Job Fairs

Job Fairs

Why You Should Go to a Job Fair

If you are serious about your career or just starting out, there are plenty of reasons to attend a job fair:

Freshmen and Sophomores:

  • Discover what the world of work looks like
  • Gather information to help you chose a major
  • Increase your networking contacts
  • Be in the right place to make a first impression/li>
  • Obtain information about the career you wish to pursue
  • Browse and indulge your curiosity

Juniors and Seniors:

  • Be hired by your new employer before you even leaving UW-Superior
  • Apply for a position on-site
  • Meet face-to-face with human resources specialists
  • Network with many employers under the same roof at the same time
  • Find out, what recruiters are really looking for
  • Receive job-search advice from recruiters
  • Be in the right place to make a first impression
  • Gain interview experience
  • Increase your networking contacts
  • Obtain information about the career you wish to pursue

6 Tips for Attending a Job Fair

  1. Research attending employers before hand
  2. Prepare a few questions for each recruiter
  3. Bring a few copies of your polished and error free resume
  4. Smile and give a confident handshake
  5. Have a 30-second pitch prepared that highlights you
  6. Carry a padfolio or small briefcase

Head of the Lakes Job Fair