Spring 2018 Career Fairs

Accounting Career Fair

Boca Raton campus
Live Oak Pavilion
Monday, Jan. 22
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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Nursing Career
Fair

Boca Raton campus
Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing
Tuesday, Jan. 23
1 - 4 p.m.

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Internship and Part-time Job Fair

Boca Raton campus
Recreation and Fitness Center
(Campus Recreation)
Tuesday, Jan. 30
10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

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Career Expo



Boca Raton campus
Recreation and Fitness Center
(Campus Recreation)
Wednesday, Feb. 21
noon - 4 p.m.

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Criminal Justice Career and Internship Fair

Boca Raton campus
Breezeway
Thursday, Feb. 22
10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

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Internship and Job Fair

Davie campus
Student Union, Room 205
Thursday, March 22
4 - 7 p.m.

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College of Education Career Fair

Boca Raton campus
Grand Palm Room
Tuesday, April 3
1 - 4 p.m.

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Social Work Career and Internship Fair

Boca Raton campus
Breezeway
Monday, April 9
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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Women in STEM Career Fair

Boca Raton campus
Engineering East
Thursday, April 19
noon- 2 p.m.

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*For the most current list of employers attending, visit Owl CareerLink.*

TIPS FOR ATTENDING A CAREER EVENT

PRE-FAIR STRATEGIES

  1. Research companies of interest. For the most up-to-date list, visit OWL CareerLink and click on Career Events.
  2. Get your résumé and cover letter critiqued at the Career Center, and be sure to print extra copies on the day of the fair.
  3. Attend professional development workshops and career events prior to the fairs, click here to prepare for the fair.
  4. Make sure to prepare an outfit before the event. For tips on "what to wear", or if you need a professional outfit, visit the OWL Professional Clothes Closet.
  5. Schedule an appointment for a mock interview, to practice answering interview questions and to help prepare your 1- Minute elevator pitch.

DURING THE FAIR

  1. Arrive early, bring multiple copies of your résumé  and check in at the Career Center table for any questions while you are there.
  2. Establish eye contact, smile and present a firm handshake while introducing yourself and conduct yourself professionally the entire time, even when you are in line to speak to a recruiter
  3. Display confidence, enthusiasm, and highlight 2- 3 selling points that make you qualified, such as, your major and experience.
  4. Thank the employers for their time and ask for a business card for future contact.
  5. Visit multiple tables and walk the entire event before deciding to leave, you may be surprised and meet with a company you are unfamiliar with and learn about unique opportunities.

POST-FAIR STRATEGIES

  1. Make notes on business cards collected during fair.
  2. Follow-up with a call, thank you e-mail or add the person you met on LinkedIn.
  3. Apply for on-campus interview or positions through OWL CareerLink (if required).
  4. Schedule an appointment for a mock interview, or attend an interviewing workshop to start preparing for the next step.

Professional Dress is required for entry. Bring multiple copies of your résumé.

View our "What to Wear" cheat sheet.
 Last Modified 11/22/17