CLA Internship & Career Fair Prep Events

Do you want to attend the CLA Internship & Career Fair but you’re not sure what it is or what to do when you’re there?  Attend one of these sessions for answers and advice from CLA Career Services staff, employers, and alumni. Pre-registration for these sessions is not required.

If you're unable to participate in any of the prep events, be sure to check out our Prepare for the Fair tips. Or, visit CLA Career Services in 411 Bruininks for a free resume critique or browse our online Resume Guide.

CLA Career Fair Prep Workshops

Attend workshops for advice from CLA Career Services staff, employers, and alumni attending the CLA Internship & Career Fair. We’ll share best practices on conducting effective research on organizations and preparing questions for employers at the Fair. Note, these workshops are open to all CLA students. If you are unable to attend the workshop that most closely relates to your career field(s) of interest, please attend the workshop that works best with your schedule. The information shared in each workshop will be applicable.

Career Fair Prep Workshop (Human Services, Government, and Education)
Wednesday, September 19
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Walter 101

Career Fair Prep Workshop (Business, Communication, and Sales)
Thursday, September 20
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Walter 101

Career Fair Prep Workshop (STEM)
Tuesday, September 25
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Walter 402

Career Fair Prep Webinar
Tuesday, September 25
7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Get in gear for the career fair! Did you miss a Career Prep Workshop? No problem! We are offering a one-hour webinar the evening prior to the fair to help you with last minute preparation. From 'how to introduce yourself' to 'what to wear', we will also share tips offered by employers who will be at the CLA Internship & Career Fair.

Drop-in Prep for Career Fair

Show up to the career fair with confidence! Stop by during these special drop-in hours to have your resume reviewed, practice your introduction, and get advice on how best to prepare for the CLA Internship & Career Fair. In addition to peer advisors, alumni and employers will be available to help you prepare! CLA Career Services regular drop-in hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Daily, September 17 - 25
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
411 Bruininks

Career Fair Prep Workshops for International Students

Friday, September 14
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Nicholson 110

Monday, September 17
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Rapson Hall 45

Monday, September 24
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Folwell 108

The Prep workshops are brought to you by CLA Career Services. Learn more about our services and resources at cla.umn.edu/career.  Check on GoldPASS.umn.edu closer to the Fair for details about locations and times!