What is a Career Fair?
The Career Fair is an event at which a large number of employers “set up shop” and recruit candidates who are interested in full-time career positions, as well as part-time jobs and internships. If you are not yet ready to seek employment, the job fair provides an opportunity to gather information about employers for future use. During the Career Fair, employers sit at tables, and students walk around from table to table to talk to employers about available openings or get more information about the company or industry. We can’t stress enough how important it is to prepare for the Career Fair. Use the information further down on this page as a guide for making the most of the Career Fair. When & Where is it? April 28, 2009 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Main Walkway What do I need to do? Here are specific things that will help you make the most of the Career Fair. Some of the items have links to other pages on this site to provide more information: Before the Fair • Focus on a Goal – You need
A Career Fair is an excellent opportunity for candidates to network with recruiters from a variety of career fields and graduate and professional programs. Candidates can move from table to table distributing resumes and learning about internships and full-time employment opportunities. Most recruiters will conduct individual interviews in the afternoon following the morning session. WHO IS INVITED? The Career Fair is open to all students from all levels and majors, as well as, alumni and community members. WHO IS COMING? Click HERE for a list of employers coming to the fair. WHERE IS THE CAREER FAIR? The Career Fair is held in Webb Lecture Hall and/or the Colonial Ballroom, Memorial Union, 2nd floor. HOW DO I PREPARE FOR AND PARTICIPATE IN THE CAREER FAIR? Click HERE for information. HOW DO I REGISTER WITH CAREER SERVICES? Click HERE to register. HOW DO I SIGN UP FOR INTERVIEWS AT THE SPRING/FALL CAREER FAIR? ESU students who have signed and returned a Consent to Disclose Information
A Career Fair is when employers from all disciplines come together to recruit, screen and hire qualified candidates. By attending a Career Fair you can gather information about a company and its programs, find out what opportunities are available, and even land an interview! So dress to impress, bring questions, and meet recruiters! Going to a Career Fair is one of the best ways to search for a new job. Furthermore, even though you may not be searching for employment, you can use these events to network and meet people in the industry of your interest.
A career fair is an event where a large number of recruiters and potential employers gather for the purpose of providing information about available positions and their companies in general. It may also be called a job fair, and it can be a great opportunity to learn about a range of possible jobs, and to get a foot in the door. For employers, a career fair is a chance to meet large numbers of potential applicants and quickly weed through them to find suitable candidates. College campuses often sponsor career fairs, and they may also be held as community events. Many people believe that a career fair is a casual chance to meet potential employers and to learn more about them. While this certainly can be true, a career fair has a much more aggressive undertone. While employers are happy to provide information, they are also judging applicants who approach them, and in a sense performing miniature job interviews. People who are confident, assertive, and impressive are likely to be invite
*Sadly, we had to bring back ads too. Hopefully more targeted.