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Handshakes & Hellos Expo

 

What is the Handshakes & Hellos Expo? 

The Handshakes & Hellos Expo: Student Org Edition is a networking event for employers to connect with students. This event offers students an opportunity to learn networking skills and have a chance to try them out directly with you.  Through networking, students can identify possible employers and speakers for future professional development efforts. Check out photos from our last Handshakes & Hellos Expo on our Facebook album.

Why Attend?
  • Connect with student organizations who want to connect with you 
  • Establish your reputation among JMU students and faculty
  • Engage in conversation with potential employees
Tentative Schedule:

4:45-5:30pm: Employer Check-In
5:30-6:00pm
: Networking Session
6:00-7:30pm: Networking Reception

Employers who have participated in previous Handshakes & Hellos Include:

TEK Systems
Iris Health Solutions
Gallant Communications
General Services Administration
Virginia Department of Transportation
Great Eastern Resort Management
Virginia Institute of Autism
Aramark
Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation
iHeartMedia
Wintergreen Resort
NetApp
Merkle | RKG
United Way of Harrisonburg &Rockingham Co.

What Recruiters are Saying

"The event was well organized and there was a nice turnout of impressive students."
"This was my first event at JMU. I was impressed and enjoyed it."

Here's How It Works: 

FREE
Refreshments provided
Business casual attire

Questions?

Contact us at recruitaduke@jmu.edu for more information.

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