Career Events

Virtual GVSU Fall Career & Internship Fair 2021

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Date and Time

Thursday, October 7, 2021 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Location

Handshake Virtual Platform

Description

Meet with employers looking to hire for internship and full-time opportunities, and/or explore careers! Virtual career fairs are online 'events' that allow employers and students to meet in virtual environments, including video, audio, or text chat rooms:

  • Sign up for 1:1 meetings with representatives to introduce yourself and express interest in a position. These are on a first-come, first-served basis!
  • Join group sessions for employers who have them to learn more about organizations, opportunities, and various career paths and ask questions. 
  • Career Explorers – explore various career paths and build your professional networks by meeting with employers interested in engaging with you. 
  • Do this all from the comfort of your room! No lines, no travel, no parking hassle!!

How do I participate?

We will be hosting the career fair on Handshake to create an intuitive, user-friendly experience for students and employers.

  1. Log in to your Handshake account.
  2. Complete your profile and upload your resume.
  3. Find the fair in the events menu and register.
  4. Browse employers and sign up for 1:1 or group sessions.

How do I prepare?

Day of the Fair:

  • Log into your Handshake account.
  • Go to events and click on the fair. Find "My Agenda"
  • Test your technology to make sure it’s working properly before the start of the event.
  • Join your virtual meeting sessions. You can join up to 10 minutes beforehand. Be sure to take notes!
  • Send a follow-up note to the employer thanking them for their time.

Questions?

Contact GVSU Career Center at 616-331-3311 or careers@gvsu.edu. Or, visit our Ask Me Zoom Room on the day of the fair.

This event also appears on the main events calendar tagged as becc, cacc, careercenter, edcc, hbsc, hcc, stemcc, and xcc.

Contact

GVSU Career Center I 616-331-3311 I careers@gvsu.edu

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