UF College of Design, Construction & Planning

Student Information for DCP Career Fair

February 10, 2018

Looking for an internship or job after graduation? DCP’s career fair provides the opportunity to meet and interview with firms looking to hire in the following disciplines:

  • Architecture
  • Historic Preservation
  • Interior Design
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Sustainability and the Built Environment
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Location

Straughn Center on the UF Campus with plenty of parking available.
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Career Fair Schedule

7:00 a.m. Firm Check-In Opens / Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m. Welcome from the Dean
9:00 a.m. Meet and Greet*
1:00 p.m. Lunch/Break/Firms contact students about afternoon interviews
2:30 p.m. Individual interviews begin
5:30 p.m. Individual interviews end

* This year, the Meet and Greet session will be open without assigned time slots. All DCP students are welcome to come anytime between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Registration

Registration will open Monday, January 8 and will close Friday, January 26.

Resumes

Each student is required to have a resume submitted by Friday, January 26. When you complete your online registration, your registration will not be confirmed until submittal and acceptance of your resume sent to careerfair@dcp.ufl.edu.

Resumes must be one page, 8.5 × 11 and must be submitted as a PDF. The size of the PDF file must be 200 KB or less. Resumes must follow these specifications.

The resumes received by the deadline and to the specifications will be collected into one file and distributed to the participating firms prior to February 10.

Career Fair Vendor Booklet

A week before the career fair, we will provide a vendor booklet for students which will include information on each of the firms attending the career fair, including a brief description of each firm, firm locations and the positions available within the company.

Interviews

Interviews will begin at 2:30 p.m. After the morning meet and greet sessions, the firms will contact you if they’d like to set-up an interview time in the afternoon. Note: not all of the firms will be conducting on-site interviews, as some firms will only be participating in the morning meet and greet.

Attire

On the day of the Career Fair, please dress professionally. A professional appearance can help you make a good first impression. A dark suit (navy blue, black and dark grey) is best. Business casual attire is also good (dress pants / khakis and button-down shirt / blouse).

What to bring on the day of event

Please bring with you printed copies of your resume, cover letter, your portfolio (if applicable), samples of your work, etc.

UF CRC Workshops

Visit the UF Career Resource Center website for information on resume workshops and other events that will help you prepare for the DCP Career Fair.

Questions

Please email careerfair@dcp.ufl.edu.

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