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  • 25 Highlands College: 1st Annual Trades Day

    Highlands College of Montana Tech invites the Butte community and surrounding areas to our 1st Annual Trades Day for the Public on March 25th, 2017 from 10am to 2pm at 25 Basin Creek Road, Butte, MT.

  • 27 Career Services at Highlands

    Come by Room 126 at Highlands College with any career questions you may have Mondays from 1-4 p.m.

  • 28 Career Services Walk-in Hours - SUB 106

    Spring Semester Walk-in hours Tuesdays from 1-4 p.m. in SUB 106. Resume reviews, help writing cover letters, or tips on how to prepare for an interview.

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    Career Fair Top Tips

    • Check out the list of companies attending the Career Fair, and research those companies.
    • Practice your Elevator Pitch and Your INFOmercial.
    • Make a good first impression by dressing professionally. Even more casual companies expect students to dress up. Check out the Dress for Success for additional tips.
    • Greet employers with a firm handshake and maintain good eye contact. First impressions count!
    • Communicate your skills, strengths, and relevant experience with enthusiasm. Know what employers look for in the successful candidate
    • Be open to new companies and ideas. The more employers you talk to, the better your chances of success.
    • Ask for any company information, job information, and business cards. Bring a pen or pencil and paper so you can take notes.
    • Bring extra copies of your resume to leave with employers. Estimate the amount you will need based on the list of who is attending this year's fair and recruiting for your major.
    • Be sure to research as many companies as you can and indicate any knowledge you have of an organization.
    • Do not monopolize the employer's time. Ask specific questions and offer to follow up after the fair.
    • Do not ask about salary and benefits until you are being seriously considered for the position. Do your homework and ask tough questions!
    • Have fun!

    For a complete guide to Career Fair preparation, please see “Make the Most of a Career Fair.”

    For other questions about the Career Fair or anything else career-related, please contact Career Services directly at (406) 496-4140, careerservices@mtech.edu or stop by University Relations Center (URC) 109.