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Career, Internship, and Education Fairs

The Career Services Office sponsors Career, Internship, Education fairs each year. Mark your calendar, dress professionally, take resumes, and plan to attend!

  • Career and Internship Expo
    The Career and Internship Expo is an annual event with numerous employers, including business, industry, non-profit and government agencies. The fair will bring many employers to campus for purposes of seeking degreed candidates for full time jobs and internships.
  • Education Career Fair
    Each Spring, the CS office and the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences co-sponsor an education career fair for those students seeking teaching or professional positions in the school systems.

How to Make the Most of a Career Fair

  • Dress as you would for an interview (see our guidelines for professional dress); ask thoughtful questions.
  • Before attending the fair, take the time to review the list of companies that will be participating. Gather relevant information about those you are interested in meeting.
  • Prepare a 2-3 minute presentation of your qualifications
  • Ask for business cards from representatives.
  • Follow-up letters may include thanks for the information received, a review of your qualifications, and a request for an interview.
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