2019 Chicago LIT College Tour

Date / Time

April 4, 2019

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Chicago, get ready to ignite your future at the 2019 Chicago LIT College Tour “The Ultimate Student Leadership Conference.” This year’s event will be hosted at UIC, Student Center East, Room 302, on Thursday, April 4,  5pm-9pm. For students, connect with over 30 recruiters, professionals, companies and mentors while enjoying free headshots and light food/beverage.

What is LIT? Leadership, Innovation, Transformation. LIT College Tour is a national career and leadership initiative designed to support students’ academic success, career exploration, internship and job search, as well as personal and professional development. Students get a chance to build their leadership skills, meet face-to-face with recruiters, network with potential mentors and gain actionable insights from speakers.

Our half-day conference offers students of all majors the opportunity to learn the latest industry informed career readiness and leadership skills from professionals from diverse industries including Arts, Business, Communications, Government, Medicine, Non-profit, STEM and other fields.

Agenda: (Subject to change)

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m:  Conference

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 pm: Meet the Firms

4:30 p.m.          Registration opens
4:45 p.m.          Opening remarks – LIT Team
5:00 p.m.          Keynote – Igniting Your Future
5:25  p.m.         Panel 1  – Leading from Within
6:10 p.m.          Workshop  –  Personal Branding
6:30 p.m.          Meet the Firms Mixer, free headshots, speed mentoring, hours d’oeuvres and live DJ
8:30 p.m.          Closing remarks

Attire: Business, Business Casual

Parking: We do not cover parking. All guests should use parking directly across from UIC Student Center East.

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