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Career Fair Prep Toolbox

Virtual Career Fair Prep Toolkit


Your Indiana State University Career Center is proud to support you during your job and internship search process. In preparation for career fairs happening throughout the academic year, we have provided resources below to help set you up for success. If you have any questions, you can call at 812-237-5000, make an appointment in Handshake, come see us during Walk-In Hours, and/or email us at

Get the Most from the Virtual Career Fair

*Remember to ensure your technology is working prior to the fair, and test your mic and camera to make any changes to lighting, background, or mic sensitivity. 

Computer Recommendations from OIT

  • Update to current operating system
  • Wireless Connectivity (802.11 b/g or 802.11 b/g/n)
  • 2.0GHz Dual Core Processor or higher
  • In good working condition
  • 8GB Memory
  • McAfee antivirus is provided by ISU
  • 120 GB Hard Drive or higher
  • Additional Technology Specifications from OIT

Utilizing the Resources from the Career Center

  • Resume Writing Guide* - A guide on writing resumes that gives advice on many subjects from making effective bullet points to providing a reference sheet and rubric for you to evaluate your resume
  • Walk-In Resume Critique Prior to Fair - Attend walk-ins prior to Feb 15 to receive feedback and then upload your revised resume to Handshake
    • Walk-In Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00am-12:00pm and 1:00-3:00pm
  • No-Show Policy - Know the consequences if you no-show a session

Practice your Elevator Pitch


Get the Most from the In-Person Career Fair

Fall 2021 Career Fairs Date Time       Location
All Majors Job & Internship Career Fair Wed, Sept 15 1-4pm Hulman Center
Health & Social Services Career Fair Wed, Sept 22 1-4pm Sycamore Banquet Center and Dede I
Built Environment Career Fair Tues, Sept 28 12-3pm HMSU - Dede I,II, & III
Virtual All Majors Job & Internship Fair Thurs, Nov 18 1-3pm Virtual on Handshake
All Majors Job & Internship Career Fair Wednesday, Feb 16  1- 4 pm Hulman Center
Health & Social Services Career Fair Wednesday, Feb 23  1- 4pm HMSU - Dede I,II, & III
Criminology & Criminal Justice Career Fair Wednesday, Mar 23 10am - 2pm HMSU - Dede II, & III



Hours of Operations
Mon - Fri: 8am - 4:30pm
Walk-In Hours:
Mon - Fri: 10am - 12pm & 1 - 3pm

Indiana State University Career Center
231 North 6th Walkway
Terre Haute, IN 47809
Phone:(812) 237-5000 
Fax:(812) 237-4392

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