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7 steps to help you prep for the Fall 2022 campus career fairs

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 16, 2022) — Looking for an internship or full-time job after you graduate? The HireBlue Career Fairs are for you. Over 200 employers are looking for University of Kentucky students for internships and full-time jobs. You won’t want to miss it!

Here are seven things you can do to help you prepare for the career fairs:

  1. Update and upload resume to your Handshake account.
  2. Make your Handshake account profile public.
  3. Do some career fair prep here.
  4. Research employers.
  5. Dress for success with the Wildcat Style event.
  6. Connect with recruiters on LinkedIn.
  7. Develop and practice your Elevator Pitch.

More information on the career fairs is available at:

To learn more about the Stuckert Career Center and its many resources for students, click here.

The fall semester career fairs are brought to you by the Office for Student Success and are a partnership between the Career and Co-op Office in the College of Engineering; the Graham Office of Career Management in the Gatton College of Business and Economics; UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment; and the Stuckert Career Center. 

At the University of Kentucky, students are at the center of all that we do. From the moment you become a Wildcat through graduation and beyond, the Office for Student Success is committed to supporting you. Comprised of five areas and 25 units, together, they have one vision — to help students live a life of meaning. Student Success works through an equitable, holistic and inclusive lens to design and deliver unparalleled services and support a diverse community of learners in achieving their wildest ambitions. In the Office for Student Success this is what we do — this is who we are. You can explore resources available to you here. If you have additional questions, you can reach a Student Success team member by calling the helpline 859-218-YouK (9685).