For Students: PennDesign Career Connection Day

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2019 PennDesign Career Connection Day
Friday, March 15, 2019
Houston Hall

Register on Handshake:

Check out this video to see the highlights of the 2018 fair!

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 2018 and the list of employers who attended in 2017.

Registration: Register by clicking "+ Join Event" for Career Connection Day in Handshake.  

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. Check out the PennDesign Resume Guide for assistance in creating your resume.  Make an appointment with a career advisor to get feedback on resumes.  Schedule an appointment through your Handshake account or call 215-898-7530 to schedule.  During the academic year, we offer walk-ins every Wednesday from 12-2 PM in Meyerson B7.  Visit our wesbite to see our other walk-in times.

2019 Resume Book for Students Seeking Opportunities
Prior to the fair, Career Services will provide employers with resume books of current PennDesign students. We will collate resumes from PennDesign students who have made their resumes "visible" on Handshake. Stay tuned for additional details and instructions in January. To learn more about making your resume viewable to employers on Handshake, please watch this video below.

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 "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.