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VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR: DeVry UniVersity www.Inxpo.Com Industry: Education DeVry University’s Virtual Career Fair – Location: Oakbrook Terrace, IL objectives: Helping Students and Graduates Find Assist students and alumni to find careers Real-World Careers Results: • Number of Registered Job Seekers: 10,413 • Number of Job Seekers who Attended: 5,184 Situation: easily Connect students and Solution: Virtual Career Fair – extend- • Show Up Rate: 50% Alumni to employers ing Job searches nationwide • Average Time in the Virtual Career Fair: 55 minutes in the event Founded in 1931, DeVry University is one of the largest, In May 2009, DeVry University’s Career Services • Average Number of Employers Visited: 18 private post-secondary educational institutions in the department hosted a Virtual Career Fair where job seekers • Number of Employers: Over 30 corporate United States, enrolling students in more than 90 locations could search job listings and chat with employers about brands system-wide. With active Career Services offices to career opportunities from the comfort of their homes. • Average Number of Resumes Submitted to support students and graduates seeking positions in their Powered by InXpo, the leading provider of virtual events, Each Employer: 350 fields of academic specialty, more than 90 percent of DeVry’s Virtual Career Fair was open to the university’s • Numerous students and graduates have DeVry University’s graduates in the active job market were 70,000 current students and thousands of alumni with more secured interviews or received job and internship offers employed in career-related positions within six months of than 30 participating companies representing more than graduation. 200 open positions. Participating corporations included State Farm, GE Healthcare, Procter & Gamble, Comcast, According to Carrie Rubin, Dean of Career Services, IBM and AT&T. DeVry University, “Despite the current economic situation, companies are still seeking qualified applicants to fill their open positions. The question is: How can we easily connect our students and graduates with these employers, regardless of geographic location?” in ® Virtual Events. Real Results. For additional information contact: David Kaz | email@example.com | (312) 962-3732. VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR: DeVry UniVersity www.Inxpo.Com “DeVry University is committed to preparing students for their careers, with 90 percent of graduates in the active job market working in the field of their choice within six months after graduating. A Virtual Career Fair was a convenient way for our students and alumni, who didn’t live near one of our campuses, to meet An employee at the DeVry with over 30 prospective employers University Virtual Career Fair powered by InXpo about open positions.” Carrie Rubin Results: Virtual Career Fair Delivers position getting an average of 170 views, DeVry’s Virtual real-World Careers Career Fair has been responsible for securing interviews Dean of Career Services DeVry University DeVry University’s first Virtual Career Fair was a success and helping students find positions or internships with with each participating company receiving an average participating companies. of 350 resumes. Overall, more than 5,000 job seekers spent an average of 55 minutes in the Virtual Career Fair Due to the success of the university’s inaugural fair, DeVry is and visited an average of 18 companies. With each planning another Virtual Career Fair in November 2009. in ® Virtual Events. Real Results. For additional information contact: David Kaz | firstname.lastname@example.org | (312) 962-3732.