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Career Development Center University of Illinois Springfield

Online Participation

If you would like to participate in the 2015 Springfield Collegiate Career Fair but cannot make the event, check here for information on how we can help you connect to employers.

Online Students can participate in the Springfield Collegiate Career Fair from a distance.

How? Register as an “Online Participant”

  • Login to UIS CareerConnect
  • Click on the Events/Fast Pass tab at the top of screen
  • Select the “Online Participation: Springfield Collegiate Career Fair”  event
  • Click the RSVP button and review the instructions

Process Involves:

  1. Review the list of employers registered for the career fair – Which Recruiters Are Attending?
  2. Make a list of the top 5 companies you want to connect with (no more than 5 companies/student)
  3. Research companies by going to their web site and using favorite search engine
  4. Create a tailored networking letter and resume for each company you would like to connect with
  5. Email your networking letters and resumes to to be distributed the day of the career fair (Deadline to register and submit tailored networking letters and resumes is Monday, February 16, 2015 by 12 p.m.)

Need help with the networking letter resume?

  • Use OptimalResume to draft resume and networking letter located on CareerConnect
  • Learn more about OptimalResume
  • Need assistance with your resumes or networking letters, schedule a Phone Fast Pass
  • Call in during upcoming Resume and Career Fair Prep Mania Events to Help You Get Ready


Contact the UIS Career Development Center

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