Career and Talent Development hosting virtual open house

Looking to meet employers and get hired? FIU’s Career and Talent Development office is hosting an Employer Virtual Open House on April 28, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. This is an opportunity to network with employers and secure a job.

Student talking to recruiter at career fair

Before attending the virtual event, schedule an appointment with a career advisor. They can help ensure you to make a great first impression with employers. Students can schedule an appointment with a career advisor through Handshake.

Career and Talent Development is offering the following services for students virtually:

  • Resume and cover letter review
  • Interview preparation and mock interview
  • Job search or internship search help
  • Career exploration
  • General career coaching

In addition, Career and Talent Development hosts virtual drop-in services on Mondays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon where you can meet with a career coach for 15 minutes to review a resume or a cover letter, and get answers to general career and handshake questions. Students can attend virtual drop-ins without scheduling an appointment.

Keep the following tips in mind to prepare for the open house:

  • Test your equipment to confirm you are ready to communicate via audio/video/chat
  • Have your resume ready to be shared virtually
  • Practice your elevator pitch
  • Prepare questions you want to ask employers
  • Prepare responses to interview questions
  • Update your Handshake & LinkedIn profiles
  • Get contact information from each recruiter to follow up and connect via LinkedIn & Handshake
  • Send thank you emails to recruiters you speak to

Moreover, consider reviewing the following resources to help you put your best foot forward at the Employer Virtual Open House:

RSVP here for the Employer Virtual Open House.