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Career Fair

At UL Lafayette Career Services, we continue to plan ways to help you prepare for your job search and connect with employers virtually. We are pleased to announce that we will return to in-person career fairs this fall! Career fairs are a great way to get a leg up with companies that interest you.

STEM Career Fair
Tuesday, September 14
9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
UL Lafayette Student Union Ballroom

Business, Arts, Liberal Arts and General Career Fair
Wednesday, October 13
9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
UL Lafayette Student Union Ballroom

Registration is NOW OPEN in Handshake!

The keys to a successful job fair experience are preparation and follow up. Here is a checklist to help you get prepared!

  1. Research the list of participating employers through Handshake
  2. Get your resume reviewed by emailing career@louisiana.edu
  3. Prepare your 30 second introduction
  4. Make sure you have a business casual or professional outfit and the copies of your resume uploaded into your Handshake account
  5. Don't forget to make a list of the businesses you meet with at the fair so you can follow up with thank-you notes.
  6. Stay safe and know that we are open and happy to meet with you. Appointments can be scheduled through Handshake.

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