Career Fair Prep Week Events

Join the Gender and Sexuality Services in the Office of Campus Life and Career Services next week as they prepare for the Career Fair on Thursday, February 12. Students are welcome to attend the following activities:

Monday, February 9 through Wednesday, February 11,  Noon-2 p.m.
McCormick Tribune Campus Center (MTCC) Office of Campus Life
Clothes Closet
Stop by the Office of Campus Life during the week of the Career Fair to pick up gently used professional attire free of cost and fill in any missing items from your own professional look. This year we will be renting out the items, so you will need to have your student ID available during the lunch hour if you’d like to rent anything for the Career Fair on Thursday.

Monday, February 9, 1-1:30 p.m.
The Commons in Hermann Hall
Fashion Show
Check out the Career Fair Fashion Show during lunch in the Commons to get ideas on what your outfit can look like and how you can incorporate your own personal style.
*Professional Dress Day –IIT staff and faculty will be dressed in their best professional attire. Feel free to reach out to anyone wearing an “Ask Me about My Outfit” pin to learn more about their look*

Tuesday, February 10, 1-1:45 p.m.
Life Sciences Auditorium
Interviews: How to Handle Uncomfortable Questions
Gender and Sexuality Services is partnering up with Human Resources at IIT to present a workshop on interview questions and how to handle situations when an employer may ask an inappropriate or even illegal question, especially about marital status, sexual orientation, and other related topics – especially if you still want the job. We encourage you to attend this workshop if you’re concerned about such situations or have had this happen to you in the past.

Tuesday, February 10, 4:30-9 p.m.
Upper Level, North Side of Galvin Library
Career Services Career Corner
Career Development Fellow W. David Work (PS ‘13) will be available at the “Career Corner” to advise students on best practices for optimal post-graduation career placement. You are encouraged to make appointments via email at to ensure prompt and ready service. Walk-ins will be served on a first-come, first-serve basis as schedule permits.

Wednesday, February 11,  12:30-2 p.m.
MTCC Bridge
What Not To Wear Table
The Office of Campus Life will have handouts available with tips on attire, resources on dry cleaners and alteration locations close to campus, and more – including a fun game on “what not to wear” to the Career Fair.