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Virtual Career Fair Prep Toolbox

Virtual Career Fair Prep Toolkit


Career Fair Help Room - Come here to get immediate assistance during the Career Fair.

  • Meeting ID: 966 8819 8231

Preparing for Virtual Career Fairs

Spring 2021 career fairs will take place virtually on Handshake (accessible through your MyISU). Review the videos below for tips and suggestions to make the most of your experience.

Spring 2021 Virtual Career Fairs Date Time Location
All Majors Job & Internship Career Fair Feb 17 12-4pm Virtual (Online) through Handshake
Health & Social Services Career Fair Feb 24 12-4pm Virtual (Online) through Handshake
Criminology & Criminal Justice Career Fair Mar 31 12-4pm Virtual (Online) through Handshake


Utilizing the Resources from the Career Center

  • Virtual Career Fair Checklist - A checklist to prepare you for the fair
  • 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

*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


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