Student Professional Development Events

All CST Professional Development events are VIRTUAL Fall 2020.

A variety of events are available for CST students and alumni including Fall & Spring job fairs, employer speed networking events, professional development workshops, and employer visits. Information regarding specific events is shared through our weekly CST Opportunities newsletter and can typically be found in Handshake.

CST Job Fair

CST Job Fairs are for College of Science and Technology students and alumni seeking full- & part-time jobs and internships. These are opportunity for you to present yourself professionally to many potential employers, while showcasing your technical and interpersonal skills. Students are encouraged to attend beginning their first year to get experience and learn about the different employers. The keys to a successful job fair experience are preparation and follow up.

Fall 2020 CST Job Fair Registration

Technology Job Fair: Friday, October 2 10am to 4pm
Life Science Job Fair: Friday, October 16 10am to 4pm

*You can create your own custom schedule once you register for the event!

How do you make the most of the job fair?
  • Get your resume reviewed prior to the fair
  • Research the list of participating employers through Handshake
  • Make sure you have professional attire, a padfolio, and copies of your resume!
  • Prepare your 30 second introduction
  • Don't forget to ask for business cards or write down the names of recruiters at the fair so you can follow up with thank-you notes.
Additional Job Fair Resources

Employer Speed Networking

Held before each CST Job Fair, students are invited to spend an evening talking with employers who will be attending the CST Job Fair in a relaxed, casual environment. You can learn more about their organizations, give them your resume, and be one step closer to landing a job or internship!

Professional Development Workshops

30 minute fast fact programs for students to learn how to build a resume, apply to research/internships, and prepare for interviews. All students who bring their resume receive resume reviews within 24 hours. Have an idea for a workshop? Email Kelsey at!


Learn From Alumni

Throughout the year, CST Alumni visit campus to talk with students about their industry experience, how to land an internship/job, and more! Information regarding specific alumni visits are shared through the CST Opportunities newsletter. We encourage students to take advantage of these visits!

Employer Visits

Learn about companies and organizations directly from recruiters who hire CST students! Details regarding employer visits are shared in the CST Opportunities newsletter.

Questions about Student Professional Development Events?

Kelsey Craig
Career Coach