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Tip #5 Expo is over, now what?

Tip #5 Expo is over, now what?

Follow-Up – Within the week after Career Expo, send each employer and contact you made a personal thank you note for attending the Career Expo.

These companies typically spend a lot of money to be here in fees and travel, just to meet you - so please thank them, even if you don't think it's a company you will work for because networking is critical for your success. Your network can include lots of people - and absolutely, even at agencies who may never employ you.

Be sure you are using appropriate email etiquette.

For example:
Dear Mr. Buckeye,

I wanted to thank you for attending the Environmental and Sustainability Career Expo at Ohio State. It was a pleasure to meet you and I enjoyed our conversation about the work you do in wetland delineation. I learned a great deal about the field of private environmental consulting and will look forward to following up on your progress as you post on your companies Facebook page.

Again, thank you for attending the career expo and thank you for your time.


Bob Smith