Career Prep Day


Information for Students and Mentors

What: Engineering Career Prep Day
When: Friday, February 7, 2014
Where: Student Center East - Illinois Room
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Who: Open to all undergraduate engineering students

Career preparation workshop and networking event to connect with UIC Engineering Alumni! Donít miss out on your opportunity to meet experts in your field.

Student Expectations: Students will be able to discuss some of the following career development topics:

  • Catching the notice of a recruiter (resume, networking, etc.)
  • Selling Yourself - What is an elevator pitch?
  • Communication-of student's research, past jobs, internship experience,GPA, etc.
  • Interviewing skills - How to prepare for an interview
  • Business etiquette- presentation, dress, communication, manners,etc.
Alumni mentors from leading companies will lead interactive discussions covering these important topics! Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to meet with engineering experts from various industries.



Students - send your resume to the Engineering Career Center at with ENGINEERING CAREER PREP DAY in the subject line.


Volunteer Mentors, like you, can help students to become confident about their accomplishments and learn how to explain their accomplishments to prospective employers. We need you to help our students prepare for their job search whether for an internship or a full-time position.

Register as a Mentor!
Registration is closed at this time. Please check back later.


Fall 2009 Career Prep Day 9/12/09

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