Fair Prep Workshops
Fair prep workshops occur each semester prior to our annual Internship, Co-op and Career fairs. Learn how to communicate your purpose, highlight strengths, and make a strong first impression. Check back often for future workshop dates!
Dates & Times
Spring Internship, Co-op & Career Fair
Attend a workshop
Resume Basics: We walk you through how to build your resume at this hands-on, step-by-step workshop. Intended for students who are in the beginning stages of resume preparation. Bring your printed resume or device.
- Monday, February 5, 2018, 2:00 to 3:00pm, CUE Room 141 & 143
- Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 12:00 to 1:00pm, CUE Room 141 & 143
Resume Advanced: Update your resume including strategically structuring your content, using key words and formatting tricks to take your resume from good to great! Intended for students with an already established resume. Bring your printed resume or device.
- Thursday, February 8, 2018, 2:00 to 3:00pm, Taylor Hall Rm 401
- Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 12:30 to 1:30pm, Henderson 107
- Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 12:00 to 1:00pm, CUE Room 141 & 143
Elevator Pitch: What is it? What do I include? How do I stand out? Draft, practice, and receive feedback during this interactive session on elevator pitches.
- Thursday, February 1, 2018, 12:00 to 1:00pm, Bowman Hall Room 222
- Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 11:00 am to 12:00pm, Taylor Hall Room 226
- Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 1:00 to 2:00pm, LBGTQ+ Center (KSC lower level)
Networking/Interviewing Roundtables: Learn about Career Fair etiquette— from engaging an employer to closing out the conversation. Practice answering basic interview questions and developing follow-up questions for recruiters.
- Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 11:00am to 12:00pm, KSC Ballroom
- Monday, February 12, 2018, 12:00 to 1:00pm, CUE Room 141 & 143
Download “The Fairs App”
Select Kent State University from the list of schools to view and “favorite” employer attendees, event map, preparation tips and announcements (including the most up-to-date list of prep workshops).
Fall Internship, Co-op & Career Fair
- Details TBD
Topics & Resources
- How to put your best foot forward at a job fair
- Prepare a one-minute elevator pitch
- Make your resume sparkle
- Create a professional image
- Career Tip Sheets