Career Services Events: Week of November 2

CS_icon_180x180Career Services is offering the following workshops for the week of Monday, November 2:

2015 Walk-in Hours:
Where: Hermann Hall, Room 113
Description: Open for walk-ins Wednesday-Friday from 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Staff will see students on a first-come, first-served basis. To make an appointment to see a career coach outside of walk-in hours, log in to Jobs4Hawks and request an appointment under “Career Tools and Advising” on the right panel.

Monday, November 2, 2015
4-7 p.m.
Electrical Industry Career Fair
Where: Hermann Hall
Description: Illinois Tech students and alumni are invited to attend the Electrical Industry Career Fair. Employers are seeking candidates in business and marketing, construction management, electrical engineering, manufacturing/engineering, and supply chain management.

RSVP here for the the Electrical Industry Career Fair today. (An RSVP is requested but not required). Open exclusively to Illinois Tech students and alumni. Please dress professionally. Find more information and a list of companies on our website.

Thursday, November 5, 2015
5-5:45 p.m. 
Job Searching in the U.S. Workshop
Where: Siegel Hall, Room 202
Description: Searching for a job can seem like a daunting task. If you feel stuck in the process or haven’t started your career search, this workshop will re-energize your efforts. Career Services staff will show you specific tools and strategies that will turn your job search into a tangible process that efficiently makes use of your time.

Friday, November 6, 2015
12:50-1:40 p.m. 
What’s Your Story? Workshop
Where: Perlstein Hall, Room 108
Description: Students and alumni are invited to workshops that will help them get the most out of a career fairs and networking opportunities. This workshop, in departure from the shopworn “30-Second Elevator Pitch” paradigm, is designed to help you know what to say to employers to sell your skills, settle your nerves, and put you in the mindset of an employer. Attend this workshop and show employers that you have prepared to converse with contacts naturally and professionally.

Mark your calendars for these events:

Illinois Tech’s Parent University
Saturday, November 14, 2015
8:30 a.m.–1 p.m. | John T. Rettaliata Engineering Center
Chicago parents and families: It is never too early to prepare your child for college and their future career path. Join us for a day of interactive college readiness workshops that will focus on the application process, financial aid resources, and connecting your child to learning opportunities in the city. If you would like to bring children (ages six–12), bring them with you to Parent University. As a part of our Kids Corner, they can participate in engaging and fun STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities, guided by Illinois Tech students, while you attend the parents’ sessions. All sessions are free of charge. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

RSVP here by Monday, November 9.

Questions? Contact Deborah Young at 312.567.3779 or for more information.

CAEE Job Fair
Monday, November 23, 2015
4-7 p.m. | Hermann Hall

Illinois Tech students and alumni are invited to attend the Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) Job Fair.

Meet representatives from the engineering and construction industry for internships, part-time, and full-time employment opportunities. Firms are seeking candidates in the areas of Architectural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction/Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Structural Engineering, and more.

Questions? Contact Andres Garza at for more information.

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