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Spring Career Fair

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019
11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Kanter Student Center

Prepare for the Fair

Attending a career fair is more than just trying to land a job. Career Fairs are a great way to learn about career opportunities, find internships, network with professionals, and even receive career advice from professional recruiters.

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Sign Up In Cat Tracks

Students are encouraged to sign up for the Career Fair.  Signing up will allow you to receive a printed name tag upon entering the fair. RSVP for the career fair under the Career Events tab in Cat Tracks.  Through Cat Tracks, you can create a profile page and upload your resume for employers, search for jobs and internships, and connect with our vendors.

 

How To Sign Up

 

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Research Employers

Research the organizations that will be attending by visiting their websites. Learn about their mission, services, and recent endeavors to make sure the company is a right fit for you.  Doing a little legwork before the fair will not only help boost your confidence and relieve anxiety, but it will also provide you some good talking points with the recruiter.

 

See Who's Attending

 

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Update Your Resume

Make sure your resume is polished and ready to go, and have plenty of copies to hand out at the fair. Be sure to include your most recent accomplishments, skills, and experiences. If you're struggling to write a resume, Career Services is available to help. You can also view our collection of sample resumes and cover letters if you need a good place to start.

 

View Sample Resumes

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Practice Interview Skills

First impressions matter when it comes to landing a job.  Prepare and practice a 20-30 second introduction speech about yourself to use with employers. Some employers will even conduct interviews on the spot, so make sure you've honed your interview skills and are prepared to answer questions about yourself. Don't forget to dress in professional or business-casual attire.

 

Interview Tips

Are You An Employer Looking to Hire?

Gain access to a large pool of candidates. Meet our students, network with our faculty, and learn about how Wayne State prepares graduates for the real world.

Questions? Contact Us:

Location: Kanter Student Center, Room 101
Phone: 402-375-7425
Fax: 402-375-7072
Office Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F
careerservices@wsc.edu