How to take advantage of the Career Fair?

Career Fair

Career fairs are held on many Engineering campuses in the Fall and Winter terms. The career fair is a convenient way for companies to find students for interviews and for students to look for fulltime and summer employment. The career fair can improve your chance of getting a interview which may lead to a job with a specific company. There are several important things to know about career fairs including the following topics:

  1. Who are the recruiters at the Career Fair?
  2. How does the career fair help a student get an interview?
  3. What kinds of questions can you ask a recruiter?
  4. What should you do when there are multiple recruiters from the same company?
  5. What should students tell recruiters when they have multiple Majors or Minors?
  6. How can International Students take advantage of the Career Fair?

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“My Recruiting Secrets for Engineering Students” (Published Sept, 2013)

It all starts with the Resume. A great resume opens the “recruiting door” to Career Fairs and Interviews. This book has three chapters (80 pages) devoted to creating the best BS, MS and Ph.D. resumes. With a great resume, you will exhibit confidence with recruiters at the Career Fair, during a technical or Behavioral Interview, and during your Internship, Co-op, and Full-time job. This book contains over 40 illustrations for the major sections of a well-formatted resume.

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