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Career Fairs

Career Fairs are a valuable opportunity for students of all majors and class years to explore careers, network with employers, discover internship and employment opportunities, and establish contacts. Fairfield University hosts Career Fairs in the fall and spring semesters.

We are excited to announce that the 2020 Fall Career Fair will be hosted virtually! Fairfield's Career Center has partnered with an experienced virtual career fair company to ensure that employers and students will have an easy-to-use, effective platform to connect about jobs and internship opportunities.

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23

Fall Virtual Career & Internship Fair

Wednesday, September 23
1 – 4 p.m.

featuring industries such as Accounting, Business, Consulting, Administration, and Finance

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7

Fall Virtual Career & Internship Fair

Wednesday, October 7
1 – 4 p.m.

featuring industries such as Communication, Arts & Media, Government, Education, Social Service, and Non-Profits

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22

Law School Virtual Career Fair

Wednesday, October 22
12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Registration will open soon.

Career Fairs are open to all Fairfield University students and alumni only.

Student Tips For Attending A Career Fair

  • Students will be able to preview the employers that will be participating.
  • Identify and research companies of interest and prepare questions in advance.
  • Develop an elevator pitch to answer the question, “tell me about yourself?”
  • Make sure your resume is up to date and upload it to the virtual fair system.
  • Dress professionally and take notes.
  • Ask employers for their contact information so you can follow up with them after the Career Fair.
  • After each discussion with an employer, write down a few notes that you can use when you follow up with them.
  • Write a thank you note to employers who provided contact information and follow up on any activities discussed.
  • Make an appointment with a counselor in the Career Center, College of Arts & Sciences or Dolan School to develop a strategy for your career after Fairfield University.

 

Questions about the Career Fair? Call 203-254-4081 or e-mail careers@fairfield.edu. Stay up to date on all Career Center events by visiting Life@Fairfield.

Career Counselor Appointments

  • College of Arts & Sciences: Students can make an appointment by calling ext. 2227
  • Dolan School: Students can make an appointment by calling ext. 3987
  • School of Nursing, School of Engineering, and GSEP: Students can make an appointment by calling ext. 4081

CPA Drop-in Hours

  • TBA

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