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UW-Milwaukee Summer Job Fair

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm


The Summer Job Fair is a great way to meet with employers seeking UWM students and alumni for internships, part-time and full-time employment opportunities.

This a virtual career fair that will be hosted through the Handshake platform Hosted by the Career Planning and Resource Center.

Register for the Fair

How to Register and Participate:

  • We highly recommend you complete your Handshake profile. Employers view profiles of students who register for their sessions.
  • Be sure to set your profile visibility to Community in the Settings and Privacy Section so employers can engage with you during the fair.

Step-by-Step Guide: Complete Your Handshake Profile

Register for the Fair
Access the registration link above for a fair above.

Sign-Up for Employer Sessions
Sign-up as soon as possible, however, check back regularly as employers may add sessions closer to the day of the fair.

Two types of employer sessions:

  • 10-minute one-on-one sessions: Only you and the employer. Be prepared for your session – research the company, craft an elevator pitch, reflect on skills to talk about, and have questions to ask the employer.
  • 30-minute group sessions: Employers present on their organization and career opportunities. You can ask questions during these sessions.

Step-by-Step Guide: Register and Sign Up for Employer Sessions

Handshake uses Twilio software to support audio and visual capabilities for the virtual fair. Use Twilio Network Test to test the device you plan to use the day of the fair to ensure it will work properly with the software.

 Twilio Network Test

Step-by-Step Guide: Technology Troubleshooting

Before the Fair

  • Research companies that you have scheduled sessions with.
  • Craft and practice your elevator pitch and update your resume.
  • Identify questions to ask the employer.
  • Determine what to wear – professional attire recommended!
  • Set the scene. Your backdrop should be clean and professional, the lighting appropriate, and the environment distraction-free. Do a test video call with a friend!

Step-by Step Guide: Prepare for a Virtual Career Fair

Details

Date:
April 13
Time:
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Website:
https://uwm.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/22588/