Candidates: What You Need to Know for the 2017 Education Career Fair

19 Oct 2017 7:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

We are so excited that you will be attending the AAEE Education Career Fair in Pittsburgh, Oct. 26. Over 100 employers will be recruiting this year and are eager to meet you. While career fairs can feel intimidating, this is NOT one of those events! Please come to gather info and get familiar with the process of interacting with employers. Recruiters are ready to share info about their organizations, the application process, and career opportunities. Interviews will be available as well. Please encourage your education friends to attend—even if they don’t register. Walk-ins are welcome!

Here are some tips to help you prepare for your trip to Pittsburgh:

PARKING -  Limited valet parking options are available at the hotel for $30 per day. Additional self-parking options with more economical rates are available at surrounding public garagesAddress: Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown, 600 Commonwealth Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

CHECK-IN – Candidate Check-in begins at 2:30 p.m. on the 2nd floor of the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown. The doors to the exhibit hall will open to candidates at 3:00pm and will stay open until 6:00pm. You may come and go as you wish.

WIFI - Free wifi in job fair and meeting spaces.

CAREER FAIR APP – Download the “AAEE Conference Plus” app from Google Play or iTunes for the up-to-date list of Employers and other Career Fair news. NOTE: The app includes 2 events, the Career Fair and Conference. Tap More, Change Events, to ensure you’re in the Career Fair app!

WORKSHOPS – Free power sessions from experts in the field will be held at 3:154:00, and 4:45.

PROFESSIONAL HEADSHOTS – Dan Elias, professional photographer, will provide free headshots for attendees.

OTHER TIPS – Check out the Tips for Navigating the AAEE Career Fair page to help you make the most of the fair.

CANCELLATION - If you have changed your mind and are NOT able to attend, please contact us ASAP (info@aaee.org). No shows reflect poorly on you and your institutions.

All attendees will receive a free tote bag sponsored by PSECU as well as a free copy of the Job Search Handbook for Educators—70+ page resource with great tips from experts and pages of job opportunities!

Don't forget to let others know you plan to attend by using #AAEE2017PA across TwitterInstagram, and Facebook.

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