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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 - 3/3/2015 - 12:00 pm
Learn how to identify effective job search strategies in a challenging job market. Get an overview of job search tactics and begin the process of selecting the strategies that make the most sense for you. Learn how to maximize the numerous job search resources available at DePaul and beyond.
College of Education, 2247 North Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60614 - 3/3/2015 - 4:00 pm
Schedule a mock interview with representatives from school districts who are interested in helping DePaul Education students polish their interview skills in advance of the Education Job Fair. Great opportunity for students to: * practice for upcoming interviews * get industry specific tips * receive personalized feedback * prepare for the Education Job Fair (March 5th) To reserve your 25 minute appointment with one of the below school districts, call the Employer Relations Office at 312-362-5789 or email interview@depaul.edu. Boston Public Schools Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) Noble Network of Charter Schools **watch this space for more districts to be added!** Space is limited. Limit 1 mock interview per student. Dress ~ Business Casual
Loyola University, Damen Center, 6511 N. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL - 3/5/2015 - 2:00 pm
This fair is open to students and alumni free of charge from University of Illinois at Chicago, DePaul University and Loyola University. Students and alumni of other institutions will be admitted for a $10 fee at the door. Target your navigation of the fair by reviewing details of the specific positions available at: https://depaul.experience.com/stu/cf_registered_e mployers?fhnd=6966.
Webinar - 3/5/2015 - 3:30 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. If you experience technical difficulties, or cannot access the webinar for any reason, please contact the UIP team at uip@depaul.edu, or call the Career Center at 312.362.8437 and ask for a UIP team member.
Hyatt Regency Hotel 151 E. Wacker Dr. Chicago, IL - 3/6/2015 -
Interested in a career in medicine? Explore the world of podiatric medicine at FOOTFEST 2015 at the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association's Midwest Podiatry Conference. This free day-long seminar will feature an introduction to podiatry, an interactive activity, lectures by current podiatrists, a luncheon with podiatric mentors, and much more! For more details and registration information contact Daniel Taubman at dtaubman@aacpm.org
Webinar - 3/6/2015 - 10:30 am
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! This workshop is a webinar and you will receive instructions on how to access the webinar 1-2 business days prior to the workshop.
500 W. Madison St., 16th Floor - 3/6/2015 - 11:00 am
Join us at this special company visit to Grainger, a Fortune 500 company that helps customers save time and money by providing them the right products to keep their facilities up and running. Grainger's customers are two million businesses and institutions in more than 150 countries. With more than 22,400 team members, the Grainger team works closely with customers to better understand their challenges and provide cost-saving solutions. Career paths include sales, ecommerce, finance, communications, business analysis, and sustainability. Join this visit and find out why Grainger is a perennial member of Fortune magazine's Most Admired Companies list. Undergraduate students in ALL majors are invited to attend. Time: 11am - 1pm - Lunch will be provided. Attire: Business Casual, no jeans or athletic attire Speakers: Brian Smith, DePaul Grad and current Territory Sales Representative and others to be confirmed Hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations, Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK), and the Career Center.
Earl Shapiro Hall 5800 S. Stony Island Ave Chicago, IL 60637 - 3/7/2015 - 9:00 am
Participants will have an opportunity to: Learn about Individual participating schools and their programs. Speak with representatives from participating schools To register and obtain further information go to ucls.uchicago.edu/diversityjobfair
Parkes Hall Room 112 @ Alice Millar Chapel Northwestern University 1870 Sheridan Road Evanston, IL - 3/7/2015 - 10:00 am
COME GROW WITH US! We provide quality in-home, evidence-based ABA therapy & support to children with ASK & their families. REGISTER TO ATTEND: www.tinyurl.com/AHSSCareerFairNorthwestern Reasons You'll Enjoy Working With Us: -We'll math you with clients less than 30 minutes from your home. -Receive comprehensive on-the-job training. -Lots of opening for part-time (6-10 hours) in-home therapists in greater Chicagoland area. -Internal career growth, development, and advancement. To learn more visit our website at www.AutismHomeSupport.com or call 847-564-0822 Delivering real progress towards hopes and dreams
Webinar - 3/10/2015 - 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. If you experience technical difficulties, or cannot access the webinar for any reason, please contact the UIP team at uip@depaul.edu, or call the Career Center at 312.362.8437 and ask for a UIP team member.
Loop, DePaul Center, 9th floor, room 9500 - 3/10/2015 - 4:00 pm
DePaul alum, Fran Rugo from Tech Cocktail will be hosting a workshop focused on preparing for the Creative Careers Fair. If you will be attending the fair, stop by to learn more about how you can prepare! Space is limited and pre-registration is strongly encouraged.
DPC 9500 - 3/10/2015 - 5:00 pm
Ninety-five percent of the time, the interviewing process starts with a seemingly simple phone call. However, there can be some serious professional pitfalls if you are not thoroughly prepared. Join us for this 30-minute workshop and learn how to wow prospective employers before, during and after the interview.
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DPC 9500 - 3/12/2015 - 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.
Lincoln Park Campus Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Room 120AB - 3/12/2015 - 2:00 pm
DePaul University's Career Center is pleased to present the Career Options for Creative Students Fair! Students of all experience levels are encouraged to attend to learn about the many professional opportunities that are available in creative roles. Students from the following majors and programs are strongly encouraged to attend: - Animation (Cinema & Game Art concentrations) - Computer Game Design - Cinema Production (Production, Post- Production & Sound concentrations) - Digital Cinema (Production, Sound, TV Production, Film/TV Writing concentrations) - Digital Communication & Media Arts - Graphic Design - Human-Computer Interaction - Interactive & Social Media - Journalism - Marketing - Media & Cinema Studies - Music - Performing Arts Management - PR & Advertising Please note that this fair is NOT open to the general public. You must be a DePaul student or alumnus to attend. Professional dress is strongly recommended. Prepare for the Fair: 1. Attend the "How to Work a Job Fair & Internship Fair" workshop. This FREE 1-1 ? hour session teaches participants how to effectively showcase their skills and abilities at a fair. Workshops will be held: March 2, 2015 | 12-1:30pm | SAC 151 Pre-register for one of these FREE session through eRecruiting's "Calendar" section 2. Visit the Career Center's Peer Career Advisors for a resume review. Peer Career Advisors are highly trained undergraduates who advise students and alumni concerning basic career related issues on a walk-in basis. 3. Dress for success & bring plenty of resumes! Professional dress is strongly recommended by the Career Center, it's what employers will expect of you! A business suit or a professional style pair of slacks, button down shirt or blouse and dress shoes are considered appropriate attire for job and internship fairs. 4. Practice interviewing online with DePaul.InterviewStream.com. You can use DePaul.InterviewStream.com whenever you want to prepare for all of your job and internship interviews.