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Eight reasons to attend the Job & Internship Expo on March 8

Alumni Gym, 2-5:30 p.m on Thursday


1)          Easy way to Meet Companies Interested in Hiring You

More than 75 employers will be attending the Job and Internship Expo, and they are looking for Elon talent! The expo is a great way to meet tons of employers looking to hire students for either internships or jobs.


2)           Opportunities for any Major

Whether you are in the school of Communications, Business, or Arts and Sciences, the Job and Internship Expo has plenty opportunities for you. There will be a variety of different industries represented at the event including but not limited to Communications Agencies, Teaching Programs, Museums, Financial Companies and Service Organizations. If you want to see a full list of employers, visit the Elon Job Network.


3)           Free Resources Available

Even if you have already secured a job or internship, the expo will be offering free resources to help you in your professional development. Some of these free resources available for you include:  

  • Professional photos
  • Business cards
  • Resume and cover letter help


4)           New and Improved Career Fair Plus App

 If you have any interest in attending the Job and Internship Expo, we recommend you download our new and improved Career Fair Plus App. This new app makes it simple to navigate the expo efficiently by providing maps, employer listings, opportunity specifics, tips, and more!


5)           Opportunity to Network

The Job and Internship Expo is an amazing way to begin, or continue, your networking with Companies. Not only will this be an excellent opportunity to get some of your questions answered in person but it will also be a great way to make yourself stand out from the rest of the applicant pool.


6)           Valuable Interview Experience

Interviewing experience is always great to practice. Stop by and speak directly with employers in a low-stress environment. The Expo is a perfect time to practice your elevator pitch to many different high-quality companies.


7)           Learn About Great New Companies

Graduation is not as far away as you may think and the expo could be a great opportunity to learn about companies that may not have been on your radar prior to the event.


8)            Could be the First Step to Landing your Dream Job.

Use the Elon Job Network to find and research the company of your dreams! And then, stop by the expo and make sure that they have one more reason to hire you over the other candidates!


If nothing else, we hope this article has convinced you that the Job and Internship Expo is a worthwhile event for all Elon students. No matter your year, major or career aspirations, we think the Expo will have something beneficial for you! We look forward to seeing you on March 8th, from 2:00-5: 00 pm in Alumni Gym. 


Student Professional Development Center,
3/6/2018 4:30 PM