Career Fair Preparation

Preparing For a Career Fair

The impression that you make during your initial contact at a graduate school, job or internship fair does impact the recruiter's interest in taking the next step with your application.  You want to present yourself as a professional who looks the part as a entry-level professional, whose resume is targeted toward the organizations you are planning to meet; who has researched the employer and is prepared to answer questions about yourself and experiences; and is prepared to ask questions that shows you researched the company and job opportunities.

Guidelines to help you prepare for a job fair (PDF)

The following three YouTube Videos are part of a Digital Media/Job Fair Orientation projects that were produce by Shippensburg University Students. 

Video 1: How to Prepare For a Career Fair
Project developers: Wes Bernstein, Aishah Aljahdali, Sara Al Uraifi

How To Prepare for A Fair

Video 2: Career Fair Employers Perspective
Project developers: Rachel Bryson, Simon Neubauer

Career Fair Employer Insights

Video 3: Interactive Video "Day in the Life...": Question & Answer regarding Job Fair 101
Project developers: Kathryn Fitzgerald, Elizabeth Stiles

Interactive Video Job Fair 101