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Career Fair Prep Toolbox

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 e-mail us at

Fall 2023 Career Fairs




All Majors Job & Internship Career Fair

Wed, September 20


Hulman Center

Health and Social Services Career Fair


Wed, September 27



College of Health and Human Services

Built Environment Career Fair

Wed, October 4


Dede I & II

Career Center Resources

  • Career Fair Preparation, Networking, and Resume Writing Guides - Review our Career Services guides on writing résumés that gives advice on many subjects from making effective bullet points to providing a reference sheet and rubric for you to evaluate your résumé. Explore our guide on how to prepare for the career fairs and how to network during the fair. 
  • Walk-In Résumé Critique Prior to Fair - Attend walk-ins one week prior to the career fair to receive feedback and then upload your revised résumé to Handshake
    • Walk-In Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00am-12:00pm and 1:00-3:00pm
  • Professional Clothing Closet - Stop by the Career Center between 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday and "shop" in our professional clothing closet. Students and alumni may have up to 4 pieces a month of professional clothing for internships, current employment, job interviews, etc. 
  • Iris Photobooth Sponsored by Union Health - Update your professional headshot in your Handshake profile and LinkedIn profile using our on-demand professional photo booth available 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
  • Handshake App - Please download the Handshake app to register for the fair as well as engage directly with employers during and after the career fairs. You must activate your Handshake account to engage with the QR feature for employers and students at the Career Fair. 
  • Career Fair Tours (Wednesday, September 20 ONLY 1:30-3:30 p.m.) - For students who have never attended a career fair and want to learn the "lay of the land" prior to speaking with employers. This 20-minute tour will familiarize you with the environment, the process and how to start a conversation with a prospective employer.

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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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