Virtual Internship & Career Week

Welcome to our Virtual Internship and Career Week! Join our workshops to feel confident and ready to meet and engage with employers at the fair.

To make the most out of the experience:

  • Sign up for "Prepare for the Fair" workshops – add the event to your calendar.
  • Sign up to receive news about the fair from Handshake.
  • Create a profile on Career Fair Plus. You may also download the app on your phone.
    • Upload your résumé and professional photo when you build your profile.
    • Google Chrome or Firefox are recommended for the best experience.                 
  • Starting March 10 – Log in to Career Fair Plus, go to My Fairs and search Cal State LA to register for employer sessions in advance.  Keep in mind that sessions are limited and you can only attend sessions you registered for.

Prepare for the Fair

Monday, March 15 — Planning for Internships

Planning for Internships
Zoom ID: 825 5923 6223
Passcode: Careers
12 – 1:30 p.m.

Did you know that 58% of college graduating seniors who had an internship received at least one full-time job offer? Start planning today for an internship! We'll share the steps, timeline, and how to get started.

Tuesday, March 16 — Résumé and Cover Letter

How to Impress Employers with Your Résumé and Cover Letter
Zoom ID: 871 3374 7217
Passcode: Careers
12 – 1:30 p.m.

Impress employers with your résumé — we'll show you how! Join us for this virtual workshop where we provide strategies for showcasing your skills and experiences so you get interviews.

Wednesday, March 17 — Elevator Pitch and Virtual Networking

How to Give Your Elevator Pitch and Network Virtually
Meeting ID: 875 5207 2352
Passcode: Careers
12 – 1:30 p.m.​

Employers at career fairs expect you to give an “elevator pitch,” talking about your interests, goals and expertise. Join us as we discuss, write and practice your pitch in this virtual workshop.

Thursday, March 18 — Preparing for Virtual Career Fairs

Preparing for Virtual Career Fairs
Zoom ID: 889 1321 6796
Passcode: Careers
12 – 1:30 p.m.​

Never been to a virtual career fair before? No worries! In this workshop, we'll go over everything you need to know about attending the upcoming virtual spring career fair.

Friday, March 19 — Networking with LinkedIn / Virtual Résumé Review

Networking with LinkedIn
Meeting ID: 892 0169 6292
Passcode: Careers
12 – 1:30 p.m.

LinkedIn is an extremely valuable career tool! Join Sebastian Pazmino, a non-profit recruitment director, as he provides LinkedIn strategies for anyone looking to improve their networking skills.

Virtual Résumé Review
Zoom ID: 835 2614 9770
Passcode: Careers
2:30 – 4 p.m.

Looking for last-minute advice on your résumé before the Virtual career fair? Join us in this session to get your résumé questions answered by one of our résumé coaches!

Monday, March 22 — How to Make Your Virtual Interview a Success

How to Make Your Virtual Interview a Success
Meeting ID: 834 4058 8722
Passcode: Careers
12 – 1:30 p.m.

Want to improve your interviewing skills? Join us as we discuss interview strategies, share advice and show you how to win over employers and get job offers!

Wednesday, March 24 — Internship & Career Fair

People in professional attire jumping in the aie. Cal State LA Career Development Center, Spring Virtual Internship & Career Fair, Wednesday, March 24, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The 2021 Spring Internship and Career Fair is open to all Cal State LA students and alumni. The organizations represented cross a wide array of industries, including health, government, education, social services, local and national corporations. Sign up to receive news about the fair from Handshake.

This spring, Cal State LA is excited to partner with a new virtual platform called Career Fair Plus.

Highlights

  • Meet with employers and recruiters 1 on 1 and in group sessions.  
  • Sign up in advance for a 1 on 1 session with employers and reserve your time slot.
  • Share your résumé with a variety of employers and discover new opportunities.

Before the Fair

  • Attend "Prepare for the Fair" workshops.
  • Create a profile on Career Fair Plus. You may also download the app on your phone.
    • Upload your résumé and professional photo when you build your profile.
    • Google Chrome or Firefox are recommended for the best experience.                 
  • Starting March 10 – Log in to Career Fair Plus, go to My Fairs and search Cal State LA to register for employer sessions in advance.  Keep in mind that sessions are limited and you can only attend sessions you registered for.

How-To Videos

Check out these instructional videos and learn how to:

  • Create your account and profile on Career Fair Plus.
  • Upload your résumé.
  • Register and schedule for an employer session.
  • Prepare for your 1 on 1 session.

FAQ

​If you need technical support, please email Career Fair Plus.