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The BRET Office of Career Development is often asked the question: “what do I wear to this…. networking event/interview/informational coffee/career symposium, etc.?” We are always happy to help, and we encourage you to have appropriate clothing for the corresponding event.

Many of the events we sponsor and/or host request “business casual.” Other professional events, including interviews, often require “professional” dress. Please view this graphic for further elaboration.

We also recommend:

  • When in doubt, dress conservatively
  • Stick with solid colors and looser clothing
  • Make sure the focus is on the face, not anything else

See DressForSuccessBizProfessional.

** Image used with permission by the Purdue Center for Career Opportunities