For Students: PennDesign Career Connection Day

PennDesignCCD2018logo.png2018 PennDesign Career Connection Day
Friday, March 16, 2018
1-4 PM in Houston Hall

Join the event on Handshake to receive updates and reminders about the fair, and to see the current list of employers registered.  You MUST be registered to attend the fair in order for your resume to be included in the book provided to employers.  See below for complete instructions to make sure your resume is included.

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: Click here to register for the fair by "joining" the event on Handshake.  Please bring your PennCard to checkin to the fair. Dress is business casual.

Student Raffle: Every PennDesign student who attends the fair will be entered to win one of two raffle prizes.  Winners will be notified after the fair via email. 

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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.  We offer walk-ins every Wednesday from 12-2 PM in Meyerson B7.  Visit our wesbite to see our other 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. Upload 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 "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.