SECD, the Eller Professional Development Center, and other Career Development organizations at the university regularly bring employers to campus (or host virtual events) to connect Wildcats with jobs and internships. Career Fairs are generally large events with many employers, and some employers host information sessions to connect with students in a less formal setting. Whether you are preparing to attend a Career Fair for the first time or are an experienced attendee and want to perfect your strategy, Career Core by Kaplan is here for you! Career Core is the University of Arizona’s partner to help Wildcats get career-ready, no matter their starting point. Career Core’s lessons can help you “prepare for the fair” or other employer event. Here are 3 topics to guide you:
Prepare the pieces needed to take full advantage of career events, including developing your elevator pitch.
Research organizations in order to make a strong impression with recruiters.
Learn about the variety of different events, how they can help you, and how to adapt your preparation for different types.
If you have not logged on to Kaplan Career Core yet, your first log in (using your university netid and password) will take you to the home page to set up your account. Then select “Kaplan Career Core” from the dashboard, and then “Curriculum Outline” and “Shortcuts” to take you to this learning path. After your first login the links will take you directly to each topic.