The career fairs below are sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences Center For Career and Professional Success. All students, regardless of major, are welcome and encouraged to attend. Ohio State sponsors a number of other career fairs throughout the academic year; for a complete list, visit the Buckeye Careers website.
The Arts and Sciences Center for Career and Professional Success has compiled many guides and tip sheets to help you prepare for networking and communicating with employers. Before you attend an event be sure to navigate through these resources to find information that will aid when you meet contacts. Make sure you do your research; you never know who you might meet and where a connection may lead!
After you have attended an event, you will want to be sure to follow up with the appropriate contacts you have met. Why follow up? It helps to build rapport with a contact you have just met and shows interest by giving you another opportunity to market your skills and abilities. It also lets the employer know you are a professional and comfortable communicating in a professional setting.
Below are some general tips to keep in mind when following up with employers: