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  • Reverse Career Fair Toolkit

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    • Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    • Time: 1 – 2 p.m. ET
    • Location: Online

    • Career Level: Basic, intermediate, and advanced-level career services professionals
    • Competency: Brokering, Connecting, Linking
    • Fee: $99 (member); $119 (nonmember)
    • Summary

      Are you interested in gaining strategies and resources designed specifically for smaller institutions? Have you explored hosting a reverse career fair?

      The reverse career fair offers a viable alternative to students seeking life-changing opportunities and to employers who are hungry for new talent. Join Ben Heins, Coordinator of Internships and Service Learning at University of South Florida, and Bart Stucker, Coordinator of Orientation & Recreation Programs, also at University of South Florida, to learn how small but mighty sister campuses successfully design and execute a reverse career fair. Twenty-six students tabled for 62 employer guests. Of the 22 survey respondents, 17 were offered full-time jobs and/or internships, and 14 accepted. Employers universally praised the format and student performance. Examine a toolkit for planning, executing, and expanding, your very own reverse career fair to significantly improve and enhance institutional outcomes.

      Following this program, you will be able to:

      • Assess viability of hosting a reverse career fair;
      • Adapt the reverse career fair model for your institution and constituents;
      • Identify possible strategic partners; and
      • Use the reverse career fair toolkit to mitigate barriers.
    • Event Details

      Registration includes three-month, post-event access to the webinar archive.

      To view the presentation, supplemental materials, attendee list, your receipt, and your confirmation, use the "I'd Like To" option next to the Reverse Career Fair Toolkit listing in MyNACE > Purchase History. Remember to download your copy of the presentation deck (available one to two days prior to the webinar). A video archive will be available there as well within five (5) business days of the webinar's completion.

      To see the NACE cancellation policy, please visit our FAQ page.

    • Format

      During this one-hour webinar, the presenter will deliver a synchronized audio and PowerPoint presentation. Participants will have time for live Q&A throughout the program and may be asked to contribute opinions or feedback via live chat, virtual polling, and other mechanisms.

    • Presenters

      Ben Heins

      Ben Heins, Coordinator of Internships and Service Learning, University of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee

      Ben Heins serves as the Coordinator of Internships and Service Learning at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. In addition to overseeing internship programs for all majors, working on a small campus has afforded him experience in event management, employer relations, career readiness, and communications/marketing. Before arriving in Sarasota, he spent three years as a writing professor in South Jersey and five years as a property manager in Philadelphia. He is a published author.

      Bart Stucker

      Bart Stucker, Coordinator of Orientation & Recreation Programs, University of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee

      Bart Stucker is entering his third year as the Coordinator of Orientation & Recreation Programs at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. Working at a small institution has afforded him the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues outside of his day-to-day responsibilities to provide innovative programming. He currently serves the Association of Orientation, Retention, and Transition in Higher Education as the Small College Network Co-Chair.

    Questions?

    Visit the professional development FAQ page, or contact the NACE Professional Development Team via e-mail or phone, 610.625.1026.