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Headlines for the Week of September 13, 2010

Contents

ASCK Week 2010: Alumni-Student ConneKtions
ArrowReminder: Alumni-Student ConneKtions Week Events are September 20 to 24

Become a Velocity Ambassador for IIT
ArrowLearn more about the Velocity Ambassador program

October 8: Chicago-Kent night with the Chicago Fire Soccer Club
ArrowTicket orders must be recieved by October 5

Student Organization Services
ArrowStudent Org Leaders: Want to Connect with Alumni?

Alumni Career Advisor Network
ArrowSearch for an Advisor



ASCK Week 2010: Alumni-Student ConneKtions

Reminder: ASCK Week events are September 20-24

ASCK Week is a weeklong extravaganza of opportunities for students to network and connect with Chicago-Kent alumni as well as to gain valuable career-related skills. More information can be found on the Alumni Office ASCK Week webpage.

Schedule

Take a Student To Work Day: Any day, September 20 - 24

Resume Reviews: Monday, September 20, 20-minute sessions, all day

Informational Interviews: Tuesday, September 21, 30-minute sessions, all day

Generational Differences in the Workplace: Tuesday, September 21, noon - 1:00 p.m.

Everything you want to know about law school: A panel hosted by the Chicago-Kent Young Alumni Council
Tuesday, September 21, noon - 1:00 p.m.

Everything you want to know about practicing law: A panel hosted by the Chicago-Kent Young Alumni Council
Tuesday, September 21, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Mock Interviews: Wednesday, September 22, 30-minute sessions, all day

Unusual Interview Situations: Wednesday, September 22, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Tour of the Cook County Courthouse: Thursday, September 23, 9:00 a.m.
Learn the ins and outs of the Courthouse and meet alumni along the way! RSVP to alums@kentlaw.edu by Tuesday, September 21.

How to Network: Thursday, September 23, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Alumni and Student Networking Event: Thursday, September 23, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Cocktails and appetizers will be served. For this event only, RSVP to alums@kentlaw.edu by Tuesday, September 21.

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Become a Velocity Ambassador for IIT

Learn more about the Velocity Ambassador program

Are you interested in earning $60 a pop to interview Chicago-Kent alumni? Conduct three interviews per month over the school year at your convenience by becoming an IIT Velocity Ambassador. The Velocity Initiative is an ambitious university project to have students conduct interviews with our alumni. Contact Tanya Pietrkowski at tpietrkowski@kentlaw.edu to learn more.

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Chicago-Kent night with the Chicago Fire Soccer Club

October 8: Chicago-Kent Night with the Chicago Fire

On this special night the Chicago Fire is offering special-priced tickets to all Chicago-Kent alumni, students, faculty, staff, and their family & friends. Firehouse tickets are available for only $15 and a Miller Lite Party Deck ticket (includes 4 Miller Lites and food; must be 21) is only $35.

Ticket orders must be submitted to the Chicago Fire by Tuesday, October 5. To purchase tickets: Call Matt Simons at 708-496-6764 or email msimons@chicago-fire.com.

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Alumni Services for Student Organizations

Student Org Leaders: Want to Connect with Alumni?

Are you involved in leadership of a student organization and would like to:

ArrowInvite alumni to your events?
ArrowFind alumni speakers or panelists?
ArrowFundraise for your organization from alumni?

Visit the Alumni Services for Student Organizations Website:
www.kentlaw.edu/alumni/services

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Alumni Career Advisor Network

Search for an Advisor

In an effort to help you connect with a strong network of Chicago-Kent alumni, the Chicago-Kent Alumni Association and Office of Career Services encourage you to take advantage of the law schoolís ďAlumni Career Advisor Network.Ē

Alumni from around the world are available to discuss issues such as practice trends, legal markets in specific geographic areas, and other career-related topics. This is an excellent opportunity to start building your personal network with Chicago-Kent alumni!

To search for an Alumni Career Advisor, all you have to do is log-in to the Chicago-Kent Alumni Online Community:

First Time Login Instructions:

  1. Go to www.alumni.kentlaw.edu/firstlogin

  2. In the Constituent ID field, enter your Banner CWID.
    To find your Banner CWID login to http://my.iit.edu. Once you are logged, on the right side of your screen you should see a box called IIT Personal ID numbers. The Banner CWID is the number beginning with ďA.Ē
  1. In the Class Year Field:
    1. If you are an LLM student, enter LLM
    2. If you are a Visiting student, enter LV
    3. If you are a JD student your Class Year will be three characters. The first letter for all class years will be L. The second letter is your division. The third is your year number.
      Examples: A 2nd year night studentís class year is LN2. A 1st year day studentís class year is LD1.

During your first time login you will create a username and password. Afterwards, you may log in directly at www.alumni.kentlaw.edu/advisorsearch using the username and password you created.

If you need assistance with your first time login, please email kentcso@kentlaw.edu.

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