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Top Tips to Prepare for a Career Fair

Feeling hesitant about attending the Career Fair because you don’t know what to expect or how to present yourself? No problem! The Career Services Staff has you covered. Here are some tips straight from the office on how to prep, present yourself with confidence, and make the most of your Career Fair experience.

Go outside your comfort zone. Don’t be afraid to talk to companies and explore opportunities that you may not have been considering.

-Aleah Van-Gheem, Career Resource Specialist

Research and Identify Employers you may want to connect with prior to the Fair to avoid getting overwhelmed at the event.

-Rich Marshall, College of Letters and Science and CNL Career Advisor

Make sure to wear professional dress and bring several (5-10) copies of your resume.                                                                                                      

-Justin Lyons, Career Resource Specialist

Bring a business card. You can order them online or if you’re short on time make your own by going to a local supplies store such as Office Max or Staples and they can print them up on cardstock.

-Sarah Kriha, Career Event & On-Campus Interview Coordinator

Prepare and practice your pitch, a 30 second “elevator speech” which is a brief introduction you can give to employers which includes your name, major, academic year, and job positions you’re interested in.

-Chelsey Cegielski, Career Service Staff

Career Fairs are filled with opportunity and information, so don’t be afraid to polish your presentation, put yourself out there and make connections.

Take a look at last spring’s Career Fair on the Fox!

 

 

 

Vote for your favorite CFOTF t-shirt design!

This year’s Career Fair on the Fox t-shirt is a sky-blue with yellow, orange and black bubble lettering. What will next year’s design be? YOU choose! Just log in to Facebook, “like” our Facebook page and then “like” your favorite photo in our “CFOTF T-shirt Design 2012-2013″ album.

Our Career Services street team will be in Reeve Union Concourse on February 28 and April 19 with FREE t-shirts and Jolly Ranchers. You can vote at that time to receive one of these cool blue shirts, or simply drop by our offices in the Student Success Center suite 125!


Possible t-shirt design for Career Fair on the Fox 2012-2013. This design will be camouflage playing off of Wisconsinites’ love of the great outdoors!

Possible t-shirt design for Career Fair on the Fox 2012-2013. This design features Foxy our mascot!

Possible t-shirt design for Career Fair on the Fox 2012-2013. Purple and orange t-shirt with a play on words!


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