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Thurs. 10am-2pm
Navy Pier
600 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Important Details

  • Free Admission
  • Free Resume Critiquing
  • Business Attire & Resumes Required for Admittance

*As a reminder, you are responsible for your parking fees, if any.

Public Transportation:


Direct service to Navy Pier is provided by CTA buses from the Madison Street (former Northwestern) Station.

By City Bus

The CTA has six bus lines with over 200 buses that serve the Pier’s front entrance daily. These include the #29 (State Street), the #65 (Grand Avenue), the #56 (Milwaukee Avenue), and the #66 (Chicago Avenue). During weekday rush hours: #120 (Northwestern/Wacker Express) and #121 (Union/Wacker Express) serve Navy Pier and their respective Metra train terminals.

Driving Directions:

From The North

Take Lake Shore Drive (US 41) to the Grand Avenue exit.

From The Northwest

Take the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) to the Ohio Street exit, south on Orleans to Illinois Street and proceed east.

From The West

Take the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) to Columbus Drive, north to Illinois Street, and east to the Pier.

From The Southwest

Take the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) to Lake Shore Drive (U.S. 41), and then north to the Illinois Street exit.

From The South

Take the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94), east onto the Stevenson Expressway to Lake Shore Drive North and exit at Illinois Street.

From The Southeast

Take Lake Shore Drive (US 41) north to the Illinois Street exit.

Tips to make the most of the day:

  • Talk with other job seekers
  • Hand out business cards
  • Get your resume critiqued for free
  • Attend several seminars

You’re invited to attend one of our free seminars throughout the event:

  • Like to work from home? Career Step presents the growing field of medical transcription
  • Sandy Marcus tells you how to ace that interview
  • DeAnna Radaj gets into how small talk could get you hired
  • Lauren Milligan gives step-by-step advice on how to create a resume with impact
  • Anna Wildermuth talks about how to make a great first impression
  • Sima Dahl speaks about personal branding and online networking

Take a Free Personality Assessment & Career Profiler

DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management is hosting a special section at every career expo where attendees can take a free personality assessment and career profiler that recommends potential careers that suit them best. There is also the chance to create a unique vision card of your goals to carry daily as a constant reminder to go make them happen!

The more people you meet, the better your chances.

So make a day of it with Women For Hire in Chicago.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Space is limited.


Jump start your success by registering for this special session prior to the career expo opening. Meet Good Morning America‘s Workplace Contributors.



Participating Exhibitors

This is a partial list of the participating exhibitors. This list is updated regularly, so please check back each week. Click on the name to view a profile.

Aon Corporation
Arbonne International
Benedictine University
Career Step
Cintas Corporation
DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Fifth Third Bank
First Investors Corporation
Golden Girls
Lia Sophia
New York Life
Tastefully Simple
U.S. Customs & Border Protection
Verizon Wireless
Wolters Kluwer

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