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Career Fair

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FLORIDA CAMPUS CAREER FAIR - DATE: DATE: 2021 TBD

The fair will be held in the Standard Process Student Center, Building 3.


MAIN CAMPUS CAREER FAIR 2020 - DATE: event postponed Details will be announced soon.

Agenda for the Career Fair:

7:30 - 8 a.m. Setup / Welcome
8 – 1 p.m. Meet with Students 

The Main Campus Career Fair will be held in the WORLD OF CHIROPRACTIC COURT (#23) and the Bruce & Bethel Hagen Student Union (8.). You will park in the Visitor’s Lot (Lot 24-SEE MAP) or the Employee Parking Lot F.

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
Dr. Kevin Cooper, Career Development Center Coordinator
Phone: 386-763-2650
Email: kevin.cooper@palmer.edu

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

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

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