The Career Fair provides students and alumni an opportunity to meet with employers face-to-face. 
Maximize your opportunity by being adequately prepared for the fair.
  • Utilize the Career Fair Tip Sheet  for students
  • Dress for Success (no jeans, tennis shoes and/or hats, see the images above)
  • Conduct research on the companies that interest you through JobMate
  • Plan a short introduction of yourself to share with the employer (your name, the reasons you are interested in their company, etc.)
  • Speak and act professionally
  • Bring several (20+) copies of your resume with you to the fair, some employers may ask you to apply online
  • Use the time at the fair to make yourself memorable to the recruiter, ask intelligent questions that show that you have researched the organization
  • Take notes and gather business cards from employers
  • Follow-up with employers after the fair with a follow-up letter or email