Career Fair Information for Students

Fall Virtual Job Fair

Thursday, October 29, 2020

11AM to 1PM

Hosted on Navigator. Registration is required for participation.

Follow these steps to register:

  1. Log in to Navigator from Atlas
    - Click on the Courses Tab
    - Click on "Internship & Jobs Navigator" on the bottom left.
  2. Under upcoming events select "Fall 2020 Virtual Job Fair"
  3. Select "Attend"
  4. Update your Chat Profile and upload your resume

Join Internship & Workforce Services, as we host Valencia's inaugural Virtual Job Fair Fall 2020! We hope to help create meaningful connections between students, alumni, and employers. This all majors fair is designed to give you the opportunity to fill full-time and part-time roles, as well as internships within local and national companies and connect with industry leaders.

To better prepare, we encourage you to attend virtual workshops. Learn how to research companies and employers, get tips on navigating a virtual fair, and the importance of following up with employers after the fair. 


Job Fair Preparation Workshops

 

Date Title Time Register
October 21 Skillshop: Interview Basics for Beginners 1pm - 2pm http://tinyurl.com/WWInterviewBasics
October 28 Skillshop: Ace the Virtual Interview 1pm - 2pm http://tinyurl.com/WWAceTheVirtualInterview
October 28 Navigating the Virtual Job Fair 1pm - 1:30pm https://valenciacollege.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIkf--qqjgtGNKRVByzZMRfyYlXKEqnXr-b 
October 28 Navigating the Virtual Job Fair 6pm - 6:30pm https://valenciacollege.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpde-grTIoHNdmSk1ekDge2r147RmeHSqo

 

Frequently Asked Questions - Virtual Fairs

Do I need to register to attend the fair?
Yes! You are required to register on Navigator to participate the fair.  When you click the attend button, you will be asked to complete your video chat profile and upload your resume, which will be shown to employers. 

Is there a dress code?
Even though you're meeting employers remotely, students are still expected to dress professionally. Employers want your very best first impression, which includes appearance.

What should I "bring" to the fair?
Have your resume on hand, just in case employers ask you something specific about your experience. Additionally, have a pen and paper for note taking. You may talk with several companies during the fair and want to remember specific information for each employer.

What organizations will be participating in the fair?
Representatives from a wide variety of industries attend the fair - Business, Information Technology, Engineering, Hospitality, Public Safety, Health, Media and Communications, Early Childhood Education, etc. Log in to Navigator to see the full list of employers.

I've never attended a virtual job fair.  How does it work?
Many of the tips you've seen for in-person fairs still apply.  However, interacting with someone over video is different than face-to-face and requires you to prepare in another way.  We highly encourage you to attend the Job Fair Preparation Workshops.  In addition to participating in those, please check out these resources below:

 

Frequently Asked Questions - In Person Fairs

What should I bring to the fair?
Bring your Valencia ID card or know your VID number and multiple copies of your resumes.

Is there a dress code?
Yes, students are required to dress professionally. Examples of this include closed-toe shoes, dresses with jackets, suits, dress shirt with tie, slacks, or skirts with blouses.

Jeans, shorts, tank tops, sweats, flip flops, and sneakers are not allowed. Please be aware, if you come to the fair inappropriately dressed, you may be turned away. Employers expect your very best first impression and your appearance matters.

Do I need to register to attend the fair?
No, students and alumni do not need to register. Attendees will be asked to check-in with staff upon arrival to receive a nametag, list of employers, and tote bag.

Can I attend if I take classes at another campus?
Yes, this event is open to all students college-wide, as well as alumni.

What kinds of organizations participate in the fair?
Representatives from a wide variety of industries attend the fair- Business, Information Technology, Engineering, Hospitality, Public Safety, Health, Media and Communications, Early Childhood Education, etc. List of employers.