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Sec Ed Application deadline approaching

The summer application for the Secondary Education Minor is open until August 31This is for rising juniors who expect to start the professional course sequence for teaching licensure in Spring 2022 and graduate in May 2023.  If you are a first- or second-year student planning to minor in Secondary Ed you do not need to apply yet. 

Information about the requirements for admission as well as the link to the application can be found here.

Please contact recordsofficer@education.illinois.edu if you have any questions.

library job opportunities

The IHLC is a small unit in the library and undergraduate assistants play a vital role in supporting unit operations and making collection materials available for research. The collections include a wide range of materials documenting the history of Illinois and the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. The IHLC’s holdings include books, periodicals, and other published materials as well as archival and manuscript collections dating from the mid-1700s to the present. The positions will provide hands-on experience both working with our collection materials and researchers. Job description Responsibilities include: • Monitoring the reading room and assisting researchers • Retrieving and reshelving materials • Rehousing print and manuscript materials for better preservation • Helping to arrange and describe archival materials • Creating descriptions of items to be digitized and made available online in the Library Digital Collections site • Assisting with scanning orders and email reference requests • Contributing to other projects and tasks as assigned (past projects have varied by the needs of the unit and skills of the person hired).

Undergraduate student assistants will work 9-12 hours a week under the direction of unit staff. Hours can only be worked when the unit is open, 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday. Preferred skills and experience Interest in history; strong academics; archives or library experience and/or interest.

The successful candidates will demonstrate strong communication skills and an ability to work independently and with sustained attention to detail.

If interested, please submit an application and upload your resume at the following link: https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/1993432821.

Please email Krista Gray, Archives Program Officer, at graykr@illinois.edu if you have any questions. Please apply by August 26th for full consideration.

Pre-law honors society

If you are looking for a place to network, a place to learn, or simply a community of accepting individuals, this organization has your back.
In our pursuit of continuing the success we experienced last year, we are currently looking to extend the interest in our organization, and have thus created a form for prospective members to fill out; this does not commit you to the organization. If you are interested in potentially becoming a future member, or learning more about Phi Delta Phi, please fill out the form below!

1. Quad Day: August 22nd from 12-4pm
2. Info Night #1: August 25th from 5-6pm
3. Info Night #2: September 1st from 5-6pm
The location of Info Night #1 & #2 is still pending; please fill out the interest form to be updated.

Interest Form

To keep up to date with the organization, get notified of important meetings, and support our efforts, be sure to follow us on Instagram @pdp_uiuc

business Council Info night

Business Council is a professional organization on campus that welcomes ALL majors and focuses on developing well-rounded individuals through professional, social, and service events to explore their passions in any given career.  There will be an information night in person on Wednesday, September 8 at 5 pm in Foellinger Auditorium. 

a message from the HPRC

Welcome to our new freshmen and transfer students, and welcome back to all the returning students!  The HPRC exists to help you get launched towards your future.

Come meet us at LAS Liftoff (Friday, August 30, 1:30 – 4:00 on the quad) and drop by our Open House on Monday, August 23, 1 – 5pm in 105 Gregory Hall.

Among the many things we do, we help students get career-relevant experience. Some opportunities on campus that have recently come our way:

There’s more. There are also many ways to explore and get experience that aren’t part-time jobs or internships. Read our emails, check out our website, send us your questions, come to our programs and workshops (search “HPRC” in Events on Handshake or check the calendar on our website).

We’re also here for one-on-one meetings to discuss your particular situation — everyone’s is different! Whether you have specific questions or just want some ideas to get started, we’re here to help. Make an appointment at https://go.illinois.edu/HPRCAdvising or email us.

Best wishes for a great start to your semester. We look forward to meeting you soon! –Kirstin and Julie

Undergraduate Research Workshops

The Office of Undergraduate Research announces its Fall 2021 workshop calendar.  Information for each workshop including how students can register can be found on our website: http://undergradresearch.illinois.edu/programs/workshops.html 

For all workshops, OUR will be offering both virtual and in-person dates. Participation is by advanced registration only; there are a limited number of spots available for each workshop, so please sign up as soon as possible. Workshops will be added throughout the term based on demand.

want to brush up your study skills?

DGS has created the Student Success Toolkit, designed to assist students with their academic performance. The toolkit provides handouts and worksheets that guide students in developing action steps to help improve their study skills. Students can find resources on effective note taking, critical reading, test taking strategies and more!

looking for a screenwriting course?

THEA 399, TJM: Screenwriting
This course will focus on building the knowledge and skills required to write a spec film script (Short & Feature). This will be accomplished through Screenwriting Exercises, in-class readings of works in progress and any associated rewrites and the reading and discussion of published film scripts. A final assignment will consist of a 1st draft of a short screenplay. For both the beginner and the advanced student.

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