Photos by Megan Prakash
Students attend an info session in the Stata Center on Thursday given by Quora, one of the many companies presenting at the Career Fair. The Quora representative pitched the company, shared advice for prospective employees, and answered audience members’ questions.
A representative of Amplitude, a mobile analytics company, passes out free souvenirs to a student who spun Amplitude’s giveaway wheel. Nearly every booth at the fair had free souvenirs to entice attendees. Popular freebies included t-shirts, water bottles, desserts, and stickers.
At the Bloomberg LP booth, a representative explains the data displayed on the screens behind him. While Bloomberg used the large screens to advertise its work with complex stock market analytics, other companies promoted using live demos or samples of their products.
Recruiters from Google speak with several interested students. Many students brought résumés and attempted to secure interviews with companies at the fair, while others sought career advice from the representatives.
A student checks the Guidebook app on his phone while in the midst of booths on the Johnson Track. For the first time, Career Fair information was available through a mobile app, allowing attendees to refer to maps, schedules, and lists of companies at the fair.
An athenahealth representative passes out free t-shirts to attendees entering the Zesiger Center. Dropbox and athenahealth, both supplying t-shirts, were the first booths to greet students entering the fair, where over 380 companies were set up.
A guitarist promoting Motu, a professional music and audio tools company, explains Motu’s software to a fair attendee. The company’s display included several instruments that were played live and posters that detailed its products.
Students fill out name tags outside of the Zesiger Center before entering the fair. They expedited conversation with recruiters, who commonly sought students of specific majors and experience levels.
Johnson Athletics Center and Rockwell Cage saw a constant influx of students all day last Friday at the Fall Career Fair as students explored jobs and internships at over 380 companies.
Wellesley FreeStyle poses in the middle of their performance at Ring the Alarm 2014. The all-female group dealt with some technical difficulties at the start of their dance, but hosts Morris Vanegas and Armand Mignot kept the audience occupied and energetic.
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