The Emory Career Center and the Goizueta Business School Career Management Center have partnered to create the below guidelines and recommendations in order to ensure a fair and equitable recruiting process for both employers and students.

Guiding Principles for Recruiters

  • Adhere to the below timeline to ensure a fair and equitable process for both employers and candidates. 

  • Grant summer interns atleast 2-3 weeks from their offer date or until October 15th(whichever is later) to consider an offer and make a decision on a return internship or full-time offer. We encourage you to work with our students regarding extensions. 

  • Allow newly seeking students atleast 2-3 weeks from their offer date or until November 1st (whichever is later) to consider an offer and make a decision on a first-time internship or full-time offer. For the spring semester, employers are asked to allow atleast 2 weeks. 

General Recruiting Calendar


July 8 Employers may begin requesting dates for fall Information Sessions and On-Campus Interviews at 9:00am EST
July 22 Confirmations for interview and information session requests will begin to be sent
Aug 19 First day of classes
Aug 31 Virtual information sessions begin
Sept 7 Labor Day, no virtual information sessions or virtual interviews
Sept 11 Virtual Fall Career and Internship Fair, 10am-2pm, check on Handshake in late July to register
Sept 14 Virtual interviews begin
Sept 28 Yom Kippur, no virtual information sessions or virtual interviews
Nov 3 Election Day, no virtual information sessions or virtual interviews
Nov 13 Last day of virtual information sessions and virtual interviews
Nov 25 Last day of classes
Nov 30-Dec 11  Final Exams (remote)
Nov 9 Employers may begin requesting dates for Information Sessions and On-Campus Interviews at 9:30am EST
Dec 7 Confirmations for interview and information session requests will begin to be sent
Jan 25 First day of classes
Feb 5 Virtual Spring Career & Internship Fair, 9am-3pm EST, Handshake; employers can participate for ALL or PART of the event time
Feb 8 Virtual information sessions begin
Feb 8 Virtual interviews begin
Feb 11 Hire Us - A Diversity & Inclusion Virtual Career & Internship Fair, 6-9pm EST, Handshake for employers seeking to connect with students of color, LGBTQ+, students with disabilities, and women
Feb 12 Lunar New Year, no virtual information sessions or virtual interviews
Feb 17  Emory Rest Day, no virtual information sessions or virtual interviews
March 16 Emory Rest Day, no virtual information sessions or virtual interviews 
April 2 Good Friday, no virtual information sessions or virtual interviews
April 13 Ramadan, no virtual information sessions or virtual interviews
April 14 Emory Rest Day, no virtual information sessions or virtual interviews
April 23 Last day of virtual information sessions and virtual interviews
May 3 Last day of classes
May 4-14 Final Exams (remote)

Contact and Hours of Operation

Address: 200 Dowman Drive B. Jones Center, 2nd Floor, Atlanta, Georgia 30322
Phone: 404-727-6211
Email: careercenter@emory.edu
Regular Office Hours: Monday - Friday | 8:30AM - 5:00PM
Campus Closures / Holiday ScheduleThe Emory Career Center will be closed per the Emory University holiday schedule. In the case of inclement weather, Emory University will announce any additional closures through CEPAR (Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response).

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Schedule Online, Call 404-727-6211 or email CareerCenter@emory.edu to schedule today!