Career Development Center

Congratulations!  We are happy to announce that you will be attending the Spark Communications job shadow program. We believe the program will prove to be a wonderful learning experience.  To that end, please see below for important information about logistics and what you can do to maximize the day.

Program Date/Time: Thursday, Jan. 10th; 10am – 4pm with lunch included.

Location/Meet Up Location
: 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 550
Chicago/Meet in the Spark Communication lobby at 9:30 a.m. 

It is imperative you arrive on time!

Point of Contact :  Michelle Thomas,,  312.970.8680

Company Overview:  Spark Communications was created in 1999 (as StarLink Worldwide) and is a full-service media agency that combines the resources of a large network with the creativity and agility of a high-touch agency to get to the heart of what matters to our clients. Backed by the power of Starcom MediaVest Group, Spark is part of one of the largest and most celebrated global brand communications and consumer contact organizations, with more than 110 offices in 67 countries worldwide.

We bring innovative ideas, unparalleled collaboration and unbeatable marketplace access to our clients. With a 360° view of the market, we design media-neutral consumer experiences spanning Digital, TV, Print, Mobile, Radio, OOH and all forms of video that drives real business results on behalf of our clients’ brands. 


Transportation:  CTA is the easiest form of transportation, hop on the Brown Line and get off at the Merchandise Mart.  If you choose to drive, there are public parking garages. Please note that you will be required to arrange for your own transportation to and from the Job Shadowing site.

Misc.: Make sure to bring at least two copies of your resume and please come prepared with questions! 

How To Prepare:

Professional Etiquette:


Please let Marty know if you have any questions (; 773.508.2895)