Programs and Events

2018 SAIC Internship + Career Expo

The 2018 SAIC Internship + Career Expo is almost here! Our biggest event of the year returns Thursday, November 29, from 3:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. in the MacLean Ballroom, bringing together over 65 employers, organizations, and studios from throughout the Chicagoland area to meet with SAIC students and alumni.

Check out our Expo Checklist to learn more about what you can expect and ways you can prepare in advance of attending. 

We also encourage you to RSVP to the Expo on Facebook or Engage.

Watch the clip below to learn more about last year's Expo:


SAIC Good Energy Project: Dec. 8 "Hackathon"

Good Energy Project

1 Day, 6 Hours, 4 Winners, $5K: How can you use your creative skills and $5,000 to make life better in a Chicago neighborhood?

Join us for our inaugural "Hackathon" event to brainstorm ideas with other SAIC students and industry mentors for our new social entrepreneurship initiative. 

Saturday, December 8, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sharp Building, Room 327
37 S. Wabash Ave.

RSVP on SAIC Compass.


2018 Fall Weekly Programs

Join us for these informative workshops held every Monday–Friday at 4:15 p.m. this fall at CAPX!

Mondays: RésuMondays – Stop by on Mondays for an opportunity to review your résumé with a CAPX advisor.

Tuesdays: Know Your CliftonStrengths® – CliftonStrengths® are a great way to learn how to emphasize your dominant talents, and this workshop teaches you how to channel your strengths into everything from managing group projects to forming your job search strategies.

Wednesdays: Group Jobs Search – Curious how to start your jobs search? Come to our Wednesday group workshops that offer you a number of ways to refine your search strategies and develop your professional materials.

Thursdays: CAPX Internship Info Sessions – Want to know more about how internships work at SAIC? Come to our workshop designed to demystify the CAPX Internship process and learn more about your options. NOTE: This workshop is now offered on Tuesdays, too!

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. Visit our calendar to make an appointment with this week's Experts. Our last Expert Exchange of the fall semester is Friday, November 16.