Career Fairs and Career Events Open to Students and Alumni

By Anita DeCianni Brown ‘12, collegewide career development coordinator, SUNY Empire State College

February 19, 2015

Road Sign saying: Success Ahead SUNY Empire State College students and alumni are invited to attend some of the upcoming career fairs and career events around New York state. Attendees do not need to preregister for the career fairs. There will be registration the day of the event.

Faculty and staff interested in helping students prepare for the events might consider sharing the following tips:

  • Research employers who are attending (list below includes links to event pages).
  • Practice “elevator pitch” (succinct presentation of skills, goals and fit with employer).
  • Have questions prepared to ask employer representatives.
  • Dress professionally.
  • Bring enough resumes to distribute to each potential employer.

For more information, contact Anita.Brown@esc.edu, collegewide career development coordinator.

Participate in the @SUNYEmpireLife Twitter chat Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 8 p.m., #SUNYEmpireCareer. This month’s topic will be career fairs.

Career Event

Date/Time

Website (all links open in a new window)

Good Shepherd Services

Feb. 18, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

http://www.goodshepherds.org

Regeneron Career Open House, Albany

March 4, 2 - 7 p.m. (Register by Feb. 25)

http://apps.loopengage.com/form/1296

SUNY Adirondack

March 12, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

http://www.sunyacc.edu/events/job-discovery-2015

SUNY Farmingdale

March 12, Technology Job Fair

http://www.farmingdale.edu/campus-life/student-support-services/career-development-center/job-fairs.shtml

SUNY Genesee Community College

March 19, 12 - 2 p.m.: Health Careers Job and Transfer Fair

http://www.genesee.edu/home/offices/career/career-events-workshops/

Siena College

March 25 Spring Career, Internship, and Graduate School Fair

http://www2.siena.edu/pages/2263.asp

SUNY Brockport

April 1, 12 - 4 p.m.

http://www.brockport.edu/career/stories/feature1.html

SUNY Plattsburgh

April 1, 6 p.m.

http://www.plattsburgh.edu/studentlife/careers/careerfair.php

SUNY Rockland Community College

April 2, RCC 17th Annual Job Fair

http://www.sunyrockland.edu/campus-life/services/career/job-fair

SUNY Genesee Community College

April 9, 12 - 2 p.m. Job Fair

http://www.genesee.edu/home/offices/career/career-events-workshops/

SUNY Schenectady County Community College

April 14, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Career Expo

http://www.sunysccc.edu/student/jps/RecruitingFall.htm

SUNY Niagara

April 15, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

http://www.niagaracc.suny.edu/studentlife/development/studentemployment.php

SUNY Suffolk County Community College

April 22, Career/Job/Internship Fair

http://www.sunysuffolk.edu/Jobs/index.asp

SUNY Farmingdale

April 23 Career/Job Fair

http://www.farmingdale.edu/campus-life/student-support-services/career-development-center/

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