Undergrad Conference

MBA Veterans / Undergrad Conference

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Chicago – Saturday – October 20-21, 2017

UNDERGRADUVETS® & CADETS

NATIONAL CAREER CONFERENCE

ABOUT

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WHAT: 
3rd Annual UndergraduVets & Cadets Career Conference

Date:
October 20-21, 2017

Location:
Chicago, IL

WHO:
150+ undergraduate students attending the nation’s top-ranked 4 year colleges & universities  

  • All candidates are active duty veterans, Guard/Reserve members, and/or ROTC Cadets
  • Open to current sophomores, juniors, & seniors
  • 70% are STEM & business majors
  • 15-20 top employers

PROGRAMMING:
Company expo, open-bar networking, company breakouts, veteran-led industry panels, interview coaching, onsite interviews, grad school expo, and much more…

VENUES

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DATE:
Friday, October 20, 2017

LOCATION:
Chicago, Illinois
Navy Pier – Lakeview Terrace
(Park in East Garage)

ADDRESS:
600 E. Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

DATE:
Saturday, October 21, 2017

LOCATION:
Chicago, Illinois
Holiday Inn Mart Plaza Conference Center
14th & 15th Floors

ADDRESS:
350 West Mart Center
Chicago, IL 60654

TRAVEL & LODGING

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Lodging

OFFICIAL CONFERENCE HOTEL:
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown
201 N 17th St.,
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Event Room Block Rate: $159

Reservation (Coming Soon)

RECRUITING COMPANIES

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

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Day 1 Agenda

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 - Navy Pier

4:00 PM

Check-In & Registration

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Stop by to pick up your conference registration packet and the badges that you’ll need to access the event on both Friday and Saturday!

Navy Pier Ballroom Lobby
Open

5:00 PM

Pre-Conference Networking Reception

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Network with other students, recruiters from the sponsor companies and veteran employees of those same firms overlooking downtown Chicago’s incredible waterfront!

Lakeview Terrace (adjacent to the Navy Pier Ballroom)
Invite-Only

Day 2 Agenda

Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 - Holiday Inn Mart Plaza Conference Center

7:00AM

Check-In & Networking Breakfast

7:00AM - 12:00PM

Check-in and grab some breakfast before the day kicks off!

14th Floor Lobby
Open

7:45 AM

Breakfast

7:45 AM - 8:45 AM

Breakfast

Wolf Point
Open

9:00 AM

Speed Networking Session

9:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Break into groups of 10 students, buy major. Every 9 minutes, over the course of 2.5 hours recruiters from each of the sponsor companies will rotate to each table to introduce themselves, their firm, and give you an overview of the career opportunities available to candidates with your major.

Wolf Point
Open

12:00 PM

Lunch

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Grab a quick lunch and get ready for the expo!

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Open

12:30 PM

Career Expo

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Are you tired of long, painful career fairs where the recruiters most likely don’t understand your military experience and how it can create value for them? Here’s the good news – at this event you’ll get essentially limitless facetime with campus and military recruiters who are specifically seeking to hiring undergraduates with military experience! Lunch and a small grad school expo will be hosted as well!

Wolf Point Ballroom
Open

2:00 PM

Grad School Expo

2:00 PM - 3:30PM

Network with military veteran students, alumni, and military admissions officers representing many of the nations top-ranked graduate programs. Even if youre not ready for grad school now, its not too early to start building relationships with them.

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2:00 PM

Onsite Interviews and/or Coffee Chars

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

While you are in town, take the opportunity to interview or have coffee chats with some of the participating firms undergraduate recruiting teams.

North Point (15th Floor) & Various Rooms on the 14th Floor
Invite Only

SUCCESS STORIES

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Many undergraduate Veterans and Cadets have been hired as co-ops, interns, or full-time hires through the UndergradU-Vets & Cadets Career Conference.

 

Click their photos to learn more about them and see where they are working now.

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SUCCESS STORIES

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Many undergraduate Veterans and Cadets have been hired as co-ops, interns, or full-time hires through the UndergradU-Vets & Cadets Career Conference.

 

Click their photos to learn more about them and see where they are working now.

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Military service

Military Veteran (Active Duty or National Guard/ Reserves)

OR

Current member of National Guard/Reserves

OR

Current ROTC Cadet

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Top-Ranked College & University

See list of eligible schools

You must be enrolled at a college or university that meets one of the following ranking criteria based on the latest US News & World Report rankings:

• Top ranked National Universities
• Top ranked National Liberal Arts Colleges
• Top ranked Regional Colleges or Universities

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Class Standing

•You must be a sophomore, junior, or senior to attend.

STANDARD COST:
$40 per student
TOTAL STUDENT REGISTRATIONS AVAILABLE:
150

TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS:
Travel Scholarships are available to students who are attending universities at the following distance from Chicago and meet the requirements below.

• 150-200 miles: $25
• 201-350 miles: $50
• 351-500 miles: $75
• 500+ miles: $100

TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS TERMS & CONDITIONS:

• Register and pay to attend the conference by 10.01.17
• Submit resume for review and feedback to our resume editing service by 10.05.17
• Upload your revised resume by 10.10.17 to your profile on http://connect.undergraduvets.com
• Must physically attend the Conference (Sat. Oct  21st, 2017)
• All travel scholarships will be issued by prepaid credit cards on Sat. Oct 21st from 7:30-10:00 am.
• Any uncollected scholarship funds will be returned to the Scholarship fund.

GROUP REGISTRATION DISCOUNTS:
If you are interested in signing up 5 or more students from one school, email info@undergraduvets.com

ALL REGISTRATIONS INCLUDE:
• Friday: Open bar reception with Recruiters
• Saturday: Breakfast & lunch with company recruiters, speed networking session, & Career Expo
• Digital platform access with job board

CANDIDATE ACADEMIC PROFILES

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CANDIDATE DEMOGRAPHICS

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FUTURE DATES

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October 20-21 2017

4th Annual UndergraduVets & Cadets Career Conference

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