“The seven top characteristics of success at Google are all soft skills: being a good coach; communicating and listening well; possessing insights into others (including others different values and points of view); having empathy toward and being supportive of one’s colleagues; being a good critical thinker and problem solver; and being able to make connections across complex ideas.”
Sounds a lot like the skill set you develop in Psychology and LAS.
(STEM expertise is #8, and you get that with our major, as well!)
Read the article in today’s Washington Post.
Criminology, Law & Society Minor Info Sessions
Wed. Sept 13, 11:00-11:30
Wed. Sept 20, 2:00-2:30
Tues. Sept 26, 10:30-11:00
All Info Sessions in 3057 Lincoln Hall
Students can learn about the minor and get their minor forms signed by the Sociology Advisor.
Some information on registration restrictions:
Some advanced Psychology courses will have restrictions lifted today (April 17). Others will be restricted to Psychology majors who are seniors, juniors, and sophomores until April 24. (If you are a Psychology freshman, you shouldn’t be registering for an advanced-level Psychology course!)
Information on restricted courses in selected majors:
Many other departments have restrictions on their courses. Sometimes, this information is viewable in Class Schedule under “Section Info.” You can also contact the department offering the course to find out when restrictions might be lifted.
Find out more about the new minor and certificate in Criminology, Law, and Society at one of three upcoming information sessions (which will feature pizza)!
Thinking about taking a Computer Science course at UIUC? Interested in the CS minor? If so, please refer to the official CS wiki regarding restrictions and enrollment information on CS courses.
There’s a nice article in the Daily Illini today about the importance of pursuing the major you want to pursue. With all the pressures we face from parents, friends, and society in general, this is something worth considering.
Any student interested in registering for a CS course for Fall 2016: please refer to the Department of Computer Science’s registration wiki for information on course restrictions and caps on enrollment.
Illinois in Washington
Spend fall interning and taking U of I classes in Washington, DC, with Illinois in Washington. The program is open to all majors, including Psychology students! Students will earn 12 credits of Illinois coursework during the fall semester. Courses include PS 491: Internship Seminar, PS 321: Principles of Public Policy, and PS 199: The Washington Experience.
Fall application deadline is April 1. For more information and to apply, visit the Illinois in Washington web site.
The Career Center and the Division of General Studies will present this online workshop on Tuesday, February 23 from 4:00 – 5:00.
Part of Major Exploration Week