Events for Career and Professional Development

Connect and network with a multitude of employers on campus who have opportunities for full-time and part-time employment.

How-to-prepare for a career fair. Read More

Warrior Wednesday Events

Internships and Career Fairs

Fall 2022 A&M-Central Texas Internship and Career Fairs

Connect and network with employers on campus who are recruiting for internships, full-time, part-time, and seasonal opportunities.

Networking is the number one way people get jobs. Make sure to connect with every employer, every time they are on campus.

Employers are invited to campus, by Career and Professional Development every fall and spring semester. Check the University Calendar for upcoming career fair events!

"How to" Prepare for a Career Fair

Before the Career Fair or Networking Event:

  1. Register for the Fair on HireWarriors powered by Handshake
  2. Update your résumé! Schedule an appointment with Career and Professional Development for a résumé review.
  3. Plan your outfit – Dress code for career fairs is
    business professional. If you need something to wear, schedule an appointment with our team to visit the Career Closet.
  4. Research the organizations attending the fair through HireWarriors powered by Handshake
  5. Prepare questions to ask employers
  6. Practice your "elevator pitch", a 30 to 60 second answer to
    “tell me about yourself”
    • Name, education, past/current related experience
    • On and off-campus involvement and any volunteer work
    • Skills, strengths, honors/accomplishments

Day of Fair:

  • Dress professionally
  • Be sure to bring copies of your résumé (stapled if multiple pages), a portfolio or folder, and a pen
  • Prioritize which companies you would like to talk to first
  • Make sure you cell phone is off or on silent
  • Greet employers with a firm handshake, eye contact, and a smile
  • Network by collecting business cards

After the Fair:

  • Sit down and list the companies and/or people you met, that are of immediate interest to you for follow-up! So you won't forget!
  • Follow-up, as soon as possible, by e-mail with the companies or people you met.  
  • If requested by an employer, follow-up with supplemental materials
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