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University Co-Sponsoring Virtual Job Fair

March 10, 2021 Author: Millie Laudenbach, Troubadour Staff Writer Tags: Alumni , Francis Worldwide , University News

Saint Francis will partner with Mount Aloysius, University of Pitt Johnstown, Penn Highlands Community College and the Southcentral Pennsylvania Health Education Center on March 23 to host a Virtual Job Fair. 

Interested students or alumni can sign up for 5-10 minute appointment slots now on a first-come, first-serve basis through 11 a.m. the day of the event. Details are here: https://www.francis.edu/Spring-Virtual-Job-Fair/

The fair will provide students the opportunity to connect with potential employers through video conferencing and voice calls. Due to the virtual format, a wider range of employers will be in attendance at the event than in years past. 

“We are working on having as many employers as possible,” said Becky Cacciotti, SFU’s Career Services Coordinator. To date 45 employers have registered for the fair

Students who attended this event in the past are excited about this year’s virtual format.

“Having attended the fair in previous years at Stokes, this online format will be super-interesting,” said Julia Bradford, an Exercise Physiology major. 

“I think it will open up some more opportunities that we haven’t had in previous years.”

Cacciotti reminds students who intend to participate to be well-prepared. 

“You can research the companies, and you’re going to want to be able to have your room all set up with lighting,” she said. 

The fair will be conducted on Career Fair Plus, an application that creates an intuitive, user-friendly experience for participants. The app must be downloaded before the event. Appointments can be reserved beginning March 9 once a student has registered.  

“We encourage all students to attend. It’s a great opportunity to talk to employers,” said Cacciotti.

Sign up for appointment slots

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