This year, The Tech publishes its Career Fair issue on Friday, September 19th, the day of the 2014 Career Fair. Our goal is to make it as easy as possible for you, a Career Fair sponsor, to increase your visibility both before and after the Career Fair.
How to Place an Advertisement
The fastest and easiest way to place an advertisement with us is via email at email@example.com. We need the following information from you:
- Desired publication date(s); One of these should be September 20th
- Desired size
- Contact information, including mailing address
- Billing preference (check or credit card — Please do NOT include credit card numbers in your email)
Discounted Rates for Career Fair Sponsors
Because of the importance of Career Fair to MIT students, we are offering discounted rates for Career Fair 2014 sponsors. To qualify for the below rates, you must be a 2014 Career Fair sponsor and one of the advertisements must run in the September 19th issue of The Tech.
Other advertisements may run any time during the fall semester publishing schedule before or after the career fair to advertise, for example, information sessions, other recruiting events, or simply to keep your company fresh in the minds of students.
We understand that publicizing events you hold on campus is crucial for student attendance and interest. The table below is a guide to help you choose the best advertising schedule based on the number of events you anticipate holding over the semester.
Finally, this list is not exhaustive. Always feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or would like to pursue a different advertising schedule. We are always happy to discuss a similar scale discount as the programs below.
|Advertisements Placed||Cost for Black and White||Savings||Cost for Full Color||Savings|
|2 Full Pages and 2 Half Pages||$3,450||$870 (20.1%)||$4,500||$1,980 (30.6%)|
|4 Half Pages||$2,450||$430 (14.9%)||$3,700||$1,340 (26.6%)|
|2 Half Pages and 2 Quarter Pages||$2,050||$254 (11.0%)||$3,400||$1,064 (23.8%)|
|1 Full Page||$1,350||$90 (6.3%)||$1,750||$230 (11.6%)|
|3 Full Pages||$3,450||$870 (20.1%)||$4,300||$1,640 (27.6%)|
|2 Full Pages and 1 Half Page||$3,000||$600 (16.7%)||$4,000||$1,220 (23.4%)|
|1 Full Page and 2 Half Pages||$2,450||$430 (14.9%)||$3,500||$1,000 (22.2%)|
|3 Half Pages||$1,950||$210 (9.7%)||$3,000||$780 (20.6%)|
|2 Full Pages||$2,450||$430 (14.9%)||$2,950||$1,010 (25.5%)|
|1 Full Page and 1 Half Page||$1,900||$260 (12.0%)||$2,550||$690 (21.3%)|
|2 Half Pages||$1,350||$90 (6.3%)||$2,100||$420 (16.7%)|
|1 Full Page||$1,350||$90 (6.3%)||$1,800||$180 (9.1%)|
Please contact us if you are interested in a different advertising schedule and we can discuss a similar scale discount as the above programs.
Why should you advertise in The Tech?
As MIT's sole newspaper serving both undergraduate and graduate students, The Tech is in a unique position to reach out to thousands of prospective employees. We have an average readership of 15,000 per issue and our advertisements are a primary source of information on career fair employers for students campus wide.
In short, The Tech is one of the most effective and cost efficient ways of reaching MIT students that will be interested in your company.