The world’s only student incubator - Online Career Prep Tools & Distanced Learning - Upkey

From your first resume, to your first job.

We've got you covered!

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No connections or Ivy League degree needed.

100% FREE for students.

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Upkey gives you a winning resume, builds your professional brand, and connects you with top companies offering internships and jobs.

We will get you ready. We will get you hired

Meet your online career guides

Resume Builder
Pitch Coach
Branding Expert
Internships & Jobs

Meet Margo – Your Professional Branding Expert

Margo will help you craft a strong, memorable professional image that will serve you for life. She’ll also build you a custom digital portfolio that plays to your strengths and helps you market yourself at your next opportunity.

Your own personal website and business card
Greater network to market yourself
A strong professional brand

Meet Sam – The world’s best and funnest Resume Builder

A killer resume is a must. Sam will build you a top-notch resume and share secrets from top performers with you. Save yourself the headache of doing it alone, and let Sam help you get ahead.

Customized resume tailored to wow prospective employers
No cookie cutter template or basic advice
Access to dashboard and tools to edit and improve

Meet Gina – Your Elevator Pitch Coach

Gina’s pet peeve is bad storytelling and she knows the difference between an average and an amazing pitch better than anyone. If you’re ready to become pitch perfect, then it’s time to kick it with Gina.

Build a personalized and powerful short pitch
Sound more confident and smooth
Increase your chances to land your dream job

Meet Jazz – Your Connector to Top Internships and Jobs

Jazz will give you exclusive access to top companies, internships, and job opportunities, plus a network of amazing mentors who will help you with your professional development.

Unique profile that showcases your grit and personality
Multiply your chances to land a dream job
Exclusive connections with top startups and Fortune 1000s

We bring confidence and career readiness to all our students

Don’t just take our words for it.

Upkey simplifies professional readiness.

After hearing a couple of success stories from my friends, I decided to give Sam a shot. He taught me some different techniques to frame my professional experience and now my resume really shines. I feel like he helped me put all the pieces of the puzzle together. Now, I’m happy to say that this recent graduate is fully employed!


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

100% of our students have joined us through referral and word of mouth.

Roosevelt University is a national leader in educating socially conscious leaders with campuses across Illinois.

DePaul University is the largest Catholic university in the U.S. and private institution in Chicago, serving nearly 23,000 students.

Saint Xavier University is a four-year institution of higher learning located on the southwest side of Chicago, Illinois.

Illinois Institute of Technology is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois. Established from the merger in 1940 of Armour Institute and Lewis Institute.

We want to make you shine.

Every student should have a winning resume, a confident elevator pitch and a strong professional brand. Every student should have access to their dream internships and jobs. We are here to make this happen.

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