Coming Events:


Coffee House Networking Event Series

Date: April 30,2014

Time: 6:00 PM -7:30 PM

Location: Kindlon Hall of Learning, Room 162 and Fr. Michael E. Komechak, O.S.B Art Gallery.

Event Details:

Benedictine students and alumni are invited to attend this month's networking event which will begin in Kindlon, room 162, to network with and listen to guest speakers:

· Stacy Jo Barber, Art Therapist & Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor at New Horizon Center; Adjunct Professor at Benedictine University

 · Brendan Shanley, Art Director at McGuffin Creative Group & Photographer at Lost In Print, LLC

  Following the networking portion of the evening, all will proceed to the fifth floor to hear Ms. Barber and Mr. Shanley's presentations in the Fr. Michael E. Komechak ,O.S.B Art Gallery. The two speakers will discuss their businesses &professions, tell the stories of their own career paths, and offer advice on the application process as well as effective networking and interviewing strategies.  Please bring your resume and business/networking cards to share.

 Coffee, tea, chili, sandwiches, and dessert will be served!

 This program is free to all Benedictine alumni and students. RSVPs are encouraged, and may be sent to John Darnell at jdarnell@ben.edu or by calling (630) 829-6040.

Can't make it to the event? Stream the presentation online: www.ben.edu/career

 Sponsored by: Career Development
Contact: John Darnell
Contact Phone:(630) 829-6040
Contact E-mail: jdarnell@ben.edu
Event Website: http://www.ben.edu/career


Weekly Events:

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING WORKSHOPS, offered daily from 12:30 - 1:20 PM, Mon - Thurs, in the Career Development Technology Center, Krasa 012. This schedule will change weekly.

March 31 - April 4

Resumes, Monday 31st & Friday 1st
Linked-In Tuesday 1st 
Learn About Informational Interviewing, Wednesday 2nd
Learn About Job Shadowing, Thursday 3rd

April 7 - 11
Personal Branding Monday April 7th
Resume Tuesday April 8th
Interviewing Wednesday April 9th & Thursday April 10th
Why & When Internships Friday April 11th


April 14 - 18
Resumes Monday April 14th
Linked-In Tuesday April 15th
Why & When Job Shadowing Wednesday April 16th
Personal Statements Thursday April 17
April 21 - 25
Personal Branding Monday April 21st
Personal Statements Tuesday April 22nd
When & Why Internships Wednesday April 23rd
When & Why Externships Thursday April 24th
April 28 - May 2
Resume Monday April 28th
Linked-In Tuesday April 29th
Learn About Informational Interviewing Wednesday April 30th
Learn about Job Shadowing Thursday May 1st

Daily Events:

Need assistance with resume or cover letter writing? Curious about any other program or service offered through Career Development? Drop in during our daily walk-in hours, Monday through Thursday. No appointment is needed during the walk-in periods.


Monday and Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Wednesday and Thursday: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM


Student Life

Julie Cosimo, Ed. D. Director
Career Development
Phone: (630) 829-6040
Fax: (630) 829-6043
E-mail: career@ben.edu

Krasa C enter, Lower Level Room 010
5700 College Road Lisle IL, 60532
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m