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Sheridan Hall Room 214
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601
Phone: 785-628-4260 
Fax: 785-628-4093 
Email: careers@fhsu.edu
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Summer Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Tiger Teacher Nation Employment & Education Virtual Fair
Frequently Asked Questions

 

The Tiger Teacher Nation Employment and Education Fair is designed for:
-Employers and candidates looking to connect for employment opportunities
-Transition to teaching candidates looking for teaching positions
-Current high school students interested in the teaching profession wanting to chat with the FHSU Teacher Education department or Admissions.
-Experienced teachers looking to further their education by visiting with FHSU education department faculty.

Who is invited?
-FHSU seniors looking for their first career opportunity
-FHSU juniors looking for student teaching placement
-Transition to Teaching candidates looking for teaching positions
-FHSU alumni looking for experienced teaching positions
-High school juniors and seniors interested in teaching or attending FHSU
-Experienced teachers looking to further their education
-Employers looking to hire teachers

How do I register?
Students may begin registration now! Registration is available online at https://www.careereco.com/events/forthays
Register early to have immediate access to employer pages. During registration it is recommended that you upload your resume. If you’d like a Career Services staff member to review your resume before the event, please email it to careers@fhsu.edu or stop by Sheridan Hall 214. Resume and cover letter resources are available online at www.fhsu.edu/career/resume.

I currently have a teaching position. In what other ways can I be involved with this fair?
Do you have questions for the Licensure Office? Want to visit with the Advanced Education Programs Department for information on graduate degree options? Have questions for the Admissions office? This virtual fair is not only for employment opportunities, but also a chance to connect with representatives of FHSU. Visit the Academic Institutions page to chat with faculty from the Teacher Education Department, Advanced Education Programs, the Licensure Office, Admissions, or Career Services. We are all happy to answer your questions related to furthering your education.

I’m a junior at FHSU and haven't student taught. Do you still recommend I attend the virtual fair?
Yes! This is your opportunity to connect with schools for potential student teaching placement. Get a great overview of prospective employers for your future employment search. Many of these districts offer great benefits…do your research now!!

Is there a cost to attend the fair?
The virtual fair is free to students, alumni, transition to teaching candidates, high school students, and candidates from other universities.

How do I prepare for the fair?
Whether the fair is on-campus or virtual, preparation remains the same. Prepare a professional resume, dress professionally, research districts you are interested in working with, and consider interview questions you may be asked. Visit www.fhsu.edu/career/prepare for information on resumes, interviews, dress, and more! Career Services staff is also available to answer your questions or assist with resume reviews. Contact us at 785-628-4260, careers@fhsu.edu, or in Sheridan Hall 214. Don’t forget about the Teacher Mock Interview Day on Friday, February 2, 2018! This is a great opportunity to practice your interview skills before the fair.

Do I need to dress up for the fair?
Yes! Employers will be meeting with you face-to-face during video chat sessions. This is a professional event, and professional attire is highly recommended. Don’t miss your chance to make a great first impression.

Am I required to upload a resume into CareerEco?
Although you are not required to upload a resume, if you are actively seeking a position it is strongly recommended.

What technology do I need to participate in this fair? Is there anything I will need to download?
All you need to do is login to CareerEco the day of the fair using Google Chrome or Firefox. You will need a webcam or built-in camera to take advantage of all the multi-media options, such as video interviews.

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