Student Life

Taking the Next Step

Taking the Next Step 2020 - Class of 2023

January 18, 2020 - Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

Taking the Next Step is a full day, conference-style career exploration and networking event featuring College alumni that is open to all first-year students in the College. Take advantage of this opportunity to explore your post-graduation options as well as to meet and speak with alumni of the College.

This program includes:

  • Over 225 alumni representing 21 different industries providing insight into a variety of career paths
  • A diverse range of career-focused, alumni-led panels
  • A breakfast with a panel of upperclass student mentors discussing how to make the most of summer internships
  • Lunchtime roundtables for informal networking with alumni and fellow classmates
  • A variety of afternoon offerings, including:
       - Interviewing Workshop
       - Case Interviewing Workshop
       - 2-Hour Job Search Workshop
       - Cover Letter Workshop  
       - Career Resource Fair 
       - One-on-One Career Advising Sessions