The Hire Big 10+ Career Consortium is a network of dedicated career services professionals from the Big Ten schools, as well as DePaul University, the University of Chicago, and the University of Notre Dame.
By joining the organization, you will gain access to 500+ career services professionals that will enhance your professional network and broaden your knowledge. Our members note that being part of the Hire Big 10+ is unique and distinctive in the following ways:
We are peer institutions with similar size, scope and mission
We are democratic in work and involvement
Our community is tight-knit, welcoming, accessible
The content is authentically driven by membership
Our benchmarking and brainstorming offers practical support and collaboration
We encourage you to get involved! Membership is free and active as long as you are a Career Services professional at a member institution.
Joining a professional organization is critical in keeping abreast of the latest knowledge and practices locally, regionally, and globally. By joining the Hire Big 10+ Consortium, you’ll gain access to a wide variety of opportunities including, but not limited to:
Connect with others to share insights and gain information related to career services functional areas or populations.
Career Strategy Groups
Connect with others in a small group to develop personal action strategies.
Lead a knowledge community or committee, host an event or conference, or serve in a board role.
Participate in webinars or events exclusively for members.
Membership Directory & Listserv
Search for colleagues and contact information. Send messages to the entire group.
Private LinkedIn Group Access
Share information and successes, ask questions of peers, and advertise programs and events in a private environment.
Connect with colleagues at the annual “unconference” full of networking and sharing in a casual setting.
Share opportunities at your institution and learn about positions elsewhere. Benchmark job descriptions.
Board & Knowledge Community Nominations
Consider nominating yourself or a colleague for one of the open Executive Board positions for the upcoming elections. All nominations must be submitted by Wednesday, May 31, 2023.
To be eligible for nomination, candidates must be:
A Hire Big10+ member or agree to join the consortium
Work in a career services capacity at a Big10+ Consortium school
Willing to serve a two-year term: July 2023 - June 2025
Executive Board, Vice Chair of Membership (1)
Executive Board, Vice Chair of Programming (1)
Executive Board, Vice Chair of Communication (1)
Knowledge Community Co-Lead, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (1)
Knowledge Community Co-Lead, Employer Relations (1)
Knowledge Community Co-Lead, International Students (2)
Knowledge Community Co-Lead, Directors (1)
Committee Co-Lead, Vendor Relations (1)
Committee Co-Lead, Mentorship (1)
Committee Co-Lead, Career Strategy (1)
EXECUTIVE BOARD NOMINATION FORM
KNOWLEDGE COMMUNITY/COMMITTEE NOMINATION FORM