Why should I, a graduate student, attend a career fair?

Dear student, noble member of the storied class of overworked and underpaid apprentice scholars, here’s why you should attend the Graduate Career Fair at Purdue: (1) Location, location, location. It’s not very often in life that recruiters will travel to your town, wanting to talk to you about employment. Seriously. Attend the career fair in … Continue reading Why should I, a graduate student, attend a career fair?

Bender Virtual Career Fair 2016

Are you a person with a disability looking for a career opportunity or internship? The Bender Virtual Career Fair is FREE for students and alumni with disabilities to attend on March 15, 2016. Participants will have the chance to meet online with employers across the nation including Apple, AT&T, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, … Continue reading Bender Virtual Career Fair 2016

Career Summit for Students with Disabilities

Are you a Disability Resource Center student? Take advantage of this amazing opportunity to go to a FREE career summit in Chicago. You will have the opportunity to meet with some of the most successful corporations that are looking to recruit college students and graduates with disabilities. When is the event? The event is November 6-7. … Continue reading Career Summit for Students with Disabilities

Meeting Recruiters – The Perfect Handshake

First impressions are critical. Your first few seconds of interaction with a recruiter will likely effect how the recruiter perceives you throughout your interaction and handshakes can make or break first impressions. Here's your guide the perfect handshake. 1. Introductions First - Extend Your Voice Before Your Hand If you're initiating an introduction with a recruiter (or anyone for … Continue reading Meeting Recruiters – The Perfect Handshake