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Handshakes & Hellos Expo

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 is a networking event for students to connect with employers. This event offers an opportunity to learn networking skills and have a chance to try them out directly with employer representatives. 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 employers who want to connect with you
  • Identify potential speakers for your professional development efforts
  • Develop your networking skills
Here's How It Works: 

FREE
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
Aramark
Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation
iHeartMedia
Wintergreen Resort
NetApp
Merkle | RKG
United Way of Harrisonburg & Rockingham Co.

Questions?

Contact Kate Bergey at bergeyka@jmu.edu for more information.

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