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Juniata Career Day: What Not to Wear

Examples of inappropriate Career Day dress for women: jeans, short skirts, low cut necklines, strappy sandals, excessive jewelry, wrinkled or torn clothing.

Woman short shirt strappy sandals Woman sweater and jeans Woman Red Dress too Short

Examples of appropriate Career Day dress for women: suit, dress pants and modestly cut blouse, knee length skirt or dress with appropriate neckline (no cleavage), conservative jewelry.  All clothing should be well pressed and in good repair.

Woman Knee Lenght Dress Woman Modest Blouse Woman Business Suit

 

Examples of inappropriate Career Day Dress for men: t-shirts, jeans, sports clothing, sneakers, wrinkled or torn clothing.

Man sportswear Man sweater Man t-shirt

Examples of appropriate Career Day dress for men: dress shirt (with tie preferred) and dress pants, sport coat, suit, dress shoes.  All clothing should be pressed and in good repair.

Man suit Man shirt and tie man dress shirt

You only get one chance to make a first impression! Don't let your wardrobe keep you from landing an interview.