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Krannert Fall Virtual Career Fair

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
10:00 am

For years, Krannert students have been landing their dream jobs with the help of career fairs hosted by SMEF. During your time at Krannert, you’ve put an extraordinary amount of effort into preparing for case competitions, group projects, and exams. Your job search should be just as important. But you don’t have to do it alone — we’re here to help you every step of the way.

Creating An Account
The fall career fair will be held virtually on the Career Fair Plus platform. All student participants should create a Career Fair Plus account prior to the fair on September 22 & 23.

It will be critical for students to create an account and sign into Career Fair Plus in advance to schedule times to meet with employers. Everything candidates need to know for a smooth virtual fair experience can be found on the Career Fair Plus website.

Preparing for the Virtual Career Fair
The time you spend talking to recruiters during the fair is important, but the best candidates know the hard work happens in the weeks leading up to it. You know what job you want, and we can help you get it.

Krannert Professional Development Center is hosting a series of events (in person and virtual) designed to help you through all of the important preparation steps in advance of the career fair.

     Foundation for Career Success: Resume Building
     View the Recording

     Navigating the Virtual Fair: How to Use the Career Fair Platform
     Start Here

     Telling Your Story In 30 Seconds or Less: How to Create an Elevator Pitch That Will Stand Out Above the Crowd
      View the Recording

     Networking 101: Practicing In-Person Techniques
      View the Networking Icebreakers and Tips & Tricks

     Doing Your Homework: What Companies Expect You to Know Before You Meet Them
     View the Recording

     Nailing the Interview: How to Make an Impact Through the Screen & In-Person
     Monday, September 20 at 7 PM
     View the Recording

KPDC Peer Consultants will also be available for drop-in office hours in the days leading up to and during the career fair. Stop in RAWL 3029 and let us help you log onto the career fair with confidence.

     Mondays from 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
     Tuesdays from 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
     Wednesdays from 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
     Thursdays from 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

You’ve put in all the work, and you’re ready. We’ll let you take it from here. Good luck!

     September 22 & 23
     10:00 am – 4:00 pm
     Attend Now

More Information
Email KPDC with questions.
Visit the SMEF website for more information about the career fair.
Visit the KPDC website for more information about career coaching and career fair prep.

Company Research
Nearly 90 companies are registered to attend the career fair. Set yourself up for a good first impression by conducting company research. Use the Purdue Libraries’ Career Research Portal to kickstart your search.

Registration required: Register to attend

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