Come meet with employers and learn more about specific industries, careers, and
organizations at the

2016 CUNY Big Apple Job & Internship Fair

Friday, April 22, 2016 11AM – 2PM

River Pavilion and Galleria, Jacob Javits Center, Manhattan
(Enter at 11th Avenue between 34th and 35th Streets)

Two Weeks Before:

Job Search Toolkit –

  • Your resumé
  • Personal business cards

Branding –

  • Social media profiles, especially LinkedIn
  • Perfect and practice your pitch

One Week Before:

Attire for Hire –

  • Professional clothes
  • Briefcase or professional bag
  • Comfortable yet appropriate footwear

Research –

  • Review registered employers
  • Develop target list
  • Prepare discussion points and questions
  • Take advantage of this opportunity:

The Day Before:

  • Final review of registered employers
  • Make copies of your resumé
  • Confirm attire, check weather

Day Of:

Upon Arrival –

  • Look over the Employer List and Floor Plan
  • Map out your mission
  • RELAX!

Meeting Employers –

  • Smile and show enthusiasm
  • Firm handshake
  • Be patient and network while you’re waiting
  • Take notes to remember people

One Day After:

  • Review notes
  • Draft follow-up messages
  • Submit online applications

Two Days After:

  • Send follow-up messages
  • Connect on social media, especially LinkedIn

One Week After:

  • Follow up again if no response
  • Research new job listings online