Architecture alumnus Francisco Alvarez Rincon (B. Arch, 2015) decided he wanted to get an MBA and talks about his strategy putting together a solid application. If you are considering applying to business school from a so-called “non-traditional background” — even in the far future — you might find some useful information here.
Seeking high-achieving students for a college access program! The Illinois Tech Global Leaders Program (GLP) is celebrating a strong year of leadership development, academic enrichment and professional mentorship. The application is now open for current high school sophomores; share this information with talented, motivated high school sophomores and their families and nominate a student! Read more.
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
When You Feel Like You’re Short on Stakes The following is a reflection essay written by one of our Peer Career Coaches, Xochi Castel, a second-year Bachelor of Architecture student. I’d invited her to shadow me on a Chicago Architecture
Manoj Varma Penmathsa is one of the newest members of the Peer Career Coaching team and decided to take a risk at this year’s career fair. The experience he writes about below exemplifies the power of “planned happenstance” in the
The Peer Career Coach program is a new initiative in the Career Services office. Its purpose is to develop the career talents of our on-campus student assistants by positioning them to provide leadership to other students on a peer-to-peer level, both
This week’s guest post is a “Student Success Story” by Jonathan Hui, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, 2016. This summer I took part in Canadian National Railroad’s Summer Railroader internship program. I connected with this opportunity after meeting CN
Today’s guest post is a Student Success Story from one of our undergraduate Peer Career Coaches, a student co-mentoring position we launched in spring 2016. Brian Farci (ARCH ’16) was recruited for a Design position with a major global retail brand,
Two of the questions I field most frequently from student advisees are: “How can I learn and practice effective networking with professionals in my field?” and “How can I get an on-campus support or research/TA position?” Let’s kill two birds
Every ROTC cadet should have the chance to work for, let’s say, a Fortune 500 company, regardless of their major. Simply due to the fact that the leadership styles and management experiences you gain are invaluable and highly qualifies any