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FAQs for Alumni

Q. Am I able to attend the morning conference and networking lunch?
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No. The lunch is in conjunction with the conference. The conference is being held for currently registered PSU students.

Q. Do I need to register for the Career Exploration Expo?
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No. There is no prior registration for attending the Career Exploration Expo. However, it would be great to know if you are coming. Please send us an email at wbcareer@psu.edu to let us know if you are interested in attending. Please bring a photo ID.

Q.Do I need a parking pass?
A. No, you will not need a parking pass for the events occurring on October 8th only.

Q. What should I wear?
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Professional dress is required. See examples of professional attire for men and women.

Q. Are employers hiring?
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Some of the employers are hiring. Please visit our webpage after October 1st to find out more about the employers who will be attending and recruiting.

Q. How do I make the most of the Career Exploration Expo?
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We recommend that you:

  • Review the list of employers attending. If you are seeking employment, be sure to do research on the employing organization's Web site. 
  • Write down some questions you intend to ask based on the research you have done.
  • Have your 30 second intro prepared (pick up a Career Guide from Career Services for information on how to do this).
  • Create your résumé and have it reviewed prior to attending.
  • Plan ahead. Have your professional attire pressed and ready to go.
  • Attend a career fair preparation workshop at your campus.
  • Talk with a career advisor about tips for succeeding, or stop by Career Services for a Career Guide that provides detailed information on succeeding at a career fair.