Cal Poly to Host Job Fair and Hiring Event May 21 to Fill More Than 65 Positions

SAN LUIS OBISPO – Cal Poly will host a Job Fair and Hiring Event on Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. to immediately fill more than 65 positions in communications, administrative support, custodial, facilities/trades, dining and other areas across campus.

The Job Fair will take place on the Cal Poly campus in the Advanced Technology Laboratories (ATL), No. 7. Complimentary parking is available for attendees.

Full and part-time positions are available. Job seekers are encouraged to come prepared for potential on-site interviews. Some select roles will also receive same-day offers and sign-on bonuses.

“We had a fantastic turnout for our first Job Fair and Hiring Event this past fall, so we are excited to offer this opportunity again to prospective Cal Poly employees,” said Samson Blackwell, Cal Poly senior director of talent acquisition and workforce planning. “Applicants can apply and interview on-site for a wide range of positions across multiple units and departments at Cal Poly, including Campus Dining, College of Engineering, Facilities, Housing and more.”

Cal Poly offers competitive salaries and exceptional benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, paid holidays off and educational fee reimbursement, among others.

Cal Poly is committed to developing a more diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

A list of open positions is available online. Visit for more information.

About Cal Poly
Cal Poly is a nationally ranked public university located in San Luis Obispo, California, and known for its Learn by Doing philosophy. Each year more than 20,000 top-tier students come to San Luis Obispo to put knowledge into action, taking their learning outside the classroom as they prepare for careers in engineering, agriculture, science, business, humanities and the built environment. Cal Poly’s hands-on philosophy, small class sizes and close student-faculty mentorships result in graduates ready from day one to impact their communities, California and the world.

About Cal Poly Corporation
Cal Poly Corporation is the non-profit auxiliary organization to Cal Poly, providing self-supporting, innovative, and high-quality services to the university and assisting the institution in achieving its educational mission. For additional information, visit or call 805-756-1451.

May 16, 2022
Contact: Krista Smith

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