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Prepare for the Fair

September 7, 2016, 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location Student Center and Annex - 415 - 419
SponsorCART Career Services, CHSS Career Services, CSAM Career Services and the Center for Career ServicesMore Informationhttp://www.montclair.edu/career-services/events-workshops/workshops/Posted InCareer Services
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Nervous about attending the Fall 2016 Career Fair?  Learn how to market yourself in a short amount of time and make a strong first impression with employers so that they remember you after the fair.  See available workshops below.


Career Fairs: How to Make a Lasting Impression

Trying to make a lasting impression can seem impossible when employers are meeting so many candidates in a short amount of time.  Learn what you can, and should, do to stand out.

  • Presenter: Carlie Bordino, Foresters Financial
  • Time: 11:30 - 12:15 p.m.
  • Location: Student Center, Room 417

Mock Interviews

Mock interviews give students the opportunity to learn what to expect in a typical interview and help them refine their interviewing skills.

  • Presenter: UPS
  • CLOSED SESSION

How to Craft an Elevator Pitch

An elevator pitch is your brief, personal statement. It can be used when meeting employers at career fairs as a way market yourself.

  • Presenter: Jennifer Santiago, Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Time: 12:00 - 12:45 p.m.
  • Location: Student Center, Room 419

What to do After a Career Fair

What you do after the career fair is just as important as what you do before and during.  Learn tips that will help you strengthen your connection with prospective employers after the fair.

  • Presenter: Kate Sparano, ADP
  • Time: 1:00 - 1:45 p.m.
  • Location: Student Center, Room 417

Create an Awesome Resume

Always bring plenty of copies of your resume to a career fair to make it easy for the employer to glance at your resume while speaking to you.  Grab their attention with a resume that stands out!

  • Presenter: Daniella Hartigan, Collabera
  • Time: 1:30 - 2:15 p.m.
  • Location: Student Center, Room 419

What not to do at a Career Fair

You often hear about career fair do's, but what about the career fair don'ts? These mock skits will show you exactly what not to do at the career fair.

  • Presenter: Adam Mayer, Center for Career Services
  • Time: 2:00 - 2:45 p.m.
  • Location: Student Center, Room 417

Who Should Attend:
Open to all students and alumni. No registration required.

This event is co-sponsored by CART Career Services, CHSS Career Services, CSAM Career Services, and the Center for Career Services.