April 10-11, 2013
Requirements for the Chicago Road Trip
- Applications are due by Friday, March 29. Please note that submitting an application does not guarantee you a place on the trip.
- All participants will be required to have an updated resume (please meet with both a Career Assistant and a member of our professional staff during block 7) submitted no later than Friday, April 5th.
- All participants will be required to attend a pre-departure meeting at 11.15am, Monday, April 8th in the Career Engagement Center.
- Overnight accommodation and meals will be provided for you on the trip.
Thursday, April 11
8.30am: Depart Mt. Vernon, IA for Chicago, IL
12.30pm: Check-in at Hostelling International-Chicago/lunch
2.30pm: Attend HR consulting industry presentation and professional etiquette workshop at Jacobson Group
5.30pm: Attend student-alumni networking event at Poag Mahone's, downtown, Chicago
8.00pm: Free to explore the city
Friday, April 12
9.00am: Attend non-profit industry presentation and career panel at Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana
11.00am: Attend publishing industry panel and career discussion at McGraw-Hill
1.00pm: Lunch/Depart Chicago, IL for Mt. Vernon, IA
6.30pm (approx.): Arrive to campus
Please note submitting an application does not guarantee a spot on the trip. If you are selected to go on the trip and accept the offer, but then fail to show up, your student account will be charged $25.
Please contact Jason Napoli with any questions.