The Career Center invites all DePaul University students and alumni to participate in the Fall Career Fair. This 2-day 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 isa career fair?
A career fair is an event where several employers seek to recruit individuals towork for their organizations. It is an opportunity for employers to increaseawareness of their organization while conducting a preliminary assessment ofcandidates for existing or future positions.
Whyshould you attend?
Learn about multiple industries and their job and internship opportunities Meet face-to-face with employers and alumni mentors.Practice yourpersonal pitch, interviewing skills, and network with recruiting professionals.Howshould 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 yourelevator pitch. An elevator pitch is 30 second -a 1-minute pitch that shouldsummarize who you are, what you do, and why you would be a perfect candidate.Review yourresume. Visit the Career Center's Peer Career Advisors for a resume review.Peer Career Advisors are highly trained undergraduates who advise students andalumni concerning basic career-related issues on a walk-in basis. Bringmultiple copies of your updated resume to the fair.Resume Reviews: Peer Career Advisorsare trained by the Career Center to provide a resume and cover letterassistance, and to answer questions about Handshake, LinkedIn interview prep,and other Career Center resources. To check availability or wait times, callthe offices at Loop: (312) 362-8437 and LPC: (773) 325-7431.
Walk-ins areavailable 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
AlumniMentors: Stop by the ASKOasis at the Spring Career Fair to get tips on how to network with employers.
Career Closet: Lookingfor that perfect outfit for the Career Fair? Or maybe you’ve got an interviewcoming up and you need to dress to impress. Check out the DePaul Career Closetby clicking here.
Wednesday, October 2 at 3:00pm to 6:00pm
2250 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614, United States
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