Bellevue University Career Services to Host Virtual Career Fair on October 26
Current Students and Alumni Have Opportunity To Connect With Variety of Employers
Bellevue University will host a Virtual Career Fair on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. open to all current students and alumni.
The event featuring companies such as Veridian Credit Union, Kohl’s, Goodwill, CHI Health, WarHorse and Mosaic, will be held online via Handshake, a career fair technology platform that works through mobile devices.
In preparation for the fair, attendees will also have the opportunity to join the Career Fair Ready workshop, on Oct. 18, from 4 to 5 p.m. CDT, online via Handshake. This workshop will share how a virtual career fair works, what to expect, and quick tips to prepare for the big event.
“We encourage attendees to take advantage of all the virtual workshops leading up to the fair to learn about how to make yourself a strong job candidate, how to respond to questions and how to best demonstrate your knowledge and qualifications for the position you want,” said Terra Beethe, Career Services Coach.
For more information on the career fair visit https://www.bellevue.edu/student-support/career-services/career-fair.
Students and alumni may register for the following virtual workshops below:
- Creating A Career Plan Workshop – Thursday, October 5, 2023, 12-1 pm CDT @ Handshake a career plan lists short- and long-term career goals and the actions you can take to achieve them. Career plans can help you decide what classes to take and identify the extracurricular activities, research, and internships that make you a strong job candidate. Learn how to evaluate career options that are practical for you. Use decision-making and action-planning skills to identify successful career and life plans. Register via Handshake @ https://bellevue.joinhandshake.com/events/1340757 Registration closes 10/4/23 at 12 pm CDT.
- Interviewing Tips and Tricks Workshop – Wednesday, October 11, 2023, 4-5 pm CDT @ Handshake. Career Services will share about different types of interviews and strategies to respond to questions and best demonstrate your knowledge and qualifications for the position you want. Register via Handshake @ https://bellevue.joinhandshake.com/events/1340504 Registration closes 10/10/23 at 12 pm CDT.
- Career Fair Ready Virtual Workshop – Wednesday, October 18, 2023, 4-5 pm CDT @ Handshake. The Fall Career Fair is approaching, but are you ready? Learn how a virtual career fair works, what to expect during the fair, and quick tips to prepare you for the big event. Register via Handshake @ https://bellevue.joinhandshake.com/events/1340448 Registration closes 10/17/23 at 12 pm CDT.
- How to Network in a Virtual World Workshop – Wednesday, November 1, 2023, 12-1 pm CDT @ Handshake. Learn how to network in a virtual environment (i.e., Handshake, LinkedIn) and how to establish connections that can benefit you throughout your career. Register via Handshake @ https://bellevue.joinhandshake.com/events/1340477 Registration closes 10/31/23 at 12 pm CDT.
- Navigating the Job Search Workshop – Wednesday, November 15, 2023, 4-5 pm CDT @ Handshake. Not sure where to start when looking for a job or internship? Then this virtual workshop is for you! Career Services will share their top 2 job search sites and essential tips to get you on the right path to employment! Register via Handshake @ https://bellevue.joinhandshake.com/events/1340668 Registration closes 11/14/23 at 12 pm CDT.
Founded in 1966, Bellevue University is a non-profit university with more than 60,000 graduates worldwide. The University is a recognized national leader in preparing students for lifelong success with career-relevant knowledge and skills, while making college affordable. Routinely ranked among the nation’s top military and accessible institutions, the University serves residential students at its main campus in Bellevue, Nebraska, and everywhere online with more than 80 degree programs uniquely designed for working adults. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org).