtual opportunity to match qualified candidates to top job positions in the data and decision sciences.

Looking to hire or looking for a new position? We have exactly what you’ve been looking for.

Jobseekers must register in advance for the Virtual Career Fair to participate. Employers will have access to your profile as soon as you register and can make contact before the event. Click below to register and create your profile in advance of the Career Fair.

Register as an Employer  Register as a Job Seeker

Career Fair & Networking Day

Wednesday, May 1, 10am-4pm (ET)


The 2024 INFORMS Virtual Career Fair and all related networking activities (held at 2024 INFORMS Analytics Conference) provide employers with the opportunity to meet and collect resumes from interested jobseekers who range from highly seasoned professionals in the academic or industrial space to freshly minted PhD’s and master’s students just entering the workforce. Employers can arrange private LIVE chats (text chats and video) from their own virtual booth as well as Discussion Feeds.

Participation in the 2024 INFORMS Virtual Career Fair raises the visibility of your organization with meeting participants and registered jobseekers. All Career Fair events are widely advertised, not only to job seekers already signed up in INFORMS Career Center, but also to all of the professionals attending the Analytics Conference.

Who should attend?

  • Organizations seeking to engage our members in 1-on-1 chats.
  • Organizations seeking to generate interest and deliver information to their target audience.
  • Organizations wishing to enhance their brand by reaching our community.

Employer Registration

Employer Virtual Career Fair Booths include:

  • Employer Profiles: Showcases your organization’s unique brand including videos you can upload.
  • Private Sessions: Employers communicate in private chat windows for more personalized interactions. Job seekers queue up and employers speak with candidates privately.
  • Discussion Feeds: Employer booths have a “Discussion” tab where event participants (representatives & candidates) can leave public comments within a booth, creating additional points of engagement during the live event.
  • Video Chat Sessions: No special equipment is required.
  • Multi-recruiter access to search resumes, preselect from, and capture resumes of registered candidates.
  • Unrestricted time frame to filter and export candidates’ profile details and contact information.

Pricing And Options

Sign up for your preferred package.

Standard Package – $495.00

  • 1 Fully Customizable Booth
  • Standard Booth Placement
  • 1 Job Post – VCF duration
  • 1 Recruiter Seat


Strategic Package – $595.00

  • 1 Fully Customized Booth
  • Priority Booth Placement
  • 3 Job Posts – VCF Duration
  • Up to 4 Recruiter Seats
  • Company on event landing page
  • 1 Featured Job


Enterprise Package – $695.00

  • 1 Fully Customized Booth
  • Top Booth Placement (limit 2)
  • 5 Job Posts – VCF duration
  • Up to 5 Recruiter seats
  • Company on event landing page
  • 2 Featured Jobs
  • Lobby Side Bar Branding


All organizations can register online to take part in the Virtual Career Fair and can choose from only these 3 package options.

Refunds/cancellations: Requests must be received in writing (email or fax). Any late cancellation after April 22, 2024, will not be eligible for a full refund but can have their registrations fee applied to a future Career Fair. Post-event cancellations will receive no refunds.

Interested in purchasing one of the Multiple Event Packages or have questions? Contact Erik Kersteter at 703-964-2784 or  to get started. Erik is available by phone Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm EST.


Meet and Chat with Recruiting Companies Looking to Hire

Registration is open for the 2024 INFORMS Virtual Career Fair. Learn about available job openings from multiple employers and meet with individual recruiters through private chats and discussion posts. Jobs will be posted on Employers virtual booths, and you can view featured opportunities. If you’re an active or passive job seeker, sign up for FREE and create your profile today.

Register as a Job Seeker

Once you register and upload your resume to your profile, organizations may send messages to your account on available openings. Register early so employers can review your qualifications.

Jobseeker Career Fair Tips:

  • You may have the option to reply directly to the message based on the settings chosen by the employer.
  • Click “Event Details” to review each Organization Profile, express your interest in specific organizations, and access the Chat Schedule.
  • PREPARE FOR THE FAIR: Review the Organizations’ profiles and formulate questions before joining the Chat Sessions.
  • Review job listings and be informed about positions that interest you.
  • Not all employers post positions in the Virtual Fair System and may refer you to their website.

Visit the Career Center site.

INFORMS Career Center

Upload your Resume

Post your resume on INFORMS Career Center in advance of the Career Fair. This is separate from the Virtual Career Fair, be sure to be listed in both databases. Employers are reviewing candidates and resume in advance of the Career Fair.

About INFORMS Career Center

INFORMS Career Center is the largest source of O.R. and analytics jobs and resumes. It’s where job seekers go to land the right job in academia or industry and where employers post their jobs and search our resume database for qualified candidates.