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Career Development Center University of Illinois Springfield

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


Fast Pass Express (30 minute sessions): Students may reserve no more than 1 Fast Pass/day.

  • January 27th, 28th, & 29th 2015: Reserve available time slot in CareerConnect.

Career Fair Prep for Undergraduate Students: (Drop-in or call-in)

  • Wednesday, February 4th & 11th 2015 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Career Fair Prep for Graduate Students: (Drop-in or call-in)

  • Thursday, February 5th & 12th 2015 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Career Fair Prep Workshop (Register to participate in-person or online in CareerConnect).

  • Wednesday, February 4th 2015 from 12:00 p.m – 1:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 12th 2015 from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


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

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