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Job Fairs

NOTE: Effective 3/17/2020, all remaining campus-based events for Spring 2020 have been cancelled. 

Career Services at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay sponsors several job fair events each year to provide students and recent graduates with the opportunity to connect with employers and professionals for career-related internships and full-time, professional positions. These events include a Job & Internship Fair (Fall Semester and Spring Semester), Education Job Fair (Spring) and Just In Time Job Fair (late Spring).

In your Handshake account, click on the "Events" tab then "Fair Search" to view a complete list of Fairs sponsored by UW-Green Bay as well as other institutions and organizations.

UW-Green Bay Virtual Job Fair - NEW!
Thursday, May 21, 2020
10 a.m. to Noon - and - 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Join us for the UW-Green Bay Virtual Job Fair on Thursday, May 21! Visit with employers who are seeking candidates for full-time jobs and internship opportunities. These positions include immediate openings, as well as roles beginning in summer, fall and winter 2020.

View participating organizations in Handshake. As you decide which employers you'd like to speak with, go to their chat session schedules and sign up for a time slot. Employers have until May 14 to register, so be sure to check back often to view the most up-to-date information!

To Sign up for a Virtual Chat Session:

  • From the list of job fair employers in Handshake, click on the employer's logo
  • Click on the employer's "Jobs" on the right-hand side and find their "Virtual Job Fair" posting(s)
  • Submit your resume to the posting
  • Once you apply, you will have access to an employer's schedule where you can choose a time from the open slots.
  • You can view all of your scheduled chats in your "On-Campus Interviews" tab in Handshake.

You must have a resume uploaded in Handshake to sign up for a time slot. Time slots are scheduled in 15-minute increments to allow 10 minutes for conversation, and a 5-minute transition between session. Time slots are available on a first-come basis, with a deadline of midnight (11:59 p.m.) on Tuesday, May 19. Career Services will send you a link via email on Wednesday, May 20 so you can access your chat session(s). ​

How to Prepare for a Virtual Job Fair:

Keep these tips in mind to help you make a great impression!​

  • Update Your Resume: Whether you need it to register for a fair or to provide during a virtual chat, have your resume prepared in advance and saved as a PDF to avoid formatting issues. Upload and have it available so you can quickly access it if needed. 
  • Research: Review the list of employers and learn about what they do and their opportunities. This will help you select who you'd like to visit, as well as allow you to prepare appropriate questions for your conversation or to express interest in a specific role. 
  • Prepare Your Introduction: Although this isn't an interview, you might be asked "Tell us about yourself." Prepare a brief overview about your education, skills/experiences and career-related goals. View the Candid Career and CareerSpots elevator pitch tips below for ideas.
  • Attire: While a virtual fair may seem less formal than a traditional in-person event, it is still important to dress for success. 
  • Prepare Your Space: Although the employer is interested in seeing you, make sure you have a distraction-free space, and your background is appropriate.
  • Test Your Technology: Should you use a specific browser? Does it work best on a computer/lap top or is it compatible with your tablet or smartphone? Is your Internet reliable? Test in advance so you can download any needed apps/programs and feel confident that your audio and video are working properly.
Treat the virtual job fair as you would an in-person event. Communicate professionally. Address individuals with courtesy. Take notes and be sure to follow up after the event - whether it is to complete an application or to thank the representatives for their time.  
 

View these Candid Career videos with tips for virtual job fairs and developing an elevator pitch.

10 Tips to Impress at a Virtual Career Fair
Treat Each Encounter as if it was In-Person
The Elevator Pitch

Why should YOU attend a Job Fair at UW-Green Bay?

Juniors, Seniors, Graduate Students & Alumni:
- Build networks to expand your job search efforts
- Connect with employers about internship and full-time job opportunities
- Face-to-face interactions help you market yourself effectively to employers beyond a resume or a web-based application

First & Second Year Students:
- Explore career options in various fields
- Develop networks for future internships or job shadow experiences
- Learn more about the employers and organizations in attendance

Prepare for a Job Fair:

Job Fairs Co-Hosted or Supported by UW-Green Bay

  • Wisconsin Educational Recruitment Fair (WERF)
    Held each spring, WERF provides an opportunity for candidates who are interested in working in the K-12 school setting to engage with school districts from Wisconsin to learn more about their positions and what they are seeking in candidates for their district. 
  • Internship Draft Day - Held in November, this event is sponsored by the NEWERA Higher Education Alliance and the NEW Manufacturing Alliance. Students can register to interview with companies based upon their interests.​

External Job Fairs - Not Hosted by UW-Green Bay