Industry/Career Expo • October 19

LAST MINUTE EXPO
PREP
Kristy Amburgey
Valerie Kielmovitch
Industry/Career Expo
Industry/Career Expo
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
ICI Center
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

*Professional Dress Req...
Prepare
•
•
•
•
•
•

Review the list of companies
Create a targeted company list
Research those companies
Apply for jobs a...
Practice
• Elevator speech or introduction
– “It is nice to meet you [Ms. Smith]. I am very happy to see that
[company nam...
Wear
• Professional attire
– Gentlemen: suits with long sleeve button-down shirts
and ties in conservative colors
– Ladies...
Wear
Visit the Career Services Pinterest group
[http://pinterest.com/eraucsodb/] and peruse
the What to Wear – Men, What t...
Bring
•
•
•
•
•

Eagle Card
Resumes
Supporting documentation (logbooks)
Pen and pad-folio/notebook
No more than one bag
Show Respect
• Use general etiquette rules
• Be mindful of the person’s time
• Be understanding when things may not work
i...
Know
When you arrive:
•
•
•
•
•
•

Swipe your Eagle Card
Create a nametag
Turn off your cell phone
Freshen breath
Review t...
Know
When you introduce yourself:
•
•
•
•

Give a good handshake
Speak clearly
Use appropriate language; avoid slang
Proje...
Know
When you interact with employers:
• Ask well-thought-out questions
– Avoid asking “what do you do?”

• Articulate you...
Follow-up
• Keep records of who you meet at each
company
– Write down full names and email addresses

• Send a thank you e...
Stay Connected to Career Services
Connect, follow, join and like Career Services
via all our communication methods…
Career...
Contact
Career Services
Room 250, Student Center
(386) 226-6054
careers@erau.edu
http://careers.erau.edu
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Last Minute Expo Preparation - Fall 2013

472

Published on

For students and alumni who need last minute advice on how to succeed at the Industry/Career Expo

Published in: Career, Business
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
472
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Last Minute Expo Preparation - Fall 2013

  1. 1. Industry/Career Expo • October 19 LAST MINUTE EXPO PREP Kristy Amburgey Valerie Kielmovitch
  2. 2. Industry/Career Expo Industry/Career Expo Wednesday, October 9, 2013 ICI Center 9:00 am - 4:00 pm *Professional Dress Required*
  3. 3. Prepare • • • • • • Review the list of companies Create a targeted company list Research those companies Apply for jobs ahead of time Customize resumes for specific companies Prepare and practice what you plan to say
  4. 4. Practice • Elevator speech or introduction – “It is nice to meet you [Ms. Smith]. I am very happy to see that [company name] is attending the Career Expo this year. I have been following [company name] for a long time. I am a junior in the [__] program at Embry-Riddle. I plan to graduate in [May 2014]. As a [__] student, I am interested in the work that [company name] is doing on the [__] project. I went to the company website and saw that you have an internship program. Could you tell me more about this program?” • Interview questions – Perfect Interview – Review details at http://careers.erau.edu/landoffer/interviewing/index.html
  5. 5. Wear • Professional attire – Gentlemen: suits with long sleeve button-down shirts and ties in conservative colors – Ladies: skirt or pant suits with appropriate blouses in conservative colors – Shine your shoes • Flight and ROTC uniforms • Cultural and religious options • Business casual if professional attire is unavailable or not appropriate for your industry
  6. 6. Wear Visit the Career Services Pinterest group [http://pinterest.com/eraucsodb/] and peruse the What to Wear – Men, What to Wear – Women and What Not to Wear – Men and Women boards for ideas on professional dress.
  7. 7. Bring • • • • • Eagle Card Resumes Supporting documentation (logbooks) Pen and pad-folio/notebook No more than one bag
  8. 8. Show Respect • Use general etiquette rules • Be mindful of the person’s time • Be understanding when things may not work in your favor • Wait politely but listen to other conversations • Avoid the “grab and go” tactic • Don’t leave your resume • Be genuine
  9. 9. Know When you arrive: • • • • • • Swipe your Eagle Card Create a nametag Turn off your cell phone Freshen breath Review the program Walk the floor
  10. 10. Know When you introduce yourself: • • • • Give a good handshake Speak clearly Use appropriate language; avoid slang Project positive body language – Smile and eye contact • Show enthusiasm – Share your interests and passions
  11. 11. Know When you interact with employers: • Ask well-thought-out questions – Avoid asking “what do you do?” • Articulate your strengths – Relate them to what the company needs • Show enthusiasm – Share your interests and passions • Know that lunch is 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm
  12. 12. Follow-up • Keep records of who you meet at each company – Write down full names and email addresses • Send a thank you email or note
  13. 13. Stay Connected to Career Services Connect, follow, join and like Career Services via all our communication methods… Career Services Website EagleHire Network ERAU Connection ERNIE/Blackboard Facebook Going Places Career Blog LinkedIn Pinterest Twitter
  14. 14. Contact Career Services Room 250, Student Center (386) 226-6054 careers@erau.edu http://careers.erau.edu
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×