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Arrow Apply for the Alumni Board Scholarship

Arrow Alumni-Student ConneKtions Week is on the horizon! Sign up now

Arrow February 2: Prepare for ASCK Week with the General Counsel of Ulta


Students

Apply for the Alumni Board Scholarship

The Chicago-Kent Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship is awarded to first and second year students demonstrating academic merit and financial need. Commitment and contributions to the Chicago-Kent community are also considered. Up to $15,000 in scholarship funds are available to be awarded to one or more students for the 2016-17 academic year. The application is available online. Applications are due February 5, 2016.

Finalists will be notified by the end of February and invited to interview with the Scholarship Committee.

Members of the alumni community, including the Alumni Board, are proud to be able to support Chicago-Kent students. Recipients are recognized at the annual Alumni Awards ceremony in the fall.

Contact alums@kentlaw.iit.edu with questions.

 


Alumni-Student ConneKtions Week

Alumni-Student ConneKtions (ASCK) Week will take place February 22 to 26! This is a great opportunity to polish your interviewing and networking skills and connect with alumni in your desired area of practice. Last year, more than 80 alumni participated, creating opportunities for more than 300 students. Please calendar these dates!

Opportunities will include:

  • Informational Interviews, Monday and Tuesday, 2/22 and 2/23, 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Mock Interviews, Wednesday, 2/24, 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. (Students participating in mock interviews should provide resumes to the Career Services Office by February 21.)
  • Networking Reception, Thursday, 2/25, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Coffee ConneKtions, Thursday and Friday, 2/25 and 2/26, any time
  • Job shadowing, any day during ASCK Week

Registration will be on a first-come, first-serve basis, starting:

  • Monday, February 15 for 3Ls and 4Ls
  • Tuesday, February 16 for 2Ls
  • Wednesday, February 17 for 1Ls

Keep an eye out for an email with more information and the link to register!

 


February 2: "Making the Most of It": ASCK Week and Other Networking Opportunities @ Chicago-Kent

Featuring Jodi J. Caro, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Ulta Beauty

12 - 1 p.m. (C50) and 5 - 6 p.m. (Auditorium)

Attention all students! Thinking about attending Alumni-Student ConneKtions (ASCK) Week, or other networking opportunities at Chicago-Kent, but not sure how to turn it into an actual career opportunity? This presentation, hosted by the Committee on Student Vocational Efforts, is intended to give you a "roadmap" to take advantage of the wide array of networking and career-related programs on tap this spring at Chicago-Kent. In addition to hearing about upcoming networking opportunities at the law school, you'll learn practical tips for networking and interviewing that you can apply in your career search. The program will feature remarks from Jodi J. Caro '89, general counsel and corporate secretary of Ulta Beauty, on interviewing and hiring from the employer's perspective. You'll also hear from current Chicago-Kent students who participated in last year's ASCK Week, and learn how they made the most of their participation.

This program is open to students of all levels. Please feel free to bring your own lunch or dinner. Please RSVP to Ramona Lewis at rlewis7@kentlaw.iit.edu no later than Friday, January 29. Please specify in your RSVP whether you will attend the noon program or the evening program.


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