First Year Elevate

Illinois Tech is committed to empowering students to make a successful transition from high school to college by providing a framework through which each student is able to find their support network within the Illinois Tech community, to maximize the use of all resources the university has to offer, to develop a deeper sense of self-awareness and self-efficacy in order to make highly impactful life decisions, and to create a highly individualized plan to realize their desired college experience.

Using a combination of individual, group, and whole-group supports, the First-Year Elevate (FYE) consists of a bi-weekly emails and events addressing topics that are relevant to students during both their first year of college and a first-year mentorship program.

Take Advantage of Bridge Recruiting This Spring

Career Services is pleased to announce the start of Bridge Recruiting.

Bridge Recruiting gives companies and organizations interested in recruiting at Illinois Tech the chance to have a table in the MTCC Bridge area from 11am-2pm every Tuesday, Wednesday, or …

By Nicholas Mancari
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What is a PCC? How can a PCC help you?

Hi my name is Pritam Jogendra Koli. I am a second year graduate student majoring in Food
Safety and Technology. Along with going to school at Illinois Tech, I am a Peer Career Coach
(PCC) in the Career Services Department. …

By Pritam Jogendra Koli
Pritam Jogendra Koli Peer Career Coach
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My Time as a Peer Career Coach: Helping Students Grow Professionally

Hi, my name is Areeba Essani, and I am an international graduate student in Material Science and Engineering. I am from Pakistan, and I came to the United States in the Spring of 2021 for my Masters. I am graduating …

By Areeba Essani
Areeba Essani Peer Career Coach
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Introduction To The Profession (ITP)

Introduction to the Profession (ITP) is a course that every Illinois Tech student takes during their first semester. Each academic…

PHIL 304: Judgment and Decision-Making

J.D. Trout
A philosophical and psychological examination of good reasoning, the origins of judgment errors and biases, the impact of reasoning on…

HIST 353: Chicago During the Prohibition Era

Mindy Pugh
A study of the people, places, demographics, institutions, politics, culture, and national context of the federal Prohibition (of alcohol) era…

COM 380 Digital Media and Citizenship

Mohamed El Marzouki
An examination of the implications of emerging digital media practices for citizenship, equality, participation, and belonging. Some of the key themes…

AAH 380: Frank Lloyd Wright

Erin Hazard
An examination of the career of architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Students will analyze Wright’s theory of organic architecture, the place…