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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


SAC 151 - 7/23/2014 - 12:00 pm
Do you know how your credit habits will affect your lifestyle? Learn important information about choosing credit cards, understanding credit reports and credit scores and managing existing credit card debt. #financialfitness
Webinar - 7/23/2014 - 2:00 pm
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.
DPC 9500 - 7/24/2014 - 2:30 pm
A professional career portfolio provides you with a tremendous resource for showcasing your work skills and experiences to an employer. In this workshop, you'll learn how to conceptualize and compile an effective portfolio.
- 7/26/2014 -
Detailed Description The Midwest Women's Leadership Summit was established with the goal of bringing together female undergraduate leaders and to encourage them to work together to increase the impact of females in the workplace. This one-day program will include dynamic workshops, inpsiring presentations and discussion panels. We hope you'll join us for this opportunity to learn and connect with your peers alongside a group of inspiring professional women. The event is open to female students in the class of 2015. To apply, please create an account below and submit the following: 1. A copy of your current resume in PDF form, including current GPA and SAT/ACT scores. 2. An answer to one of the following questions in 300 words or less in PDF form (submit under "Other Documents") Questions: a. What has been your most rewarding college experience so far? b. What is your summer internship and want do you hope to gain from it? c. What was your biggest learning experience so far? (in college or high school) d. What did you want to be when you were 7 years old and why? e. Tell us about a person who you really admire and the characteristics you share with them. The deadline to submit your resume and essay question is Monday, June 16. All submissions must be in PDF Form. Helpful instructions on creating a PDF: http://www.wikihow.com/Create-PDF-Files Please note: ? McKinsey & Company will not sponsor travel arrangements and/or hotel stays ? Our system will be down for maintenance Friday, May 23 - Saturday, May 24. You will be able to access our application site any time outside of that window ? All applicants will be notified by Friday, June 27 Thank you for your interest in McKinsey & Company!
DPC 9500 - 7/29/2014 - 1:30 pm
Skills are the currency of the job market; you get a paycheck in exchange for the skills you use in your job. Through this workshop, you'll assess your skills, determine which ones you want to acquire or further develop, and identify ways to do so. Also, you'll learn how to clearly articulate your skill set and provide solid examples of those skills in practice.
1375 Remington Road, Suite U in Schaumburg, IL - 7/30/2014 - 4:00 pm
KinderCare is hosting an Early Childhood Hiring Event seeking Early Childhood Teachers! Applicants must apply prior to the event for a scheduled interview time; however walk-ins are welcome! Early childhood teaching positions are open at: Palatine and Hoffman Estates. If you have any questions, please contact Katie Bauer at 224-520-3790. In addition to a rewarding career that lets you help shape children's futures, we offer an excellent benefits package. Benefits include: -Medical, dental and vision - Discounted child care - Education assistance - Health and wellness programs - Educational reimbursement - Medical expense reimbursement - Generous paid time off - Life insurance - 401(k) savings and investment plan with employer match To learn more about us, visit NurtureGreatness.com or KinderCare.com KinderCare is a proud part of the Knowledge Universe family of companies and we have been guiding the future of children for more than 50 years. At KU, we use our expertise in early childhood education to create lifelong learners, enrich teacher development, and continually seek ways to improve the overall quality care experience for our children and families? and we are always seeking people who believe in our mission! We encourage and empower our employees' enthusiasm for learning. As part of our commitment to providing quality care in our centers, we'll help you enhance your skills through dedicated training days and staff development opportunities. If you have a desire to make every moment of a child's life a teachable moment, then we invite you to join our team! Teaching positions require a minimum of 60 college semester hours completed with at least 6 hours specifically in Early Childhood Education.
1015 W. Madison Chicago, IL - 7/30/2014 - 6:30 pm
Interested in starting a business? Join Allstate in Chicago to learn more about the opportunity to own & operate a business in the Multi Agency Center. Where: 1015 W. Madison Chicago, IL When: Wednesday, July 30th 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. RSVP: Shanna Maneval at (847) 402-8478 or Shanna.Maneval@allstate.com Allstate Agency Ownership Multi-Agency Center Chicago, Illinois
SAC 151 - 7/31/2014 - 11:30 am
Your work values play a very important role in determining what kind of work you find fulfilling. Through this workshop, you'll assess and prioritize your most important work values, and discover how to use what you've learned about your work values to help guide your career decisions.
Drury Lane Event Center: 100 Drury Lane, Oak Brook Terrace, IL 60181 - 7/31/2014 - 12:00 pm
AT&T is now hiring in and surrounding the Greater Chicago Metro area! Join us for an Open House Information Session to learn about AT&T's exciting career opportunities! The opportunities that we are now hiring for are enthusiastic Part Time and Full Time Retail Sales Professionals. These career opportunities offer extensive training, excellent compensation and benefits and amazing growth potential. Our retail sales professionals thrive in a fast-paced environment and work with cutting-edge communication and entertainment solutions for our customers. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401k contribution matching, tuition reimbursement programs, and discounts on AT&T products and services. We look forward to you joining us on July 31st. You may also apply online at: http://attlinks.com/LagrangeHiringEvent
SAC 151 - 7/31/2014 - 4:00 pm
You know they exist, but you don't know exactly what they all mean. Attend this workshop to gain a deeper understanding of your student loans. This workshop will cover the different types of student loans, how to estimate your debt load upon graduation, and what some of your repayment options may be. #financialfitness
DPC 9500 - 8/4/2014 - 12:00 pm
Determine the best techniques and practices to negotiate your compensation package. This workshop will include a discussion on salary, benefits negotiation, and offer advice on how to handle salary requests and multiple offers.
Teleconference - 8/6/2014 - 5:00 pm
Preparing for interviews can give you the confidence you need to highlight your strengths. This workshop teaches you how to prepare for the interviewing and post-interview follow-up process. You will be introduced to the various types of interviews, including behavioral interviewing. This workshop is a teleconference and will be conducted over the phone. You will receive workshop materials and instructions on how to access the workshop 1-2 days prior.
Webinar - 8/7/2014 - 3:00 pm
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.
SAC 151 - 8/7/2014 - 3:00 pm
This workshop will provide graduating students with simple strategies to help them become financially successful. Topics covered include repayment of school loans, how to create a realistic budget for a full-time job and credit strategies. #financialfitness
123 North Wacker Drive, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60606 - 8/8/2014 - 9:00 am
Interested in improving your interview skills? Want to learn to better communicate your strengths and experience? Then Hitachi Consulting has a great opportunity for you! Hitachi Consulting is currently seeking Juniors and Seniors interested in getting some interview practice! This will be a half-day session in which you will gain exposure to behavioral interviewing questions through a mock interview, attend practice sessions with hiring managers, and retain feedback on how to be better prepared for future interviews. Interviewee Requirements: -Undergraduate Junior or Senior -Bachelor's degree in a Business discipline, -Information Systems, Computer Operations -Research, Logistics, Engineering, or a related discipline required. -Desire to work in the Consulting industry. -Some work and/or internship experience, or leadership role while in school. -GPA of 3.0 or above. Mock Interviews will take place on August 8, 2014 in the Hitachi Consulting Chicago office from 9:00am?12:00pm or 12:00pm?4:00pm. Please send your resume to: meghan.fore@hitachiconsulting.com and reference "Behavior Training?Chicago" in your subject header. We will follow up with you directly and provide additional details! Deadline to apply is 08/06/2014!