Prepare for / Navigate a Career Fair

A career fair is an excellent place for students to make connections with recruiters and companies (i.e. build your network), to learn more about what companies are looking for in a candidate, and to find out about available internships and full-time positions. For 1st and 2nd year students, this is a great opportunity to practice your elevator pitch, network, and see what opportunities you want to begin working toward.

 

Career Fair Season is Gearing Up!

Employers registering to recruit at our upcoming career fairs are hiring for internships and full time positions and they are excited to hire UMass students!

Virtual career fairs are your best opportunity to speak one-one with employers and let them …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
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It’s Career Fair Season – are you ready?

Starting in mid-September, the fall UMass career fair season gets underway.

Of particular note to SBS majors are the Isenberg Virtual Career Day, on Sept. 29th, the Tech Jobs & Internships Fair (both in-person and virtual) on Oct. 6th, and …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
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How to Stand Out at Virtual Career Fairs

Career Fair season starts in September at UMass, and this year the fairs will be virtual again!  Read this article from Vault on how to prepare.

It isn’t easy to stand out at in-person job fairs, and leaving a lasting …

By Victorio Duran III - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Featured Resources

This resource contains a variety of sample resumes that are appropriate for SBS majors.  Use these as a formatting guide.  …

Instructions on accessing the career fair via Handshake, registering to meet with employers, and what to do on the day …