The Accounting & Finance Career and Internship Fair is coming up this Wednesday, September 17th! Are you ready? Make sure you're prepared and make the most of the fair.. and check out our tips for rocking the career fair below:
1. Get your resume reviewed by a Career Counselor.
Make an appointment via CareerLink. Make sure your resume focuses on any finance work you’ve done, and try to look at each experience on your resume through the lens of the finance world. Add a relevant coursework section with classes you’ve taken in business, math or finance.
2. Do your research!
Check out the full list of employers that will be attending the fair on CareerLink > Events. Make sure you know information about the companies that interest you most, and see what they might be hiring for! At the fair, engage the recruiter in a real conversation about the company and opportunities they have available.
3. Dress for the job you want.
This means a suit. Treat the career fair like an interview.
4. Prepare questions.
Don’t be afraid to write your questions for employers down. Often, asking relevant and intriguing questions can be impressive to a recruiter and could help you stand out from the crowd.
5. Bring your resume.
Print out numerous copies, and bring them in a folder so they stay neat. You can purchase 10 sheets of resume paper from our office for 25 cents.
6. Ask for business cards.
Make sure to send a follow up or thank you email after the Career Fair to stay in touch if you're interested in the job or internship.
Finally, hear recommendations from the recruiters: