The Office of Career Services hosts a Career Fair in April each year. This is an excellent opportunity for job seekers to meet employers from the southern suburbs, the metropolitan Chicago area and border areas of Indiana in order to explore job opportunities and to discuss career interests and plans.

Career Fairs also offer the job seeker an opportunity to evaluate potential employers or discover employers they may not have previously considered. Our Career Fairs are open to currently enrolled students, alumni and community members, as well as students from other colleges and universities seeking employment. Admission is free. The only requirements for applicants is that they bring plenty of resumes and dress professionally.

  • On-Campus



    On-Campus Upcoming Career Fairs and Special Events




    Coffee with Career Services (Hall of Governors)

    11/6/2018…………………………………  10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

    11/07/2018...............................................5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    2/06/2019 ................................................5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    2/07/2019…………………………………..10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

    3/20/2019 ................................................5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    3/21/2019…………………………………..10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.



    Professional Image Career Conference      10/15-17/2018 
     Register Here 

     Tuesday, October 16th  

    Internship/Career Readiness Panel
    Hall Of Honors – 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm 
    Students, learn from GSU faculty and staff some of the best practices for how to become career ready through your internship experiences in an interactive, open discussion panel. This is a time to hear from our panelists about what they believe that employers are seeking in terms of skills beyond specific academic majors. 

    YWCA & South Suburban Shelter
    Engbretson Hall - 2:30 pm 3:30 pm 
    The workshop will highlight domestic violence and sexual assault certifications that can be obtained giving viable experience for program majors such as; Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, and Addictions. This experiential learning opportunity will help students develop in their programs while offering real life experience.

    Gig Economy
    E Lounge - 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm 
    Attention Students!! Would you like to learn more about the Gig Economy??  If so, this workshop is for you!!  Parker Dewey matches great talent with great projects, providing short-term assignments on behalf of leading corporations, emerging ventures, and other organizations. Typical time requirement ranges from five and 40 hours, with deliverables expected a few days to a few weeks after initiation.  Come learn more at the upcoming workshop!


    Personal Branding
    Engbretson Hall - 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    This workshop will be presented by the Assistant VP for Student Affairs & Director of Career Services. How well do you market yourself in person? Do you know it only takes seven seconds to make a first impression? Make your time count and come learn more about creating your own personal brand. 
     Wednesday, October 17th   

    Engbretson Hall - 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm 

    Alumni Speakers
    Engbretson Hall - 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    This informal conversation will consist of 1-3 GSU Alumni giving an overview of their professional journey and how they navigated the process including their personal advice, professional tools and strategies to inspire, motivate and encourage current students.

    Networking Event
    Hall of Governors - 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm 
    This event will help students, alumni and community members identify and apply professional etiquette in networking environments. It will offer hands on experience in how to communicate in professional environments. There will be alumni, staff, faculty and employers at this event.    


    I Accept My Hair: Debunking the Myths About Natural Hair in the African Diaspora?
    November 6, 2018 - 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - E Lounge
    This presentation will be facilitated by a licensed cosmetologist who will educate the audience on natural hair in the Black community and the Hair Growth Cycle. She will use this platform to create an open forum in which hairstyles, myths and attitudes towards natural hair will be explored.  We will examine how to prepare for corporate America when you have natural hair.




    Career Empowerment through Values Discovery Workshop,
    February 6, 2019 - Student Success Commons B1215 -  3:00-4:30 p.m.

    Based on the work of leading theorist, Dr. Mark Savickas, guru of Career Construction Theory, this workshop takes some of the short but fun interactive activities excerpted from his work to help students identify and further define their personal values and how to integrate values into future career interests.



    Natural Hair Portrait Gallery and Exhibit 

    February 13, 2019 - Hall of Governors  2-4 pm

    The purpose of this event is to showcase African American Women who have natural hair. This forum is designed to educate and inform participants who are on the natural hair journey.


     Black Inventions
     February 21, 2019 - Hall of Governors 1-5 pm

    The purpose of this exhibit is to highlight the contributions of African American people to modern day society through inventions.



     International Women’s Day
    March 6, 2019 - Hall of Governors 1–5 p.m.  

    The purpose of this event is to highlight contributions of women by telling their stories revealing their contributions to society and empowering others while doing so.


     Interviewing Contest
    April 3, 2019 - Hall of Governors 3–4:30 pm 

    The purpose of this event is to help students develop their interviewing skills for future jobs, graduate school and professional opportunities. 



     National Student Employee Week - Week of 4/8/2019 to 4/12/2019     

    The Impact of Social Media on Employment

    Marketing Your Student Leadership

    Professionalism in the Workplace

    LinkedIn 101

    Resume and Cover Letters

    Student Employee Experience Roundtable

    Student Employee Recognition Reception
    April 25, 2019 – Engbretson Hall 3:00 - 4:30 pm  

    This reception recognizes all student employees, and includes certificates of Professional Development for those students who attend 3 or more Career Service workshops in the 2018-19 academic year.


     Spring Career & Internship Fair
    April 30, 2019 - Hall of Governors 2-5 pm  












  • Off-Campus


    Off-Campus Upcoming Career Fairs and Special Events


    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS)  will host a DHS Cybersecurity Webinar 

     October 16, 2018 from 1:00-3:00 PM (EST).  

    The webinar will provide information on cyber missions, cyber career opportunities, and the federal hiring and application process.  Participating DHS Components include: Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A), U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the Office of Chief Information Officer (OCIO).   

    Registration is required to attend at  



    Orland Township's Fall Job Fair 


    Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 


    Orland Township Administration Office


    14807 S. Ravinia Avenue
    Orland Park, IL   


    Part-Time, Full-Time, Entry Level and Professional Positions
     For more information, visit or 
    call 708.403.4222 andask for Alexis or Lindsay.






    On the Spot Interviews and Job Offers Possible 
    8:30am-11:30am Horseshoe Casino Ballrooms  













      Applications must be submitted online prior to event for on the spot interview consideration.  Please plan to send the day with us for the interview and hiring process.  

    Please apply online prior to the event:

    *Location: Horseshoe Hammond

    Must be 21 years or older to apply . Come Dressed for Success







  • Contact Information


    Office of Career Services: 708.235.3974