5 Tips for the Career Fair

Career Services is hosting their annual Career Fair on March 2nd, 2017 from 4:00pm-7:00pm! The event will take place in the Gassett Fitness Center Gym, and tons of organizations will be there looking for interns and workers! Here are some tips to make it a successful Career Fair!

1. Bring an updated resume!

Bringing a resume to the Career Fair will show preparedness and have the different representatives at the fair remember you. Need help updating or even creating a resume? Schedule an appointment with Career Services, located in Ellison Campus Center, room 105!

2. Dress professionally!

Don’t look like you just rolled out of bed when you meet your possible future employers! These representatives took time out of their day to come to you for an opportunity, put some time in and dress to impress!

3. Download the “Salem State Career Fair Plus” app through the App Store and Google Play!

This app will give you a complete list of employers, will give you a fair map where all the employers are located, and more tips on how to prepare for this event!

4. Take a picture at the LinkedIn Photo Booth!

LinkedIn is basically Facebook for professionals! It’s a way to find jobs and different career opportunities! A photo booth will be there to take a professional head shot for your profile, so you can stop using that selfie!

5. Show enthusiasm!

Be ready to impress! Employers want to see you engaged and utilizing your network skills when attend the fair. Be confident, take notes, and always follow up with potential employers!

If you need any more tips, visit the Career Services office in Ellison Campus Center, room 105. Or you can call them at 978-542-6406!

Good luck!

-FYM Shelbie


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