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Fall 2020 Virtual Career Events and Programs

*These events are open to all Benedictine students and alumni.

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Information Sessions
September 9 | 10:30 – 12:00
September 10 | 12:30 – 2:00
September 17 | 10:30 – 12:00
September 17 | 2:30 – 4:00

Mercer is a business of Marsh and McClennan (NYSE: MMC) and is a leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. Learn about consulting careers in Chicago and about the recruiting process for internships and full-time consulting analyst positions suitable for a variety of majors. Attend one or all sessions that address each line of business.

CLICK HERE for information flyer and registration links for each date.

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WGN Virtual Studio Tour on 9/23 has been RESCHEDULED to
Monday, Nov. 30  | 12:20 - 1:20 p.m.

Join us for a behind-the-scenes Studio Tour of WGN Studios with our very own alumnus, Mike D’Angelo. Mike is a 2001 graduate of our Communication Arts program and photojournalist at WGN. He will take us on an all-access pass of the WGN studios and talk about career paths available. Also connect to the BenU Network and career resources.

CLICK HERE for the information flyer to learn more.


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Career Workshops
September 15 & 29  | October 1 & 6
12:30 - 1:20 p.m.

Tues., Sept. 15: Building a Marketable Resume
Learn different techniques for building a winning resume.

Tues., Sept. 29 AND Tues. Oct. 6: The World of Virtual Internships
Learn about internships that are conducted exclusively online, including how to locate them and proper work etiquette to keep in mind once you have landed one. JOIN THIS WORKSHOP

Thurs., Oct. 1: Strategies for Virtual Recruiting Events
Learn tips and proper etiquette when attending employer info sessions, job fairs, networking events and interviews.

College Career Consortium of IL
Fall Interview Day
October 7-9
Multiple Interview Times

Calling all Accounting Majors! Submit your resume for consideration to interview for internships and full-time career opportunities in accounting, tax, and audit with well-known accounting firms.

Submit your resume by Friday, Sept. 20

CLICK HERE for more information

CONTACT Lee Cruz at with questions

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Information Session &
Meet the recruiters

October 13  | 12:20 - 1:30 p.m.

Join Jessica Stewart from Aldi, Inc. to hear about their internship and full-time opportunities, their recruiting process and how to make yourself stand out as a candidate. Positions in corporate buying and other admin areas including accounting, finance, business etc. Engage in a one on one conversation with Jessica.

Space limited for conversations.


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Information Session
October 14  | 12:20 - 1:30 p.m.
Office Hours - 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Peace Corps Volunteers serve in over 60 countries. Come to this session and learn about opportunities for new graduates and alumni, tips about the application process, the benefits of the Peace Corps and how to market yourself. Visit Megan Stoltenberg following the session during her office hours from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

CLICK HERE for information flyer to learn more.


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Information Session and
Meet the Recruiters

October 15  | 12:20 - 1:30 p.m.

Join recruiter, Lisa Brinston, from the FDIC, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, to hear about their internships, scholars’ program and full-time opportunities for graduates. Positions suitable for business majors or related areas such as math and statistics. Internship pay scale $22 per hour. Engage in a one on one conversation with Lisa. Space limited for conversations.


Rob Sullivan
Keynote and Q & A
October 15 | 7:30 – 9:00 CT
Watch the Pivot promotional video

“Pivot like a Pro: Job Search Tips from Rob Sullivan”
Join Rob Sullivan, a Chicago-based author of “Getting Your Foot in the Door When You Don’t Have a Leg to Stand On”, for an evening of inspiring antidotes, tips and wisdom about how to conduct an effective job search in our new COVID normal. Whether you are a new graduate or a seasoned alumnus, these tips will help you with a first "real" job hunt or an unexpected search in these unprecedented times.

CLICK HERE for the information flyer to learn more.


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Information Session and
Meet the Recruiters

October 21  | 12:20 - 1:30 p.m.

U.S. News & World Report America’s Best Hospitals in 2020–21!
Join members of the HR team at NM to hear about great internships for undergrads and graduate students, both clinical (i.e. pre-med, research) and non-clinical (i.e. marketing, IT, business analytics, HR, health admin) as well as other part-time and full-time positions. Engage in a one on one conversation with recruiter. Space limited for conversations.


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Careers in Ministry & Service Panel

November 5  | 12:30 - 1:20 p.m.

Join us and hear from panelists who have pursued careers in a variety of ministry and/or service areas. Gain insights into how they got to where they are, what education and experience are needed and what their careers are like. Also hear their perspective on additional career options and potential organizations to pursue if one wants to work in a career path guided by their faith to serve. Open to the Benedictine community and the public.

Click on the informational flyer for more details.

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Goodwin Hall, Room 214
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
For additional information, contact or (630) 829-6041.