Career Consultant Dr. Sandy Marcus, inspired by a large poster in a restaurant, writes a list about things we can do to build community here at Illinois Tech.
The CI unit hosted its third seminar on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at the Illinois Tech Downtown Campus, using space at the Institute of Design. We ran this seminar in October and November 2017, with the same attendee goals for each session, but in a different physical area, which allowed participants to reflect on the information away from the usual associations tied to their normal office space.
Due to expanded interest in offering an introduction to continuous improvement, the CI unit offered a second seminar on Friday, November 10, 2017, to the Illinois Tech community. With the same objectives, we applied feedback from the first seminar to make further improvements on content and delivery.
The new Continuous Improvement (CI) unit within the Office of Student Access, Success, and Diversity Initiatives (SASDI) hosted a seminar on continuous improvement and change management. In addition to colleagues from SASDI, we welcomed colleagues from five other departments across campus.
You want your resume reader to see the key words that really paint a picture of you. If it’s a verb, fine; but it doesn’t have to be. You must therefore ask yourself is, “If there is ONE word in this item that I want my reader to see FIRST, what is that word?” That’s the word that should begin the item. You then find a way to write the rest of the item, starting with that key word. And, yes, it might be a verb, but it doesn’t have to be – it could be a noun, or a name, or even a number. The first word may not always be what you think, and selecting the best first word depends on what one wants to emphasize.
I came to Illinois Tech in August 2010 knowing I wanted to “make an impact” in the world – but not sure exactly how. I knew I had an interest in learning and contributing to how science changes our society
The biggest mistake in interviews is not smiling. That was one of many important, practical tips Dr. Daniel Moser gave during his presentation. (Smiling is one of those easy things people seem to forget to do, surprisingly; it makes them
In 1890, the women and men of what we now know as Illinois Institute of Technology responded to a call for action with a brilliant academic program fused within the context of the city of Chicago, calling forth visionary and
As we begin the 2017-18 academic year, we are pleased to announce the inaugural launch of Early Career Communities, an initiative designed to create innovative pathways and experiential learning settings for students to take meaningful steps in their career preparation,
“College students should have significant practice solving complex problems with diverse groups of collaborators in order to prepare for the challenges they will face in the workplace and in civic life.” – Kathryn Peltier Campbell, Association of American Colleges and