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Let’s get a job!

How students and recruiters view the Career Fair

For this assignment, I covered the All-Campus Career Fair at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign — a very important event for seniors looking for jobs and underclassman looking for internships.

A flyer for the Career Fair

A flyer for the Career Fair created by The Career Center at the university

With employers adding 175,000 jobs in February, the prospects for getting a job are good for future graduates.

However, this still doesn’t make the Career Fair an easy task. Your resume must be flawless, your elevator speech perfected, and your suit must be pressed to an almost crisp.

Students spend hours researching, writing, and prepping for these very moments.

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Stressing About Your Post-Grad Life? — There’s Still Hope!

Students–Past and Present–Dish on All Things Graduation

Right now, U of I seniors might be excited, shocked, sad or baffled by the fact that graduation is on its way. Regardless of how seniors are feeling, May 18th 2014 is right around the corner…..

Photo from:
UIUC Engineering Online Student Portal

This year, about 8,000 students (myself, Natalie and Gino included!) will be saying goodbye to their undergrad careers. While this might seem like an overwhelming thought to many, there are a lot of things seniors can do to secure themselves a great job after graduating.

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