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Internship and Job Fair
Date: September 23, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Virtual Fair via Zoom and Handshake
The Internship and Job Fair is an essential tool for networking, landing an internship, or getting hired for full-time employment! Students of all majors, skill sets, and classes are encouraged to attend. There will be many employers who are ready to network and introduce you to hundreds of valuable internship and job opportunities!
This fair is being offered via our career management platform, Handshake, and via Zoom. On the day of the fair, participants will have the opportunity to meet with employers in both group and 1:1 sessions. In order to participate, you must register for the fair in Handshake and sign up for sessions with employers. Check back in Handshake often as employers can add sessions up until the day of the fair. For more information on how this fair will function, check out our set of FAQs.
On the two days prior to the fair, we will be hosting our Zoom Networking Nights for students to engage with employers in an informal setting. Pop into the Zoom rooms of employers who interest you, learn more about them and their opportunities and utilize what you learn there to register for your group and 1:1 sessions on the day of the fair. The Zoom Networking sessions will take place from 4-6pm EST on both Monday, September 21st and Tuesday, September 22nd and will be broken out by industry cluster as shown below. Click here for the list of employers and their Zoom links.
Monday, September 21st
Building Sciences, Construction, and Design
STEM and Sustainability
Government, Law Enforcement and Public Administration
Education, Human Services, Non-Profit, and Recreation
Tuesday, September 22nd
Management Development, Consumer Products, Business Services
Marketing, Communication/Media Arts, Entertainment and Tourism
- Have your resume ready
- Dress in appropriate attire
How to prepare:
- Research the employers that are attending
- Utilize Career Studio to get a quick resume review
- Schedule an appointment with your career coach before the fair
- Watch these videos for tips on researching employers and developing your pitch to targeted employers
Tips From Fellow Students
Learn what to expect at the Internship and Job Fair and hear from other students on how to make it a success.