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Fall 2017 Faculty Innovation Grant Applications

Career Services is pleased to announce the creation of the Faculty Innovation Grants program for the 2016-2017 academic year.  The purpose of this grants program is to provide funding to faculty for activities directly related to the career and professional development of Illinois Institute of Technology students and/or the expansion of Illinois Tech's employer network. 

Given Illinois Tech's dedication to diversity, access, and inclusion, activities incorporating these themes are highly encouraged.  Projects connecting to the Many Voices, One Vision Strategic Plan are also encouraged.

Examples of types of activities eligible for funding include:

  • Fees for classroom speakers
  • Job shadow experiences
  • Coverage of registration fees for events that expand Illinois Tech's industry network
  • New student career development programming on campus 

The application for Fall 2017 is found here. The application deadline is Friday, July 14.

If you have any questions, email Joseph Orgel at or BJ Engelhardt at