Taking the Next Step

Taking the Next Step 2019

Class of 2022
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Chicago Marriott - Downtown Magnificent Mile

Taking the Next Step is a one-day, conference-style program early in Winter Quarter that allows first-year students to explore career options and prepare for their first-year summer. Over 225 College alumni from 22 different industries host career panels and lunch roundtables to offer advice, answer questions, and connect with students. Students also have the opportunity to attend workshops and a Career Resource Fair in the afternoon.

Registration for Taking the Next Step will be posted on the College Programming Office's Taking the Next Step website closer to the date.

What to Wear to Taking the Next Step

Business casual attire is required. For female-identified students, this typically means business pants, dress, or skirt, a sweater, blouse, or button-down shirt, flats, ankle boots, or pumps, or a blazer and vest. For male-identified students, this typically means dress pants, a long-sleeved collared shirt or sweater, dark socks, and matching belt or shoes. Ties are not expected.