With the advent of the hiring period, the résumé season is definitely in. In this fierce coagulation of employers and students, there are many key elements that help define this relationship even better. One such factor in our very own school is Career Services, and the newly-positioned Career Development Coach. One can see Career Services staff pushing the social media boundaries and reaching out to students on Facebook and Twitter.
No, you cannot actually go to the Hogwarts grounds and play the sport among hovering Dementors. We are yet to find a dragon, let alone learn to ride one, and invisibility cloaks still haven’t gone on sale on Amazon. But hey, guess what? You can play Quidditch on the Quad next week with fellow Muggles from IIT. It seems like we have managed to translate the phenomenal game of chase, shoot and seek from J.K.Rowling’s wizarding world into our real one - at least in some form.
Friday nights at The Bog at IIT are typically buzzing with activity, as it is the time that students take to unwind from the week and have fun. On Friday, March 27, TEDxIIT was one of the parties contributing to the buzz by hosting a few activities to create awareness of the organization.
Union Board puts on a lot of great events, but one that I look forward to each and every time is the Hawks Coffeehouses where we can enjoy the performance of known and unknown artists from IIT and from all around in the backdrop of the evening-educed snugness that rests on the MTTC Welcome Center and free coffee and snacks; that’s always a plus. The last performance I had the pleasure of seeing featured singer-songwriter Mieka Pauley, who I also had the esteemed privilege to interview after her fantastic show that Tuesday night.
IIT’s dance group New Velocity showcased their annual dance performance on Friday, April 3, 2015. The show was an hour-long series of dances featuring a wide range of genres from hip-hop and contemporary to pop. It consisted of around 14 songs; New Velocity members performed 13 of them while one song was performed by another IIT dance group called Love To Dance (LTD), who made a special appearance.