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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.

Power Seminars

The Key to a Successful Job Interview
Presented by: Sandy Marcus

Healthcare Employment Opportunities
Presented by: Mike Hodgson of Career Step

Sway Factor: Personal Branding and Networking in a Digital Age
Presented by: Sima Dahl

How to Start a Business
Presented by: Nik Rokop

Introducing Yourself and Reaching the Decision Maker
Presented by: Cynthia Wade

Take DeVry University’s Career Profiler & Personality Assessment

Do you want to find an in-demand career that fits your personality? DeVry University’s Career Profiler is a unique assessment tool that matches your personality traits to in-demand careers.

This interactive, multimedia profiler lets you answer basic questions about yourself to determine your personality type and then matches you to appropriate careers. Once your assessment is complete, all of the information is downloaded to a website so that you can take a more detailed personality assessment and explore the careers.

Don’t forget to stop by the DeVry University and Keller Graduate School of Management booth to take the profiler!

Take Part in Our Mentor Match Program Sponsored by Walmart

On Thursday, April 8, all career expo attendees are invited to benefit from a complimentary, one-on-one “speed mentoring” session with accomplished professionals from a range of leading employers.

This is your chance to ask questions about balancing work and family, figuring out how to switch careers, and finding the Aha! moment in your job search and career advancement.

Ask anything you want during your mini-mentor session! It’s another FREE benefit of attending the Chicago Career Expo. (No pre-registration necessary.)

Mini Career Makeovers by Stream Cosmetics

Until now, airbrush makeup systems were only available to celebrity makeup artists directly. Now, Stream airbrush systems are available and affordable for all women, through the new direct sales opportunity with Stream Cosmetics.

Stream makeup artists will demonstrate how easy the airbrush is for anyone to use, and attendees will experience excitement over how quickly an airbrush creates the appearance of beautiful, flawless skin. Get a mini-makeover and career transformation through Stream’s unique direct selling opportunity that has everyone talking and airbrushing their way to beauty and success.

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.

ARAMARK Uniform Services
Ardyss International
Career Step
Comcast Cable
DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management
Drug Enforcement Administration
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Jockey Person to Person
Kelly Services
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District
New York Life
RCN Telecom Services
Scentsy Independent Consultants
Stream Cosmetics
TCF Bank
The Home Depot
Thirty-One Gifts
Transportation Security Administration
U.S. Secret Service
Verizon Wireless
Wilton Brands
Wolters Kluwer

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