This Week Archives

Spring 2018

Week 6 - February 19th: Employer Spotlight BW Design 
Week 5 - February 12th: How to Manage a Job Offer
Week 4 - February 5th: Employer Spotlight Raytheon
Week 3 - January 29th: How to Maximize Your Time at Employer Info Sessions
Week 2 - January 22nd: Employer Spotlight TIBCO
Week 1 - January 15th: Year End Review, What Happened in 2017?

Fall 2017

Week 14 - November 27th: Make the most of Winter Break with your job search (Final "This Week" of semester)
Week 13 - November 20th: Giving thanks by giving back through volunteering
Week 12 - November 13th: Applying and following up with your target employers
Week 11 - November 6th: Identifying and creating a list of your target employers
Week 10 - October 30th: Didn't get the offer? Turn that rejection into a connection
Week 9 - October 23rd: Starting salaries and pay rates: It's all about knowing your worth
Week 8 - October 16th: Reneging: Backing out of an offer after accepting it
Week 7 - October 9th: Interviewing: Providing great answers to their questions
Week 6 - October 2nd: Interviewing: Being prepared produces the best results
Week 5 - September 25th: Following up with employers increases your odds of a reply
Week 4 - September 18th: Navigating the Engineering & CS Career Fair
Week 3 - September 11th: Preparing for the Engineering & CS Career Fair
Week 2 - September 5th: Researching companies you meet with and apply to
Week 1 - August 28th: Welcome Back! Set some goals and start your search


Spring 2017

Week 14 - April 17th: Didn’t land that internship yet? Here are some suggestions
Week 13 - April 10th: Local events provide unlimited opportunities for networking
Week 12 - April 3rd: Launch your ideas off campus at local incubators and tech centers
Week 11 - March 27th: Think outside the box: Informational interviews and job shadowing
Week 10 - March 13th: Know your worth: Negotiating employment offers and pay
Week 9 - March 6th: Permanent vs. contract employment: Weighing your options
Week 8 - February 27th: International students: Engineering your career in the USA
Week 7 - February 20th: Engineers Week encourages you to “Dream Big” this year
Week 6 - February 13th: Preparing for interviews: What you need to know beforehand
Week 5 - February 6th: Following up with employers after the Engineering Career Fair
Week 4 - January 30th: Making the most of your Engineering Career Fair experience
Week 3 - January 23rd: Research employers to ensure a successful career fair experience
Week 2 - January 16th: Crafting an effective elevator speech to win over employers
Week 1 - January 9th: New changes in the Engineering Career Center for Spring 2017


Fall 2016

Week 16 - December 5th: Making the most of Winter Break: Focus on your future career!
Week 15 - November 28th: Need a study break? See who is coming to the ENGR career fair
Week 14 - November 21st: Giving thank during your internship/job search
Week 13 - November 14th: Beyond the job boards: Reaching out to your network
Week 12 - November 7th: Interpersonal (soft) skills are integral to your career
Week 11 - October 31st: The passive job-seeker vs. the proactive job-seeker
Week 10 - October 24th: Do I need a cover letter? What should I include in it?
Week 9 - October 17th: Preparing for interviews to guarantee a better outcome
Week 8 - October 10th: Utilizing LinkedIn to secure internships and full-time jobs
Week 7 - October 3rd: Susan Major: Strengthening Women Leaders in Engineering
Week 6 - September 26th: Following up with employers after events and interviews
Week 5 - September 19th: Diversity 'All-Majors' Career Fair Thursday in UIC Forum
Week 4 - September 12th: So much going on in the Engineering Career Center (ECC)