military personnel on a stageThe Illinois State University Career Center is hosting a networking dinner and expo at 5 p.m. Tuesday, November 19, in Hancock Stadium.

The dinner is free for Illinois State students who are serving in the ROTC, have served in the armed forces, or are connected to the military. Reservations are required.

headsho of Sen. Jason Barickman

Sen. Jason Barickman

Participants will learn how to market and brand their military experiences and acquired skills to employers. Redbird alum, U.S. Army National Guard veteran Sen. Jason Barickman ’98 will be the keynote speaker.

Barickman was elected to the Illinois State Senate in 2012, and represents the 53rd Legislative District. He currently serves as the Senate assistant Republican leader, co-chair of the Legislative Audit Commission, minority spokesperson on the Judiciary Committee, and is a member of the Criminal Law, Education, Executive, and Labor committees.

After dinner, those attending can connect with the employers at an expo to learn about internships and full-time job opportunities.

For additional information, contact the Career Center at (309) 438-2200, or through the Career Center website.