Wednesday11Sep 2019

Career Fair Prep Lunch & Learn

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
2019-09-11 12:00 2019-09-11 12:45 America/Los_Angeles Career Fair Prep Lunch & Learn BK 404 Beckman Hall 404 - George Bush Conference Center Career and Professional Development

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BK 404

Beckman Hall 404 - George Bush Conference Center


are invited to attend.

The Fall Career Fair is right around the corner, are you ready? Enjoy a delicious, free hosted lunch as we guide you through what to expect at a career fair and how to get as much out of the experience as possible. We'll discuss what to expect, how to plan your approach, professional conversations with employers, how to follow-up and more! After a general overview of best practices, we will be breaking into smaller groups for a deep-dive into companies attending so you leave the workshop with a target list of employers to meet.



Please bring a pen or a pencil and your own charged laptop to use during the workshop.



The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) research and developed a list of 10 Core Career Competencies that employers look for in their candidates and employees (Learn more at In this workshop, you’ll be developing the following:

• Oral/Written Communication

• Career Management

• Professionalism/Work Ethic

• Teamwork/Collaboration

• Critical Thinking/Problem Solving



• Express ideas and thoughts to others articulately and clearly through written or verbal means.

• Identify and articulate professional strengths, experiences and goals; understand how to explore and actively pursue job options; understand how to self-advocate for opportunities in the workplace.

• Demonstrates personal accountability and effective work habits including, but not limited to: receiving constructive criticism, punctuality, time management, ethical behavior/reporting, and nonverbal communication.

• Build collaborative relationships with colleagues, peers, and customers from diverse backgrounds; work productively within a team structure and effectively manage conflict.

• Exercise reasoning by obtaining, interpreting and using knowledge, facts, and data; show originality and inventiveness.


*Invite your friends! This event has a minimum requirement of 10 students. If at least 10 students have not RSVP'd to the program by 4:00 p.m. 3 business days before the event, it will be canceled. Notifications will be made via email, and those that RSVP'd may either sign up for another upcoming workshop or schedule a private appointment with a career educator to cover the topic.*


You can contact the event organizer, Career and Professional Development at or (714) 997-6942.

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