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CNC Open House

When: March 18th, 2017 3:00-6:00pm
Where: 5338 N. Northwest HWY., Chicago, IL

Come to BIR’s Machine Shop


DATE: Saturday, March 18th, 2017
TIME: 3:00–6:00pm
PLACE: 5338 N. Northwest HWY., Chicago, IL


Learn how to operate, setup and program CNC
machines. Job placement assistance available.


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2016 Tax Deductions for Higher Education and IRS Form 1098-T "Tuition Statement"

When: January 12, 2017
Where: BIR Training Center

When you will be filing your 2016 tax return, you might be eligible to take an educational cost deduction for expenses such as tuition and books. These expenses are reflected on Form 1098-T.

In order for BIR to issue you this education expense form, we must have your Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Tax Identifying Number (ITIN).

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Visit BIR at the International Manufacturing Technology Show

When: September 12th - 17th
Where: North Building, C Hall, Booth 727 McCormick Place, Chicago
Visit BIR at the International Manufacturing Technology Show

SEPT. 12th - 17th

Location: North Building, C Hall, Booth 727 McCormick Place, Chicago

The show is free to students. Online registration is open at the IMTS website.

Take advantage of this fascinating opportunity to see a major international tradeshow with a guided tour led by BIR's Computerized Manufacturing & Robotics Department. Read More

Press Releases

When: 08/31/2016
BIR Press Releases
08/31/2016 Press Release
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English Conversation Practice Lab

Looking for opportunities to practice your English speaking on a variety of topics?

Would you like to learn and practice useful vocabulary and conversation strategies?

If so, the English Conversation Practice Lab is for you!
  • DEVON LAB 204: Monday 1-2pm; Tuesday 1:30-2:30pm; Wednesday 1-2pm
  • LOOP LAB 11: Tuesday 1-2pm & 5-6pm; Wednesday 1-2pm & 5-6pm; Thursday 1-2pm & 5-6pm
  • O'HARE LEARNING CENTER: Wednesday 12:30-1:30pm
We would love to see you there! View flyer

Improve Your Pronunciation and Accent

Join Us for Pronunciation Practice Lab

  • Discover how to better understand spoken American English
  • Learn useful pronunciation tips
  • Be better understood by native speakers
  • Ask a tutor your questions
  • Devon Lab 204: Wednesday, 5:00pm-6:20pm
  • Loop Lab 11: Mondays, 1pm-2pm
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