Know Before You Go

Welcome

Welcome to the Know Before You Go site, your one-stop shop for career fair preparation!

We have a lot of resources here to help you get the most out of attending a career fair. Learn more about what you can find here below:

PREPARATION WORKSHOPS

Watch pre-recorded workshops to help you prepare for the fairs, with topics such as: registering for the fair, signing up for sessions, preparing your resume, and practicing your elevator pitch.

BEFORE THE VIRTUAL FAIR

Check out the information on this page before you start signing up for sessions to check your technology connections, learn how to update your Handshake profile, and prepare for the actual day of the fair.

DURING THE VIRTUAL FAIR

Here's what you need to know to succeed on the day of the fair. Find information here about how to join a virtual session, what contact information to collect from recruiters, and last minute technology check-ups.

AFTER THE VIRTUAL FAIR

Even though the fair is over, your relationship with the employers you met with has just begun! Check out this page to learn how and when to follow up with them.