Parents & Families

Parents and families play a huge role in the success of their students at Illinois Tech. Your student relies on you for encouragement, advice, help with applications, bills—and, well, you raised them, so we don’t have to tell you!

 

Navigating Our Website

The Elevate portal is your hub for information on campus and Elevate experiences. Here are some of the many things you can do on our site:

  • On the main page, we have separate tabs for Jobs & Internships, Career Resources, Student Engagement, Industries, and Communities on Campus
  • The “Start Here” tab holds all audience pages with important information relevant to that group.
  • The “Access Your Support Team” tab provides information about the various offices that support our students during their time on campus.
  • The “Explore Elevate Opportunities” tab lists out the various opportunities tied to Elevate for students to explore.
  • The “Develop Your Plan” tab holds resources for students to use to make the most out of their time on campus

My experience as a Team Lead & why Career Services is the best!

B.A.G

Behavior. Attitude. Goal

My experience with Career Services has been fantastic. Within a month of joining the team as a Student & Employer Engagement Leader (SEEL), I was promoted to the position of TEAM LEAD (TL). I currently oversee …

By Aman Priya Bardhan
Aman Priya Bardhan
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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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Celebrate Elevate Month

Illinois Tech’s new one-of-a-kind Elevate program empowers you for lifelong professional success. Elevate guarantees opportunities that will allow you to take part in hands-on experiences, gain personalized mentorship, and be career-ready upon graduation. It’s all part of Illinois Tech’s Elevate …

By Kaelen Evon
Kaelen Evon Manager of Elevate Initiatives
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