[Contributed by Career Center Writer Roxana Hadadi]
Were you one of the more than 1,000 students who attended the Career Center’s Job and Internship Fair on Tuesday, March 27? Did you chat with one of the more than 130 companies, organizations, and nonprofits at the fair? Did you drop off your resume with recruiters? Well … now what?
Getting prepared for each semester’s career fair can be a daunting task, but after the fair is over, don’t become complacent, says Taylor Roosevelt, the Career Center’s customer service coordinator. Getting in touch with contacts, demonstrating your interest in their companies, and continuing the conversations you started at the fair are important steps to help employers remember you and understand why you’re the right candidate for them.
For more insights from Taylor about how to initiate follow-up chats, as well as information about the resources the Career Center offers to assist you in using your fair experience to your benefit, read on! (More …)