Programs and Events

CAPX Weekly Programs for 2019

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Join us Monday through Friday at 4:15 p.m. (or throughout the day on Friday) during the Fall and Spring semesters for informative workshops where you can develop your professional materials, learn more about your Strengths, explore job and internship search strategies, or meet with creative industry professionals for Expert Exchange.

Additionally, you can meet with a CAPX advisor at your convenience by making an appointment on Handshake. For a quick, 15-minute check-in, stop by during our drop-in hours, Monday–Friday from 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. The full schedule of our Weekly Programs is listed below:

Mondays: RésuMondays – Build your résumé, cover letter, or other professional materials every Monday at CAPX. Whether you're starting from scratch or just want some friendly advice, our advisors are here to meet with you!

Tuesdays: Know Your CliftonStrengths® – Discover what motivates you, where you are most in your element, and which career paths might be best for you through your unique CliftonStrengths® assessment in these advisor-led sessions. CliftonStrengths® are especially useful in helping to form your job search strategies, manage group projects, and build your professional presence online.

Wednesdays: Group Jobs Search – Grab a friend and explore how to develop your professional materials, improve your networking and research abilities, and build your interview skills in these advisor-led sessions.

Thursdays: CAPX Internship Info Sessions – Learn more about for-credit internships at SAIC, including our Professional Practice 3900 and CAPX Internship 4001 options, and how best to conduct your internship search.

Fridays: Expert Exchange – Expert Exchange offers students and alumni the opportunity to consult individually with creative professionals and Chicago business leaders about venture ideas and future careers. 


CAPX Expert Exchange

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Expert Exchange offers you the opportunity to consult individually with alumni, creative professionals, recruiters, and Chicago business leaders about venture ideas and future careers. It's an opportunity to get industry insight and career advice as well as answers to your specific questions. Experts are scheduled on Fridays during the Fall and Spring semesters. 

Click here to sign up to meet with any of this week's Experts.