Chicago State University

Upcoming Events and Workshops

Career Fairs (Fall) 

  • Fall Employment Fair - Wednesday, August 29, 2018; 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm - attending employers are seeking CSU students for immediate need positions in the hospitality, transportation, and logistics sector. Students and alumni register here to attend. 

  • College of Pharmacy Career Fair - Monday, September 24, 2018 -  This annual event provides opportunities for our professional year 4 (P4) interviews which will take place on Monday, September 24th, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm. Internship interviews for first-year and second-year pharmacy students will occur, Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 - 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm.  
  • All Majors Career and Community Resource Fair (Fall) - Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - attending employers are seeking to hire students and alumni for full-time, internship, and experiential opportunities. In addition, attending agencies will provide information about local community resources. Students, alumni, and community members register here to attend. 

Latino Heritage Month - Career Development & Latino Resource Center Events 

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Career Opportunities - Please join us for an intimate look into what it means to be a part of these service organizations as well as programs they have for students and recent graduates. 

Cover Letter Workshops - CRSUB Room, 230

The purpose of your resume and cover letter are very different. Your resume is about your background, experience, and your skills in general. However, your cover letter is about the firm and what you can specifically do to add value to that particular employer.

This workshop will address how to write an effective cover letter and teach you best practice techniques for developing tailored messages. 

Thursday, August 30, 2018 – 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm; register here.

TBA – 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Navigating College Central Workshops - CRSUB Room, 230

College Central Network (CCN)? CCN is Chicago State University's job posting database where you'll find companies, contacts, internship, volunteer, and job opportunities. Attend this workshop to understand how to navigate the College Central Network (CCN) and help employers find you. 

Monday, August 27, 2018  – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm; register here.

Monday, September 24, 2018  – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm; register here.

TB  – 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Securing A Summer Internship Workshop - CRSUB Room, 230

Let's face it, finding an internship can be overwhelming, but obtaining one can really help you figure out what kind of job is or isn’t right for you. Please join us for an interactive workshop that will assist you in securing a summer internship. 

Wednesday, November 7, 2019 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm; register here

TBA - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Telling Your Story - Quickly - Workshop - CRSUB Room, 230 

Learn how to quickly describe your background and skills to employers; the workshop will cover:

  • Introducing yourself
  • Discovering the most interesting or memorable facts that make you stand out from others
  • Engaging with someone so that he and/or she will want to learn more about you

College of Pharmacy - Thursday, September 18, 2018 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm; register here.

TBA - 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm 

Utilizing LinkedIn for Your Job Search Workshop - CRSUB Room, 230

LinkedIn is one of the top professional social networking sites with 133 million users in the U.S. alone. 

Monday, September 10, 2018  4:00 pm – 5:00 pm; register here.

TBA - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm