• Government & Social Services Career Fair

Government & Social Services Career Fair

Explore career opportunities in government and in non-profit agencies! Representatives will be available to share information on full-time and internship opportunities within their organizations.

March 2018
Oglesby Union Ballrooms
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Participating Employers

List of participating employers available at a later date.

Prepare for Career Fairs

Create a Strong Resume

  • Have your resume critiqued at The Career Center.
  • Bring multiple copies of your resume.

Prepare Your Elevator Speech

Your elevator speech is your quick, personal-selling statement. This 30-second pitch should help make a good first impression. Include your name, major, and classification, as well as your interest in the organization or the position. Be sure to ask a relevant question to the recruiter.

Research Employers

  • Identify employers you want to talk to before the event.
  • Research positions listed and develop questions for them.

Dress Professionally

  • Wear a suit! Choose conservative colors, such as navy blue, black, or gray.
  • Wear comfortable, closed-toed dress shoes.
  • Skirts should be at least knee-length.
  • Keep your hairstyle simple, jewelry minimal, and facial hair groomed.

Preparation Events

The Career Center hosts a series of workshops each semester to prepare students for career fairs.

 

The Career Center is committed to providing access for all people. If you have accessibility concerns, please contact us at (850) 644-6431 prior to the event to arrange reasonable accommodations.

For additional tips on mastering a career fair, see our Preparing for a Career Fair guide