City Scholars Networking Event

March 23, 2022
5:00–7:00pm

Campus Instructional Facility (CIF) Room 0035
1405 W Springfield Ave, Urbana, IL 61801


Corporate Partners:

Thank you for confirming your participation in the Fall 2022 City Scholars Program.

Join us on March 23rd to meet the students who have been pre-screened for City Scholars participation. This event is an opportunity for students to meet and learn about each of the participating companies and for you to identify and speak with students before ranking your prospective interns.

RSVP for Networking and Interview Rooms Today

Download Student Candidate Resumes
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Event Schedule

  • 4:30-5:00 PM      Company Set Up
  • 5:00-5:15 PM      Students Arrive and Welcome Remarks
  • 5:15-7:00 PM      Open Networking (Career fair style)

What to Bring

  • Each company will have one 6ft table for their representatives.
  • We anticipate 75-100 students in attendance. We suggest at least two representatives from your company attend: HR/recruiting and technical.
  • You are welcome to bring small, easily manageable materials to distribute at your table, a table cloth, etc. Please do not bring large boxes or displays. We cannot provide package storage, set up or material transport assistance.
  • We will provide signage for you.

Parking

Please indicate your parking needs on our RSVP form. Parking vouchers will be distributed electronically for use in metered spots on March 23rd and March 24th. Instructions on how to use the vouchers will be distributed with the voucher codes.

Parking is available in any metered spot on the street or in some parking lots. The closest parking lot with metered spots is A3.

Lodging

Recommended hotels near campus include:

TownPlace Suites by Marriot: 603 S 6th St, Champaign IL
Hampton Inn Champaign Urbana: 1200 W University Ave, Champaign IL
I-Hotel: 1900 S 1st St, Champaign, IL

On-campus Interviews (optional)

You may invite City Scholars students to interview with you while on campus by reviewing resumes from the Resume Book and pre-scheduling interview times with students OR by creating an interview schedule based on the students you meet at the Networking Event.  You are able to request interview rooms on the RSVP form. Rooms are available in the Engineering Career Services Interview Suite (3300 Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, IL) on these dates:

  • Wednesday, March 23rd, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 24th, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Interviews should be completed in time for you to submit your decisions to City Scholars administrators by April 11th.


For more details and with questions contact:

Brenna Conway
Director, City Scholars Program
(312) 585-9005
conwaybw@illinois.edu

Charles Neiss
Assistant Director, City Scholars Program
(217) 300-5333
cneiss@illinois.edu

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