IndyBar Diversity Job Fair: Information for Students

Student Information

Registration Information
The student registration deadline is July 1, 2017.
Bidding will take place July 2-9, 2017.

Students should register via Symplicity at After you register, a password will be provided to you, which enables you to use the system throughout the next few months. This will be different than an OCI password generated through your school.  There is NO FEE to participate in the fair.

Students must bid on interviews in order to participate in any of the IndyBar Diversity Job Fair events, including the reception and student workshops. **Please remember that Indianapolis is on Eastern time and all deadlines are noted in Eastern time.

Hotel Accomodations
The 2017 IndyBar Diversity Job Fair will be held at the Hilton Indianapolis.   The reduced room rate for students is $159 for Monday, August 14, 2017.  Students must make their own travel and lodging arrangements. The hotel reservation deadline to receive the special rate is July 24, 2017. Contact the hotel directly at 317-972-0600.

If you need special accommodations, please contact Caren Chopp at or (317) 269-2000.

Tuition Scholarships Available
Indy employers put their money where their mouth is!  They are truly interested in supporting diverse talent, and  will be awarding $2,500 scholarships to interviewing students.  Scholarships are NOT financially-need-based and everyone who applies will be considered.

Click here to access the scholarship application. Scholarship applications must be received no later than July 24, 2017.

Interview Process
Interviews at the Job Fair are arranged as follows: in 12 of the 14 interviews, the student interviewing will be pre-selected by the employer. The other two interviews will be assigned according to the interest of the student. All interviews will be conducted at the Hilton Indianapolis.

Students will have a maximum of seven interviews, but will have the additional opportunities to meet and network with employers at the Welcome Reception on Monday, August 14 or during the Keynote Lunch on Tuesday, August 15.