Student & Alumni Employment Fairs

What is a Job Fair? | Job Fair "To Do" Checklist

Employment & Internship Fairs

Spring 2014:

Spring Job & Internship Fair

Thursday, February 20th
1:00-4:00pm
University Center Ballroom
All Majors Welcome!

List of Employers attending the Spring Job & Internship Fair (note: this list will be updated periodically with new employers up until the day of the fair)

Teacher Employment Days (TED)

Thursday & Friday, April 3rd & 4th 2014
8:00am-5:00pm
Butler Hancock Pavilion

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What is a Job Fair? 

Job Fair "To Do" Checklist

What to do before attending a fair or networking event:

  1. Develop your resume; you may use Optimal Resume to help build your resume. You will need to use your @bears.unco.edu email to create an account.
  2. Have your resume reviewed by a Career Counselor; you may meet with a Career Counselor during fall/spring semester drop-in hours 12-3 pm Monday through Friday or call (970) 351-2127 to make an appointment.
  3. See a list of employers attending by creating an account on Bears Career Connection.
    1. Once you are logged in, click on "Career Events"
    2. Click "Search"
    3. Click on the name of the fair you will attend
    4. Click "View Employers Attending"
    5. Cick "Search" and you will see the latest list of registered employers and internship sites.
  4. Research companies of interest; Look at their mission statement and learn about the company so that you can speak with the recruiters specifically about their company.
  5. Apply online before the event to demonstrate you are serious about the opportunity.
  6. After the event, make sure to follow-up with the employers by sending a thank you note.

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Resources for Job Success!

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