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Auburn University Career Center Newsletter

SPECIAL ISSUE!!!

In this issue....

  • Career Fair Season
  • Staff Spotlight: Eric
  • Video: How to Work a Career Fair

Though we are only a few short weeks into the start of Fall 2016, it is time to start looking ahead to what the future may bring! Career Fair season is here and with it all the work it entails. Now is the time for students to be looking ahead at the employers attending our major fairs and beginning their preparation! Grad School Info Day will take place on Oct. 5, Education Interview Day on Sep. 18, and All Majors Career Expo on Oct. 26. Be sure to use Handshake to determine who you want to speak with and apply for positions early.

Wed., October 5, 2016 | 10AM-1PM | Student Center Ballroom

Looking to further your education through graduate or professional school? Attend Grad School Info Day to meet admissions reps and ask questions about the programs they offer. This is an excellent opportunity for you to research your post-grad options and collect informational materials from institutions you are interested in attending. No need to bring anything but your questions for the representatives!

Tue., October 18, 2016 | 8AM-3PM | Student Center Ballroom

If you are an aspiring educator, consider attending Education Interview Day. Explore open positions, network with potential employers, and interview for your dream job all in one day!

Business professional attire is required and be sure to have plenty of copies of your resumes on hand to give to the school representatives.

Schedule

Registration: 8AM-9AM

Network and Schedule Interviews: 9AM-10AM

Interviews: 10AM-3PM


If you do not schedule your interviews before 10AM, you will not be allowed to interview that afternoon

Wed., October 26, 2016 | 2PM-6PM | Student Center Ballroom

Attend the All Majors Career Expo to network with employers offering internships and full-time jobs to students of all majors. Employers will be recruiting for jobs in industries including business, sales, public relations, logistics, consulting, engineering, and more. Business professional attire is required and be sure to have several copies of your resume on hand to give to company representatives. View the list of companies below to see how your education and qualifications match with their needs. Additionally, download the career fair app by searching "Auburn Career Fair Plus" to have all of the latest event updates at your fingertips. Don’t miss this opportunity to network with a variety of employers looking to hire Auburn students!

Staff Spotlight

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Eric Hall

At the end of August we welcomed our newest career counselor, Eric Hall, to the Auburn Career Center team. He will serve as the liaison to the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, College of Architecture, Design & Construction, Honors College, AU Global, International Programs, and the Office of Diversity and Multiculturalism. Originally from Montgomery, Alabama, Eric joined us from the University of Arkansas where he was a Coordinator of Residence Education. Before that, he received his B.S. in Accounting and his M.A. in Higher Education from the University of Alabama. Eric moved to Auburn from Fayetteville with his wife, Whitley, and son, Greyson. We're excited to have Eric and his family be apart of the Auburn Family!

Career Video

How to Work a Career Fair

Resource Highlight

Mock Interviewing

With Career Fair season in full swing, that means that interviews will not be far behind. Interviewing is an essential skill for any prospective employee or graduate student and the Career Center can assist with your prep work. The Career Center can provide a practice scenario for almost any scenario, and best of all the service is free. Mock Interviewing is also a great resource for Freshmen and Sophomore students as they begin to interview for Freshmen Leadership Programs and leadership roles within their student organizations. To schedule a mock interview with one of our trained staff you can call 334.844.4744, or if you've been into the Career Center before schedule it through Handshake in the "Appointment" tab.

Career News

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The Auburn University Career Center delivers comprehensive services for students to explore majors and careers, network with employers and professionals, prepare for advanced education, and successfully transition from college to career.