Loyola University Chicago

Career Development Center

Chicago & Beyond Career Events

The Career Development Center publicizes a number of Chicago area relevant events produced by outside organizations.


U.S. Food and Drug Administration Hiring Fair

Monday, August 10
9:30–3 p.m.
Ralph H. Metcalfe Federal Building
77 W. Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60604

Hiring Managers from various ORA organizations will be on hand to greet and screen candidates seeking the following positions in various locations nationwide:

• Biologist
• Chemist
• Consumer Safety Officer
• Entomologist
• Microbiologist

Applicants will be able to apply for positions in advance of the hiring fair to expedite the recruitment process.

Registration Required:http://go.usa.gov/3ETbm
Registration closes August 1st.


Total Quality Logistics (TQL) Summer Externship

Friday, August 21
2:30–8 p.m.
600 W. Van Buren, Suite 325
Chicago, IL 60607

Spend a day in TQL's office where you can learn the ins and outs of who we are and what we do. You'll take a tour of our office, shadow a successful sales rep, enjoy a catered lunch and comete in a sales negotiation challenge.

Call or email Monika Kirkiewicz at 513.495.6436 or mkirkiewicz@tql.com to reserve your spot.


QS World Grad School Fair

Thursday, September 24
10–1 p.m.
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza
350 West Mart Center Drive
Chicago IL 60654

Meet the World's Top Grad Schools in Chicago! This is an exclusive free entry offer (a saving of $15) for all Loyola students and alumni who are interested in Grad School!

Meet face-to-face with admissions directors from over 30 of the top-ranked local & international grad schools such as UCLA, HEC Paris, Manchester Business School & University of Melbourne; learn about the best Masters/PhD programs in the world & apply for exclusive scholarships! Also attend complimentary seminars from industry experts to hear their invaluable insight.

Register now for the QS Grad School Fair at http://bit.ly/1DbWQjJ and find out how Grad School can help you fast-track your path to a thriving, enjoyable and in demand career! In order to gain free entry, you need to register online to secure a place at the event and remember to quote “Loyola promo” at the door.

Check the QS World Grad School Tour Chicago page at http://bit.ly/1DbWQjJ for the complete list of attending grad schools, complimentary seminars and event agenda.


Chicago Idealist Grad Fair

Monday, October 5
5–8 p.m.
UIC Forum
725 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Chicago, IL 60607

Want to change the world? There's a degree for that! At the Idealist Grad Fair, you can:

  • Learn about admissions requirements and application deadlines for graduate programs in social work, public policy, nonprofit management, international affairs, public interest law, social entrepreneurship, and many more
  • Speak with graduate admissions advisors from local, national and international universities

The fair is free and open to anyone considering graduate school. Watch these two short videos to see why you should attend the fair and what it looks like.