Get prepared! STEM Fair prep workshop for students Sept. 24

All students in science, technology, engineering or math disciplines are invited to attend the Career Fair Prep Workshop Wednesday, Sept. 24 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in 3220 WSC.  You'll learn valuable tips from professionals about career fairs, networking, interviewing and using social media in the job search process. Get mentored by representatives from Microsoft, Exxon IT, US Synthetic, Qualtrics and more, just in time for the Fall STEM Career Fair the next day (Thursday, Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.).  This will be the university's largest STEM Fair in history.  Recruiters from more than 170 companies will fill the WSC Ballroom and Garden Court in search of technical talent.  Get prepared at the workshop!

Dress is business casual (no jeans, no T-shirts).   

Workshop Date:     Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014     
Time:     7:00-9:00 p.m.
Location:   3220 Wilkinson Student Center

This event is hosted by University Career Services


7:00 - 7:05 p.m.

Welcome and Introduction


7:05 - 7:40 p.m.

How to Ace the Interview – Panel Discussion

Panel:    Lisa Barrager – Ira A. Fulton College (Moderator)      

1) Trevor Lacey, Software Engineer, Microsoft   
2)  David Brady, Director of Human Resources, US Synthetic
3)  Jeff Rosenbaugh, IT Strategy Consulting Architect, ExxonMobil
4) Stephanie Vierig, Recruiter, Search Group Partners & former recruiter at Nelson Laboratories

Location:  3220 WSC

7:45 – 8:25 p.m.

How to work the STEM Fair: the Social Graces

Presenter:  Bill Brady, Dir. School of Accounting Career Center, Marriott School

Location: 3220 WSC


LinkedIn – Doing Your Homework

Presenter:  Mike Spaulding, Sr. Technical Recruiter, Qualtrics 

Location: 3220 WSC




8:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Mix & Mingle with Recruiters

Location: 3228 WSC

  • Networking mixer format with professional attendees for students to practice networking skills and receive feedback.  Light refreshments provided.


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