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).
Illinois Tech is a prominent Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics university. Being an institute of technology means our graduates must be prepared to navigate a STEM infused hiring process different from their liberal arts peers. Here are some resources to
In the Career Services office, we are here to connect you with the tools you need to find jobs, internships, and other opportunities for your career development! Though we spend the majority of our time editing your resumes and teaching
Summer is a time to build new business relationships, make meaningful contacts, and foster relationships. Summer is a great time of the year as it relates to meeting people, going to events, and exploring new opportunities. So, let’s explore
When I meet with students about their job search, I discuss the need to get an employer’s attention in 3 areas: Skills and knowledge necessary to do the job Fit with the culture of the organization Passion for the role
When I was in middle school, my teacher assigned the book The Giver by Lois Lowry. I was a young, book nerd and was excited to receive yet another free book- oh the joys of middle school- so I read
Congratulations! You got an internship. You will spend your summer gaining necessary skills for your future profession and accumulating amazing stories to tell your friends and professors when you return to Illinois Tech this fall. While I am sure you
It’s beautiful isn’t it? To really try to see people we are working with, to realize that at the end of the day we all go home to something and it will affect us in our work life whether we want it to or not. Life isn’t black and white, it’s complex and messy, and the sooner we realize that each person has a struggle, a disability, and pain we can hopefully treat each other with the respect we would want in return.