Career Services

Women in IT Reception - Spring 2015

Immediately prior to the Wednesday, January 21st Informatics and Computing Career Fair, join employer representatives and students for the special Women in IT Reception from 9:30am to 11:30am at the Bloomington Convention Center. The Women in IT Reception is an event connecting women students from the School of Informatics and Computing and employers seeking to support the advancement of women in the tech industry. Meet and greet with students and other employer representatives from a variety of industries.

Janet SchalkBrief keynote address by Janet Schalk, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer for Kohl’s Department Stores. Ms. Schalk has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer since September, 2012.  She joined the Company as Sr. Vice President, Information Services in November 2010.  Prior to joining the Company, she served in a variety of management positions with Target Corporation since 1991, most recently Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer.  Ms. Schalk has 21 years of experience in the retail industry. Janet is also a member of the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Milwaukee.

All female SoIC students are invited to attend, whether you are in the job or internship market or simply learning more about the kinds of jobs available in this area. It is a great opportunity to ask questions, network with peers and potential employers, and become better informed about your future possibilities.

Companies attending the Women in IT Reception:
•    Accenture
•    ArcelorMittal
•    Baxter Healthcare
•    Blue Horseshoe
•    Caterpillar
•    Civis Analytics
•    COUNTRY Financial
•    Cox Automotive
•    Datum Consulting Group, LLC
•    Discover
•    DISH Network
•    enVista
•    Epic
•    Fifth Third Bank
•    General Motors
•    Humana
•    Office of the Vice President for Information Technology/University Information Technology Services
•    Ingram Micro Mobility
•    Interactive Intelligence
•    J.P. Morgan
•    Kohl’s Corporation
•    Liberty Mutual Insurance – Information Systems
•    McGladrey LLP
•    Progressive – IT
•    Target Corporation
•    Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
•    Textron

STUDENTS: Please RSVP by Monday, January 20th, 2015 in SoIC Careers.

EMPLOYERS: Please contact Frances at for additional information.