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Job Fair Preparation Workshops 

These workshops offer students a variety of opportunities to "get connected" with employers and build professional development skills all leading up to the Job & Internship Fair.  Get practical knowledge and an edge in the competitive job market.  See schedule of events below.  Some events require reservations. 


Resume Writing 

Whether you need help starting a resume or already have one, this workshop is for you. We will discuss the proper structure and content employers are looking for in addition to how to make your resume stand out.   Several dates and times available to get your resume ready before the job fair!  

January 16 @ 5 pm 
January 22 @ 2 pm
January 28 @ 12 pm 
February 3 @ 10 am 

Career Services office - 1301 Human Services Center

Reservations Required as seating is limited.   Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE  

 


 

Interview Success Strategies  

Learn about winning employment interview skills and techniques in this workshop.  Two dates and times available!  

January 23 @ 12 pm 
January 27 @ 5 pm

Career Services office - 1301 Human Services Center

Reservations Required as seating is limited.   Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE    

 


 

Resume Review Blitz!   

Quick, 15-minute resume reviews by Career Services counselors.  Must have resume ready for review.  No appointment necessary. 

February 4

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Career Services office - 1301 Human Services Center
No appointment necessary.  Just walk-in!  


 


Mock Interview Day with Employers

Schedule a practice interview with a visiting employer. Get feedback on your answers to interview questions, and the questions you plan to ask employers. Real hiring agents have great hints on how to make you into the best candidate! 

February 5

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Career Services office - 1301 Human Services Center

Reservations Required.   Call 217-581-2412. 

 


 

Informal Networking Night    

Learn how to make potential employment connections like a pro in this interactive workshop.

February 6 

6 pm - 7:30 pm 
Tarble Arts Center 

Learn more and RSVP HERE.     

 


 

Resume Review Blitz!   

Quick, 15-minute resume reviews by Career Services counselors.  Must have resume ready for review.  No appointment necessary. 

February 10      


1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Career Services office - 1301 Human Services Center
No appointment necessary.  Just walk-in!  

 


  
Job Fair Prep- Insider Tips from a Recruiter

Learn how to make the most of a job fair: to build relationships, make employers remember you, what to say, when to come & how long to stay, and much more!
Presented by Bob Berdelle, Enterprise Rent A Car.    enterprise rent a car  
February 11 @ 6:00 pm 

Career Services office - 1301 Human Services Center

Reservations Required as seating is limited.   Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP HERE    

 


 

JOB & INTERNSHIP FAIR!

Meet with recruiters from a wide variety of industries and locations.  Do your research, bring your resumes and your confidence!!

February 12   

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
University Union - Grand Ballroom


No registration required.  Just show up!!  Bring your Panther Card & Resumes! Open to all students and alumni!


 

ON-CAMPUS INTERVIEWS BEGIN!

 
Job fair employers and other employers will be searching resume books and scheduling interviews on campus starting February 13 and continuing throughout the semester.  February 13 will be a big day of recruiting with many employers interviewing for internships and jobs.  

Get a job offer without missing class and paying for gas!  Sign-up for interviews through PANTHER TraCS and/or see employers at job fair. 

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Contact Information

Hours

Monday-Friday
8:00am-4:30pm

Career Services

Eastern Illinois University
1301 Human Services
Charleston, IL 61920
217-581-2412
careers@eiu.edu


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