Events

events

Career Services offers a variety of events throughout the semester. All events take place in the Kimberly and James Hill Center for Student Success unless otherwise specified. The Hill Center for Student Success is located at 1433 Prairie Street, Aurora, IL, just west of the parking garage next to the Wackerlin Center for Faith and Action.

Students are also encouraged to attend Sundays @ 7 Career Conversations with Alumni to engage in a conversation about careers, gain insights into the graduate school application process, and build their professional networks. The virtual series is offered via Zoom at 7 p.m. on Sunday evenings. Click here to view the upcoming speakers.

Spring 2023

February 2, 2023 - Virtual Workshop: Making Handshake Work for You
Virtual | 4-5 p.m.

Handshake is an interactive platform that allows students to search for jobs and internships, as well as connect with employers within the Handshake community. The site is a great source of career information and opportunities. Click here to register.

March 22, 2023 - AU Career Fair Prep Sessions
Virtual | Times TBD

Prepare for the AU Career Fair. Practice introducing yourself, learn how to speak with employers, and receive tips for networking.

March 23-24, 2023 - Spartan Attic Department Store
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Spartan Attic moves into the McWethy Room for two days and will feature hundreds of new and gently used clothing items recently donated. Find the perfect outfit for whatever purpose you need, including the AU Career Fair! In addition to clothing, shoes, ties, and accessories will be easily and tastefully displayed.

All items are free. There will be special snacks each day!

March 29, 2023 - AU Career Fair
Thornton Gymnasium | 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Looking for an internship or job opportunity? Hiring managers from 60 regional employers will be on campus. This is your opportunity to speak with them about full-time jobs and internships.

April 17, 2023 - Virtual Workshop: Using LinkedIn
4-5 p.m.

Present your best self to employers on LinkedIn. You will learn how to create a LinkedIn profile, what information to include, and how to network on the platform. Attend this workshop to learn valuable tips. Click here to register.

April 18, 2023 - Professional Headshots
3-5 p.m.

All AU students are welcome to stop by for a free professional headshot, which is great for your LinkedIn profile. Spartan Attic will be open if you need professional clothing for the photo.

April 19, 2023 - Professional Headshots
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

All AU students are welcome to stop by for a free professional headshot, which is great for your LinkedIn profile. Spartan Attic will be open if you need professional clothing for the photo.