written by: Cosme Lozano
The 33rd Annual CareerFest is set for Friday, February 11, 2022 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. CareerFest will include local and regional employers offering internships, and full-time positions in business, government, healthcare, manufacturing, non-profits, science, and social services.
Using an online platform, students will be able to meet with employers and hiring organizations at their virtual booths through groups and 1-1 sessions.
If you are a student seeking full-time or internship opportunities, plan to participate in CareerFest. With a chance to connect with employers in a variety of career fields including business, government, and non-profits who value the skills and experiences unique to students from small, private liberal arts colleges.
There is no cost for students or alumni to register for CareerFest.
For students who choose to attend, there will no shortage of familiar employers..
That list includes:
- American Red Cross of Illinois
- Ace Hardware
- Alarm Detection Systems Inc.
- Athletico Physical Therapy
- Bethshan Associaton
- Chicago Commons Association
- Children’s Home + Aid
- City of Naperville
- CNA Insurance
- Dayton Freight
- Enterprise Holdings
- First American Bank
- Gerber Collision & Glass
- Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
- Illinois Department of Corrections
- Illinois Office of the Auditor General
- Illinois State Police (Recruitment)
- NYU Teacher Residency
- The Art Institute of Chicago
And so much more!
For those who would like to take the next step in their careers, please follow this link
The link will take you to Handshake, where students can then sign up for specific sessions with employers at their designated times. If you do not have a Handshake account, one will need to be made in order to sign up.
We strongly encourage all students of any grade to attend this event!