• December 7, 2021
Virtual career fairs have positive impact on students and employers

Digital profession gala’s have optimistic impression on college students and employers

Over the previous 12 months, profession gala’s at Auburn have seemed in a different way as a result of COVID-19. Profession gala’s within the fall 2020 semester have been fully digital, and they are going to be spring semester as nicely.

College students can join digital profession gala’s by means of Profession Truthful Plus, which will be discovered by means of Handshake. Time slots can be found all through the day of the honest and college students can select what employers to talk with.

Mary Katherine Brasher, employer relations coordinator at Auburn College, performs a big function within the planning and execution of profession gala’s at Auburn. Although surprising, she mentioned the transition to on-line went easily. 

“Transitioning the profession honest from in-person to on-line was comparatively straightforward and we discovered other ways to run a profession honest, nevertheless it has been plenty of enjoyable,” Brasher mentioned. 

She additionally mentioned that the turn-out for the autumn profession gala’s was similar to previous in-person profession gala’s. 

“There was plenty of optimistic suggestions from employers and college students,” Brasher mentioned.

Brasher observed there have been many advantages for college students and employers with profession gala’s being on-line, together with group and scheduling for college students.  

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“It’s nice for college students as a result of they’ll have that set timeframe and employers have appreciated it as a result of it’s simpler for them to recollect who they spoke with,” she mentioned. 

The digital format eradicated college students having to attend in line to talk with employers and has resulted in additional one-on-one communication. It has additionally been simpler for college students to work into their schedule.

Some profession gala’s that have been scheduled for spring 2020 have been canceled after lessons grew to become distant. Nonetheless, the whole lot was in a position to run easily on-line within the fall and the profession honest will function in the identical manner this semester. 

Maggie Horton | Life-style Author

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