Chicago & Beyond Career Events
Illinois Association of Environmental Professionals Student Career Seminar
Saturday, January 24
Time: 9:00 - 12:00 p.m.
Monsignor Andrew J. McGowan Science Building, Room 200
1110 West Belden Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614
Take charge of your future career in the environmental professions by attending a free student career seminar presented by DePaul University and the Illinois Association of Environmental Professionals. Today’s job market is very challenging, so you need to learn how to separate yourself from the crowd. You’ll have the chance to meet working professionals and hear about how you can prepare for your career. Also learn:
- How to network
- About the benefits of professional organizations
- About internships and their value
- How to build your resume
- How to improve your interviewing skills
Meet With Speakers:
Robert P. Sliwinski, M.S. CPESC - President of the Illinois Association of Environmental Professionals
Ron Deverman – HNTB and Past President of the National Association of Environmental Professionals
Renee Kuruc - Burns & McDonnell
Patrick VerHalen – Construction Project Manager, Kane County Department of Transportation
Breakfast Refreshments will be served.
Reservations are required prior to January 15, 2015 deadline. Register online at www.iaepnetwork.org.
Call to Serve: Who's Hiring in Government Webinar
Tuesday, January 27
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. CST
The federal government is hiring, and there are a wide-range of job opportunities available for your students in mission-critical occupational fields and issue areas. Join us on Tuesday, January 27 for a webinar on the state of the federal job market including the agencies that are hiring and the occupations that top Uncle Sam’s most-wanted list. You will also get tips on how your students can build their federal resume and best navigate the hiring process and land a federal job
Register here: http://pps.convio.net/site/Calendar?id=105044&view=Detail
Chicago Lessons from Abroad: Study Abroad Returnee Conference
Saturday, January 31
Time: 9:00 - 5:00 p.m.
205 West Wacker Dr. (2nd Floor)
DePaul University, Loop Campus
1 East Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60604
Congratulations on your recent voyage abroad! We know you are excited about your experiences abroad and brimming with stories and insights into your host country’s culture. Might you be looking for a captive audience with whom to share those experiences, or are you seeking new ways to study, travel, or work abroad again? If so, we invite you to attend the Chicago Lessons From Abroad Returnee Conference on January 31, 2015, hosted at DePaul University’s Loop campus.
Conference highlights include:
• Meeting other recent study abroad returnees from Chicago and beyond
• Hearing from dynamic and motivating keynote speakers
• Learning how to talk about your newly acquired global skills in a job interview
• Discovering how you can work or study abroad after graduation
• Networking with professionals working in internationally-focused jobs
• Staying connected to and sharing stories about your study abroad experience
This is a great opportunity to network with other students and professionals. We ask that you dress business casual and bring several copies of your resume.
Registration is now open! Please visit http://chicagolessonsfromabroad.eventbrite.com.
The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) Career & Professional Development Workshop
Friday, February 20
Time: 12:30 - 3:00 p.m.
875 N. Michigan Ave. #2400
Chicago, IL 60611
Learn from the PR pros what it takes to thrive in communications and marketing by attending this FREE workshop! Early RSVP is strongly encouraged due to limited space! RSVP to Nelly Alonso at 323.469.8680 X240 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Last day to RSVP is 02/18/15.
About The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF):
TLF’s mission is to increase the number of ethnic minorities by providing scholarships, career & professional development workshops, internships and mentors to African American/Black, Alaska Native/Native American, Asian American/Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latino undergraduate and graduate students. To learn more, visit www.lagrantfoundation.org.
Illinois Charter of Network Schools Teacher Job Fair
Saturday, February 28
Time: 9:00 - 12:30 p.m. - Meet & Greet/1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Onsite Interview
UNO Veterans Memorial Campus
4248 W 47th St.
Chicago, IL 60632
Cost: Free for teachers, counselors, social workers, and administrators
Just like a one-size-fits-all-model doesn’t work for students, it also doesn’t work for teachers. Charter schools offer teachers different options for curricula, culture, professional development, and focus. Teachers who register for the INCS’ Teacher Job Fair will have the opportunity to meet recruiters from over 50 charters (over 120 campuses) from across Illinois, all of which offer different options for teachers.
Preregistration is requested for all candidates. Resumes received by February 24 will be included in the Resume Book. Register today at www.incschools.org/event/2015-incs-teacher-job-fair. For more information or questions, please contact Christina McClain at email@example.com.
New Leadership Illinois: Empowering Women to Lead
This June 1-5 in Chicago, network with the state's most prominent female leaders. Meet women from every level of government who are making a difference in Illinois. And learn how you can join them. Apply by March 2, 2015. Participant expenses paid. Students of all majors and background are encouraged to apply. Must have junior, senior, or recent grad standing in June 2015.