How To Prepare for Career Showcase and Meet The Firms

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There are three main steps to take in preparation for Career Showcase and Meet The Firms.

1. Research and Prepare
-Put key events on your calendar
-Determine which firms interest you the most
-Make a list of these firms; jot down why they interest you and potential questions for them

2. Dress, Food, and Networking
a. Dress
-Business professional
-Comfortable shoes
-Cleanliness

b. Food
-Eat a little before you go
-Don’t pig out

c. Networking
-Have a plan of action
-Present an elevator speech
-Ask for a business card

3. Application Strategy
-Figure out which position to apply for
-Review your resume
-Complete all steps of the application

Please review the PowerPoint slides from Becky Einolf’s presentation at our first meeting for more comprehensive details. If you have questions feel free to reach out to Becky at beckye@pdx.edu. There is also Express/Drop-in Advising:

SBA Undergrad Programs Office (KMC 220):
Monday – Friday 9:30 – 11:30AM
Monday – Thursday 2:00 – 4:00pm

How to Prepare for Career Showcase and Meet The Firms