Virtual GVSU Fall Career & Internship Fair 2021
Date and Time
Thursday, October 7, 2021 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
You can RSVP for this event
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.
- Log in to your Handshake account.
- Complete your profile and upload your resume.
- Find the fair in the events menu and register.
- Browse employers and sign up for 1:1 or group sessions.
How do I prepare?
- Stop into the Virtual CareerLab: Career Fair Edition to get your materials ready and career fair questions answered.
- Review the resources on our career fair prep website.
- Perfect your short introduction (elevator pitch) using this guide.
- Do your research and come prepared with questions!
- Test out and get familiar with the platform using this guide.
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.
Contact GVSU Career Center at 616-331-3311 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, visit our Ask Me Zoom Room on the day of the fair.
GVSU Career Center I 616-331-3311 I email@example.com