Launch Your Career

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Launch Your Career

Find all of your career needs under one roof, including student employment, career development, internship advising and industry relations.

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Discover Handshake

Discover Handshake

Visit Handshake for jobs, internships, events, and career resources. Activate your account today.

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Share Your Success

Share Your Success

Have you gotten a new job, internship, promotion, or award? Please share your success stories with us. 

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Book an Appointment

Book an Appointment

The Career Center staff is available to meet with current students and alumni within 6 months of graduation. Visit Handshake to book an appointment today. Alumni must call to make an appointment.

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Upcoming Events

Getting the Most Out of Handshake

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Getting the Most Out of Handshake

Getting the Most Out of Handshake


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Career Center

Join us for an interactive, hands-on session on how to make the most of Handshake—your tool for finding internships, jobs, events, and connecting to resources ...

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How To Reduce Career Anxiety

How To Reduce Career Anxiety

How To Reduce Career Anxiety

Career Center

No matter where you are on your career path, the stress and anxiety of knowing what you want, and where you’re going is intense. This ...

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Portfolios Basics: From building to presenting a professional body of work

Portfolios Basics: From building to presenting a professional body of work

Portfolios Basics: From building to presenting a professional body of work

Career Center

Building a body of work starts the minute you come on campus as a student. Class projects, attending mixers, meeting new friends at events, clubs ...

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Advertising Recruiters Panel

Advertising Recruiters Panel

Advertising Recruiters Panel

33 E. Congress Pkwy

What does it take to work at an advertising agency in management, strategy and creative roles? How can you make the leap from student to ...

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Alumni Panel: Don't Worry, I Was in Your Shoes Last Year

Alumni Panel: Don't Worry, I Was in Your Shoes Last Year

Alumni Panel: Don't Worry, I Was in Your Shoes Last Year

Career Center

We’re bringing back successful 2017 graduates, now working in their fields, to share with you what it was like before making the leap from student ...

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Career Center Open House

Career Center Open House

Career Center Open House

Career Center

Join us for an open house in the Career Center. Meet the Career Center staff, learn about the services we provide and how to plan ...

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Resumes for Designers

Resumes for Designers

Resumes for Designers

Career Center

Join us to learn the best way to build, structure and layout your resume as a designer. We'll also share top industry strategies that make ...

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Freelance Toolkit Series Part 1: Intro to Freelancing

Freelance Toolkit Series Part 1: Intro to Freelancing

Freelance Toolkit Series Part 1: Intro to Freelancing

600 S. Michigan Ave.

Are you currently freelancing or thinking of becoming a freelancer? It is estimated by Forbes, Fast Company, and Entrepreneur magazines that 50% of the workforce ...

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Resumes for Performers

Resumes for Performers

Resumes for Performers

Career Center

Join us to learn the best way to build, structure and layout your resume as a performer. We'll also share top industry strategies that make ...

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Resumes for Media Professionals

Resumes for Media Professionals

Resumes for Media Professionals

Career Center

Join us to learn the best way to build, structure and layout your resume as a media professional. We'll also share top industry strategies that ...

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Recent Blog Posts:

Advertising Recruiter Panel

What does it take to work at an advertising agency in management, strategy and creative roles? How can you make the leap from student to industry professional and launch your career in advertising and marketing? Hear first-hand from recruiters that work with some of Chicago’s leading, global agencies on how ... Read More

Posted by Portfolio Center, 09/19/17

6 Ways to Make Your Showreel or Demo Reel Stand Out

Take your reel from good to great! In this post, we share 6 tips for demo reels and showreels – critical marketing materials for any creative professional. Marketing yourself as a creative professional is obviously incredibly important, especially if you want to get new clients and more work. But what’s ... Read More

Posted by Portfolio Center, 09/19/17