The Center for Career Development

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Career Fair Preparation

Upcoming Career Fairs

Spring 2015 Career Fair
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
BMCC Gymnasium

Click here to see a list of registered employers and open positions

Open to only BMCC students/alumni in all majors! The Linkedln Photo Booth is back!

QUESTIONS?  Please visit the Center for Career Development, S-342 or call 212-220-7180

Sponsored by the Center for Career Development and the ASAP Program

How do I prepare for the career fair?


Career Fair Success
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Research the companies prior to the Career Fair.
Research companies that you are interested in working for. You should be able to answer the following questions. Most of the information can be found on the company’s web site and social media accounts..

Prepare your elevator pitch.

The Elevator Pitch

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Prepare a 60 second pitch to introduce yourself to each employer.  Focus on your education, related previous experience, and skills that you have to offer an employer.  Tell them why you are interested in working for their company. Ask the employer a job-related question.

Sample questions to ask employers:

 Avoid asking what the company does and about salary.

Set aside professional attire to wear to the career fair.

What do I wear to the career fair?

What NOT to wear to the career fair:

What do I bring to the career fair?

Have enough resumes printed to give to the companies that you are interested in.

We recommend you have copies of your resume printed on bond paper. Bond paper can be found at most office supply stores.
Be prepared to complete an employment application! A sample employment application is available here.

Additional items we recommend you bring:



Can I still attend the career fair if I am an international student?

International students interested in working on and off campus can receive more information at http://www.bmcc.cuny.edu/admissions/applyinfo-international.jsp

Many qualified international students work with the CUNY 311 Project. CUNY 311 Representatives will be present at the career fair to answer any questions. Click here for more information

What if I am not looking for a job?

There is no reason you can’t go to a career fair if you are not looking for a job or an internship. Make the most out of the career fair by networking and gaining information for future employment opportunities.

Importance of Networking

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Center for Career Development| About Us
199 Chambers Street, S-342, New York, NY 10007
Phone: 212-220-8170|Fax: 212-346-8519
Email: career@bmcc.cuny.edu|Office Directory

Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 9am-6pm and Friday: 9am-5pm
Walk-in Hours: Monday-Thursday: 10am-5pm and Friday: 10am-4pm
Saturdays Hours: 10am-4pm on March 7, 21, April 18, 25, May 2, 16

When classes are not in session, the Center is open Mon–Fri: 9:00AM–5:00PM

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