By: Peer Career Coach Devyani Gauri In the middle of the semester, when students are barely floating in the ocean of assignments, projects and exams, we tend to forget the importance of our careers, which is the reason why most
By: Zahra Khuwaja, Peer Career Coach Spooky season is here and nothing is more terrifying than the impending deadlines students have to meet as far as job searching and securing full-time jobs/internships go. Searching for a job or internship position
By: Peer Career Coach Esteban Lopez “The unexamined life is not worth living.” This quote is by Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher who was known for being a nuisance to everyone he met in the streets of Athens. This is
Written by- Celestine McGee, Senior Employer Relations and Outreach Specialist You may have attended the career fair at Illinois Tech a few weeks ago, but you’re still waiting to hear back from many of the companies you met with. This
By: Peer Career Coach Dahun Mamora During the first week of my summer internship at Dell, I saw something unique happen at orientation. I watched as two interns, Alicia and Steven excitedly greeted each other like they had known about
By: Peer Career Coach Maira Zamir Ever wonder how those people you see in a career fair look so confident? So passionate? How do they have that I-know-what-I-am-doing look? The answer is simple: body language! But, what is body language?
By: Peer Career Coach Xochitl Castel As a college student, you might be bombarded with posters, emails, and Facebook notifications about getting involved with organizations on-campus. Most of the time you hit the trash icon, but let me tell you
BY: Peer Career Coach Priscilla Akpabio. Read about her and our other Peer Career Coaches HERE. This week I will be sharing some tips on how to create a resume. As a freshman, I struggled to start a resume so
In Career Services, we are committed to providing meaningful career development experiences for Illinois Tech students. For this reason, we are always looking for new staff members who can help us to achieve this mission with their strengths and talents.
According to LinkedIn, 80% of jobs today are found through networking alone. Knowing this, we have decided to create a PART 2 of a networking article we produced a few weeks ago on our blog (you can read that HERE).