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Career Development: Career Fair Preparation

This guide provides an overview of the many services provided by the Career Development Office at Mount Aloysius College. Choose a tab to view material on a particular topic.

How to Prep for a Career Fair

Creating Your Elevator Pitch / Introduction

Past Career Fair Information

What to Bring to a Career Fair

  1. At least 15 copies of your résumé.
  2. A professional portfolio or folder.
  3. Your best professional attire.
  4. Your best introduction / elevator pitch.
  5. The list of employers you've researched ahead of time and want to meet.
  6. A great handshake, a smile, and good eye contact!

Also check out Live Career's 10 Keys to Success at Job Fairs.

Skills Employers Are Seeking

Dress for Success

Visit the Interviews tab of this LibGuide for more information about professional dress!

Mountie Career Closet

The Mountie Career Closet is available in St. Gert's 39 for any student who needs professional attire for an interview or starting a new job. The clothing is available at no cost & students are free to keep what they find! 

Email Sarah Kordish at to schedule an appointment.