Weekly Round-Up

Join Odyssey at UIUC:

Odyssey at UIUC is actively recruiting new members! Odyssey is a content creation platform in which creators can write about whatever they want. The team only requires 2 short articles per month, and there is one social, optional meeting as well! Additionally, creators can work with professional editors and build their resumes. If you are interested in joining the team, please send an email to illinoisuc.odyssey@gmail.com!

Virtual Illinois Abroad Week:

The study abroad units across campus are hosting Virtual Illinois Abroad Week from Monday, October 19 – Friday, October 23. This event is for all students, especially first years and sophomores, who might be interested in pursuing both immediate virtual study abroad experiences and future in-person international opportunities. The event website can be found at go.illinois.edu/illinoisabroadweek. Students are encouraged to RSVP to sessions they want to attend.

Virtual Peace Corps events:

In celebration of Illinois Abroad Week next week, Career Resource Center will be hosting several Peace Corps events. The event details are below. All members of the campus community are welcome!

Peace Corps Information Session 

Monday, October 19th at 2pm (CST)

Zoom link: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwodOmurDgoH9dCz6X5GD2t6_j90Gd1f6zc

Returned Volunteer Panel 

Thursday, October 22nd at 4pm (CST)

Zoom link: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIvdeyrpz8iH9eO0XG3nAL-5wGgD8vv8xoA

Peace Corps Application Workshop: Resumes 

Friday, October 23rd at 1pm (CST)

Zoom link: https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYtf-quqzkoHtXeX2_Q0rYW36WMgkh8e6SM

If you have questions, contact Nicholas Melrose. Nick has drop-in hours on Wednesdays from 12-2pm and Thursdays from 2-4pm. You can access these hours by visiting the UIUC Career Center website (https://www.careercenter.illinois.edu) and clicking on ‘access the virtual desk.’

Choosing a Grad School Session:

The College of Education is hosting a live session October 28th from 4 – 5 pm about choosing the right program and graduate school. The key speaker will be Dr. Christopher Span, the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs. There will be time for Q&A as well. If you are considering graduate school in the future, this session is for you!

Please register at https://forms.gle/3cGHZCCGbrFSTJKy8 to receive a link for the Zoom session!

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