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Career Center 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20016-8033-8011 United States

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VIRTUAL AU Job & Internship Fair

Fall 2020 Virtual Job and Internship Fair, September 16, 1-4

Each semester, the AU Job & Internship Fair attracts more than 110 public, private, and nonprofit organizations eager to recruit AU students and alumni. The AU Job and Internship Fair is open to AU students and alumni and registered employers only.

The AU Career Center will host the Virtual Fall Job & Internship Fair on September 16, 2020 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern.

Take advantage of meeting public, private, and nonprofit employers recruiting through our virtual Job & Internship Fair. AU students and alumni are encouraged to attend the Virtual Fall Job and Internship Fair to learn about full-time and part-time jobs and internships.

 

VIRTUAL Fall 2020 Job & Internship Fair

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
1 - 4 p.m. Eastern

Open to only AU students and alumni.

How to Prepare for the Fair

Planning

About two weeks before the fair, start planning. Decide what time you want to attend, building in extra time in case you have to wait to chat with popular employers. You'll also want to make time to work on your resume and elevator pitch and research employers. Make sure to: 

  • Research attending organizations and draft questions you'd like to ask.

  • Review the chat schedule. Plan which employer chats you'll attend and what questions you'll ask. You can enter three chat rooms at a time.  

  • Plan to virtually attend How to Prep for the Virtual Fair (date TBD).

Create/Update your resume

Work on Your Elevator Pitch

When you speak with employers at the fair, you want to give a short pitch that sets you apart and quickly summarizes your skills and interest in their organization.

Want some help with your pitch? Attend our online workshop, Explain Yourself! - Networking/Elevator Pitches Presentation & Q&A on Wednesday, May 13 from 12-1 p.m.

Dress to Impress

We recommend dressing professionally for the virtual fair. Employer representatives may request a private video chat. Dressing as if you were attending the fair in person will also help you feel more confident. 

  • Check out our guidelines on professional image
  • Plan your outfit in advance; you can message it to us via Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram (@aucareercenter), or email careercenter@american.edu if you have questions!
  • After you decide what to wear, clean and press your outfit in advance

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