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Davenport Campus Career Fair 2017

Tuesday, September 19   Register to save your space.

Florida Campus Career Fair 2017

Completed.  Date TBA soon.


Students

  • No registration or fees, just attend.
  • Hunt for Your Future Career Fair, 8 to noon in the World of Chiropractic Court. 
    Connect with prospective employers! Enjoy a networking luncheon for job seekers and employers from noon to 1 p.m. Receive three clinic hours by attending and participating in the Career Fair. (Sign in and out to qualify). No registration fee or preregistration is required. Dress for success and bring your resume. Use the Palmer App to scan-in with employers to qualify for prize drawings. Winners will be notified by email. Prizes provided by the Palmer Center for Business Development.

    • Check in with at least 10 employers to qualify for a $100 Bookstore voucher
    • Check in with at least 15 employers to qualify for a $200 Bookstore voucher
    • Check in with at least 20 employers to qualify for a $500 Bookstore voucher 
  • 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:

Davenport 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 - Davenport 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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