How to Work a Career Fair

Prepare: Companies

  • Find out the names of the companies attending the Career Fair.
  • Employers are at the Career Fair because they want MMA students.
  • Research the companies.
  • Determine which companies you want to visit and learn more about.
  • Map out a plan.

Prepare: You

  • Make sure your resume is perfect and says what you want ot portray.
  • Print several copies of  your resume on bond paper.
  • Think about what you want to say to each employer.
  • Visualize how your brief visit will go.
  • Wear your dress blues to Career Fairs.

What to Say

  • Introduce yourself.
  • Hand the employer your resume'
  • Express your interwst and knowledge about the company.
  • Ask them if they will be placing co-ops this winter or if they will be hiring upon graduation.
  • Listen.
  • Ask if they will be setting up interviews and how you can sign up.
  • Find out how best to follow up.


  • Employers want MMA students.
  • You need to do your research.
  • Your resume should be remarkable.
  • Visit all the companies of interest.
  • Be yourself.
  • Determine next steps.
  • Follow up.

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