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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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