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Due to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and in efforts to protect the health and safety of our community, Career Services has made modifications to service delivery and to some upcoming events. Visit the Career Services homepage for all updates. Stay informed on University COVID-19 updates

Job Fair Opportunities

Job fairs are an excellent opportunity to speak to employers about career trends and potential employment opportunities. Listed below are the job fairs hosted by Tarleton State University plus others in the area.

Upcoming Job Fairs

 Important Virtual Career Fair Information

Registration and signing up for sessions is REQUIRED to attend Handshake virtual career fairs. 

After registration, YOU MUST sign up for sessions with the companies you want to talk to by following the 2 step process.

1) Click “Join Event” then click “Sign In” in Handshake. After you have signed in, click “Register”.
2) Build a Schedule by signing up for sessions with employers. 

Handshake Virtual Career Fair Resource Videos 
Tips for Attending Job Fairs
  • Dress appropriately and remember to bring copies of your resume.
  • Know your resume and your background so you are able to tell an employer what you have to offer.
  • Introduce yourself to employer representatives in a positive and confident manner. Smile, project enthusiasm and offer a firm handshake.
  • Ask questions about career opportunities, specific job openings and the organization.
  • Listen effectively. An employer representative may be able to refer you to another person who is better able to assist you.
  • Collect company literature and business cards so you may follow up later.
  • In addition to providing interviewing opportunities, job fairs will offer you the chance to network and build contacts. Keep track of the people you speak to and follow up with a thank you note.
  • Ask about internship opportunities.
  • Ask informational interviewing questions.
  • Add employers and individuals on LinkedIn to maintain a professional relationship.