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Career Expo Success Workshop

Location: Campus Center, Room 301

On Monday, October 5, the ALEX office will feature two opportunities for students to interact with prospective employers as part of a Career Expo, a 'Talk Story Session' on the library lanai from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and a 'Job and Internship Fair' from 4 - 7 p.m. This workshop addresses how students should prepare for and participate in these event in order to guarantee their success in identifying and obtaining the perfect internship or full time position. Facilitated by Tom DeWitt, the Director of the Office of Applied Learning Experiences (ALEX), the workshop features recruiters who will be participating in these events and evaluating student talent. Topics include:

• How to identify positions that match your skills and background.
• What to research about the positions and organizations before you attend the expo.
• How to properly approach and greet employers at the expo.
• What you should and should say when interacting with employers at the expo.
• Develop a 30-second commercial you can use to introduce and promote yourself at the expo.
• How you should follow up with employers following the fair.

Conducted by the Office of Applied Learning Experiences (ALEX)

For more information, contact: tsdewitt@hawaii.edu (808) 987-6551

Tags: ALEX workshop Career Planning Job Internship

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