Fairs & ExposEach year, the Center for Career Services sponsors two main career and internship fairs (one in Fall and one in Spring), the Federal Work Study Job Fair (in early Fall), and smaller expos that highlight specific industries such as communications, engineering, international affairs, museum studies, and small business and entrepreneurship.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
1-5pm - Marvin Center 3rd Floor
Meet with employers representing more than 100 diverse organizations who may be recruiting for full-time post-graduation positions, internships, Co-op positions, and part-time employment.
RSVP: Log into GWork (or your school-specific GWork portal, e.g., GWorkSB.com for GWSB students and alumni, etc.), click on the Fair link and review employer profiles to confirm for which positions they may be hiring and the requirements. To get tips on how to prepare for the fair, go here.
- The Fair features the LinkedIn Professional Photo Booth! Get a free professional headshot for your LinkedIn profile! Stop by the booth at any time during the fair. Sponsored by GW Alumni Relations.
Download this app for your mobile device & get easy access to info about the Fair!
This application will provide information about the employers at the Fair, links to organization websites, table & room locations, information on the type of candidates an employer is recruiting, details on the LinkedIn Photo Booth and a survey to tell us what you think of the new career fair app!
To download the Fair's ‘Grupio’ app on your mobile device; search for 'Grupio' in the App Store, Android Market, or App World. Or, you can download the app from your mobile device directly via one of the links listed below:
After downloading the ‘Grupio’ app, search and select: GW Spring 2014 Career & Internship Fair.
NOTE: To assist students in preparing for the fair, we will have extended Walk-in Consulting Hours on Tuesday, February 25, and Wednesday, February 26, from 10:00am to 5:00pm.
For more detailed assistance with resume preparation or advice about how to approach an employer at a career fair, students can schedule a consultation with a consultant in GWork. Also, review the Fair Preparation Resources & Tips section below.
Fair Student RSVP Tips & Preparation Messages
Students and alumni will be able to view here the email messages the Center for Career Services sends to those who have registered for the Career & Internship Fair in GWork over the three to four weeks leading up to the Fair. Included in the messages are tips, resources, and updated information about the Fair.
You can review the messages below that have been sent to the students and alumni who had registered for the Fair.
Tips & Resources
Brazen Careerist: "Map Out Strategy to Make the Most of Your Next Career Fair"
The Washington Post Career Coach Job Fair Tips
Resume Information & Assistance:
Have your resume critiqued at the Center for Career Services. You can do this online via the 48-Hour Resume Critique Service, or stop by in person during Drop-in Consulting hours (Monday-Friday, 11am-2pm).
Practice your 30-Second Professional Introduction ("Commercial")
Watch these online webshops:
Make the Most of the Career Fair
Creating Cover Letters
Dress to Impress
According to a survey by recruiting firm Adecco, 75% of hiring managers believe the top interview mistake millenials make is wearing inappropriate attire.
Check out the GW Center for Career Services Pinterest page for visual help with how to "dress for success": https://pinterest.com/gwcareercenter/
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Please note - this event has been cancelled. Interested SEAS students may instead register for the Careers in Engineering Alumni Panel & Workshop which will be held on the same day . Register in GWork
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Marvin Center Continental Ballroom
Register in GWork
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Marvin Center Grand Ballroom
Get more info on the SPHHS Career Fair