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Fall 2021 University of Hawaii at Mānoa (UHM) Career Center Virtual Career Fair

The purpose of this virtual career fair is to provide you with the opportunity to connect with resources to support your career decisions during this evolving period.


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Resume E-book for the Fall Virtual Career Fair

The Manoa Career Center is creating a resume e-book that employers can access before, during, and after our October 5th Virtual Career Fair.

By submitting my resume, I authorize the University of Hawaii to maintain and release my resume and information only to employers participating in the fall 2021 virtual career fair.

Deadline is Friday, September 24, 2021. Complete this form and upload a PDF of your resume.

To submit a resume.

  1. Login to your UHM google account.
  2. Click on link: http://go.hawaii.edu/xsP
  3. Fill out the Resume Book Submission Form and upload a PDF of your resume
  4. Click “Submit”

Career Counselors are available for virtual appointments on Zoom for resume reviews. Make an appointment via email careers@hawaii.edu.

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Tuesday, September 28
Resume and Cover Letter: Market Yourself on Paper
Career Development Workshop through Zoom
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Using templates for your resumes and cover letters? This will result in an application that blends in with others in a sea of clones. Let us provide examples and tips on developing an effective resume and cover letter to take you to the next step in the application process!

Sign up for this workshop to learn how to:

  • Understand the purpose of the resume
  • Recognize ways to build and organize the content of a successful resume
  • Highlight transferable skills, describe responsibilities/accomplishments and take credit for activities on your resume
  • Format a professional cover letter
  • Build cover letter content that includes your interest in the position, your qualifications that meet the requirements and the next step you hope will happen

Thursday, September 30
Career Fair Prep: The Virtual Edition
Career Development Workshop through Zoom
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

What do you need to know to prepare for a career fair, and how do you prepare for a career fair taking place online? In this workshop we’ll teach you how to maximize your time with recruiters and make a positive virtual impression.

Sign up for this workshop to learn how to:

  • Navigate and make the most connecting with employers
  • Research employers before the day of the fair
  • Network with employers
  • Prepare questions to ask

Wednesday, September 29
14 Things You Should Know About the Interview
Career Development Workshop through Zoom
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Planning to ace your next interview? Let us provide you with tips to understand the interview process, conduct yourself professionally, respond appropriately and succeed!

Sign up for this workshop to learn how to:

  • Understand the role of the interview in the job search process
  • Know how to be proactive before the interview
  • Identify what happens during each part of the interview to better prepare
  • Understand what comprises appropriate interview attire
  • Learn about commonly asked and behavior based questions and how respond effectively
  • Know the questions that are appropriate to ask an employer
  • Know about appropriate follow up to an interview

Virtual Career Counseling

We understand you have many questions or need guidance as it impacts your career plans. Please contact us at careers@hawaii.edu to schedule a career counseling session on:

  • Developing a career path or goal
  • Exploring career options and opportunities
  • Applying for internships and jobs
  • Developing a resume and cover letter
  • Practicing and gaining interview skills
  • Planning and applying for graduate school


Frequently Asked Questions for Virtual Career Fair Job Seekers

Tips for Career Fair Success

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Email manoacf@hawaii.edu

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