Eller Expo

Eller Expo Success Tips

Eller PDC Coordinator Student Stories

Getting ready to attend the Eller Expo? Make sure you are prepared before, during, and after the Expo with these tips.

  1. Do Your Research
    Asking thoughtful questions about specific roles or the company itself will help you stand out and show your interest in applying.
  2. Arrive Prepared
    Have several copies of your resume printed and neatly stored in a folder or portfolio.
  3. Dress for Success
    Make sure you arrive in appropriate interview attire (business professional dress) in order to put your best foot forward.
  4. Know Yourself
    Practice your elevator pitch beforehand to ensure that you always begin every conversation with a great first impression.
  5. Take Notes
    Be sure you record important interview dates and application
    deadlines that you should know going forward.
  6. Budget your Time
    Plan ahead to ensure you have time to talk to the companies that
    you are most interested in.
  7. Network
    While waiting to speak with employers, take the time to learn about what your peers have seen and what roles they are interested in.
  8. Broaden Your Focus
    Especially if time permits, take the time to visit employers that you are unfamiliar with. You may stumble upon a golden opportunity.
  9. Say Thank You
    Be sure to thank employers for their time after every introduction and ask about the next steps in the application process.
  10. Follow-Up
    Reach out to any employers you met and thank them again for speaking with you. Showing this kind of initiative can help you stand out from the crowd.