Career Fair Student Host FAQs

Four things you need to know

What is a student host?

  • A student host is like an AE ambassador who supports one employer attending the AE Career Fair.

Why should I volunteer to be a student host?

Benefits to you:

  • You choose the employer you want to host during the Fair and become that company’s AE liaison.
  • Generate a relationship with a potential employer.
  • Make networking contacts.
  • Gain experience interacting and communicating with industry representatives (often AE alumni).

What does a student host do?

  • Answer employer questions about Penn State, the AE program, and the AE Career Fair.
  • Accompany your guest firm’s representatives to the Career Fair Kick-off Social the evening before the fair.
  • Assist employers with their Career Fair booth set-up.

How do I become a student host?

Instructions coming soon!

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