Career Fair Tips

Completing a degree program and preparing for today's job market requires that students be well prepared, creative, and able to use a variety of programs and services that help them develop the necessary skills. To provide our students with the most up-to-date and comprehensive career development tools, the Center for Career Services offers an array of career planning programs to help students decide what major to pursue, what career best suits them, and how to begin the all important job search process. Freshman and sophomore year is the ideal time to begin your career planning.


Employer Registration

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 • 1 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. • Adanti Student Center Ballroom

Thank you for your interest in the Southern's 2015 Career Fair! Unfortunately, the event has reached its maximum number of employer participants and is now closed for new employer registrations. Save the date for next year's Career Fair to held on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Please still contact us if we can help with your recruitment efforts.

• Meet prospective employers
• Discover career possibilities
• Dress like you mean business!

Each year the Academic and Career Advising Center holds a career fair that bring national and regional employers representing all fields to the Southern campus. The fairs foster student and employer interaction while offering students the opportunity to explore various careers, learn about organizations and industries, and apply for full-time, part-time, internship, and cooperative education opportunities.

Spring 2015 Career Fair participants.

Resumania: Spring 2015
stop by and bring your resume to us for a  10-15 minute review by one of our professional staff members.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Wintergreen Building  2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday, March 2, 2015 Wintergreen Building  4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 Wintergreen Building 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 26, 2015 Wintergreen Building 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Wintergreen Building 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Informational Recruitment Table

Come to an informational recruitment table. Learn more about the department and possible job opportunities, internship or Co-ops.

   Wed. March 11, 2015 Bright Horizons    11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  ASC- Street Level - Table C

Majors Expo
- Save the date

majors expo Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015 • Noon to 3 p.m. • Adanti Student Center Ballroom

Every fall, students have the opportunity to interact with faculty from all academic departments to explore majors and career options.


Career Fair

A full schedule of workshops and presentations on interviewing, résumé writing, choosing a major, career choices, and job search strategies round out the range of services offered to career explorers and job seekers. The center's professional staff often works with representatives from the employment community to present informative workshops, both at the Center for Career Services and in the classroom.

On Campus Interviews

On Campus Interview schedule coming Spring 2015.

Career Counseling

Meet with a professional to discuss career options, résumé writing, interviewing, job search strategies, selecting a major, and any other career-related topic.

Quick Question Hours

Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

(Academic Year Only)

Students may stop by the Career Center to meet with a staff member for a fifteen minute consultation regarding resumes, cover letters, job search strategies, choosing a major, and interviewing skills.

Note that Quick Question Hours are designed specifically to meet with a staff member, however, students may visit our office in Wintergreen 119 to use our computer lab and career resource library at any time during our daily office hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.