Hegi Family Career Development Center

Career Fair Tips

The Hegi Career Center hosts two annual career fairs on campus held in September and February.  Both events offer students the opportunity to interact with employers from a variety of industries seeking SMU undergraduates and alumni.  Employers have full time and internship opportunities available to ALL MAJORS.  Professional attire is a must for all career fair events.

Additional career fairs are held each semester with specific target audiences, such as the Communications Fair on February 28th.  

Imagine the career fair is like your first job interview. Before you arrive follow these 3 tips below to be a top candidate. 

  1. Identify your values, interests, personality and skills. 
  2. Log In to Handshake to view the list of employers attending.
  3. Research available jobs and internships via Handshake!
  4. Visit company websites, and Glassdoor to research additional internships and full time opportunities.