Career Connections Newsletter


Welcome Back, Illini! Stay Warm! 



Do you have a hobby or side that’s helping you build your brand? Tell us about it. Share the ways your branding yourself at for a chance to win a FREE Amazon Fire Tablet!

Looking for jobs and internships on-campus? Be sure to visit Opportunities Fair!


Become a Career Services Paraprofessional (CSP)! 


Interested in becoming a Career Services Paraprofessional? CSPs are PAID student staff responsible for reviewing resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn profiles & presenting career-related workshops. Applications for this opportunity open on January 22. Save the date for our information session where you can learn more about the position:

–         January 24: 4 – 5 p.m., The Career Center, Conference Room 143

·         January 29: 4 – 5 p.m., La Casa Cultural Center

·         February 1: 4 – 5 p.m., The Career Center, Conference Room 143

·         February 6: 5 – 6 p.m., Native American House

·         February 8: 5 – 6 p.m., The Career Center, Conference Room 143


Spring CC-I Application is open! 

We are now accepting applications for the Spring 2018 Career Certificate – International Students (CC-I) program. Please apply to this nationally awarded program if you want to become more competitive for your internship/full-time job search.

To learn more, visit


Career Closet in Need of Clothing Donations

Please consider donating the following gently used items:

Men’s pants up to size 36, shirts up to size 16, suits sized small medium and large, women’s blouses, skirts, suits sized petite, small and large, and suit jackets up to size 10.

Drop off items at The Career Center Interview Suite 213, located at ​ 616 E Green St., Champaign, IL from 2 – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday. For questions, contact Amanda Cox at



Volunteer & Work Opportunities:

See our open positions at The Career Center here.


Drop-in Career Advising:

The Career Center, 715 S. Wright, offers drop-in service Monday-Thursday from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. for students with quick career-related questions.


Drop-in Health Professions Advising:

The Career Center, 715 S. Wright, offers drop-in service on Tuesdays and Fridays from 1:30 – 3 p.m. for students with quick questions about health professions.


Resume/Cover Letter/ LinkedIn Review Hours:

The Career Center offers resume and cover letter reviews at various places and times throughout the week:

·        Monday-Friday, 2 – 4:30 p.m. at The Career Center, 715 S. Wright

·        Monday,  7 – 9 p.m. at the Undergraduate Library

·        Tuesday, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Ikenberry Commons, Room 1010A

·        Wednesday, 7 – 9 p.m. at the Undergraduate Library

·        Sunday 4 – 9 p.m. at the Undergraduate Library


Peace Corps Drop-ins:

Curious about the Peace Corps? Come talk to UIUC’s campus recruiter at drop-ins, Tuesdays 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. & Thursdays 10:00 a.m. – Noon, at The Career Center, 715 S. Wright. You can also set up an appointment by emailing

Career Closet:

Get FREE business casual and business professional clothing from our Career Closet! Located at The Career Center Interview Suite, Room 213, 616 E Green St. from 2 – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday



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