6 Tips to Prepare for the Math, Actuarial, Analytics, & Technology Networking Night!

Be sure you don’t miss the Math, Actuarial, Analytics, & Technology Networking Night on Monday, 9/17/18 from 5:30-7:30pm in the EDR! This is a fantastic opportunity to network with 30+ employers- all hiring summer interns and graduates in these areas! Here are some ways to prepare for the event:

  1. RSVP to attend under ‘Workshops & Employer Events’ on BentleyLink.
  2. Update your resume (perhaps attend a Resume Refresh appointment with a Career Coach!) and make multiple copies to bring with you.
  3. Research the companies attending. Download the ‘Careers by Symplicity’ app for free and check out the ‘Career Fairs’ tab, you are able to view all attendees and job titles here.
  4. Practice your elevator pitch. You want to leave professionals with a great first impression, so be sure to practice your introduction. Need a refresher on how to create an elevator pitch? Check out this resource.
  5. Suit up! How you present yourself makes a statement, so make sure it’s a good one! This event is a professional networking event, so business professional attire is strongly suggested.
  6. Follow up. Did you collect any contact information during the event? Have additional questions regarding a specific opportunity? Send a follow up email to the professional thanking them for attending and asking your questions before you apply- this can help keep the communication going and show interest in the opportunity.

Enjoy the event!

By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center