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Bellevue University to Host Virtual Career Fair for Students, Alumni on October 27

Event on Handshake Technology Platform Offers Opportunity to Connect Personally With Employers


Bellevue University will host a Virtual Career Fair on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for current students and alumni. 

The event, featuring companies such as Veridian Credit Union, Mosaic, Ameritrade and Children’s Hospital, will be held online via Handshake, a career fair technology platform that works through mobile devices. Online attendees will learn about job, career and internship opportunities in a variety of industries and career fields.

Participants must register to attend. Participants will need to establish a “career fair schedule” by registering for group or individual virtual sessions with employers.

There is also the opportunity for attendees to join the Career Fair Ready workshop,  on Oct. 19, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. online via Handshake to learn quick tips to get ready for the fair event. This prep session will share how a student creates a Career Fair schedule, where they sign up for times to either attend a 30-minute group session or a 10-minute one-on-one session with a recruiter. 

Career Services hopes that students and alumni take advantage of this opportunity to network with employers,” said Terra Beethe, Career Services Coach “Virtual fairs are more personal since there isn’t the outside chaos, noise or further distractions that typically occur with in-person fairs.”

Participants should plan ahead for the Virtual Career Fair by registering, preparing a resume, making sure their technology is ready and wearing a professional outfit. Participants must register to attend. 

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About Bellevue University

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 (