Career & Job Fair Tips

  • Research the employers attending the fair.
  • Make a list of employers that you want to see.
  • Dress professionally.
  • Bring copies of your resume.
  • Smile and make eye contact when you approach the recruiter.
  • Introduce yourself and shake hands.
  • Introduce the interpreter, if one is with you.
  • Explain your field and the type of job you are seeking.
  • Give the recruiter your resume.
  • Ask about the types of positions the company is looking to fill.
  • Be prepared to discuss communication strategies.
  • Ask for a business card.
  • Thank the recruiter for his/her time.
  • Make notes after speaking to each employer.
  • Follow up by calling or sending a letter within 7-10 days.
  • Keep a record of all contacts with employers.