Philadelphia Career Month 2015

Creating Your Own Path: Career Workshops

$10 Advance Ticket, $15 at the Door. Free Admission for 2015 Graduates.

Online registration for this event has now closed, but walk-ins and guests are welcome at the door.     

Refine your next move by tapping into the UChicago alumni network. Join fellow alumni, parents, and friends for a day of interactive workshops exploring career networking, interview skills, starting a business, and academic careers.

Event Schedule

9:30AM-10:00AM: Registration and Breakfast
Workshop I (10:00AM-11:30AM)

  • Part 1: Starting your own business (led by Kevin Leininger, MBA'91)
  • Part 2: Careers in Academia
  • Part 3: I have the job - now what? (led by Michael Salmanson, JD'86) 

Workshop II (11:45AM-1:00PM): Interview Skills Bootcamp:

  • Phone Screen
  • In-Person

Lunch: 1:00PM-2:00PM
Workshop III (2:00-3:30PM): Finding Jobs

Parking Information: Discounted parking is available on the east side of 15th Street, between Race & Cherry Street. Take your parking ticket with you, and ask the Friends Center receptionist to stamp it for the validated parking rate of $10.00/day.

Getting ahead takes talent. It takes knowledge. It takes skills, practice, and connections. We all have our own mix of each. Polish and perfect your unique mix with UChicago's network of resources this Career Month . UChicago alumni experts can help you focus on professional growth, expand your network, and gain new job-hunting and job-landing skills. 

Staff Liaison
Alexandria Schultz, AM'13