USC participates in the Famously Hot Career Expo Help Your Students Find a Job Before the Summer

Do you know a student who is looking for the perfect summer internship, part-time job OR a full-time job after graduation?  It’s not too late. 
The 
University of South Carolina Career Center has you covered!
Encourage your student to save the date of THURSDAY, APRIL 11th for the Famously Hot Career Expo.  Employers will be available from 10 am to 4 pm to recruit students for available positions.  This new event is a collaboration with the Graduate Imperative and other local schools to keep students working in the Columbia regional area.  The city of Columbia values the talent that USC students have to offer our community and want students to stay here to work and live!  Shuttle service will be provided with stops at Capstone/BA and the Russell House beginning at 9:30 am.
 
Below are important tips for success at the job fair and the details for each of the fairs.  Visit www.sc.edu/career for additional information. Note:  All hyperlinks are garnet and underlined.
               
Students Should Prepare Before Attending the Fair 
·   Use the Career Center to prepare a resume (Drop-in hours in one of our two locations are Mon. – Fri.; 1 – 4  p.m., BA Building 6th floor or Swearingen   
CEC Career Center
·   Review the employer listing here and in the Daily Gamecock on March 27th!
        ·   Dress appropriately for the fair (no jeans, caps, flip flops, etc.)
·   Research employers of interest in JobMate.  Check out this great article about employer research!
·   Develop a 15-second professional introduction to make yourself memorable to the employer.  This is a valuable opportunity to network with employers.
·   View the Career Fair Orientation webinar to gain a better understanding of what to expect at the Career Fair.
   
This event is for students and alumni interested in all industries.  Both non-technical (business, retail, liberal arts, etc.) & technical (science, engineering & technology-related) part-time jobs, internships, co-ops and full-time positions will be available.
 
Thursday, April 11, 2013
10 a.m. — 4 p.m.
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
 
View the job fair webpage for a complete listing of employers who have registered to attend!
 
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 For more information, contact Erica Lake at 803/777-3969.
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