On-campus and local off-campus employers will be on hand to discuss current and/or future part-time job opportunities. This fair is a quick and efficient way for students to get their resume to local employers looking to hire Clemson students.
Date: August 26, 2019
Times: 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Location: Almeda Jacks Ballroom, 2nd Floor Hendrix Student Center
EMPLOYER COST: Registration is $35.00 and includes a 6ft table, plastic table cloth and parking for 1 vehicle.
WHY EMPLOYERS SHOULD ATTEND: To get a head start on current and future hiring needs by meeting highly motivated students who are eager to work.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: August 5, 2018
FREE for students; No need to register to attend.
Professional business attire highly recommended. Please come with completed resume. Need resume or interviewing help? Click here!
WHY STUDENTS SHOULD ATTEND: Quick and efficient way to get your resume in the hands of many local employers looking to hire Clemson students.
WHO IS COMING TO THE FAIR? Click here to see the list of employers attending the fair.
Step 1: Research: Do research on the companies prior to the fair. Make a list of your top companies you hope to visit at the fair. Research those companies history, what positions they have open, what skills they are looking for and more. Also, be prepared to tell them why you are interested in their company. Your preparation is what will make you stand out from the crowd!
Step 2: Have your resume ready: Stop by the Michelin Career Center - Resource Center and have your resume reviewed. Visit during our drop in hours, 1:30 pm – 3:45 pm Monday through Friday. Be sure to bring a MINIMUM of 15-20 copies of your resume to the fair. For the fair you should use regular, not high quality, paper for your resume. There will NOT be a printer at the fair.
Step 3: Dress to Impress: Dress professionally. Wear the same attire you would for an interview.
LADIES: make sure dresses and skirts are not too tight or short, right above the knee is perfect. Keep jewelry simple and do not wear perfume. Keep your hair from covering your nametag.
MEN: Dress pants and a button down shirt with is appropriate.
There will be a backpack drop off area. However, The Center for Career and Professional Development cannot be responsible for any lost or stolen valuables.
Step 4: The Approach: Be confident and prepared. Shake hands, look the employer in the eye and fire off your 30-second introduction telling them about yourself and why you are interested in their particular company. Don’t cover your nametag with your folders, hair, etc., smile and be yourself! Do not be afraid to ask questions. Be sure your cell phone is on vibrate or silent.
Step 5: Follow Up: Ask recruiters how they would like you to follow up. Be sure to do what the recruiter asks you to do.
Want more fair advice? Look here for CAREER SPOT VIDEO ON FAIRS