Get Ready . Get Hired
As part of our commitment to invest in your future success, University of Illinois at Chicago is excited to offer you Upkey: a fun and easy program that helps students become more prepared and career ready. Upkey can help you build a strong resume and work on your elevator pitch. The service will be provided free of charge to all students. Enjoy it.
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Upkey gives you a winning resume, builds your professional brand, and connects you with top companies offering internships and jobs.
Who will help me gain that supreme skill ?
Meet Your Mentors
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.
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 the secrets from top performers with you. Save yourself the headache of doing it alone, and let Sam help you get ahead.
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.
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.
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