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Spring 2023 Calendar of Events

Event 

Date 

Handshake Link

CareerEGDE: Resume & Cover Letter

Tue., Feb. 7    | 12-1PM

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CareerEGDE: Job Searching Strategies

Wed., Feb. 8  | 12-1PM Register Here!

VMock Lab 

Fri., Feb. 10  | 12:30-1PM Register Here!

CareerEGDE: Major & Career Exploration

Tue., Feb.14  | 12-1PM Register Here!

CareerEGDE: Resume Lab

Wed., Feb. 15   | 12-1PM Register Here!

CareerEGDE: Presenting Myself to Employers

Thu., Feb. 16    | 12-1PM Register Here!

CareerEdge: After the Fair: What Now

Thu., Feb. 28    | 12-1PM Register Here!

CareerEdge: Perfecting the Job Interview

Wed., Mar. 1  | 12-1PM  Register Here!

Big Interview Lab

Fri., Mar. 3   | 12:30-1PM Register Here!

CareerEdge: How to Build a LinkedIn Profile 

Tue., Mar. 7   | 12-1PM Register Here!

CareerEDGE: Using LinkedIn for Networking

Wed., Mar. 8      | 12-1PM Register Here!

CareerEDGE: Is SFSU Grad School Right For Me?

Tue., Mar 28     | 12-1PM Register Here!

CareerEdge: Resume Lab

Tue., Apr. 4  | 12 - 1PM Register Here!

CareerEdge: Networking for Introverts

Wed., Apr. 5   | 12-1PM Register Here!

CareerEdge: Standing Out at a Career Fair 

Thu., Apr. 6   | 12:15-1:15PM Register Here!

VMock Lab

Fri., Apr. 7     | 12:30 - 1PM Register Here!

CareerEdge: Resume & Cover Letter

Tue., Apr. 11   | 12-1PM Register Here!

CareerEdge: Standing out at a Career Fair

Wed., Apr. 12   | 12:15-1:15PM Register Here!

CareerEdge: Grad School Searching Strategies

Tue., Apr.18    | 12-1PM Register Here!

CareerEdge: Job Application Workshop

Thu., Apr. 20      | 12:15 - 1:15PM Register Here!

CareerEdge: I am Graduating, What Now?

Tue., Apr. 25  | 12 - 1PM Register Here!

CareerEdge: What can I do with my Major?

Wed., Apr. 26   | 12 - 1PM Register Here!

CareerEdge: Resume & Cover Letter

Tue., May. 2    | 12-1PM Register Here!

CareerEdge: Last Minute Job Searching

Wed., May. 3   | 12- 1PM Register Here!

VMock Lab

Fri., May. 5   | 12:30 - 1PM Register Here!

 

*Note these sessions are not for employers. Learn more about virtual fairs for employers*

 

CLD welcomes persons with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. If you would like reasonable accommodations for these events, please email career@sfsu.edu as soon as possible so arrangements can be made. 

 

Career Fairs

Event Date Handshake Link
Spring 2023 Engineering And Computer Science Career Fair  Fri., Feb.17th | 12 - 4PM Register Here!

Spring 2023 Part-Time Job Fair

Thu., Feb. 23rd | 12 - 3PM

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Spring 2023 College of Science & Engineering Career Fair Thu., Mar. 2nd | 12 - 4PM Register Here! 
Spring 2023 Part-Time Career & Internship Fair

Thu., April 13th | 12 - 3PM

Register Here!

 

 

Reserve an appointment to update your professional headshot - Click Here!

 

Before the Fair:

  • Complete your Handshake profile¬†

  • Register for the Job or Career & Internship fair¬†

  • Review the "Employers Attending" section of the fair:

    • Identify the companies you are interested in

    • Read their summaries

    • Note the job titles they are hiring for

  • Do your background research on the companies/organizations and recruiters¬†

  • Prepare your questionnaire¬†

  • Make or update your resume¬†

  • Make sure you remember their names and know the proper pronunciation before you meet them

  • Have your professional headshot ready (note - free CLD offers free headshots. Schedule an appointment on Handshake).¬†

  • Prepare your elevator pitch¬†

  • Practice your pitch on Big Interview

  • Get comfortable with being uncomfortable (We know this is hard, trust us, we know )

  • Visit CLD if you need additional help

 

During the Fair:

  • Dress up in your professional outfit (business causal at bare minimum) to convey your ethos to the potential employers

  • Have your resume and cover letter ready on hand

  • Make sure you get their name(s) and email address(es) and save this information in a place where you will not loss them

  • Have your questions ready for the recruiters. Use notecards or your phone to jot down your questions. This way you won't forget them

  • Take notes of what they are looking for and if you would be a good fit for the offered positions

  • BE ON TIME. You are going to Rock this!¬†

 

After the Fair:

  • ALWAYS REMEMBER to follow up with the recruiter/employer for the position(s) that you are interested in

  • PLEASE REMEMBER to say "thank you" for their time

  • CONNECT with your manager/recruiter/recruiter liaison¬†on LinkedIn to continue your conversation about the position(s) that you were interested in.