Say goodbye to using a firm handshake, direct eye contact, and polished business suit to capture potential employers’ attention. Say hello to presenting yourself via chat rooms, email, and even instant messaging. College career fairs have gone virtual. Welcome to searching for a job during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As can be seen from some of my previous blog posts, I really enjoy promoting engineering and getting youth interested in pursuing STEM careers. The culmination of promoting engineering is recruiting. On February 9th, I was part of the DISTek team that recruited at the Iowa State Engineering Career Fair.