Job Fair Insights from the Other Side of the Table

Here’s the inside scoop from a recruiter who attends A LOT of job fairs! What can students do to stand out (in a good way) at a Job Fair? One of the first questions we ask a candidate at a career fair is, “have you heard of Fast Enterprises?” Students should find the companies and […]

Now What?

The UVM Job Fairs are over for this academic year. Whether you attended the fair or not, here are your next steps on the journey to gain career experience: If you attended the fair: Send a simple email thank you to employers you met. Assess what you learned about your interests and skills and what […]

Top 5 Reasons To Attend the Spring Job Fair

Bigger is Better! This is the biggest Job Fair in UVM’s history!  124 organizations are coming to campus to meet YOU.  It is the closest you will get to someone knocking on your door with an opportunity!  Come talk to people who are hiring and learn about their work culture and opportunities. Now IS the […]

The Single Most Important Thing To Do After the Job Fair

Write a thank you note. Why? A prompt and sincere note of thanks helps you stand out among the hundreds of other people the employer met at the fair. It demonstrates that you’re sincerely interested and motivated about their company, it demonstrates your writing skills and it can make you more memorable than any other […]

Is the Job Fair for YOU?

Yes! Most people know that a Job Fair is for people seeking jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities.  Did you know it is also for those who want to get ideas, explore options and gather information? You don’t have to be actively searching for specific job to attend. A key part of the career journey is […]

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