Research Park Student Open House


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Save the date for our annual Research Park Open House on Wednesday, September 4.

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FAQ's about Research Park Student Open House

1. What is the University of Illinois Research Park?

The Research Park at the University of Illinois is a leading technology hub that cultivates startups and accelerates corporate innovation.

2. How many companies are located within the Research Park?

The Research Park is home to over 120 different companies and growing.

3. How many student interns are employed at Research Park?

Over 800 student interns work gaining valuable experiences and making real contributions to companies within the Research Park.

4. What is the attire for the Research Park Open House?

Casual attire is recommended. Bring walking shoes for the tour. If you need special accommodations, please do not hesitate to let us know. 

5. How do I get to the Research Park Student Open House? 

Take the 1S Yellow Hopper and stop at First and Hazelwood. If you are driving, feel free to park at the EnterpriseWorks lot - it's free. The parking lot is located off Oak Street. 

6. Do Research Park companies hire freshmen?

Yes, the University of Illinois Research Park employs freshmen to PhD students. 

7. What majors do companies within the Research Park hire?

All majors are encouraged to apply.