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Senior Season 2024

Seniors: It's Go Time!

Let us help you ensure you are Set for Success!​

Whether you have a full-time job lined up or have just started seeking a position, the Career Center invites Seniors graduating in June 2024 to earn its new Set for Success career readiness designation.

Earning the Set for Success designation means you'll have:

A Plan and the Tools You Need for SuccessThe program requirements will connect you with resources that will support you in planning and achieving your next steps.

A Graduation Honor Cord: Show off your career preparation achievements by proudly adding a Set for Success honor chord to your graduation look. Students who complete program requirements will receive their honor cord at cap and gown pick-up the week of June 10. 

An Entry into our Senior Raffle: Be entered to win a $75 gift card.*

The process is simple and comprised of best practices that you should be engaging in as you approach graduation. Here’s what you need to do:

Prepare: Have your resume, cover letter, or LinkedIn profile reviewed by the Career Center using our in-person or asynchronous services.

Participate: Get connected by participating in a career coaching sessioncareer workshopcareer fair, seniors-focused classroom presentation, or other career event.

Deliver: Share your elevator pitch—a quick introduction you can use when networking—with the Career Center for feedback. You can deliver your elevator pitch to a Career Center representative by visiting our offices or by DMing us a video on Instagram.

Activate: Apply for one or more positions on Handshake.

Once you've completed the tasks above, simply complete this form to order your honor cord and be entered into our Senior Raffle.

Compete for your college! The college with the highest percentage of graduates who Set for Success will win a prize (and bragging rights).

*Please note: you must be a student graduating during the 2023–2024 academic year to enter the raffle and/or earn an honor cord.

But That's Not All!

Check out these additional Senior Season offerings for graduating seniors and graduate students!

We're reserving time on our schedule for you! If booking an appointment on Handshake isn't convenient for you, simply stop by during our seniors and graduating students only drop-in hours!

Loop Campus — DePaul Center 9500

Monday 2:00pm – 4:00pm 
Tuesday 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Wednesday  2:00pm – 3:00pm
Thursday 11:00am – 1:00pm

Lincoln Park Campus — SAC 192

Monday 11:00am – 12:00pm & 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Tuesday 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Wednesday 1:00pm – 2:00pm & 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Thursday 10:00am – 11:00am & 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Click the workshop titles below to learn more about each topic and reserve a spot.

Workshop Title & Registration Link Date Time Location
Campus to Career: Understanding Your Transferable Skills Tuesday, April 9, 2024 2:30pm – 3:30pm Lincoln Park Student Center Room 315
You & Your Brand Thursday, April 25, 2024 11:00am – 12:00pm SAC 151
Designing & Activating Your Job or Internship Search Tuesday, April 23, 2024 3:00pm – 4:00pm SAC 151
Acing the Interview Monday, April 29, 2024 3:00pm – 4:00pm SAC 151
In the Bag: Salary Negotiation 101 Wednesday, May 1, 2024 11:00am – 12:00pm SAC 151
Campus to Career: Understanding Your Transferable Skills Wednesday, May 8, 2024 1:00pm – 2:00pm DePaul Center 9500
You & Your Brand Thursday, May 16, 2024 11:00am – 12:00pm DePaul Center 9500
Designing & Activating Your Job or Internship Search Tuesday, May 21, 2024 11:00am – 12:00pm DePaul Center 9500
Acing the Interview Wednesday, May 29, 2024 2:30pm – 3:30pm DePaul Center 9500
In the Bag: Salary Negotiation 101 Friday, May 31, 2014 11:00am – 12:00pm DePaul Center 9500
Registration in advance is appreciated, but walk-ins are welcome!

We want to celebrate you! Join us for our first graduation cap decorating celebration. You'll have the opportunity to show off your unique brand of flair by decorating a template that you can add to your graduation cap or display elsewhere. 

Details to be announced!