Hire the Best and Career Fairs

Alumni play a crucial role in the future of Illinois Tech, especially as the pandemic limits internship and job opportunities for our students and recent graduates. Our success in this current moment depends on an energetic and engaged alumni base. To that end, the Career Services staff encourages alumni to bring their organizations or provide referrals to companies and organizations that would benefit from employing Illinois Tech students and alumni, or at least providing short-term experiential learning opportunities that expose Illinois Tech job seekers to their future industries.

In the current moment with its unique challenges, we offer the following opportunities to provide short-term opportunities to help our students:

  • Post a short-term project, or micro-internship, either through Parker Dewey or on Handshake
  • Share, via webinar, your professional experiences and tips for students to be successful in their job/internship searches
  • Become a partner in the Elevate program
  • Volunteer for a virtual résumé review session during the fall or spring semester
  • Volunteer for a virtual mock interview session during the fall or spring semester
  • Encourage your company to take part in an upcoming Career Fair
  • Virtual Career Treks (company tours)
  • Hire students for virtual semester-long internships and co-ops

If you are interested in taking part in any of the above activities that require logistical support from Career Services, please let us know by filling out our Alumni Virtual Professional Development Assistance form. If you have any questions about the opportunities listed, please contact us at careerservices@iit.edu.

Once we return to more or less normal operations, we hope you’ll look forward to taking part in the following opportunities:

Hire a Student or Alumni

  • Internships
  • Co-ops
  • Externships
  • Full-time positions

Connect Students and Alumni to Job Opportunities

  • Encourage your company to attend a career fair or virtual career fair
  • Participate in an informal Career Connections networking event on campus
  • Host a networking event
  • Hold an informational Employer Spotlight session on campus
  • Conduct interviews on campus
  • Post your available positions in Handshake, our recruitment platform
  • Post a short-term project, or micro-internship

Sponsor or Join in Networking-Oriented Activities on Campus

  • Career Treks (company tours)
  • Hackathons
  • Game nights in The Bog
  • Career workshops
  • And more opportunities provided by Career Services

As an Illinois Tech Employer-In-Residence, Provide Students

  • Résumé critiques
  • Mock interviews

For more information, contact careerservices@iit.edu.