Recruit our Talent
UIC’s location in the heart of the city makes recruiting easy for Chicago-area employers. Our students are ready and accessible, and we’re easy to reach. Our staff will work with you to find the best students for your needs – whether you’re looking for interns or hiring full-time from our undergraduate program or Liautaud Graduate School of Business.
the more than 500 employers who made UIC Business part of their recruitment strategy last year. Meet students early so that you can build relationships, promote your company and see candidates perform through projects and internships.
Develop Your Workforce
With our part-time and weekend MBA programs, UIC Business offers the flexible scheduling your employees need to get ahead in their careers.
Our Corporate MBA Programs allow you to control the content of graduate program of study. Cohort-based learning enables groups of your employees to learn the skills necessary to your specific industry.
We also offer professional development course for those needing to boost a particular skill set, including financial trading, project management and supply-chain management.
Generate New Ideas
As an urban research university, both our students and faculty are gleaning new insights into the business world. Many companies can benefit from a first-hand look at new trends and understanding. Our research centers provide many opportunities for collaboration.
Small business owners and entrepreneurs will find an ally in the Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies. Through it workshops, experts in residence and numerous community outreach efforts through its Small Business Development Center, the institute strives to provide the resources and guidance entrepreneurs need to succeed.
IES also manages the Entrepreneurial Student Teams Program. Teams of business students work closely with companies to help them solve real business issues. The projects that consulting teams work on are determined by a client's needs. Students provide their clients with detailed reports upon completion of the project, recommending action steps.
Interdisciplinary Product Development
Students can provide the freshest perspective and most innovative ideas. We offer the opportunity for companies to act as clients for many classes, including interdisciplinary product development, new venture formation, information systems consulting and more. Those who have taken advantage of these programs include Dell, Microsoft, Morningstar, Motorola and Whirlpool.
The Corporate Explorers Job Shadow Program provides students an opportunity to learn about the company, job shadow professionals or tour the facility. You can host a presentation from your own conference room. For more information on this program, contact John Anderson, at firstname.lastname@example.org (312) 996-3251.
If you are interested in becoming a client for a student-team project, contact: Justin Lall
Business Career Center
(312) 996-0255 email@example.com
Invest in UIC Business
When you make a gift to UIC Business, you become a vital part of our student's transformation from student to successful business leader. Many of our wonderful students need financial support to achieve their educational goals, and they excel when they have the support of generous donors. Philanthropic leadership serves as a catalyst for their success. Please consider establishing a scholarship, developing a partnership or supporting one enterprising student.
Assistant Dean of Advancement
Concept2Venture Business Plan Competition
The CBA's yearly business plan competition provides students with an opportunity to pitch their business plans to potential investors and compete for awards exceeding $10,000 cash for their business ideas, plus in-kind services. To find out more about opportunities to sponsor this event, contact the Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at (312) 996-2670 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org