For Students: PennDesign Career Connection Day

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2018 PennDesign Career Connection Day
Friday, March 16, 2018
1-4 PM in Houston Hall

Check out this video to see the highlights of the 2017 fair in the NEW location in Houston Hall!


Information for Students

About the Event: This annual spring career fair is open to all PennDesign students. The fair is an excellent way for firms and organizations to connect with students, make their work known and recruit for available full- and part-time positions, as well as summer opportunities. 

Location: Houston Hall (3417 Spruce Street).

Who can attend?
This event is only open to current PennDesign students and alumni.

Meet representatives from firms and organizations looking to connect with PennDesign students in architecture, fine arts, landscape architecture, spatial analytics, planning and preservation. See the list of employers who attended in 2017 and the list of employers who attended in 2016.

Registration: No pre-registration is required for students, but please bring your PennCard to the fair. Dress is business casual.

Resumes: Get job and internship application materials together before the fair, and be sure to bring copies of your resume and design sheets (as appropriate) to PennDesign Career Connection Day. Make an appointment with a career advisor to get feedback on resumes.  Call 215-898-7530 to schedule an appointment or check walk-in times.

2018 Resume Book for Students Seeking Opportunities
Prior to the fair, Career Services will provide employers with resume books of current PennDesign students.  To have your resume included in the resume book, you must do the following two things by Wednesday, March 7, 2018
  1. Register for the 2018 PennDesign Career Connection Day by joining the event on Handshake.  You can join the event by following this link
  2. Uploading your resume to your Handshake account and making the resume public.  Access your Handshake account here
Career Fair + App
Download the Career Fair + Mobile App on iTunes or Google Play for a full list of participating employers and their location on event map, and to filter positions by degree level, industry or type of opportunity. Search "UPenn Career Fair Plus" in the app store.

Career Fair Tips: For more information to help you prepare for the fair, read our "Navigating Career Fairs" webpage, watch our Career Fair Tips video, or check out this quick infographic.