By ELIZABETH FOOTE
The Spotlight Career Fair will take place Thursday, Feb. 28, from 2-6 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel in Lexington, Ky. More than 58 employers and graduate schools will be providing information on graduate programs, internships, jobs after graduation and more. There will be free transportation to and from the event with shuttles leaving from outside the lower level of the Student Life Center every thirty minutes from 1:30-4:30 p.m.
To register, go to www.georgetown college.edu/career/students/career-fair/. This website also provides a link to the Spotlight Career Fair’s main website, which includes a list of all the employers and graduate schools attending. There will be representatives from AFLAC, Asbury Theological Seminary, Enterprise Holdings, Fayette County Public Schools, the Kentucky Farm Bureau, Northern Kentucky University Chase College of Law, The Salvation Army, the U. S. Navy and many more.
The Graves Center for Calling and Career provides a few tips on how to make your career experiences successful at www.georgetown college.edu/career/students/career-videos/. The first tip is to plan out which employers or graduate schools you want to talk to, do some research on their programs and plan out how you are going to pitch yourself. Business-professional attire is required, so if you need help deciding what to wear this article https://www.wetfeet.com/articles/how-to-dress-for-career-fairs gives some great tips. Make sure you bring about 20-30 updated resumes.
Whether you know what you want to be when you grow up or if you are still figuring your future out, this is the event for you. So come take advantage of this great networking opportunity all while earning Nexus credit.