Champlain’s Fall Internship Fair Brings Employers to Campus

Brendon Johnson ’16 / Champlain College News

135Champlain College Career Services will hold its annual Fall Internship & Part-Time Job Fair on Monday, Oct. 21 from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Argosy Gymnasium in the IDX Student Life Center.

The fair features more than 50 area employers including Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, and Seven Days. Students will have the opportunity to meet organization representatives and present their pitch, give them a resume, and ask questions.

Students can talk with recruiters about benefits, job openings, and internships. Recruiters will request resumes and possibly reference sheets.

The first 300 people to pre-register and attend will get a free coffee from The Lodge and are entered to win a $25 dollar gift card. Pre-register for the Internship & Part-Time Job Fair at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHgyZ0NoekpqcWo0OFpfNmtCQlBGc3c6MA .

For first-time participants, the Career Service Center offers some reminders to help make your job or internship search successful:

  • Wear a business casual outfit or business suit. You want to look professional and sharp.

  • Treat this like an interview, professionalism is a must.

  • Present yourself in a confident and friendly manner.

  • Bring plenty of copies of your resume and cover letter, make sure to use high quality paper.

  • Make sure to ask questions (not about pay).

  • Afterwards, be sure to send a cover letter or thank-you note/email to restate your interest in the company or position

  • Check back with recruiters on the status of any position.

    Last Spring's Internship & Part-Time Job Fair

    Last Spring’s Internship & Part-Time Job Fair

Students can also meet with LEAD Peer Advisors or visit  the Career Services website if you need to create a resume or get help with your current resume.

LEAD Peer Advisor Drop-In Hours in the Garden House.

  • Monday- 9 – 10 a.m., 11 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m.

  • Tuesday- 9:30 a.m. – noon and 1 to 4 p.m.

  • Wednesday- 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Thursday- 9 a.m. to noon and 3:30 to 5 p.m.

  • Friday- 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m.

For more information about Career Services or the Internship & Part-Time Job Fair, please contact Pat Boera at Boerap@champlain.edu.

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