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CNRE Career Fair

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cassell Coliseum

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Information for Students
Pre-event
Networking Reception

Here’s your chance to make a great first impression before the career fair. Employers, students and faculty are invited. Light hors d’oeuvres and one drink ticket will be provided.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

5:00-7:00 p.m.
South End Zone Suite, Lane Stadium
Business casual attire

This event is free; registration is required. Please RSVP to Corrine Woods at corrine.woods@vt.edu or (540) 231-5484 by September 26.


Key to success at a fair

How to prepare for a career fair | what to do there

Employers attending [will be posted in September]
List will include majors sought, types of jobs, links to employer websites for your preparation.
Research employers in advance to prepare!

Resume guide

Interview skills and preparation [be ready, just in case!]

Workshops / Events for students include career fair prep, resumes, interviewing.

Career fair
Business attire

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Cassell Coliseum
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Career fair open to students

Next-day interviewing IF scheduled by employer
Business attire

Thursday, October 5, 2017
Location(s) TBA
Some employers at the fair may schedule next-day interviews. If they wish to interview you, they will speak directly with you about this to schedule. Each employer will make their own arrangements. LISTEN CAREFULLY for details to make sure you understand BEFORE you commit.

Arrive at least 15 minutes before your interview.
Interviews can occur between 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.

Interview DOs and DON'Ts

After the event

Thank-you letters | follow-up

Contact for questions The Advising Center
College of Natural Resources and Environment
138 Cheatham Hall
540-231-5482
CNRECareerFair@vt.edu
Key to success

Preparation!

Students who attended a fair and put a lot of time and energy into advance reading about employers:
• 74% strongly agreed they knew which employers to approach.
• 65% strongly agreed they used their time effectively at the fair.

Students who did not read in advance:
• Only 16% strongly agreed they knew which employers to approach.
• Only 29% strongly agreed they used time effectively at the fair.

Your time is valuable! Prepare for a fair


Information and Registration

Employer Information and Registration

Look Who's Attending

Check out the list of employers attending the 2017 CNRE Career Fair.

List of Employers

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