Know Before You Go

Preparation Events

Our self-paced, pre-fair workshop series will help you get ready for upcoming USF Virtual Career Fairs.

WORKSHOP ONE: INVESTIGATION

What are your goals for this semester? Are you searching for an internship or looking for a full-time position? Exploring ways to develop your skills? This workshop's activities will help you investigate your goals and ways to achieve them.

Workshop Recording

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Expand the "Worksheets and Handouts" section below for the items that were shared during the session.

Worksheets and Handouts

Workshop two: Technology

This workshop is designed to help make sure your Handshake and LinkedIn profiles and any professional websites or ePortfolios are updated. Review your goals for the semester that you outlined in Workshop One, and check the list of attending employers in Handshake to determine which organizations can help you achieve those goals.

Workshop Recording

Watch the recording: Click here to access the recording on YouTube.

Expand the "Worksheets and Handouts" section below for the items that were shared during the session.

Worksheets and Handouts

Workshop Slides [PDF]

Handshake Profile Checklist [PDF]

LinkedIn Profile - Tips and Tricks [External Site: LinkedIn Learning]

LinkedIn Profile - Create a Standout Headline [External Site: LinkedIn Learning]

WORKSHOP THREE: IMPACT

Putting your best foot forward during a virtual career fair is just as important as during an in-person one. From a concise and powerful introduction to the detailed notes you need to take during your sessions, this workshop's activities will help you make a lasting impression on the recruiters you speak with.

Workshop Recording

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Expand the "Worksheets and Handouts" section below for the items that were shared during the session.

Worksheets and Handouts

WORKSHOP FOUR: Take-OFF

The activities in this workshop will help you understand how the virtual career fair will work, walk you through your own technology check-up, and get all the tips and tricks you'll need to succeed!

Workshop Recording

Watch the recording. Click here to access the recording on YouTube.

Expand the "Worksheets and Handouts" section below for the items that were shared during the session.

Worksheets and Handouts