Career Connections Expo – Students

Career Connections Expo – Students


Expo

Expo

This Professional U activity is organized and hosted by the Department of Alumni and Professional Engagement. For more information, please visit:

The Center for Professional Development and Career Experience
Warren Student Services Center 201
Phone: 570-389-4070
cpdce@bloomu.edu


Expo

Student Registration

The Career Connections Expo is open to all students in all majors. Speak to organizations recruiting qualified applicants for

• Full and part-time Jobs
• Internships
• Job Shadowing Experiences
• Graduate programs

To register, sign in to Husky Career Link

Husky Career Link

Under the “Register for Events” tab, select Career Fairs and then Bloomsburg University Career Connections Expo-STUDENTS. *Please update your profile information in Husky Career Link.
Review the list of registered employers and graduate schools (updated daily) to identify attending organizations you would like to visit and prepare questions to ask.


Be Smart ... Be Prepared ... Be Professional ... and Be YOU!

Before the Expo:

Prepare in advance of the expo to increase your chances for a positive, successful experience:
• Attend upcoming Professional U career readiness workshops.
• Select what you will wear. If you are in need of professional attire, visit the Career Closet, Fenstemaker Alumni House.
• More tips to prepare for the expo.

During the Expo:

You can expect to speak with several recruiters and campus representatives throughout the day. For a productive and beneficial experience:
• Arrive dressed professionally.
• Bring a portfolio to make notes and gather information.
• Sign in and pick up your name tag.
• Review the expo table map to locate organizations of interest to you.
• Greet recruiters with confidence, a smile, and a handshake. Remember to thank them at the end of your conversation.

After the Expo:

Career networking doesn’t stop when the expo ends. Keep the conversation going by following up with representatives you’ve met and by researching organizations and application deadlines:
• Compose an email and handwritten “thank you” message for each representative you’ve met and send within 24 hours.
• Investigate if any organizations of interest to you will be returning to campus to recruit and request an interview.
• Follow up by sending resumes or completing online applications.