Pratt Institute's Career Fair Success: Maximizing Alumni Data
A Spectacular Triumph for Pratt Institute
March 3rd, 2023, marked a significant milestone for the Pratt Institute. Their ambitious goal to invite 100 companies to their Career Fair wasn't just met - it was exceeded. With 93 physical and 51 virtual company participations, the event was a resounding success. The single-day event attracted a diverse crowd of 152 representatives and was attended by a whopping 995 individuals (835 physically and 160 virtually), marking it as their most significant gathering since the pandemic began.
LiveAlumni's Role in Achieving Success
So, how did they pull off this monumental feat? The secret lies in Pratt Institute's innovative utilization of LiveAlumni's resources. LiveAlumni's comprehensive data allowed them to identify top employers in the greater New York area who were potential candidates for recruitment at the fair. This strategy played a pivotal role in transforming their goal into a reality.
Looking Ahead: The Future of Pratt Institute's Events
But the journey doesn't end here. Pratt Institute is already making strides towards their next Career Fair in February, eager to surpass their own achievements. Additionally, they're organizing a portfolio review in November 2023. This event provides a platform for students to showcase their work to company representatives, thereby gaining valuable industry-specific feedback and insights. We at LiveAlumni are excited to see how Pratt Institute will continue to leverage our data for their future events.
Conclusion: Pioneering Success in Alumni Engagement
The experience of Pratt Institute's Career Fair is not just a testimony of one successful event; it's a blueprint for successful career fairs in the post-COVID era. Melanie and her team, with their innovative approach and utilization of LiveAlumni, have set a precedent for educational institutions looking to connect students with potential employers. Their success is a testament to the power of data and strategic planning.
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