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4th ANNUAL INTERNSHIP, CAREER, AND JOB FAIR 2021 Tuesday, February 23rd – Thursday, February 25th
Our 4th AnnualInternship, Career, and Job Fair, presented by AMS Practice Management, will be held online. The Greater New Haven Chamber & Quinnipiac Chambers of Commerce will bring together employers and recruiters with skilled individuals, emerging talent, and professionals in transition. Drawing from the regional population, our area workforce, and students and graduates of six major institutions of higher learning (Albertus Magnus College, Gateway Community College, Quinnipiac University, Southern Connecticut State University, University of New Haven, and Yale University), we’ll share information, host workshops, and empower job seekers, at all levels, to make meaningful connections with employers from across the state, region, and country! To accelerate connections and information sharing, we’ll host everyone through an accessible and flexible technology platform.
We’ll provide tools, resources, and connections to help you. Shop the virtual booths staffed by employers and recruiters and learn about a wide variety of industries who are hiring!
We’ll host the following workshops during the fair:
Cover Letter & Resume Writing Workshop (positioning yourself for success & leveraging non-traditional work experience)
Navigating the Job Search – Where do I start?
Hybrid - Entrepreneurship – Is This my Path in Life? Following your passion…. (panel)
Interview Preparation Workshop (Dress for Success, performing through nerves, etc., pay equity & other employments)
Emotional Intelligence Training (Awareness of myself & others; self-discipline)
Career Transition Planning & Strategies (second career transitions pivots) / “Returnships” –New concept internship for adults
Networking Skills - Building & Expanding your Network Authentically (LinkedIn strategies)
Determining Organizational Fit / Culture
For Displaced Hospitality Industry: Positioning Your Transferable Skills & Tapping Available Resources (working through an agency…)
Landing the Role & Negotiating the Offer
Diversity Training – “Diverse-sology”
Meet the Employers via company-sponsored break-out rooms
The value of internships/work experience – employer perspective
The value of internships – candidate perspective
Top Industries in the Region – Exploring Careers in Technology, Health Care (including Mental Health), Bioscience, Education