Tags: Job fair
As an international student who's been to the United States before, I attended my very first job fair last week. I might not gain an expected intern position for the coming up summer immediately, but I got asked for my resume 8 times. Not bad for the first job fair, right? DO NOT consider the amount of resumes that you have handed out as the final accomplishment.
Still on the hunt for a summer internship, I attended the Office of Diversity and Inclusion's (the Office formerly known as Minority Affairs) Career Fair to see if I could check out organizations that I would like to work for.
Last week drove me crazy-- because of the career fair! Time seems to fly with all the work in each course, but the highlight of this week was the career fair last Wednesday. Although I may not put much expectation on this event to get interviews, it is really frustrating... just arriving here for so short a time, I don't see any advantage over local undergraduates, though we're pursuing master degrees. Citizenship and language skills are biggest obstacles, and I cannot tell which one is a more severe issue. Actually, they are mutually related so it makes it more frustrating.
I attended the 2010 Fisher Fall Career Fair held in the Ohio Union on Wednesday, October 6th. Here are some recommendations and tips for international students according to my experience. Have a strategy for the Career Fair before going