Now that you're part of our vast alumni network, we hope you are inspired to reconnect and stay connected with UIC Business. Whether you are looking to engage with fellow alumni, connect with students, or volunteer, there are many ways to get involved. Below are opportunities on- and off-campus to reconnect with the UIC Business community.
Your involvement makes a difference for UIC Business students!
Conduct mock interviews for undergraduate or graduate business students during Mock Interview Day through 25 minute 1:1 interactions. Volunteers will conduct interviews and provide general feedback that will help the students to strengthen their interviewing skills.
Review resumes for undergraduate or graduate business students during Resume Expo through 25 minute 1:1 interactions. Volunteers will critique the resumes and provide general feedback to help students enhance their resumes’ effectiveness.
Serve as a mentor to UIC Business undergraduate students meeting in-person or virtually periodically throughout the year to share your UIC Business and/or career experiences, industry expertise, and guidance.
Speak about your UIC Business and/or career experiences or share industry expertise with audiences of students and/or alumni.
Opportunities exist from September – April
Assess university-wide undergraduate, graduate, and professional students’ research from all disciplines. These students will present their work one-on-one to you during this three-hour session, followed by an awards ceremony. A great way to meet star students and see fascinating projects.
The UIC Startup Challenge is UIC’s Startup Competition, where students explore possibilities to create impact in the community by creating innovative business ideas. The Challenge provides workshops and mentoring to empower entrepreneurs to conceptualize and communicate their ideas in the real world.
To volunteer, or for more information, please contact Michaela Smith, Assistant Director of Engagement and Participation at UIC Business, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (312) 996-5916.