Career Fairs & Events - Students

 

Upcoming Fall 2019 Career Fairs & Events

▼   On-Campus & Part-Time Job Fair

On-Campus & Part-Time Job Fair

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Student Center Ballroom

Students interested in part-time employment are encouraged to attend this event to meet local area employers and USA campus representatives to hear about their current hiring needs. This job fair is open to USA students and all majors are welcome.

Remember to bring multiple copies of your resume to share with employers.  Visit Resume Writing Resources for helpful information on resume writing and Career Fair Preparation for information to assist you in making the best first impression and beyond.

Select this link to view in Handshake the attending employers, their company website and to register for the event.
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▼   Allied Health & Nursing Career Fair

Allied Health & Nursing Career Fair

Thursday, August 29

11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Health Sciences Building

The Allied Health & Nursing Career Fair is an annual event that provides the opportunity for students to network with employers and discuss employment and clinical placements.

Business professional attire is highly encouraged and a minimum of business casual or clinical attire is required. Career Services staff may ask that you not enter the fair if inappropriately dressed.

Do plan to bring multiple copies of your resume on the career fair day. Visit Resume Writing Resources for helpful information on resume writing and Career Fair Preparation for information to assist you in making the best first impression and beyond.

Select this link to view in Handshake the attending employers, their company website and to register for the event.
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▼   Project: Catwalk Fashion Show

Catwalk Fashion Show

Wednesday, September 4th

11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Student Center Food Court Stage

Attend the Project: Catwalk Fashion Show to see firsthand how to dress for success for the upcoming HireAJag Fall Career Fair. This event will address how to dress “professionally,” how to obtain interview-appropriate attire on a college student’s budget, how to make good choices regarding professional attire, and understanding the importance of an impactful first impression as part of the career search process.  

Be sure to attend for a chance to win a JCPenney gift card to be used at the upcoming Suit-Up Event.

Select this link to view the event details in Handshake.
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▼   The Internship Journey: A Panel Discussion

The Internship Journey: A Panel Discussion

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

5:30 - 7:30 pm
Faculty Club

An interactive discussion with Students, Faculty, and Community Partners to share tips and information about the internship journey.  Come hear from current students on their internship experiences. The panel will discuss the internship search process, application process, and internship experiences as they have impacted their academic and career development.

Select this link to view the event details in Handshake and register. Pre-Registration is not required.
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▼   Meet the Firms (Accounting) Career Fair

Meet the Firms (Accounting) Career Fair

Thursday, September 5, 2019

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mitchell Center Globe Grand Lobby

Accounting Juniors & Seniors

Representatives from accounting firms and companies attend this event to provide information about full-time, internship, and part-time employment opportunities within their organizations. This event is targeted to junior and senior level accounting majors and alumni. Business professional attire is preferred. Casual attire is not acceptable and Career Services staff may ask that you not enter the fair event if inappropriately dressed.

Do plan to bring multiple copies of your resume on the career fair day. Visit Resume Writing Resources for helpful information on resume writing and Career Fair Preparation for information to assist you in making the best first impression and beyond.

Select this link to view in Handshake the attending employers, their company website and to register for the event.
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▼   JCPenney Suit-Up

JCPenney Suit-Up Event

September 8, 2019

6:00 - 9:00 pm
The Shoppes at Bel Air

Confidence is key in the job search process. Whether you are interviewing, interning, or starting a new job after graduation, find everything you need to finish your perfect look at the JCPenney Suit-Up Event!

All currently enrolled Jaguars are invited to attend the JCPenney Suit-Up Event!

Receive an EXTRA 60% off women's and men's career dress apparel, accessories, and shoes (***including sales and clearance career apparel). Everything you need for an interview or on the job.

There will be prizes given away throughout the evening. Sephora will be providing mini makeovers and the salon will offer free consultations and discount coupons for future visits. This event is exclusively for USA students and will be closed to the public. Make sure to bring your Student ID card!

Additional stations will be setup at the event for clothing measurements and demonstrations on how to tie a tie.

Select this link to register for this event in Handshake.  Pre-registration is not required.
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▼   HireAJag Fall Career Fair
HireAJag Fall Career Fair 2019
Thursday, September 12, 2019

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Mitchell Center Globe Grand Lobby

The HireAJag Career Fair is held semi-annually during the fall and spring semesters. This fair is a university-wide event open to all majors. The career fair provides the opportunity for employers, students, and alumni to network and discuss full-time, co-op, and internship positions.  

Business professional attire is highly encouraged and a minimum of business casual attire is required. Employers formulate opinions about our USA student and alumni body based upon professional appearance and demeanor. Please plan to represent yourself and the university well by not dressing in casual attire such as jeans, shorts, t-shirts, sandals, flip-flops, etc. Career Services staff may ask that you not enter the fair if you are inappropriately dressed.

Do plan to bring multiple copies of your resume on the career fair day. Visit Resume Writing Resources for helpful information on resume writing and Career Fair Preparation for information to assist you in making the best first impression and beyond.

Download the Career Fair Plus App on your Android or Apple smartphone to view the event details, complete employer listing, interactive floor plan, announcements and fair tips. To view online or a link to the app go to: http://bit.ly\USoALCareerFairPlus.

Select this link to view in Handshake the attending employers, their company website and to register for the event.
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▼   Education Seminar & Career Fair

Education Seminar & Career Fair

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

1:00 - 3:30 pm
Student Center Ballroom

The Education Seminar and Career Fair is held semi-annually during the fall and spring semesters. This event is targeted for students seeking teaching positions and other education-related opportunities.  

Business professional attire is highly encouraged and a minimum of business casual is required. Career Services staff may ask that you not enter the fair if inappropriately dressed.

Do plan to bring multiple copies of your resume on the career fair day. Visit Resume Writing Resources for helpful information on resume writing and Career Fair Preparation for information to assist you in making the best first impression and beyond.

Select this link to view in Handshake the attending employers, their company website and to register for the event.
Select his link for instructions on setting up your Handshake account.

▼   Graduate & Professional Schools Fair
Graduate & Professional School Fair
Thursday, October 10, 2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Spring Hill College
Location: Price LeBlanc Grand Hall
Address: 4000 Dauphin Street, Mobile, Alabama 36608

Students will have the opportunity to meet admissions reps from a variety of graduate and professional school programs. This is an excellent information-gathering opportunity for students interested in researching their grad school options..
▼   JAGServe! Volunteer, Internship & Nonprofit Career Fair

Tuesday, November 5

11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Student Center Ballroom

The JAGServe! Volunteer, Internship & Nonprofit Career Fair provides the opportunity for local employers and organizations to meet with students to promote their volunteer and internship opportunities. The event is open to all majors.

▼   CareerPalooza

Career Palooza

TBD

As a part of National Career Development Week, USA Career Services will be host CareerPalooza 2019.  Stop by for food, fun, and free stuff. Talk with USA alumni, employer partners, and student organizations about career preparation and development.

▼   Dining Etiquette

 Dining Etiquette

TBD

Topics of the evening will include proper dining etiquette, utensil choices, appropriate conversation in a dining environment, attire choices, and eating difficult foods. Professional business attire is the preferred dress for admittance; however, a minimum of business casual is required for this event.

▼   Department of State Visit

Department of State Visit

TBD

A representative will visit our campus and talk about exciting career and internship opportunities with the Department of State. 

▼   FEMA Corp Visit

FEMA Corp Visit

TBD

A representative will visit our campus and talk about opportunities with FEMA Corps.

Millions of Americans suffer the effects of natural and man-made disasters each year. In an effort to strengthen the federal government’s disaster preparedness and response, AmeriCorps NCCC and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) partnered to create FEMA Corps. This unique program unites individuals who share a passion for service and provides the ultimate professional development experience.