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Clemson Center for Career and Professional Development

Michelin Career Center

Student FAQ's for the Upcoming Career Fairs


In-Person Fair Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, we invite the general public and students from other universities to attend our career fairs. However, only Clemson students are permitted to participate in any on-campus or after fair interviews.

A networking event is one that allows students and company representatives to meet. Students gain a better understanding of what companies are looking for and companies are able to see students interested in their company. Students are not guaranteed a job interview from the fair, but students will gain valuable contacts.

Research companies attending the fair on ClemsonJoblink. Remember that this is a networking event. You may not walk away with an interview or a job, but you will walk away with a better understanding of what companies are looking for and valuable contacts at companies where you are interested in applying.

All after-fair interviews will be conducted in the North Stands Stadium Suites in Memorial Stadium (Football Stadium). Students will enter at Gate 6 (Ground Floor) and take the elevators up to LEVEL 2. On level two, you will check-in for each interview you have shceduled and will be directed to the appropriate waiting areas.

Companies often tell us it is the students who have done their research, come prepared and are dressed appropriately that make the most lasting impressions. Be prepared - We can’t say it enough! Research and have an understanding of what companies do. Have a basic understand of company values and be able to explain why you will make an ideal employee.

A lot of the companies represented at the Career Fair send representatives from offices that are closer to Clemson. Many companies have offices located throughout the United States. This is a great question to research on the company’s website!

Consider your skill set, jobs, internships, co-ops and the courses you have taken. Do not sell yourself short! Go up to the recruiter and let them know even though your major was not listed you have a lot to offer. Give concrete examples.

Many companies will ask you to go to their website or apply online as a formality and to get you into the official system. DO NOT however lessen the value of that face-to-face contact! Employers are taking notes and making assessments.

All companies will be placed alphabetically by Fair Sponsors and Regular Registrations with some deviation due to electrical needs.

You should print your resume in advance of attending the Fair. We will not have printers available for students.

Don’t wait! Many employers will start packing up to get on the road. The early bird catches the worm.



Virtual Fair Frequently Asked Questions

We are sorry, but do to the nature of the event and platform restrictions, only Clemson students with a Clemson ID will be allowed to attend the virtual fair.

A networking event is one that allows students and company representatives to meet. Students gain a better understanding of what companies are looking for and companies are able to see students interested in their company. Students are not guaranteed a job interview from the fair, but students will gain valuable contacts.

Research companies attending the fair on ClemsonJoblink. Remember that this is a networking event. You may not immediately get an interview or a job, but you will leave with a better understanding of what companies are looking for and valuable contacts at companies where you are interested in applying.

All interviews will be held virtually. Specifics will be arranged between each employer and student.

Companies often tell us it is the students who have done their research, come prepared and are dressed appropriately that make the most lasting impressions. Be prepared - We can’t say it enough! Research and have an understanding of what companies do. Have a basic understand of company values and be able to explain why you will make an ideal employee.

A lot of the companies represented at the Career Fair send representatives from offices that are closer to Clemson. Many companies have offices located throughout the United States. This is a great question to research on the company’s website!

Consider your skill set, jobs, internships, co-ops and the courses you have taken. Do not sell yourself short! Go up to the recruiter and let them know even though your major was not listed you have a lot to offer. Give concrete examples.

Many companies will ask you to go to their website or apply online as a formality and to get you into the official system. DO NOT however lessen the value of that face-to-face contact! Employers are taking notes and making assessments.

Watch the following demo videos to get an idea of how the fair will work:

Demo from Employers Perspective: https://vimeo.com/446650071/5c4d65c59e

Demo from Students Perspective: https://vimeo.com/446651089/4423ceafb4

Pre-Career Fair Prep: https://youtu.be/wNGJhVq4nog

"Day of" Career Fair Information: https://youtu.be/L-OX8Tq1dTk

Employer Research: https://youtu.be/We5gSAlXgbU

Post Career Fair: https://youtu.be/a2LnzjhXj4E