Job Fairs

Career Fairs are a great way to network and to get exposure to a large number of organizations at one time. Remember that career fair recruiters may see hundreds of students in a day. You need to prepare a 30-second to one-minute "commercial" to sell your skills and abilities so that after the fair is over, the recruiter remembers you.  Also, to stand out to an employer, it's important to follow-up after the event.  Be sure to attend the annual Career Fair in the fall, as well as the "How to Work a Career Fair" presentation before the event to learn tips on how to present yourself well to recruiters.

Additional Information on Job Fairs:
MonsterCollege: "6 Ways to Turn a Job Fair into a Job"
CareerBuilder: "Make the Most Out of Your Career Fair Experience"
U.S. News - Education: "3 Tips for Students to Ace Job Fairs"
WestPACS Job Fair YouTube Videos
Your 60-Second Commercial (Copyright (c) 2012 by College Recruitment Media, Inc., Geneva, IL)
Getting the Most Out of a Career Fair – article available in our Career Management Guide .

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JobGrove For Students

​JobGrove is Career Services' online job management system connecting students with job and internship opportunities, as well as interview schedules and events.

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Offerings and Services

​The Career Services Office offers numerous resources and services to help students pursue their calling.

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Education Career Services

​The Education Career Services Office assists students seeking positions in teaching and education.

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Career Services Events

​The CSO hosts numerous career events throughout the school year for students.

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Schedule an Appointment

Whether you are preparing for an interview, needing assistance writing a resume or just getting started, schedule an appointment to meet with one of our staff members.

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Alumni Directory

​Connect and network with GCC alumni using this resource. You will be able to search for alumni by such criteria as location, job titles, company name, etc.

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