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Davenport Career Fair 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015 8:30 a.m. - noon
Fourth Floor of Campus Center Building, Davenport IA

Take advantage of this opportunity to meet employers and alumni who want to talk to you about their specific employment opportunities.


  • Research Employers: Click here for the list of participating employers
  • Dress professionally: Employers will make decisions based on first impressions.
  • Make a strong first impression: When meeting employers, introduce yourself, offer a firm handshake, make eye contact, state your purpose, ask questions, listen and act professionally. If you plan to request an interview, dress in business attire.
  • Highlight your strengths: Be prepared to discuss your qualifications that are most related to the job. Include clear, concise examples to demonstrate your qualifications. Practice your verbal presentation (a 30-60 second “commercial” about you) so you can approach employers with confidence.
  • Bring your resume: Bring enough resumes to give to organizations you are targeting. (& bring at least 10-20 copies) Carry them in a portfolio.
  • Follow-up: Request a business card for your records. If you want a job interview, follow up with a thank-you note or e-mail within 24 hours and include your resume.

There is no registration fee or pre-registration required for students - just attend!