How to “Work” a Career Fair. David McMahon ’69 Associate Director. Your Goals of the Career Fair. Increase exposure to potential employers Gain insight into a company & its employees Differentiate yourself from competition. Check Available Research. Utilize available resources
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David McMahon ’69
working for company
1) Demonstrates Student’s continued interest in Employer via an email.
2) Student can remind Employer of the conversation and elaborate on the position(s) he/she is interested in.
3) Employer gets to see the Student’s writing
skills, follow-up, and attention to detail.
4) Employer now has an electronic copy of the resume that can be moved immediately to the hiring managers without waiting for a recruiting trip to end.
B.S., Computer Science
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Co-op & Internship work experiences
Extensive experience living abroad
Conversational in Spanish & German
Persuaded 300+ students to register for voting in 2004 election
Seeking production or design job in multinational environment
– dress up a bit
DON’T LOOK LIKE YOU JUST ROLLED OUT OF BED!!!
“Why did you stop by our booth?”
for your major?
New Hire Engineers?
transferring to other
education after you go to work?
opportunities in the future?
or experience are you
seeking for this position?
in this position?
after this position?
trends on hiring and
if you’re asked
It Is NOT a Good Idea to Ask About Salary at this Point
come back later
4-5 at a time
associated with Career Fair
and important information
ARE LASTING IMPRESSIONS
You Are Being Interviewed....
Informally or Formally