On September 30th and October 1st, Chicago City Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin and BMO Financial Group will host the “Building Wealth Today for Tomorrow Financial Empowerment Weekend” at the UIC Forum. The event combines the Treasurer’s two signature events – the Building Wealth Today for Tomorrow Financial Empowerment Summit and the Financial Services Career Fair. The weekend will be a unique opportunity for Chicagoland residents to gain insights into the current financial trends, build relationships to obtain job opportunities within the financial services industry, join workshops on saving money, buying a home or starting a business, and much more.
On Friday, September 30, the Financial Services Career Fair will provide an opportunity for diverse candidates from across the city to find new career opportunities in the financial services industry and beyond. Participants will have the chance to engage with more than 50 participating employers on-site including BMO, Wintrust, CIBC, JP Morgan Chase, and more. The event will also feature career readiness workshops, resume reviews, chats with career coaches, mock interviews, complimentary professional headshots, and other resources. On Saturday, October 1, the Financial Empowerment Summit will feature free information for Chicagoans on topics related to financial planning and credit building, keys to homeownership, money management and access to capital, real estate, and so much more. The day will also feature keynote speakers Daymond John of ABC’s “Shark Tank”, Bill Rancic, the first “The Apprentice” winner, hip-hop mogul MC Lyte, and many more. For more information or to register for this free event weekend, visit the City Treasurer’s website.
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