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On Stanford career fairs: free giveaways, company displays and stacks of resumes

“I thought [the career fair] was just the farmer’s market expanded,” one shocked student said while exiting White Plaza last week. The anonymous quote sent to the popular Facebook page, “Things Overheard at Stanford,” renders a quite accurate image of large-scale career fairs at Stanford. Renamed “Venture” events this year, career fairs are widely known…