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Students, welcome to the 2014 Spring Graduate Student Career Fair!

After Graduate School, what next? If you have ever found yourself pondering that question, we encourage you to attend Graduate Student Career Fairs.

The Spring 2014 Fair is on February 4th, 2014. This career fair was specifically created to meet the needs of graduate students and employers searching for job candidates early in the Fall semester.

Venue: PMU North and South Ballroom 

Graduate students are different from undergraduates! A graduate degree implies advanced knowledge, skills, and experience which will prepare us to make a difference. Our fairs reflects that difference!To help you succeed, we encourage you to:

Network!

In preparation to the upcoming fair we strongly encourage students to REGISTER in My CCO and UPLOAD their CV/RESUME. Please, also make sure that in your privacy settings you enable your CV/Resume to be included into the Resume book, which means that companies who are registered for the Career Fair will have access to your resumes and will be able to search for potential candidates in the resume book.

If you have more questions about MyCCO and how to upload your CV/resume there, please contact CCO for more information (askCCO@purdue.edu).

Purdue Graduate Student Government invites you to attend the Spring 2014 Graduate Student Career Fair that will be held on February 4th. This career fair is comprised of a Networking Breakfast in the PMU North and South Ballroom from 8 am – 10 am and the Traditional Fair that will follow after the Networking Breakfast at the same venue from 12 pm – 4 pm.

Registration is necessary in order to participate in the Networking Breakfast and the Poster Session. The deadline for registration is Tuesday, January 28th. To register for the Networking Breakfast and Poster Session, please visit this link:

http://goo.gl/QxFC7X

During the Networking Breakfast, you will be able to present your research to companies and get to know their representatives. Posters should be no larger than 48 in x 36 in and a pdf copy must be submitted by email to the committee at gradjobfair@purdue.edu by Friday, January 31st. On February 4th, students will need to bring a copy of their poster for display by 7:30 am.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at gradjobfair@purdue.edu.

The list of companies which are coming to the fair can be found here:

 

The Fall 2014 Fair is TBD.

Learn!

Thanks to the Purdue Graduate School office of Professional Development, the office for International Students and Scholars, the Center for Career Opportunities (CCO), and our own Career Fair Committee, there are several workshops and training sessions scheduled just for graduate students. You can find out more about them here:

Research!

Learn about the companies that come to the fair (check out Company List)! Remember – graduate students are different and so is our fair. Our focus is not on you visiting 100 uninterested companies, but on making a few targeted contacts!

Work!

Finding a career is always hard, every year. This year in particular. Only you know why you should be hired, so come prepared to explain that! Good luck!



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