Expert Exchange

Individual Sessions with Creative Professionals

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

Held every Friday during the fall and spring semesters, Expert Exchange is a great opportunity to gain industry insight and personalized career advice as well as answers to your specific questions.

Expert Exchange session

Curious how you can prepare?

While it is not necessary to bring your work or professional materials to an Expert Exchange meeting, we do suggest that you:

  • Research the experts and their industries.
  • Register to meet with an Expert.
  • Come prepared with questions .
  • Check in with our front desk before your appointment at 116 South Michigan Avenue, suite 1400. Please let us know at least 2 days before if you are unable to attend.
  • Make sure to request a business card or contact information from the Expert and follow up with a thank-you.

More questions about what to expect? Make an appointment with a CAPX advisor or stop by during walk-in hours Monday–Friday, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Have suggestions about an Expert you would like to meet? Click here.


Registering As An Employer

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Our Experts volunteer for up to four 30-minute sessions to consult with students and recent alumni during one of our Friday time slots throughout the fall and spring semesters: 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., 12:00–2:00 p.m., or 2:00–4:00 p.m.

How to Sign Up

CAPX Week Expert Exchange, March 25 - 29

The second annual CAPX Week will feature special student-focused programming and daily sessions of Expert Exchange. Meet individually with students during informal 30 minute sessions. CAPX Week will take place in the CAPX Suite on the 14th Floor of 116 S. Michigan Ave. Available time slots are Monday-Wednesday, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. 

Register for CAPX Week Expert Exchange here.


CAPX is located on the 14th floor of the Lakeview Building, 116 S. Michigan Avenue.

For any questions, contact our Assistant Director of Employer Relations, Theresa Gimpel: