National LGBTQ Student Career Conference at UIC

The University of Illinois at Chicago will host the 9th annual National LGBTQ & Ally College Student Career Conference, a three-day event focusing on workplace equality and inclusion for LGBTQ students and job seekers.

WHEN:
Sept. 27-29

WHERE:
UIC Student Center East
750 S. Halsted St.

DETAILS:
Mona Noriega, UIC alumna and chairman and commissioner of the City of Chicago’s Commission on Human Relations, will deliver the keynote address Sept. 28.

Attendees from college campuses, organizations and corporations around the country will come together for a variety of job-related programs, including workshops, networking meetings and a career fair.

Representatives from science, business, nonprofit, education, and government entities will share their stories, experiences, and advice for being out and open in the workplace.

The conference will conclude with the PRIDE Career Fair, featuring 30 companies from various industries promoting career and internship opportunities.

Registration fees vary for admission to the conference. The career fair is free.

The conference is presented by OUT for Work, a nonprofit organization serving LGBTQ students and allies entering the workplace, and co-organized by the UIC Gender and Sexuality Center and UIC Office of Career Services.

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