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Handshakes & Hellos Expo:
Student Org Edition

Thursday, October 11, 2018
5:30-7:30pm (Check-in starts at 5pm)

Location: Madison Union Ballroom (5th floor of Warren Hall, across from Madison Grill)

What is the Handshakes & Hellos Expo? 

The Handshakes & Hellos Expo: Student Org Edition is a networking event for student organization leaders and professional development chairs to connect with employers who are interested in connecting with you. This event offers an opportunity to learn networking skills and have a chance to try them out directly with employer representatives. Through networking, student organization representatives 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 employers who want to connect with you
  • Identify potential speakers for your professional development efforts
  • Develop your networking skills
How to RSVP:

After clicking on RSVP now, you'll be prompted to log in to Recruit-A-Duke with your username and password. You can also get to the page to RSVP by clicking on the “CAP Workshops and Events” tab on the right hand side under “Quick Links”. Under Handshakes & Hellos Expo: Networking for Student Organizations," click on the RSVP button.

Here's How It Works: 

Refreshments provided
Business casual attire

Tentative Schedule:

5:00-5:30: Student Check-In
5:30-6:00pm: Student Session on Networking
6:00-7:30pm: Networking Reception

Previous Employers who attended 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
Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation
Wintergreen Resort
Merkle | RKG
United Way of Harrisonburg & Rockingham Co.


Contact Kate Bergey at for more information.

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