Career Services event Oct. 17 offers strategies for success stories at NIU internship, job fairs

Photo of college graduate reaching toward the word "Success" written in the cloudsNIU Career Services will host an Internship/Job Fair Preparation Workshop from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in Room 100 of the Campus Life Building Room.

The workshop will provide strategies and tips for meeting employers at the Internship Fair and Job Fair, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, and Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the NIU Convocation Center.

Jocelyn Santana, manager of the NIU Career Resource Center, said career counselors will explain how to read the list of the employers who will be present, how to research those companies and how to narrow the list to optimum preparation.

Career counselors also will discuss tips on delivering an “elevator pitch,” a brief introduction for use when approaching an employer.

For more information, call (815) 753-1641 or email careerservices@niu.edu.

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