Get Hired: In-Person InterviewingFeaturedChannel:
In-Person Interviewing Topic: Timeless Advice Applicable to Any Interview Setting! Interviews can be nerve-racking regardless of how and where they are held. Though we are all getting accustomed to virtual interviews, in-person interviews are still prevalent. This Get Hired video offers advice from alumni that will prepare you for
any and all interviews!
How to Work a Career FairFeaturedChannel:
Career Fairs Topic: How to Work a Career Fair Career fairs are one of the best ways for students to meet prospective employers and ultimately land a job. But you can't just roll out of bed and show up! Billy walks us through all the steps to make the career fair a success, from
preparation to the follow ups!
Career Fair Coordinator, Penn State Career ServicesChannel:
Career FairsTopic: Research Before Career Fair Sherry is the Career Fair Coordinator for Penn State University's Office of Career Services. With two major career fairs each year averaging 400+ employers, Sherry's job is to lock in all the vendors and make sure the logistics are in
place for a smooth event.
Psychology (Bachelor), Counselor Education (Masters) City: State College State: Pennsylvania
Sales Team Leader, Schneider ElectricChannel:
Career FairsTopic: Leadership Experience Yunus is a Sales Team Leader with Schneider Electric, a "multinational corporation that specializes in electricity distribution, automation management and produces installation components for energy management." Check out what Yunus has to
say about leading a team of 12 sales representatives!
Energy (Bachelor), Business (Bachelor), Finance (Bachelor), Community, Environment & Development (Bachelor) City: West Kingston State: Rhode Island
Director of Human Resources, Adhesives Research, Inc.Channel:
Career FairsTopic: Extracurricular Activities Judy is the Director of Human Resources for Adhesives Research, Inc., a "leading independent developer and manufacturer of pressure-sensitive adhesives, polymers, tapes, films, coatings, laminates, release liners and drug delivery systems."
Judy walks us through the day of a busy HR Director, from reviewing metrics to consulting on workplace disputes.
Accounting (Bachelor) City: Glen Rock State: Pennsylvania
Pre-Sale Account Manager, PepsiCoChannel:
Career FairsTopic: Speaking Professionally Kevin is a Pre-Sale Account Manager with PepsiCo, one of the largest food and beverage corporations in the world. His main priority is simple: get the latest PepsiCo products onto the shelves in his territory. Check out Kevin's story to see
how he turned a degree in Education and Public Policy into a lucrative sales position!
Education and Public Policy (Bachelor) City: Wilkes-Barre State: Pennsylvania
Director of East Central Region Campus Recruiting, Ernst & YoungChannel:
Career FairsTopic: Well Rounded Students Michael is the Director of East Central Region Campus Recruiting for Ernst & Young. His workday involves going to college campuses to meet with both students and faculty. Michael tells us he's always on the lookout for students who are
well-rounded, able to multi-task, and genuine.
Accounting (Bachelor), MBA (Masters) City: McLean State: Virginia
Consultant, Digital TempusChannel:
Career FairsTopic: Unique Experiences Marin is an entry-level consultant with Digital Tempus, a consulting firm in Gaithersburg, MD that "provides the process expertise, strategic insight, and talent development to help global companies improve strategic and operational planning
capabilities." Marin is tasked with critical research responsibilities to best prepare upper-level executives for helping their clients.
Supply Chain Management (Bachelor), Information Systems (Bachelor) City: Gaithersburg State: Maryland
Senior Territory Business Manager, Vision Care LineChannel:
Career FairsTopic: Research The Companies Beforehand Chris is a Senior Territory Business Manager and trainer with Johnson & Johnson's vision-care line, Vistakon. Chris suggests that the key to a successful sales career is to have passion for whatever product you are selling!
Marketing (Bachelor) City: Philadelphia State: Pennsylvania
Recruitment Support Specialist, RBC Wealth ManagementChannel:
Career Fairs Topic: Confidence and preparedness will likely result in an interview Courtney is a Recruitment Support Specialist with RBC Wealth Management. With a degree in Human Resource Development, Courtney now has a hand in almost every step of recruiting new hires, from planning career fair events and posting job openings to
scheduling interviews, completing background checks, and drafting offer letters.
Major: Human Resource Development (Bachelor) City: Minneapolis State: Minnesota
Regional Director of Business Development, Monarch Healthcare ManagementChannel:
Career Fairs Topic: Look for people willing to learn on the job Eric is the Regional Director of Business Development for Monarch Healthcare Management, an organization that manages skilled nursing and assisted living facilities throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin. Eric's main role is to coordinate with
partnering hospitals to discuss ways to meet the various discharge needs of patients.
Major: Political Science (Bachelor) City: Minneapolis State: Minnesota
General Manager, Team Leader, Cintas CorporationChannel:
Career Fairs Topic: Looking For Genuine People Chase is a General Manager with Cintas Corporation in Savannah, GA. With a degree in International Business, Chase landed at Cintas, one of the leading business services companies in the world. His schedule is filled overseeing operations in their
Savannah post, dealing with both the end customers and the company's own production line.
Major: International Business and Management (Bachelor), MBA (Masters) City: Savannah State: Georgia
Project Coordinator, Turner's Contracting ServicesChannel:
Career Fairs Topic: Personality Stands Out Christie is a Project Coordinator with Turner's Contracting Services, a general contractor in Georgia aimed at "creating, altering, restoring and restructuring residential and commercial properties both internally as well as
Career Services Intern, Georgia Southern UniversityChannel:
Career Fairs Topic: Utilizing Career Center Shauntel is an intern in the Office of Career Services at Georgia Southern University. As a public relations major, her mission in the office is simple: get the word out to students about how the career center can prepare them for after graduation.
Major: Journalism (Bachelor), Public Relations (Bachelor) City: Statesboro State: Georgia
Territory Sales Manager, AltriaChannel:
Career Fairs Topic: Cater Conversation To Company Lauren is a Territory Sales Manager for Altria, a conglomerate for some of the biggest names in tobacco products in the United States. With part of Cape Cod, MA as her territory, Lauren helps new and existing customers fulfill their tobacco
inventory needs. Even though Lauren isn't a smoker, she has a passion for sales and tells us "if I can sell tobacco, I can sell anything!"
Operations Supervisor, Healthcare Services, McKessonChannel:
Career Fairs Topic: Leadership Skills Over GPA Sara is an Operations Supervisor for healthcare services giant, McKesson. Described as a pharmaceutical "middle man", Sara oversees the processing and shipping of several different clients' drugs. She has a simple key to success and
a fresh take on a cliche'd phrase: "it's not who you know, it's who knows you!"
Major: Physiology (Bachelor), Neurobiology (Bachelor) City: Rocky Hill State: Connecticut
Associate Auditor, Webster BankChannel:
Career Fairs Topic: Any Face Time Is Valuable Caitlin is an associate auditor for Webster Bank. Asides from her duties in the audit department for the bank, Caitlin also spends some time recruiting at career fairs. Her best advice to a college student is to learn how to network and to save
every business card you receive. You never know if someday the card buried in your pocket could lead to your first job!
Major: Finance (Bachelor) City: New Britain State: Connecticut
Capital Markets and Financial Associate, Royal Bank of ScotlandChannel:
Career Fairs Topic: Do Your Homework Charles is a financial associate in the capital markets division at the Royal Bank of Scotland. His job is to help raise capital for companies in the energy sector. Charles tells us of the "shell shock" he experienced at first but that
he's now grown to love the ever-changing aspect of his career.
Prism Associate, Global Chemical Manufacturing Company, HenkelChannel:
Career Fairs Topic: Outgoing Personalities Mike is a Prism Associate with Henkel, a leading global manufacturing company that operates within home care, personal care, and adhesive product markets. The rotational program at Henkel gives Mike a first-hand look at all of the company's
processes and prepares him to be a future leader!
Major: Chemical Engineering (Bachelor) City: Rocky Hill State: Connecticut
Senior Client Account Manager, Medical Risk ManagementChannel:
Career Fairs Topic: Making Yourself Memorable Heather is a Senior Client Account Manager with Medical Risk Management. Based out of Hartford, CT and working with leading doctors and healthcare professionals, Heather's role is to monitor her assigned clients' activity and to ensure the
overall client satisfaction. Find out how Heather turned an internship into a full-time career!
Major: Health Care Management (Bachelor) City: Hartford State: Connecticut
Senior Consultant, Software Development, Tallon Inc.Channel:
Career Fairs Topic: Passion Is Key Kevin is a senior consultant with Tallon, Inc., a business and technology consulting firm located in Rocky Hill, CT. He deals with a number of companies across a wide variety of industries, mainly consulting with regards to software development,
business analysis, and any IT needs.
Major: Computer Science and Engineering (Bachelor) City: Rocky Hill State: Connecticut
Technology Program Manager for New Product Development, GEChannel:
Career Fairs Topic: Begin Building Relationships Early John is the Technology Program Manager for New Product Development at General Electric. From circuit breakers to transformers, his division focuses on electrical distribution equipment. As a recruiter for his company, John also gives great advice
for students heading to their first career fair!
Operations & Development Manager, Lockheed MartinChannel:
Career Fairs Topic: Targeting Companies After spending the past two years in Lockheed Martin's Operations Leadership Development Program, Ameer was recently offered the position of Manufacturing Program Manager for the company's mainstay in Clearwater, FL. The Leadership Program
gave Ameer a rotational immersion into the company's key areas of production operations. Even though his bright career is just beginning, Ameer offers this key piece of advice for any working professional: don't forget to give back.
Mergers/Acquisitions/Business Development Manager, Air ProductsChannel:
Career Fairs Topic: 5 Minutes To Impress Joe is the manager of mergers and acquisitions and business development for Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. After graduating with a chemical engineering degree from Villanova's Navy-ROTC program, Joe spent six years active-duty in the Navy and
then transitioned to his current company, maintaining a reserve role with the Navy. Joe speaks very bluntly and offer great advice on how college students can enter today's workforce by storm!
Major: Chemical Engineering (Bachelor) City: Allentown State: Pennsylvania