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Career Fair Prep


Career Fair Tips for Success

  • Do your homework!
    • Find out who will be at the career fair and research the companies or school districts you are interested in
  • Prepare your resume
  • Take hard copies with you to give to employer
  • Consider distributing letters of introduction with your resume
  • Prepare your “elevator speech”
    • This is a 30 second intro about yourself that should include your education, experience, and skills that will benefit the company/school district you are speaking with
  • Collect business cards while you are there
  • Hand out your own
  • Speak to as many employers as you can
  • Network with other job seekers too!
  • Look the part and dress your best
  • Follow up with employers
  • Send a quick email thanking them for their time
  • Ask other questions that may have come up