By: Maira Zamir, Peer Career Coach Does it matter if you go first or last in an interview order? Here is what you should know: Primacy Bias This is a concept that interviewers tend to remember the first candidate easily
By: Maira Zamir, Peer Career Coach A little networking 101 for you guys: learn how to master the art of conversation. It may seem like a daunting and impossible task at first but at the end of the day, it
By: Priscilla Akpabio, Peer Career Coach Before attending a career fair there should be a mental checklist you go through to make sure you have everything and are fully prepared. Our office has gone ahead to create this list and
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.