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STEM Job/Internship Fair

The Spring 2021 STEM Virtual Job/Internship Fair is scheduled for Friday, April 23, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. We will be using Premier Virtual as the online recruiting platform for this event. Employers will be able to connect with STEM students, alumni, and community members about internships as well as part-time and full-time jobs.

Students, Alumni and Community Members:

Job Seeker Registration: Register and/or log in for the event. It is suggested, but not required that you upload a .pdf version of your resume so that you can share it with recruiters. Please arrive on time and dress professionally! For additional assistance, you can view this training video on how to navigate the Premier Virtual website. The Tips for Participants page contains next steps and instructions.

STEM Job/internship seekers, if you need resume writing assistance or help preparing for the virtual STEM job/internship fair, contact Counseling and Career Services to schedule an appointment by calling 443-518-1340. If you have any questions about the event or registration process, please email David Tirpak, dtirpak@howardcc.edu, or Amy Crawford, acrawford@howardcc.edu.

Employers:

Employer Registration: Please click here Employer's Invitation to view an invitation for employers to the Spring 2021 STEM Virtual Job/Internship Fair. Register for the event and pay by credit card. Once we receive your payment, we will send you a confirmation and a link for Premier Virtual so that you can create your virtual recruiting booth with your recruiter information, company information, and available positions. If you have any questions about the event or registration process, please email David Tirpak, dtirpak@howardcc.edu, or Amy Crawford, acrawford@howardcc.edu, phone 443-518-1340. 

The Tips for Employers page contains next steps and instructions.

Employers, if you wish to be added to our electronic mailing list, please email jobfair@howardcc.edu.

Before the Event

Set up your Employer Dashboard and Virtual Booth

  • Your first step is to enter details within your employer dashboard. Complete the following steps by 4/16/2021

Employers:

  • Employer Dashboard

    Set up your Recruiter by clicking on “Add Recruiter”

    1. Upload photo
    2. Add name
    3. Create pre-determined messages for candidates

    Here are some examples of pre-determined messages that you might use:

    • Thank you for coming to our booth today.
    • What positions are you interested in?
    • When are you hoping to begin work?

    You have the option of adding additional recruiters
    Click <Save>

  • Company Profile
    Use recruiter login to log into the Employer Login screen
    • Company information
    • Company URL
    • Video Chat Link (Zoom, Google Meet, etc.)
    • Company overview
    • Custom links
    • Social Media links
    • The more information you provide, the better it is for the job seekers
    • Click <Save>
  • Employer Booth

    Add job vacancies

    • Job title
    • # of vacancies
    • Job descriptions
 

Employers, if you wish to be added to our electronic mailing list, please email jobfair@howardcc.edu.

  • Make your virtual booth as complete as possible. For example, enter information about your organization and enter all vacant positions. Participants will be able to directly submit their resume to you for each position through the system. Please read the next page for details.
  • Prepare automated direct messages to save time when interacting with job/internship seekers. You have the option to invite job/internship seekers to participate in video chats, using the platform of your choice (e.g., Zoom). Your video link must be uploaded into your account. Only recruiters are able to initiate video chats.
  • Review the training video to learn more about how to use the platform.
  • It is recommended that 1-2 recruiters be present during the virtual event.

During the Event

Tips for a Successful Event
 

Log in at least 15 minutes early to ensure all technology is working properly. For best results, use a personal
computer or laptop, as well as Google Chrome as your web browser.

  • Once logged in, go to “My Events” and enter your recruiting booth.
  • You can receive messages from candidates as well as click on each candidate’s resume. Please note that we have strongly encouraged students to upload their resume, but it is not required for them to participate. For participants who upload a resume, you will have access to their resume during, and after, the event.
  • You may use direct messages or invite a participant to a video chat. Click on the camera icon to provide a video link to a particular job seeker.

After The Event

Follow Up With Your Candidates

  • Download the .CSV file which provides information on visitors as well as applicants to vacant positions.
  • Follow-up with job/internship participants after the event.
  • Complete the survey, which will be emailed to you after the event. We appreciate any feedback. 

For technical questions on the day of the event, call 561-717-9717 or email support@premiervirtual.com.
For non-technical questions, email jobfair@howardcc.edu.

LIST OF PARTICPATING STEM EMPLOYERS

DALY Computers

Harkins Builders, Inc.

Index Analytics LLC

Rule4, LLC

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

United States Secret Service

 

HCC does not screen attendees in any way. Attendees may or may not be enrolled as HCC students.

HCC provides an opportunity for companies and employers to inform job/internship fair attendees of job/internship opportunities. The participation of a company in the job/internship fair does not imply any HCC endorsement of the company, its products, or services. Job/internship seekers should evaluate information carefully and take whatever action is deemed appropriate.

The Counseling and Career Services office at Howard Community College discourages students from entering into businesses that require paying a fee or buying products as a condition of employment or whose pay structure is based on a multilevel commission basis. Representatives of multilevel marketing companies are prohibited from recruiting students or promoting their business or products.

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