The Career Center invites all DePaul University students and alumni to participate in the Technology Career Fair. This event is a great opportunity to interact with top employers recruiting for both jobs and internships. Recruiters from a wide variety of industries will be seeking qualified candidates of all majors and experience levels. Different employers will be attending each day! All majors welcomed!
What is a career fair?
A career fair is an event where several employers seek to recruit individuals to work for their organizations. It is an opportunity for employers to increase awareness of their organization while conducting a preliminary assessment of candidates for existing or future positions.
Why should you attend?
Learn about multiple industries and their job and internship opportunitiesMeet face-to-face with employers and alumni mentors.Practice your personal pitch, interviewing skills, and network with recruiting professionals.How should you prepare?
Research companies and positions. Rather than spending time asking employers questions that have easy-to-find answers focus on discussing how your skills and experiences match what they are looking for.Prepare your elevator pitch. An elevator pitch is 30 second -a 1-minute pitch that should summarize who you are, what you do, and why you would be a perfect candidate.Review your resume. Visit the Career Center's Peer Career Advisors for a resume review. Peer Career Advisors are highly trained undergraduates who advise students and alumni concerning basic career-related issues on a walk-in basis. Bring multiple copies of your updated resume to the fair.Resume Reviews: Peer Career Advisors are trained by the Career Center to provide a resume and cover letter assistance, and to answer questions about Handshake, LinkedIn interview prep, and other Career Center resources. To check availability or wait times, call the offices at Loop: (312) 362-8437 and LPC: (773) 325-7431.
Walk-ins are available six days a week:
SAC 192 and DPC 9500
Monday, Thursday, and Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, and Wednesday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
SAC 192 (LPC campus only)
Sunday: 12:00 - 5:00 pm
Alumni Mentors: Stop by the ASK Oasis at the Technology Career Fair to get tips on how to network with employers.
Career Closet: Looking for that perfect outfit for the Career Fair? Or maybe you’ve got an interview coming up and you need to dress to impress. Check out the DePaul Career Closet by clicking here.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 3:00pm to 6:00pm
2250 North Sheffield Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60614, United States of America