Get Ready for the Career Fair

Career Fair Preparation

Want to start getting ready for the upcoming Career Fair?
Receive assistance to:

  • Have your resume reviewed and receive suggestions on how to improve
  • Learn how to build a resume and cover letter using the online system called Optimal Resume
  • Find out who will be attending the Career Fair and begin researching companies
  • Get helpful tips on how to make a great impression during the Career Fair

Events & Resources:

Resume Mania – Two Days – Two Ways to Engage! 2-4 pm

Online – Monday, Aug. 23rd. Join us via Zoom at

In-person – Tuesday, Aug. 24th. Join us in-person in Student Affairs Bldg (SAB) 50

  • Learn how to build a resume using OptimalResume
  • Have your resume reviewed and get feedback
  • Get tips on preparing for the Foot in the Door Fair

Prefer to Chat online?


  • Log into your Career Connect account and click on Chat with a Career Advisor to begin your chat session. A career staff member will respond within 2 business days.
  • Students will have the opportunity to engage with staff from the Career Development Center and receive tips and information on supportive programming, resources, and opportunities.


Contact our office via phone at (217) 206-6508 or email us at

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