Career Fairs can help increase your chances of securing an internship or receiving a job offer. They're a great opportunity to get answers to your questions directly from potential employers. We sponsor career fairs in both the Fall and Spring semesters.

Career Fairs

We offer career fairs for these industries

  • Nursing
  • Education
  • Humanities and social sciences
  • Health care and life sciences
  • Civic, nonprofit and government

How do I prepare to attend a career fair?

  • Register on Handshake and check your student email for updates
  • Review event details to know what to expect during the career fair
  • Research the companies that are attending
  • Practice your pitch, including how to introduce yourself, sharing your pertinent experiences expressing your interest in the company
  • Plan what you will wear - visit the Professional Wardrobe Studio if you need clothing for the event 
  • Bring several printed copies of your resume, your portfolio (if applicable) and a note pad to the event
  • Connect with the employer on LinkedIn - use the LinkedIn QR code during the event
  • Schedule a 1:1 appointment with a career coach on Handshake
  • Attend a Career Fair Prep event 

Find your QR code on LinkedIn

  1. Open the LinkedIn app on your phone
  2. Click the search bar
  3. The QR code icon will be on the right-hand side of the search bar
  4. Tap the QR code icon and the code will populate automatically

After the career fair

Follow up by email or LinkedIn message to thank the employer for their time and ask to reconnect to discuss an opportunity that sparked your interest. Be sure to share a tailored resume for the position you are pursuing.