CAREER FAIR

Thursday, May 9th | 12:30 - 2:00PM

Room 530 (The Matrix) & Room 532

The main purpose of the Career Fair is to introduce our graduating students and recent graduates to industry professionals within their respective industries and to network among guest employers as they talk about their work, goals, and interests, in order to explore mutually beneficial opportunities.

The Career Fair is geared for students graduating in June 2019, or students who graduated in March 2019, August 2018 or December 2018 please register to attend the Career Fair HERE! Or Click the image below.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When, where and what time is the Career Fair?

The 2019 Career Fair will be held on Campus (The Matrix, room 530 and room 532) on Thursday, May 9th from 12:30 - 2:00PM. As employers continue to RSVP, an updated list will be available on this site.

Room 528 (Film Lounge) will be used as a Student Lounge where you can grab a snack, have some coffee and get ready before you head over to meet with employers. You can use this room as early as 10:30AM.


Who can attend the Career Fair?
The 2019 Career Fair is open for students graduating in June 2019 and for students who graduated on March 2019, August 2018 and December 2018. All alumni members are welcome to attend!

Can I attend the Career Fair without a résumé?
Absolutely not. You must have your résumé approved by Career Services in order to attend. 
 

How do I get my résumé approved by Career Services?

E-mail your current résumé to flashpoint.alumnirelations@columbiacollege.edu. Once your résumé is approved, you must provide Career Services with a Word Doc. version of your résumé. It must be saved under the following title: "LastName.FirstName_2019." 

 

Résumés MUST be approved by Tuesday, April 30th! So please submit your résumé ASAP!


What do I need to bring with me?
In order to attend the Career Fair you must bring at least 30 copies of your Career Services approved résumé, business cards, as well as a portfolio/website, reel or examples of your work. If your work samples consist of audio, please make sure to bring external headphones and antibacterial wipes to clean them before and after each use by employers.

 

What should I wear?

We suggest business casual attire. This generally means clothing that is less formal than traditional business wear, but is still intended to give a professional and businesslike impression. Please avoid clothes with holes, stains, wrinkles or offensive language and/or images. Remember, you can't offend anyone by dressing nicely!

What can I do to prepare for the Career Fair?

We recommend you attend AT LEAST ONE of the two scheduled Career Fair Workshops, which cover information regarding résumés, how to approach employers, how to talk about yourself and your work, how to properly follow up, etc.

Thursday, April 25th - 1:15 - 2:00PM in Room 658

Thursday, May 2nd - 1:15 - 2:00PM in Room 658


Where do I register to attend?
Click here to register. 

If you have any questions that are not covered here, please email them to flashpoint.alumnirelations@columbiacollege.edu

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HOURS

MONDAY - FRIDAY

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

ADDRESS

28 N. Clark St. 

Suite 500 

Chicago, IL 60602

CONTACT                               

Students (Career Services)

flashpoint.careerservices@columbiacollege.edu

 

Students (Student Services)

flashpoint.studentservices@columbiacollege.edu

 

Alumni

flashpoint.alumnirelations@columbiacollege.edu

 

Employers

flashpoint.employerrelations@columbiacollege.edu

We welcome your feedback! Questions, concerns, suggestions...let us know by

emailing us HERE!

 

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