Prep for a Career Fair

Before the Event
  • Research information about specific companies¬†attending the event.
  • Focus your job search; identify what you want in a job and company.
  • Update and target your resume. Dress for success!¬†Professional attire is always encouraged at Career Events!
  • Anticipate and practice possible questions.
  • Prepare a one-minute script about yourself, like this example:
    “Hello, my name is Jane. I am a senior majoring in Advertising/Public Relations. Last summer I completed an internship in the advertising division of Frito Lay. I am interested in broadening my experience and I read that your company is embarking on a new advertising campaign for the next quarter.”
At the Event
  • Arrive early
  • Bring plenty of updated resumes
  • Register at Career Services table for an event map and a name-tag
  • Collect a business card from potential employers
After the Event