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Diversity Career Day

Wednesday October 24, 2012
10:00am - 3:00pm
John Paul Jones Arena
Charlottesville, VA


How to Prepare:

Before the Fair:

  • Review the list of employers attending and research those you want to talk with the day of the event.
  • Prepare multiple copies of your resume to bring to the event.
  • Schedule a mock interview to be prepared for future interviews.
  • Attend resume, interviewing and job fair workshops offered by the Academic & Career Advising Center.
    • DCD Orientation Sessions:
      • Wednesday October 17 @ 5pm in Lancaster G09
      • Monday October 22 @ 4pm in Blackwell Hall - Virginia Room
  • Choose professional attire for the day. Remember you only have one chance to make a good first impression.

Day of the Fair:

  • Sign in and get a name tag and any information provided at the Student Check In area.
  • Introduce yourself to the recruiters and tell them about your career interests.
  • Get business cards of the recruiters for thank you notes.
  • Remember to complete and return any evaluations before you leave.

After the Fair:

  • Send THANK YOU NOTES to employer you spoke with at the fair.


Contact the Academic & Career Advising Center with questions.
Lancaster G08A,
career@longwood.edu, 434-395-2063