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The Loyola room inside 1871 is open to Loyola students, faculty, staff and alumni ONLY IF you are a current 1871 member. The room is equipped with a white board, TV monitor, wireless internet, and a conference phone to meet all of your entrepreneurial workspace needs. If you are a Loyola alumnus/a AND an existing member of 1871, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve the room. If you are interested in purchasing a membership , please do so directly through 1871 by clicking here. We are unfortunately unable to offer the room to alumni who are not members of 1871 per 1871 policy.
Career Development Center
The Career Development Center was your go-to place for all things career while you were at Loyola, and it still can be! As an alumnus/a of Loyola, you have access to the following services:
Advising Alumni receive unlimited career advising, resume/C.V. assistance, and career assessments either in person, via video conferencing (Skype), or via telephone; Appointments are made via a service HOTLINE at 773.508.7716.
Alumni Job Club Alumni challenged by a prolonged period of unemployment or under-employment may qualify for a free Alumni Job Club. This lunch time meeting group involves a 6-week curriculum within a small group of peers, led by a professional career adviser to help identify success strategies that are designed to change the job search outcomes of the alumni. This club runs multiple times each year and is hosted by Loyola’s Career Development Center.
Contact LUCemail@example.com if you are interested in learning more.
Career Fairs Meet with a variety of employers at the same time, gather information about each company, practice your pitch and interview skills, and find out what employers are looking for in today’s competitive market.
Click here for a list of upcoming career fairs
Jesuit Career Network Access Alumni who reside closer to another Jesuit University or College may qualify for career services at that institution. Reciprocal career services vary by institution and may include:
• Access to employment and internship postings
• Submission of a resume to the school’s database of active resumes
• Career advising services (in-person, via phone or Skype) and access to career resources
• Access to sponsored career fairs, workshops, and networking events
Please call 773-508-7716 and request to speak with Maureen Smith about reciprocity.
RamblerLink Loyola's web-based recruiting system for internships, full-time jobs, career fairs, employer information sessions/tables and workshops. You can post your resume, cover letter and other application documents and then use them to apply for positions, as well as learn about career-related events.
Learn more and create an account
Video Resources Check out the video vault from Loyola's Career Development Center for professional development tips, how to videos, improve your skills in resume and cover letter writing, job searching, interviewing and more! Access the video vault
The CDC serves all Loyola undergraduate and graduate alumni, including
Mundelein, online programs, and JFRC (including non-degree JFRC) alumni.
Law, Medicine and Business alumni, please contact your school’s
dedicated Career Services office for advising and other resources
Visit Loyola Career Development Center to learn more.
The Career Transitions Center of Chicago (CTC)
CTC’s mission is to provide professional, emotional and spiritual support to those seeking a job, looking for meaningful work, and to enhance the employability of incumbent workers. CTC is a volunteer-driven, non-profit organization providing professional assistance to individuals in career and employment transition. Services include:
• One-on-one and group sessions with career coaches
• Weekly professional development workshops
• Access to the business center with high speed internet, telephones and copy machines.
• Special Programs on self-awareness/assessment and creative career direction.
Loyola alumni receive a special partner rate for all services. Call 312-906-9908 to make an appointment.
Visit The Career Transitions Center of Chicago to learn more.
Education Consortium Career Fair
The largest Education Fair in Chicago—the Education Consortium Career Fair brings together a variety of schools and educational organizations to hire teachers, administrators, counselors and more in the Education sector! Open to Loyola, DePaul and University of Illinois at Chicago undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni. $10 at the door for non-consortium attendees.
If you are looking for a certificate program to hone your professional skills and develop innovative ways of problem-solving and decision-making in a fast-paced economy, then look no further than Loyola’s open-enrollment Executive Education! Programs range from Project Management, Business Sustainability, Digital Marketing, Business Communication, mini-MBA, High Impact Leadership and more.
Alumni are eligible to receive a 15% discount on the cost of each certificate program.
Interested in working abroad? GoinGlobal provides a variety of tools to explore international careers including essential information in support of your global career search:
Job & Internship Listings – Access to listings in countries across the world are updated daily
Country Career Guides – Access expert advice and insider tips for finding employment opportunities abroad.
Key Employer Directory – Access to more than 400,000+ country-specific company profiles
H-1B visa employers – important resource for international graduates seeking to work in the U.S. The H-1B visa permits US employers to hire foreign employees who have at least a four year degree and will work in their field of study or a closely related field.
GoinGlobal can be found on your Rambler Link account homepage on the bottom right under “Jump To”.
Hosted by Hire Talent, HireChicago is multi-school alumni only career fair for opportunities across varying industries.
Office of Corporate Engagement
10% Tuition Reduction
If your employer is a Loyola Educational Partner, you may be eligible to receive a 10% tuition reduction from most graduate, certificate, and adult-degree completion degrees.
Find out if your employer qualifies by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Recruit Military Chicago Veteran Job Fair
A free hiring event for veterans transitioning, military personnel, national guard members, reserve members and spouses. Attend for job, continuing education, and business ownership opportunities.
you are looking to improve your public speaking skills, communication,
or leadership skills in a supportive, safe, and fun environment, join
the Loyola Toastmasters Club!
Loyola Alumni Relations has arranged a $10 subsidy of the membership fee for Loyola alumni only. The regular Toastmaster's fee is $45 for 6 months with a one-time initiation fee of $20 for materials.
Meetings take place once a week.
Visit Loyola Toastmasters Club to see upcoming meeting schedule, to request a free session, and to learn more about Toastmasters.
The club is open to all in the Loyola community.
School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS)
Professional certificates offered through SCPS offer adult learners a chance to further your education and pursue other career goals and interests. Earn a certificate in Health Systems, Business Communication, Graphic Design, Public Relations and more!
Discounted admission for Loyola alumni and students to a networking event focusing on technology startups. The event is ideal for alumni looking to break into startups, career-changers who need insight into modern digital skills, and anyone else looking to excel in a tech/digital career.