CMC Workshops: Making the Most of Career Fairs and More

In preparation for the Thursday, February 12 Spring Career Fair, students and alumni are invited to workshops that will help them get the most out of a university career fair. “Making the Most of Career Fairs” will be held Wednesday, February 4, 2015, from 5-5:45 p.m. in Perlstein Hall, Room 109.

Some topics include: Defining what you want to get out of the fair, creating a strong resume, how to craft an elevator pitch, ways to research companies beforehand, what kinds of questions to ask, how to best use social media like LinkedIn, and how to network effectively. Attend this workshop to learn how to stand out at a career fair and take charge of your goals.

Other resources:
Tips from CareerBuilder

Tips from

“How to Rock the Career Fair” from Brown University

Other upcoming CMC events include:

Thursday, February 5: 30-Second Elevator Pitch, 4-4:45 p.m., Perlstein 109

Friday, February 6: University Fair, 12:30 -1:30 p.m., McCormick Tribune Campus Center (MTCC)

Tuesday, February 10: Take It to the Bridge, noon-2 p.m., MTCC Bridge and Career Fair Pre-Registration, noon-3 p.m., MTCC Bridge

Wednesday, February 11: Career Fair Pre-Registration, noon-3 p.m., MTCC Bridge and 30-Second Elevator Pitch, 5-5:45 p.m., Perlstein 109

Thursday, February 12: Career Fair, noon-4 p.m., Hermann Hall

See the complete workshop schedule here: Spring Event 2015 Schedule and their descriptions here: Professional Development Workshop.