Research Park Block Party

       Join us for our annual Research Park Block Party!
Wednesday, September 4, 2019.

Registered Companies


FAQ's about Research Park Student Block Party

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 do I get to the Research Park Student Block Party? 

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. 

3. What is the attire for the Research Park Block Party?

Casual attire is recommended.

4. What can I expect at the Research Park Block Party? Is it really a party?

Expect to learn about Research Park, what employees do, and future events hosted by the Park. This is your chance to learn more about what we have to offer.
Yes, it really is a party! Mingle and have fun with professionals and fellow students while enjoying free swag, activities and refreshments.

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

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

5. 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.

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.