DePaul Career Center February Programming

We are excited to share our February 2021 programming schedule below! These regularly scheduled virtual events and workshops will help you stay on top of your career goals, gain new skills and navigate the ever-changing job market.

Our career advisors are also available remotely for one-on-one appointments and tailored advice.

Feb 2Summer Internship Fest: Tips for Searching & Succeeding

Feb 5: Informational Interview Day with the Alumni Sharing Knowledge Program

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Feb 4Introduction to Survey Design

Feb 10: Negotiation & Salary Negotiation

Feb 18: Grant Writing

Feb 19: Introduction to Content Marketing

Feb 26: Product Management Basics

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Feb 9: Health Care & Science Community Pop-Up: Kahoot Trivia Night

Feb 10: Industry Insights: Careers in Data Analytics

Feb 17: How I Got This Job in HR

Feb 18: Tech & Design Community Pop-Up: Twitch Night with Industry Pros

Feb 22: ASK Oasis Pre-Career Fair Event: Tips for Successful Virtual Engagement

Feb 23: Industry Insights: Careers in Local Government

Feb 23: Resumes for Designers

Feb 23: Alumni MasterClass: Finding & Maintaining a Work / Life Balance

DePaul Career Center Summer Programming

Although the current situation presents many challenges for us personally and professionally, everyone in the DePaul Career Center is working hard to help ensure that you have a successful and productive summer.  

We are excited to debut our 2020 summer programming schedule below! These regularly scheduled virtual events and workshops will help you stay on top of your career goals, gain new skills and navigate the ever-changing job market.

Our career advisors are also available all summer for one-on-one appointments and tailored advice.

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Every Wednesday from 2:00 – 2:30pm

Are you interested in upskilling this summer? You’ve come to the right place! The DePaul Career Center is offering weekly skills labs – each with a different focus. The labs will introduce each topic and provide tips on acquiring relevant skills.

If you can’t make it to a workshop, feel free to RSVP and we will send you a recording and related materials!

June 17: Creating a Website

June 24: Design Basics: Using Canva to Tell a Story

July 1: Cultural Competence

July 8: Intro to Video Marketing

July 15: Remote Work Technology

July 22: Planning Effective Events: Embracing Online Reality

July 29: Crafting High Impact Presentations

August 5: Mastering the Art of Grant Writing

August 12: Basics of SEO

August 19: Agile Project Management

August 26: Intro to Design Thinking


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Every Tuesday from 2:00 – 2:30pm

Looking for some community support for your job search this summer? In these weekly group sessions, we’ll check in on individual and group goals – as well as provide tactical advice. These sessions are appropriate for anyone who is currently job seeking.

You can check in weekly or just pop in once for some inspiration and advice!

June 23
June 30
July 7
July 14
July 21
July 28
August 4
August 11
August 18
August 25​


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Every Other Thursday

In this workshop, we will outline tips for a job search during the pandemic. Participants will have the opportunity to ask specific questions. This workshop is appropriate for anyone seeking employment.

June 18 @ 5pm
July 2 @ 12pm
July 16 @ 5pm
July 30 @ 12pm
August 13 @ 5pm
August 27 @ 12pm

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Every Other Thursday at Noon or 5pm

Interested in identifying and gaining skills that will make you more marketable in this competitive job market? In these workshops, we’ll outline some of the most in-demand skills as well as how to grow your strengths through free online tools and skill-building resources.

Are These Fall Career Fairs on Your Radar?

By: Tara Golenberke, marketing professional in the education industry, and former digital media & marketing manager at the DePaul Career Center

Whether you are looking to uncover career interests, discover new job seeking skills, connect with top recruiters or learn about current job or internship opportunities, the Career Center’s events and fairs can jumpstart the quest.

Lucky for you, this fall is packed with exciting opportunities for you to learn more about the career search and connect with the biggest and brightest companies in Chicagoland and beyond.

Fall into fall with these 3 career-boosting events:

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Meet the Firms
September 14  |  4-7 p.m.  |  The Congress Plaza Hotel

Beta Alpha Psi’s Meet the Firms is designed exclusively for DePaul’s accounting, finance and Management Information Systems (MIS) students. This exciting event allows students and recruiters to make new connections and develop strong relationships. Pwc, Allstate, Deloitte, Grant Thornton and many more will have representatives available! Learn more, here.

Screen Shot 2016-08-31 at 2.38.26 PMFall Job & Internship Fair – Day 1
October 6  |  3-6 p.m.  |  Lincoln Park Student Center, 120 AB
Fall Job & Internship Fair – Day 2
October 7  |  11 a.m.-2 p.m.  |  Lincoln Park Student Center, 120 AB

Interact with top employers recruiting for jobs and internships at this two-day event! Companies such as Yelp, Aon, Groupon, MillerCoors, Teach for America and many more will be there seeking candidates from all majors and experience levels. This fair is designed exclusively for DePaul students and alumni. Discover more on Handshake.

Screen Shot 2016-08-31 at 2.38.37 PMTechnology Job & Internship Fair – Day 1
November 2  |  3-6 p.m.  |  DePaul Center, Concourse Level
Technology Job & Internship Fair – Day 2
November 3  |  3-6 p.m.  |  DePaul Center, Concourse Level

DePaul students and alumni of all experience levels are encouraged to attend our tech fair to learn about full-time and internship opportunities in technology-related fields. Companies such as Abbott, CME Group, United Airlines, CDK Global, and Medline Industries are expected to attend! Plan ahead and learn more, here.

The DePaul Career Center hosts career-related events, workshops and fairs all year long. Keep an eye on Handshake and be the first to know about upcoming career events at DePaul.