Environmental Career Fair

What: A special opportunity, on campus, to gather employer and graduate school information, develop networks and meet organizations from a variety of sectors, including corporate, environmental, and not-for-profit.

When: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 10:30-3:00pm
Where: Gateway Center

Don't miss this chance to visit with organizations in your field of study. Check out permanent jobs, summer jobs and internship possibilities. This is your chance to get the inside story, from the source, about opportunities within your field of study, including jobs, internships and graduate programs.

The Career Services Office brings organizations to campus that offer opportunities in environmental oriented jobs. Be sure to take time out of your day to meet representatives, ask questions, and present your resume.

How To Work A Job Fair

  • How To Prepare: Research organizations of interest - be prepared to ask questions - PRACTICE!
  • During The Fair: Shake hands - be enthusiastic - make eye contact - be confident - present a resume - collect business cards - explore ALL options.
  • After The Fair: Mail a thank you letter - send an additional resume - call to check on status of your application.

Questions To Ask The Representatives

  1. What are typical entry-level positions related to my major in _______?
  2. As an entry-level employee, what can I expect to be doing in 2, 5, 10 years?
  3. Are graduate degrees important? If so, in what areas?
  4. What personality traits are important for success?
  5. What does the hiring process entail?
  6. How many employees, if any, graduated from ESF are with your company?
  7. What are some of the company's priorities and goals?
  8. How long have you been with the company?
  9. What is the retention rate in the company?

Dress For Success

Dress in conservative business attire. You should consider this career fair as important as a first interview!

Confirmed Organizations

A complete list of attending organizations for 2015 can be found HERE. (Excel file - updated as of February 9, 2015)

2015 Career Fair Poster listing of participating organizations (PDF)

2015 Employer Matrix (PDF) A list of participating organizations and why they are attending the Career Fair.

For additional information regarding organizations that participated in 2014, view the Employer Matrix.


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