First Generation

What kind of students choose Illinois Tech? Students who know that a degree from a world-class university will prepare them to achieve more. Students who are curious, sharp, and ambitious. People with the audacity to do things better, smarter, and faster. People who are ready to make the world a better place. People like you.

Helpful Resources

  • Who can help me if I’m struggling academically?
  • Is there a mentor or advisor to check in with that can help me learn to:
    • Reduce any stress in this new experience?
    • Keep track of all my work and going to my classes?
  • What kind of learning disability resources are available? 

Are you really ready for graduation? The Salesforce Foundations Program

Navigating the job market is tricky, especially for recent graduates facing an ever-widening talent gap between employer expectations and student skill sets. Employers are searching for graduates fluent in both technical know-how and professional skills. It all makes sense, but …

By Nicholas Mancari
Nicholas Mancari Associate Director, Career Services
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A great tool to find companies who hire for your role!

Use our free tool below to see the employers, salary data, and job requirements of various roles, depending on your degree.

It’s easy to get to this info on our Elevate site. Here’s a quick step-by-step guide.

1. Go to …

By Julie Bruns
Julie Bruns Senior Career Development Coach
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Volunteering with IBPSA-USA for Career Development and Outreach in the Industry

IBPSA-USA is the U.S. regional affiliate of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA). The mission of IBPSA-USA is to advance and promote the science of building simulation to improve the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of new and existing …

By Jason Zhou
Jason Zhou Peer Career Coach
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Featured Resources

Scarlet C-Suite Program

The Scarlet C-Suite Program is a comprehensive program offered by Career Services. The purpose of the program is to elevate …

The intention of this form is to gain a clearer perspective on the student’s perception of the Elevate Program. Your …

The Office of Career Services will be implementing an event & interview no-show/cancellation policy this Spring semester (2023). Programs, activities, …

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