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: 

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 bergeyka@jmu.edu for more information.

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