Fairs, Events, and Workshops

Fairs, Events, and Workshops

 

Career Fairs

Check out the 50+ registered employers who will be at the NVU-Johnson  2020 Spring Career & Internship Fair on March 10th from 11:00 to 2:00 here:  Click here 

Connect with employers in our area at our annual career fairs. Whether you're searching for an internship or your first job after graduation, the career fair is a great place to start.

Reasons to Attend a Career Fair

  • Scope out local employment opportunities 
  • Learn what employers are looking for in job and internship candidates
  • Gain communication skills as you talk with employers
  • Aim to make a great impression and set up an interview

Career Fair Tips

  • Arrive Early
  • Dress to impress
  • Bring your updated resume and a pen
  • Research organizations you're interested in before the event
  • Introduce yourself with your "elevator pitch"
    • I am (introduction of name, career field, major
    • I have experience/skills in (brief description of your experiences, skills, and/ or studies.)
    • I am interested in/would like to (your career interests, aspirations, goals.)
  • Plan a few key questions.
  • Ask what they like best about working for the company
  • Take notes!
  • Get their business card
  • Request an interview.  It can’t hurt and they might just say “yes!"
  • Follow up with a letter or email (resume included) that:
    • Reinforces points you made and facts you learned,
    • Reiterates your interest in the position and reminds them of your strengths, and
    • Thank them for their time