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Job Opportunity: Abbott Nutrition Operations Management Intern

Operations Management Intern

Abbott Nutrition, UIUC Research Park

Job ID Number: 100001

Who We Are:

Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 150 countries and employs approximately 74,000 people.

Position Summary:

Abbott Nutrition is seeking a University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) student to support Abbott’s Research Park site manager with maintaining and improving operations and engagement.

An Operations Management Intern will be responsible for:

  • Tracking status and deliverables of all research projects
  • Acting as liaison between site and global R&D to recruit and initiate projects
  • Conducting annual “Call for Project Proposals” within Nutrition R&D and coordinating proposal review and student alignment with review committee and project investigators
  • Preparing an annual report based off of events, projects, and deliverables from previous year
  • Contributing to the design and management of intern deliverables library in Microsoft SharePoint
  • Collating monthly accomplishments for advisement of senior HR and leadership
  • Creating materials for internal and external marketing of Abbott Research Park activities

What We Offer to Our Student Employees:

  • Part-time employment with Abbott at the UIUC Research Park during the academic year
  • Minimum of 8-10 hrs/week and maximum of 19 hrs per week
  • Competitive hourly wage commensurate with year in school
  • Flexible work schedule with 24/7 keycard office access
  • Personally-assigned workstation in a modern style office space
  • Valuable experience in the global healthcare industry

Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled as a student at UIUC
  • Must be available to work during the summer
  • Preferably a sophomore or junior undergraduate
  • No major restrictions but should preferably be a student interested in a future with Abbott
  • Experience in Excel is highly recommended
  • Responds well to feedback
  • Effective communication and excellent verbal/written English language skills
  • Self-motivated problem solver that can lead a project from beginning to end

Start Date/Duration:  Late in the Fall 2017 semester or at the beginning of the Spring 2018 semester through at least Summer 2018 with a possibility for an extension

Link to more info on Handshake.

Tutor Positions Available – Upward Bound is hiring

TUTORS for the TRIO Upward Bound College Prep Academy

 THE CHALLENGE AND OPPORTUNITY: Individuals with a reputation for being successful with helping students improve academic performance (e.g., grades, overall GPA, test scores) are being sought to provide tutoring and  academic coaching/mentoring to diverse students ranging from 9th grade to 12th grade. A large number of the students come from under-served, under-resourced, and under-prepared backgrounds and are often potential first-generation college students. Selected individuals must have a deep commitment to working with these populations.

 ABOUT THE PROGRAM: The TRIO Upward Bound College Prep Academy is an intense pre-college program that assists youth from the Champaign, Urbana, and Rantoul, IL areas. The program is designed to identify students interested in attending college and to equip them with the skills necessary to succeed in college.

 ACADEMIC DISCIPLINES NEEDED: Math (Algebra I, Algebra II w/Trigonometry, Geometry, and Calculus); Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Anatomy); Foreign Language (Spanish); and English (Grammar, Composition, and Reading Comprehension).

 ANTICIPATED START AND END DATES: September 12, 2016-May 15, 2017.

 EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Tutors are expected, for example, to: participate in training activities; keep abreast of strategies, policies, and procedures related to effective tutoring; provide individual and/or group tutoring/instruction on agreed-upon days and times; complete assessment of students’ needs prior to tutoring/instruction; report attendance such as “no shows”; provide encouragement to students to enhance self-esteem; complete service-delivery reports after sessions; complete accurate timesheets; exercise good judgment and professionalism when interacting with students; and other duties as assigned.

 REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS

  • Must be a college student, a graduate student, current or retired teacher, or experienced professional.
  • Students must have earned a “B” or higher in the tutoring subject — evidence required.  All students must be in good academic standing.
  • Current or retired teachers or experienced professionals must provide evidence of competency in tutoring subject (e.g., transcript, copy of diploma in discipline, reference letters, certifications, citations).
  • Preference given to individuals with experience working with economically challenged/first generation college bound students and/or previous tutoring experience.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.             

 TIME COMMITMENT: Must be available to work Mondays and Wednesdays during 4:00pm-8:00pm. Hours subject to change depending on operational and students’ needs.

 SALARY:$10 per hour minimum. Eligible campus employees may be considered for work in excess compensation.

 BACKGROUND CHECKS: Chosen candidates are required to pass an extensive background check prior to starting the position. New background checks may be required for individuals employed previously by Upward Bound and/or who work in other areas of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign or off campus.

 TO APPLY: Please complete your application online at https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/2048451 and upload the following supporting documents online along with your application: 

 1) Cover Letter (addressing qualifications, experiences and how you comply with requirements) 

2) Resume

3) Philosophy of Education (addressing your perception of teaching, learning, your teaching goals, your goals for students and/or your personal goals as an educator)

4) Unofficial copy of academic transcript with evidence of highest degree

5) Contact information for four references (including: name, job title, phone number, and e-mail address)

 *Previous Upward Bound employees should submit the following: an application, cover letter, and an updated resume.

 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed and interviews may be conducted immediately and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. To ensure full consideration, please submit your materials by Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

 PROGRAM WEBSITE: http://omsa.illinois.edu/TRIO/upwardbound.html

 STUDENT AFFAIRS DIVERSITY STATEMENT: http://www.omsa.illinois.edu/DOCS/Diversity_SA.pdf

Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).

 

Summer 2016 Research Position

Chronic Wasting Disease in Illinois White-tailed Deer Employee

The Mateus and Novakofski lab is seeking a motivated individual to assist with research on the genetics of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Illinois white-tailed deer. The CWD research program conducts applied conservation and population genetic analysis of deer, describes patterns of genetic structure, spatial distribution and gene flow, to draw insights into the epidemiology of CWD.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • DNA extraction
  • PCR
  • Sequencing
  • Genotyping
  • Data analysis in Sequencher and Genemapper software
  • Data entry in MS Excel and Access

Necessary Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently with minimal instruction.
  • Must have good organization and communication skills.
  • Experience with basic lab techniques (i.e., PCR).
  • Must be able to work during summer 2016.

Compensation: During the summer, the selected candidate will be expected to work 30-40 hours per week. Extension of the position after summer is possible. If the candidate is an undergraduate student, work during fall/spring semesters is limited to a maximum of 10 hours per week. Pay will be hourly based on experience.

Closing: Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.

Inquiries: Please send a cover letter and resume to Michelle Green (mlgreen@illinois.edu)

Summer Internship Opportunity at The Career Center

Type of Position:

Summer Internship:    Summer Internship: May 16th – August 5th, 2016

Approximately 20-25 hours weekly from 8-10 am and/or 12 pm – 5 pm, Monday – Friday

 Description:

The Career Center (TCC) is seeking two energetic and customer oriented summer interns for 2016. The Career Center is the primary point of contact for all students regarding professional development. The internship focuses on providing direct contact to thousands of incoming students and parents while working alongside TCC staff in designing and creating best outreach methods for current students. The intern will have the ability to work on both small and large projects as well as receive ongoing personalized, professional development help from TCC staff.

 General Duties:

  • Provide assistance to visitors in The Career Resource Center
  • Assist students by providing one-on-one resume and cover letter critiques
  • Complete various projects as assigned by The Career Center staff

 Specific Duties:

  • Present The Career Centers services and resources to all incoming students and parents during Summer Orientation Resource Fair.
  • Provide assistance to visitors in The Career Center as the primary point of contact during the lunch hour.
  • Interact directly with customers by telephone, email and face to face.
  • Create a new career based “Bulletin Board” for use in the residence halls.
  • Design and develop innovative methods to reach students.
  • Meet regularly with supervising Assistant Director of Academic & Campus Outreach.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the TCC staff.

 Qualifications:

Interns must have outstanding customer service skills. Candidates must be energetic and willing to work with TCC staff, students, parents, and others as necessary. He/she must have strong verbal and written communication skills.  These positions require strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a collaborative environment.  Interns must be able to use Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.  Strong candidates will have experience presenting career based services and resources.

Compensation:

$8.75 hourly

 Application Procedure:

Application deadline is Monday, April 4th, 2016 at 5:00 pm.
Interested candidates will need to submit a resume, cover letter, and a brief 250 word writing sample on “How does this position fit into your personal and professional goals?”

 Emma Andruczyk

            Assistant Director—The Career Center

            715 S. Wright Street, MC-383

            Champaign, IL. 61820

            eandrucz@illinois.edu