Past Special Events

Skype Mock Interviews

When: Monday, October 2nd, 2017
Where: 415 N. Dearborn 3rd floor, Chicago ILLINOIS
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Purpose of the i.c.stars Mock Interview Series is to simulate real-world experiences through BEHAVIORAL BASED Interview questions. The interns should answer each question based on the S.T.A.R Method. Volunteers are paired with an individual intern based on their selected time slot of availability. Design Outline: 20-minute Behavioral...

iOpener Innovation Conference 2017

When: Friday, August 25th, 2017
Where: 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1900, Chicago ILLINOIS
Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
The ​annual ​i.c.stars' ​iOpener ​conference ​brings ​together ​CIOs, ​entrepreneurs, ​students, ​alumni ​of ​i.c.stars ​and ​vendors ​to ​explore ​a ​technology-development ​topic ​of ​mutual ​interest. Learn ​what ​a ​wide ​range ​of ​companies ​are ​doing ​that’s ​innovative and new partnerships that are driving innovation forward. ​Hear ​how...

Summer Campus Interview Week

When: Monday, June 26th, 2017
Where: 415 N. Dearborn 3rd floor, Chicago ILLINOIS
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Is your company on the lookout for high quality, entry level talent for roles in business or technology positions? Consider interviewing the highly motivated men and women who have completed our rigorous technology workforce training program. Whether you’re new to hiring from i.c.stars, or have already seen the benefit our...

CxO Disrupt 2017

When: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
Where: mHUB, 965 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago ILLINOIS
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
CxO Disrupt: The Evolution of the C-Suite is returning for its second year. A networking and thought leadership event, CxO Disrupt is oriented towards fostering collaboration within the C-Suite and beyond- driven by the disruptive transformation happening in technology and marketing. This year's event will focus on the convergence of data and...

Alumni Idea Hack

When: Thursday, May 11th, 2017
Where: 1871, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1212, Classroom 2.03, Chicago ILLINOIS
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Building on our first Idea Hack, this event includes a speed pitch activity. Whether you have a business idea or just want to network, you’ll meet seasoned and aspiring entrepreneurs, and get feedback on your startup ideas. Non-i.c.stars alumni guests are welcome. Partners include mHUB, 1871, Wi-Stem, and the Chicago Leadership Alliance....

Capitalize on Illinois 2017

When: Friday, April 7th, 2017
Where: Maggiano's Little Italy 516 N Clark St (Entrance on Grand), Chicago ILLINOIS
Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
This premier event brings together over 200 C-Level IT executives, i.c.stars alumni, sponsors and board members to share and learn together. Capitalize on Illinois is a great opportunity to meet the i.c.stars interns and alums while being immersed in our innovative culture. This year's conference will center on the impact of Immigration and...

TechBash 2016

When: Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
Where: Untitled Supper Club, 111 W Kinzie St, Chicago ILLINOIS
Time: 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Meet and mingle with the CIO's of 50 companies who will act as "CIO Help Desk Hosts" at TechBash 2016, ready to take your questions on business, leadership and technology once you submit your "ticket". The CIO's will be stationed around the event throughout the evening. i.c.stars will provide a Star Map and schedule so that TechBashers can...

iOpener 2016

When: Friday, August 26th, 2016
Where: Motorola Mobility, 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza 19th FLOOR, Chicago, IL 60654, Chicago ILLINOIS
Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
First Comes Data: Why Data Management and Analytics is a Priority for your Business Join 60+ Technology Executives for a Thought Leadership Conference on how Data is impacting all areas of your business as well as systems that affect you on a personal, company, and state-wide level at the 2016 iOpener Innovation Conference. Be a part of...

A Measurable Impact

Initial placement rate:
90%
Industry retention rate:
81%
College attendance rate:
55%
Alumni actively engaged in their communities:
72%
Average 12-month earnings before program:
$10,790
Average 12-month earnings after program:
$44,010