Graduate and Professional School Fair

I-74 Graduate & Professional School Fair

   Wednesday, October 20
   9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m CDT
   VIRTUAL Handshake platform

The Graduate and Professional School Fair will be virtual, and will take place in the Handshake platform in conjunction with 5 other institutions. Registration for the fair within Handshake is required for students to attend.

We HIGHLY encourage students to start using with the new Handshake Virtual Job Fair system a few weeks before the virtual fair.

Over 65 school programs are attending.

Students can follow these three simple steps to get started in Handshake:

STEP 1

Log in to Handshake.
Select Bradley University from the drop-down menu: https://app.joinhandshake.com/login.

STEP 2

Create your Handshake profile.
Not sure how to do that? Check out the article “Getting Started with Handshake”: https://bit.ly/3fPRfUf.
Best practice is to set your profile to Public for schools connected to Bradley University. Learn how to do that here: https://bit.ly/2XQUEM9.

STEP 3

Register for the fair and join Group Sessions and/or 1-on-1 sessions with programs of interest.
Here’s a quick guide on how to sign up for a virtual fair: https://bit.ly/3itzY4Q.

Tips and Resources

Preparation Checklist

  • Register for the Fair as soon as possible. This is the only way to prepare for and attend the fair.
  • Read about virtual job fairs within the Handshake platform.
  • Prepare for this fair by attending virtual workshops.
  • Set up your Handshake profile and upload your resume. Best practice is to set your profile to Public for schools connected to Bradley University.
  • Be prepared to deliver your 30-second elevator pitch when meeting a school representative.
  • After speaking with a school/program, be sure to say “thank you” and follow-up with those that interest you.
  • Schedule an appointment with your career advisor to discuss additional search strategies.
  • If you require any special accommodations, please contact David Schwartz at dschwartz@bradley.edu.