Career Workshops

Career Development workshops are designed to help LAS undergraduates develop career readiness competencies as defined by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Questions about the Career Development Workshops may be directed to Brian Neighbors, Director,  LAS Career Development.


UP-COMING CAREER WORKSHOPS


Inquire, Engage, and Create Workshop Series: Undergrad Research
Participating in undergraduate research is a valuable and rewarding way to gain useful skills for your future career, work closely with a mentor in your field, and learn more about your area of study.  This workshop will help pave the way for students interested in getting involved with a research project. Topics covered in this workshop will include discovering research interests, finding on-campus research opportunities, and contacting faculty members regarding research project involvement.
Monday, April 23: 4:00-4:50, 2043 Lincoln Hall


Inquire, Engage, and Create Workshop Series: Study Abroad Design
Want to study abroad but don’t know where to start? Come to a Study Abroad Design Workshop where peer Study Abroad specialists will go over the best ways to inquire, engage, and create in finding the right program abroad for you and designing your ideal learning environment. Information regarding internships and research opportunities abroad, financial aid and scholarships, and other campus resources will be provided.
Tuesday, April 24: 3:00-3:50, 2043 Lincoln Hall


Inquire, Engage, and Create Workshop Series: Internships
Interested in doing an internship? Join the Life + Career Design Internship specialists for an internship workshop to help you sharpen your internship seeking skills. You will explore multiple ways to engage, inquire and create both on-campus and off campus internship opportunities, while learning efficient methods to finding internships that will help enhance your desired skill set.
Thursday, April 26: 2:00-2:50, 1027 Lincoln Hall

 


COMPLETED CAREER WORKSHOPS FOR SPRING 2018


Is Your Resume Telling Your Story?
Stop in for a resume review to see how well you are articulating your full Illinois story to employers!
Tuesday, January 30 from 10:00 AM-NOON, 2040 Lincoln Hall
Thursday, February 1 from NOON-2:00 PM, 2040 Lincoln Hall


Finding Your Way at Illinois
Need some extra support finding your way through your time at Illinois? Attend this activity-based workshop to learn how to connect what you’ve done with what you are doing-and what you plan to do. We will explore the different ways to inquire about, engage with, and create your Illinois experience, and beyond!
Wednesday, January 31 from 1:00-2:00 PM, 2043 Lincoln Hall
Tuesday, February 6 from 4:00-5:00 PM, 2043 Lincoln Hall
Wednesday, February 21 from 1:00-1:50 PM, 1065  Lincoln Hall


Design Your Way Forward Workshop
Are you stuck on a messy problem related to school, work, or life that doesn’t have a single, clear answer? Attend this activity-based workshop to explore a different approach to problem-solving, and get unstuck!
Friday, February 2 from 2:00-3:00 PM, 2043 Lincoln Hall
Friday, February 16, from 2:00-2:50 PM, 1024 Lincoln Hall
Tuesday, February 27 from 4:00-4:50 PM, 1024 Lincoln Hall


Inquire, Engage, and Create Workshop Series: Internships
Interested in doing an internship? Join the Life + Career Design Internship specialists for an internship workshop to help you sharpen your internship seeking skills. You will explore multiple ways to engage, inquire and create both on-campus and off campus internship opportunities, while learning efficient methods to finding internships that will help enhance your desired skill set.
Tuesday, March 6 at 4:00 PM, 1024 Lincoln Hall


Designing Your 2019-2020 Resume
You might know how to format a resume, but are you mindful of the experiences you are seeking to add to your resume?  Each experience becomes a part of your Illinois Story.  This workshop will get you actively engaged in how to envision and create your future professional self.
Wednesday, March 7 from 1:00-1:50 PM, 2043 Lincoln Hall


Inquire, Engage, and Create Workshop Series: Undergrad Research
Participating in undergraduate research is a valuable and rewarding way to gain useful skills for your future career, work closely with a mentor in your field, and learn more about your area of study.  This workshop will help pave the way for students interested in getting involved with a research project. Topics covered in this workshop will include discovering research interests, finding on-campus research opportunities, and contacting faculty members regarding research project involvement.
 Friday, March 9 at 2:00 PM, 1024 Lincoln Hall


Inquire, Engage, and Create Workshop Series: Study Abroad Design
Want to study abroad but don’t know where to start? Come to a Study Abroad Design Workshop where peer Study Abroad specialists will go over the best ways to inquire, engage, and create in finding the right program abroad for you and designing your ideal learning environment. Information regarding internships and research opportunities abroad, financial aid and scholarships, and other campus resources will be provided.
Wednesday, March 14 at 1:00 PM, 1030 Foreign Languages Building


Selling Yourself at Career Fairs
Did you know that Career Fairs are open to all Illinois students? Did you know career fairs also promote internships for underclassmen as well as jobs for graduating seniors? This workshop will help LAS students better understand how to prepare to get the most out of the fairs, and most importantly how to identify employer needs to sell yourself to them. This workshop is for undergraduates in the College of LAS.
Monday, January 29 from 4:00-4:50 PM., 1027 Lincoln Hall
Thursday, April 5 from 5:00-5:50 PM, 1000 Lincoln Hall