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Events and Workshops

Whether you are looking to learn more about your career interests, develop job seeking skills, or want to connect with professionals in your field, our events and workshops are a great way to start.

Upcoming Events


Webinar - 1/6/2015 - 10:00 am
*Please Note: All orientations are facilitated in webinar format. This is a prerequisite workshop for UIP and must be completed in order to enroll in an academic internship course to earn Experiential Learning credit. Students who have not yet secured an internship are welcome to attend this workshop. The UIP Orientation provides you with the information you need to complete the enrollment process, and register for a University Internship Program course. In this workshop, you will learn the format and content of the UIP 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 350 and 367 courses, as well as how completing an internship can help you explore career paths, gain valuable experience and connect with professionals in your area of interest. Note: For UIP Webinars, you will receive instructions via email the day before the scheduled webinar. An internet connection and the ability to hear audio is required to participate.
1101 Lake Cook Road, Suite C, Deerfield, IL 60015 - 1/7/2015 - 5:30 pm
Meet the Kessler Orlean Silver (KOS) team, tour the offices and learn more about current and future hiring opportunities with the firm. Wednesday, January 7, 2015 5:30 - 7:30pm Kessler Orlean Silver Office 1101 Lake Cook Road, Suite C Deerfield, Illinois 60015 Based in Deerfield, KOS serves businesses and individuals in multiple states providing business consulting, auditing, accounting and bookkeeping, and tax services. With an over 80 year-history, the now mid-sized accounting firm of KOS provides innovative accounting solutions to business owners, executives and managers, private investors and professionals.
Webinar - 1/8/2015 - 11:00 am
*Please Note: All orientations are facilitated in webinar format. This is a prerequisite workshop for UIP and must be completed in order to enroll in an academic internship course to earn Experiential Learning credit. Students who have not yet secured an internship are welcome to attend this workshop. The UIP Orientation provides you with the information you need to complete the enrollment process, and register for a University Internship Program course. In this workshop, you will learn the format and content of the UIP 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 350 and 367 courses, as well as how completing an internship can help you explore career paths, gain valuable experience and connect with professionals in your area of interest. Note: For UIP Webinars, you will receive instructions via email the day before the scheduled webinar. An internet connection and the ability to hear audio is required to participate.
PwC Chicago Office - 1/9/2015 - 10:00 am
PwC's one day Explore Program is an outstanding opportunity for talented underclassmen to learn more about the accounting profession and to discover their own career goals and aspirations. The program is aimed at developing teamwork, strategic thinking, creativity, problem solving, and leadership skills in an interactive manner. Date: Friday, January 9, 2015 Time: 10am-4:30pm Location: PwC Chicago Office Applications for Explore are due by 11:59pm Central on Friday, December 19, 2015 Program Requirements To be eligible for the Explore program, students must be at the Freshman or Sophomore levels, with a suggested GPA of 3.2 or higher. We are seeking students who have declared or are considering declaring business- or accounting-related majors, or those looking for further information about careers in business and accounting. All students who have an interest in learning more about the dynamic world of professional services and careers in public accounting are encouraged to apply. Please follow the below link to be considered for this opportunity: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25163&siteid=5341&AReq=62940BR&Codes=
Webinar - 1/12/2015 - 11:00 am
*Please Note: All orientations are facilitated in webinar format. This is a prerequisite workshop for UIP and must be completed in order to enroll in an academic internship course to earn Experiential Learning credit. Students who have not yet secured an internship are welcome to attend this workshop. The UIP Orientation provides you with the information you need to complete the enrollment process, and register for a University Internship Program course. In this workshop, you will learn the format and content of the UIP 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 350 and 367 courses, as well as how completing an internship can help you explore career paths, gain valuable experience and connect with professionals in your area of interest. Note: For UIP Webinars, you will receive instructions via email the day before the scheduled webinar. An internet connection and the ability to hear audio is required to participate.
Webinar - 1/13/2015 - 2:00 pm
*Please Note: All orientations are facilitated in webinar format. This is a prerequisite workshop for UIP and must be completed in order to enroll in an academic internship course to earn Experiential Learning credit. Students who have not yet secured an internship are welcome to attend this workshop. The UIP Orientation provides you with the information you need to complete the enrollment process, and register for a University Internship Program course. In this workshop, you will learn the format and content of the UIP 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 350 and 367 courses, as well as how completing an internship can help you explore career paths, gain valuable experience and connect with professionals in your area of interest. Note: For UIP Webinars, you will receive instructions via email the day before the scheduled webinar. An internet connection and the ability to hear audio is required to participate.
DePaul Center, 1 E. Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60605 - 1/14/2015 - 5:00 pm
Are you interested in learning how to create stories from data? A career in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) might be for you! Join us to learn the art and science of SEO. Industry insiders will give you tips on skills needed to be successful, ways to develop your career, job opportunities and more. Marketing, economics, business, management, hospitality, communications, math and MIS majors -- don't miss this chance to meet and talk about one of the hottest career paths! 5 PM - 5:45 PM PANEL 1. Introduction / SEO Overview 6 PM - 6:30 PM PANEL 2. SEO DePaul Alumni Panel 6:30 PM - 7 PM Open Networking
SAC 151 - 1/19/2015 - 12:00 pm
This workshop is ideal for students who are exploring major and career options. Research has shown a strong correlation between incorporating interests into your career planning process and ultimate workplace satisfaction. Participants will take the DePaul Interest Finder (DIF), a tailored survey designed to specifically help DePaul students explore their interests and identify related majors, student organizations and careers. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn how your time at DePaul can be shaped to match your interests and help you work toward career satisfaction.
LPC Student Center, Room 120, 2250 N. Sheffield Ave.​ Chicago, IL 60614​ - 1/20/2015 - 5:00 pm
Network with public relations and advertising professionals of all levels of experience during the Career Center's Mad for PRAD event. You will have the opportunity to connect with industry professionals, gain insight into the future of the field, learn what day-to-day life is like in some of Chicago's top PR and advertising organizations and more. This is a can't miss networking opportunity for students interested in pursuing a career in advertising or public relations. The event will begin with an introduction from each company representative, followed by five rounds of roundtable networking. The final 30 minutes will be reserved open networking with professionals.
Webinar - 1/21/2015 - 1:30 pm
This workshop will help you create a strategy for applying to and securing your dream internship. You will also learn about the University Internship Program as a way for undergraduate students to receive academic credit for an internship and fulfill the Junior Year Experiential Learning (JYEL) requirement. This workshop also meets the University Internship Program Orientation requirement.
SAC 151 - 1/21/2015 - 3:30 pm
Faced with many decisions, most college students and alumni feel uncertain about their career choices at some point. Talking to someone who's been there can help. In this workshop, learn the different ways our alumni can help you as you plan your career. We'll talk about where to find alumni and the best practices of building relationships and growing your networking. It's easier than you think!
CDM 209 - 1/21/2015 - 4:45 pm
Please join us for an information session via Skype with Cat Kiengsiri, University Relations Specialist at Blizzard Enterntainment. Cat will be providing information about the following: - positions with high opportunity for entry-level hires - internships - what the development teams look like at Blizzard and how they operate This information will be especially relevant for any student interested in applying for an internship at Blizzard since the application deadline is January 31. For information about what internships are available, go to http://us.blizzard.com/en-us/company/careers/university-relations/internships.html.
Online - 1/22/2015 -
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DPC 9500 - 1/22/2015 - 12:15 pm
One of the most important elements in networking and building your personal brand is your elevator pitch. Get ready for upcoming job fairs and networking opportunities. Join us for a 30-minute workshop to perfect your 30-second pitch. Learn the components in developing a strong and effective pitch and have an opportunity to practice.
DePaul Center 9600 - 1/26/2015 - 9:00 am
Do you have questions about the following: - Internships at EY - The recruiting process - Interviewing - Resumes - Career Progression EY's Office Hours will give you an opportunity to answer questions you may have or simply give you a chance to meet with an EY professional. Space is limited and is available in 20 minute intervals on a first come first serve basis. To schedule a time, call the Employer Relations front desk at 312-362-5201. NOTE: In consideration of others who are interested, please sign up for only one office hours' time slot and be on time.