There are several ways to connect with employers outside of career fairs. The Career Connections Center works with recruiters from diverse industries to integrate engagement within our events. These non-traditional engagement points are designed to provide you with an opportunity to learn from industry leaders on career and professional development hot topics.
Discover unique opportunities for connecting with employers and building your professional network below.
Be sure your Default Resume is updated in Gator CareerLink. By RSVPing to an employer hosted event in Gator CareerLink, your default resume will be accessible to them.
Industry Engagement Opportunities
Project Resume happens every fall and spring semester the week prior to Career Showcase. During this event you can have your resume reviewed by a Career Connections Center staff member or an employer.
Gain hands on experience with this extremely engaging activity, Skills Lab. Employers will select a skill relevant to their industry and guide you through a variety of activities, helping you to walk away with a deeper understanding and mastery of the highlighted skill.
Information Sessions are a strong starting point to learn about a company. Lasting an average of 30 minutes to one hour, an Information Session provides a basic overview of a company and what opportunities they have to offer.
Engage with an employer in a casual setting while enjoying some complimentary coffee. Coffee Chats are an open-ended session where you are able to come and go as your schedule allows. If large networking events are not your thing, consider attending a Coffee Chat for a more relaxed networking experience.
Think of employer hosted Office Hours like a professor’s office hours. This is an open block of time to come and ask questions and network with an employer. Traditionally hosted within a Nook space within the Career Connections Center.
On-Campus interviews bring employers directly to you to provide a convenient option to interview for their fulltime, part-time, and internship opportunities. Not all employers will utilize on-campus interview space, so make sure to verify where you interview will take place anytime you are scheduled for one.