By: Devyani Gauri, Peer Career Coach As an international student, the first time I ever got exposed to job searching was when I started looking for a job on-campus. As daunting as it seemed, with time and quite a bit
By: BJ Engelhardt, Director of Operations Thought exercise: think back to some of your favorite movies or TV shows about powerful people, especially powerful people in a modern context. Think about movies about world leaders, Presidents, big business tycoons/leaders of
By: Peer Career Coach Priscilla Akpabio I am currently a fourth year Mechanical Engineering student at Illinois Tech. I transferred into IIT in 2018 having a vague idea about what I wanted my career to look like after graduation. I
Edited by: Maira Zamir, Peer Career Coach I graduated from IIT in 2010 with a major in Psychology and a minor in Marketing. Since graduation, I’ve worked at digital marketing agencies, earned a MBA from Northwestern University and am now
Edited By: Maira Zamir, Peer Career Coach Javier Sorribes graduated from Illinois Tech with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering in May 2018. He has been a Software Engineer at Google since then, first working in Google Hire (an
Aslinur Taskin graduated from Illinois Institute of Technology in 2019 with a Bachelor of Architecture specializing in Digital Design. While studying, she has worked for Site Design Group, SOM, and Mana Contemporary; in model making, urban planning, and landscape projects.
Victoria Sabo was a Chemistry major at Illinois Tech. She says that during her time at IIT, she learned mostly from working in labs and taking part in researches that are readily available during the fall, spring and summer terms.
By: Maira Zamir, Peer Career Coach By now the whole World collectively has somewhat become used to living in what is now called the ‘Covid-era’. This era is associated with social-distancing, quarantining by staying at home and in general just
Written by: Celestine McGee, Sr. Employer Relations & Outreach Specialist During the summer months this is a time to highlight any work experiences that you may have encountered. Whether it is a paid internship, unpaid internship, shadowing remote opportunity, or
By: Peer Career Coach Maira Zamir Ola is from Lagos, Nigeria and is a recent graduate of Illinois Tech, Class of 2020 with a Bachelor in Architecture and a minor in Urban Studies. Ola is currently a NOMA research fellow