Career Fair

Mark Your Calendar!

Main Campus Career Fair 2018

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Registration is closed at this time.  Contact Penny Hoker to put your name on a waiting list.  

Florida Campus Career Fair 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Register here!


Students

  • No registration or fees, just attend.
    • Various Employer Giveaways

    Preparation Tips

    • Review and research the list of Participating Employers.  
    • Be prepared to discuss clear, concise examples to demonstrate your qualifications that are most related to the job.
    • Practice your verbal presentation—30 second “commercial” about you—to approach employers with confidence.

    Work on your Resume and Practice Interviewing.

    Tips for the Fair

    • Bring enough resumes to give to organizations you are targeting (at least 10-20 copies). Keep them organized in a portfolio.
    • First impressions are paramount
      • Dress professionally
      • Make eye contact and introduce yourself with a firm handshake
      • State your purpose
      • Ask questions and listen
    • Request a business card for your records and plan to request an interview.

    Follow-up with a thank-you note or e-mail within 24 hours and include your resume.


    Direct all questions to:

    Main Campus
    Penny Hoker, Career Development Center Coordinator
    Phone: 563-884-5521
    Email: penny.hoker@palmer.edu
    Florida Campus
    Heidi Brodick, Career Development Center Coordinator
    Phone: 386-763-2650
    Email: Heidi.brodick@palmer.edu

    Contact Us

    Center For Business Development - Main campus
    563-884-5521 or
    563-884-5858
    business.development@palmer.edu

    Center For Business Development - Florida campus
    386-763-2650
    career.services.fl@palmer.edu

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