Save the Date: Fall Career Services Events

Be sure to mark your calendars for these fall 2017 Career Services events.

Get to Know Handshake

Monday, August 21, Tuesday, August 22, Wednesday, August 23, Thursday, August 24, Friday, August 25

Learn about the new one-stop-shop for launching your career. Replacing Jobs4Hawks, Handshake is the ultimate career network for Illinois Tech students.

Career Services 101

Tuesday, August 29 and Friday, September 1

Stop by for professional help building your Handshake account. In addition, there will be experts present to guide you in creating informative resumes and LinkedIn profiles.

Navigating the Career Fair: Interviews and Resumes

Tuesday, September 5 and Friday, September 8

Students will learn how to research, set-up, and conduct informational interviews. Don’t know what the TIARA method is? Come find out. These events are mandatory if you would like to be a Career Fair VIP.

Presentation Skills with Daniel Moser

Thursday, September 7

Daniel Moser is a well-credentialed professional who specializes in the art and science of communications training for professionals in technical fields. Attend his interactive lecture where you will have a chance to rehearse your elevator speech.

Career Fair Prep Night

Tuesday, September 12

Attend this event to have the opportunity to refine and practice communication techniques with employers and hear their feedback on the spot.

Navigating the Career Fair: Company Research and Interview Basics

September 12 and Friday, September 15

See which companies will be attending the Career Fair and learn about their work, culture, and recruiting needs so you can be prepared for your interactions with them. These events are mandatory if you would like to be a Career Fair VIP.

Industry-Based Career Fair

Wednesday, September 20 and Thursday, September 21

Attend Illinois Tech’s Career Fair for a great opportunity to meet company representatives looking to hire talented students. You also can get tips for the career search process from students who are getting ready to graduate or alumni who are back to recruit more outstanding talent.

Weekly Modules Every Tuesday and Friday

Tuesday, September 26

This six-series workshop, starting the week after the Career Fair, is designed to introduce students to the world of work and teach the specific skills needed to conduct a successful job search.

Career Crash Course

Wednesday, December 13

Though designed for graduating students, all are welcome to attend this event and learn job search strategies such as personal branding, building a personal profile, networking, and interviewing.

View a flyer here: Fall 2017 Career Services Events.