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Preparing for the next step at Queen's Career Fair

Transitions are a regular part of university life and for those looking to get an early start on their time after Queen’s – either finding a job or further education – the Queen’s Career Fair offers the chance to gain information and make some vital connections.

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Queen's students can make connections with employers and educational programs at the Queen's Career Fair. (University Communications) 

This year’s event, being hosted Tuesday at the ARC Gym, is the biggest ever at Queen’s, attracting over 100 recruiter booths, including employers from a variety of sectors and a wide range of schools.

New this year, the Queen’s Career Fair is partnering with the Queen’s University International Centre (QUIC) to help students interested in working or studying outside of Canada.

“This event gives students a chance to speak with employers, educational programs, and advisors, all in one location,” says Ann Tierney, Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs. “Queen’s students have multiple options to consider and the career fair allows them to see what is available after graduation.”

This year’s Queen’s Career Fair includes:

Student Prep Area – get ideas about questions to ask and a map of exhibitors as well as a new headshot to make you LinkedIn profile a bit more professional looking.

Employer Showcase – featuring close to 30 organizations from a variety of sectors, including all three levels of government, interested in hiring Queen’s students

Education Expo – with more than 70 further education programs including law, education, rehabilitation and medicine

Skills Development Zone –providing opportunities for students to increase their career skills including: resume review clinic; drop-in career advising booth; QUIP (learn about internships) and more.

International Opportunities – meet with representatives from a variety of sectors and countries

The Queen’s Career Fair is being held at the ARC on Tuesday, Sept. 29 from 10:30 am-3 pm.

For more information go to careers.queensu.ca/events-workshops/career-fair