What’s a career fair? A career fairs help you find jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities, and learn more about a particular company. This is a great way to meet lots of employers in one room while on campus.
As the on-campus recruiting coordinator for the Career Center, I work with all types of employers who want to hire Ducks. This is one of those rare times in your life when you have exclusive access to employers from all different industries, roles, and experience coming to campus to hire YOU.
Take advantage of opportunities to meet and connect with employers and professionals through activities such as career fairs, networking events, on-campus interviews, practice interview program, career information sessions, and more.
One of the major concerns for college students who are beginning a new job is how to appropriately dress for the workplace. How can you be professional with style? Do you have to buy a suit? Do you have to wear a jacket? Do colors matter? To be honest, it truly depends on where you work and who you work for.
Having a great summary is important when you have a limited amount of time to attract attention. The goal of the summary is, in essence, to sum up you—your personality and qualifications. Plus, it should give employers a clear sense of what you are looking for, what you value, and where you want to go.
Here are three themes to follow when making your LinkedIn summary.