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Career Day 2015

 

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Students, alumni, and employers are invited to join us at the Marriott Fairvew Park in Falls Church, Va., to participate in two in-person events – a career fair and career coaching. The career fair will provide students and alumni an opportunity to meet with employers face-to-face to discuss the various opportunities available within their organizations. On-site career coaching will be available for students and alumni to discuss their career aspirations, work on their resumes, or practice their interviewing skills with a career coach.

Prepare Before the Event: Register for a Career Day Prep Clinic

Let us help you put your best foot forward when meeting with employers. Meet virtually with a career coach in a group setting prior to Career Day to get tips on how to network to your best advantage. There are three sessions of this live event; sign up in CareerLink for the one that best fits your schedule.

  • Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 10 a.m. EST
  • Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 6 p.m. EST
  • Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 1 p.m. EST

Participate in Career Day: May 12, 2015

Career Fair: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. EST

Get noticed – in a good way – by employers. See what opportunities are out there; what types of companies and industries are showcasing positions; and gain perspective on where your skill sets fit within the job marketplace. First impressions are vital, so take full advantage of this opportunity to meet dozens of employers and network with other students and alumni face-to-face! Follow this guide to register through your CareerLink account before May 8 to express interest in employers. 

On-Site Career Coaching: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. EST

Questions about your resume content? Need guidance on interview style and potential questions? Looking for feedback on your current or future career path?  Don’t miss this opportunity to take advantage of our available on-site Career Coaching sessions. Sessions will be available on a walk-in basis.

Group Coaching: 10:45 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 1:15 p.m. EST

Don't walk into the career fair unprepared! Take advantage of one of the three group coaching sessions for some last minute advice on how to work a career fair, tips for networking with employers and recruiters, and how to effectively summarize your experience in an elevator pitch.

Getting There

Get driving directions to Marriott Fairvew Park, 3111 Fairview Park Dr, Falls Church, VA 22042. There is complimentary on-site parking.

 

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