Just in Time Hiring Fair

Friday, May 20, 2016
Fairfax Campus, Johnson Center, Dewberry Hall

The Just in Time Hiring Fair will host employers who are recruiting for full time positions, internships and summer jobs. The event will consist of a job fair in the morning, and if there is mutual interest, candidates may be interviewed on-site in the afternoon.

Job Fair:  9:30 - noon
Open session for job seekers and employers to network about employment opportunities.

Interviews:  Noon - 4 p.m.
Closed session, by invitation only, if arranged with employers during the morning fair.

 

     Participating Employers


Download the Mounza App!

Find all career fair related information, employer attendee lists and career fair maps in the new Mounza app!

Steps to download:

  1. Find Mounza in Google Play or the Mac App Store
  2. Download the app and log in
  3. Select "George Mason University"
  4. Enter your Mason NetID (username) and password
  5. Use the "Discover" tab to find career events at Mason
  6. Use the "Subscriptions" tab to subscribe to industries, research employers and more
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Career Fair Success Module

Take the Quiz to see how prepared you are


 

 

 

 

 

Get ready to attend the career fair. This orientation offers tips and advice for successful preparation.
                  Select the image to get started.

Prepare for Career Fairs

You can prepare for Career Fairs and Events in four easy steps. Select each topic for more information. Then take the online orientation to test your knowledge.
Research Employers

Select 8 to 10 employers to research based on their services, bio and mission focusing specifically on what positions they have available. For example, an IT company may have an opening in their Marketing department. You may find your major is useful in an unlikely place!

What to know:

  • The organization's mission
  • Their products or services
  • Their available positions

The list of participating employers will be available in early February.

 

Craft Your Personal Pitch

Your personal pitch is how you start a conversation with an employer. It is a statement of who you are, why you are interested in the organization, and your strengths and skills.

Here are the basic steps:

  • Introduce yourself
  • Explain your interest in the organization and position
  • Describe your strengths and qualifications giving examples
  • Ask a relevant question

View an example of a personal pitch below.

Prepare Your Resume

Bring 10 to 15 copies of your resume to the fair.  

Dress Professionally
  • Wear a suit! Choose conservative colors: blue, brown, black or gray.
  • Wear closed toed shoes.
  • Keep the jewelry minimal.
  • Ladies, your skirts should at least reach your knee.
  • Travel light. Don't carry a lot of items with you, only your portfolio, business cards and a purse if necessary.

Craft Your Personal Pitch



An employer talks with a student at a George Mason University career fair.