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CAREER FAIR TIPS

A career fair is an opportunity for you to meet with employer representatives on an informal basis to discuss career information and employment opportunities. It is another form of networking that can help you get your foot in the door of an employer through careful planning. A major part of planning process for a career fair is developing a list of questions to ask the employer representatives. Also, research the employers that plan to attend. This gives you a heads up on the employers you are interested in approaching.

APPROPRIATE DRESS

Pick out a professional outfit. Career Fairs sponsored by Rowan University require that you dress as if you are going to an interview. Suits are appropriate for both men and women.

Men

Women

Dressing For Success: How To Dress For An Interview

Proper Career / Job Fair Attire


SOME QUESTIONS TO ASK EMPLOYER REPRESENTATIVES

• What characteristics does a successful person have at your organization?
• Could you describe a typical day?
• What are the best and worst parts of your job?
• How important are professional degrees or credentials for entrance and promotion in this field?
• Is demand for your kind of work increasing, stabilizing, or decreasing?
• How could you utilize my skills?
• Are there internship possibilities with your organization?
• Is there anything I can do to make myself more qualified for this type of work?

SOME QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF

TIPS FOR NAVIGATING A CAREER FAIR

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On-Campus & Off-Campus Work Study Job Fair
Time & Location: TBD

Want to earn a competitive hourly wage for your present part-time employment? If the answer to this question is yes, then you need to attend the On-Campus Work Study Job Fair. Representatives from various offices on campus will be available to share information on job openings within their department. To participate, students must submit their resume on PROFS JOBS and have it approved before the job fair.

For more information, please contact the Office of Career Advancement at 856.256.4456.

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Accounting & Finance Expo
Fall 2016
Time & Location: TBD

The 2015 Accounting & Finance Expo is for students seeking professional careers and internships in the fields of accounting and finance. This event is free for students and no pre-registration is required, however, professional business attire is required. Make certain to bring along several copies of your resume and be prepared to network with company representatives.

Career Fairs sponsored by Rowan University require that you dress as if you are going to an interview.




Employers: For registration information, please contact the Office of Career Advancement at 856.256.4456.


Rowan University Spring Career Fair
February 23, 2016
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Recreation Center

Network with employers and graduate school representatives, and collect information about full-time and internship opportunities.

To register for the Spring Career Fair, employers should contact Andrew Duffy at duffya@rowan.edu or at 856.256.5774.


INROADS PRESENTATION
Spring 2016
Time & Location: TBD

INROADS provides internships opportunities for minority students in business and industry and they prepare them for corporate and community leadership.

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Ask an Alum…(Career Exploration Night)
Time & Location: TBA

Do you want to know what the work-force is really like?

Ever wonder what life will be like after graduation?

Want to know how you can apply your major to a future career?

You have questions and our alumni have answers.

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Walt Disney World College Intern Program

Imagine an internship with one of the most exciting companies in the world. Where friendships grow, opportunities are made and where the future begins.

The Disney College Program gives students the chance to start building their résumé and preparing for their future career. This paid program is open to all majors and college levels. Roles are available at
Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida and Disneyland Resort in California.

Apply online at disneycollegeprogram.com


Federal Government & Non-Profit Agencies Career Fair
Fall 2016



Explore career opportunities in government and in non-profit agencies by attending the  Federal Government & Non-Profit Career Fair. Representatives from the federal government and non-profit organizations will be available to share information on employment opportunities within their agencies.

Career Fairs sponsored by Rowan University require that you dress as if you are going to an interview.

Job candidates who are not dressed professionally will not be admitted to the career fair. For more information on appropriate dress for a career fair or an interview, scroll up to Career Fair Tips.


On-Campus Recruitment

Fall 2015
Interview Schedule: For listing of on-campus interview dates, click here.

For more information contact the Office of Career Advancement at 856.256.4456.


Education Expo
April 15, 2016
10:00am - 2:00pm
Chamberlain Student Eynon Ballroom

This event connects school district representatives with graduating seniors and alumni who are provisionally or fully certified to teach or will have a Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing.

Career Fairs sponsored by Rowan University require that you dress as if you are going to an interview.

Job candidates who are not dressed professionally will not be admitted to the career fair. For more information on appropriate dress for a career fair or an interview, scroll up to Career Fair Tips.

Employers: To register for the Education Expo, please contact Andrew Duffy at duffya@rowan.edu or at 856.256.5774.

Questions? Please contact the Office of Career Advancement at 856.256.4456.


PEACE CORPS PRESENTATION
Spring 2016


Learn about career opportunities with the Peace Corps.

For more information, contact the Office of Career Advancement at 856.256.4456.

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OFF-CAMPUS CAREER EVENTS

Source4Teachers Job Fair
Gloucester/Camden County Career Fair
Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Eileen Abbott Administration Building,
206 E. Holly Ave
Washington Township, NJ
For more information contact Chris Sano at 877-983-2244 or at CSano@Source4Teachers.com

Source4Teachers Job Fair
Burlington/Mercer County Career Fair
Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Rutgers Eco Complex,
1200 Florence Columbus Road
Bordentown Township, NJ
For more information contact Chris Sano at 877-983-2244 or at CSano@Source4Teachers.com

Greater Philadelphia Teacher Job Fair
Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 10:00am - 3:00pm
The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks
100 Station Ave
Oaks, PA 19456