Category Archives: Career opportunities

Career Certificate-Health

Hello all!


The Career Center is currently accepting applications for the Career Certificate-Health for the spring semester. The CC-H was developed to increase student awareness and knowledge regarding the health profession they plan to pursue. We hope to assist students gain a better understanding of why they want to go into a specific health field and how their experiences can enhance their development.


Students may find the application at the following link, The link is also in the Health Careers Chronicle. A resume is required to be submitted to my email, or they may drop a copy off at The Career Center. The deadline for applications is January 22 at 5:00 pm.  Please encourage your students to apply if you feel this might benefit them towards their goal of entering the health field.


If there are any questions, please contact me at or 217.265.0682.




Christina Rector I Assistant Director I The Career Center  

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign I 217.333.0820 I

LER informational session

LER is hosting another Informational Meetings for students to learn more about the Master of Human Resources and Industrial Relations (MHRIR) Program at the School of Labor and Employment Relations!  Interested students will be joined by faculty and staff for curriculum overview and current students as they share their experiences in the program.  Other topics during the session include admissions requirements and career opportunities in the field!


Kindly pass information along to students that may be interested in a career in HR!

Please note the date change due to conflicts beyond our controlWe apologize for the inconvenience.

If anyone has questions they are welcome to email me at  Becky Barker


Thursday, November 12th

Labor and Employment Relations Building

Room 35

5:15-7:00 p.m.

Dinner Provided!





Becky Barker

Assistant Dean for Student Services

School of Labor and Employment Relations

Upcoming Pre-Law Events

Please help us share details about these upcoming Pre-Law programs, which are open to all students. We are hosting a special networking event on November 9 that should be of interest to many students.


Applying to Law School Workshop: Nov.2 at 4:00 in 514 Illini Union Bookstore Building. This workshop will provide an extensive overview of the application process, including: Understanding the Credential Assembly Service (including a demo), letters of recommendation, transcripts, and the LSAC report that law schools receive. It will also cover how to develop a law school application strategy and share tips to maximize admission and aid in the law school application process. All of your questions about the law school application process will be addressed! No registration is necessary.


Pre-Law 101: Nov. 4 at 3:00 in 514 Illini Union Bookstore Building. This workshop is for any Illinois student who is new to pre-law. It will cover: What it means to be a pre-law student at Illinois; the profile of a successful law school applicant; building a pre-law resume during undergraduate years; and what helpful resources exist on campus. Bring all of your pre-law questions! This workshop is primarily aimed at first year students but all students are welcome. Please register here to ensure enough seating and materials for everyone. This is the last Pre-Law 101 session of the fall semester.


The Real Deal: Lawyers Share the Inside View of the Legal Profession. Nov. 9 at 5:00 in 514 Illini Union Bookstore Building. The best way to learn about the legal profession is to talk to lawyers! What is it really like to argue a case before a jury? What skills does it take to make partner or own your own law firm? How can you find success in the legal profession? Network with retired area lawyers representing a variety of legal careers to find out! Ask questions about what it’s really like to practice law and get insight into what skills you can build now to prepare for a successful legal career! This is a valuable chance to talk to people who can share perspectives on their decades-long successful legal careers. No registration is necessary. Click here for speaker bios.

Perfecting Your Personal Statement & Resume for Law School: Nov. 10 at 4:00 in 514 Illini Union Bookstore Building. This is the final personal statement workshop of the fall semester. The personal statement and resume are a law school applicant’s opportunity to tell a school all about yourself and why you will make a great addition to their class. Students consistently say that this is the hardest part of the application, so this workshop was developed to provide some insight. It will cover: What the personal statement is; how to begin writing it; what to include and exclude; writing separate addenda; how the personal statement and resume should work together; and an overview of the law school resume. Please click on the link to register so that we can ensure enough seating and materials for everyone.

Thank you for helping us reach all interested students. All of our programming can be found on our event calendar here.

Best wishes,
Jamie Thomas-Ward, J.D., M.S.
Director of Pre-Law Services

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Campus Center for Advising & Academic Services
807 S Wright St, Floor 5
Champaign IL  61820
(217) 333-9669


Career Talks in Fall 2015!

Dear all:


Please see the attached flyer for information about a series of “Career Talks” for students who are eager to hone their speaking, writing, and professional engagement skills.  These events are aimed primarily at students working in the humanities but are open to all.  Thanks for helping us publicize them . . . please note that the first one is coming up on Monday, October 26!

Career Talks Fall 2015

For more information about any of these, please contact Kirstin Wilcox at






Anna S. Ivy, PhD

Academic Advisor

Department of English

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

200 English Building

608 S. Wright St., MC-718

Urbana, IL 61801

Phone: (217) 333-4346



Sociology Internship Fair

Don’t Forget about this Friday’s Sociology Internship Fair!


Oct. 23, 2015

1-3 PM

3057 Lincoln Hall


Join the Sociology Department as we invite local organizations who have internships available for Spring and Summer 2016 and wish to showcase their opportunities! Learn about exciting opportunities in business, criminal justice, and the non-profit world all in one location. Open to all majors!


Organizations attending include:


do good consulting


DREAAM Project


Rape Advocacy Counseling and Education Services


Community Elements


Champaign Police Department


Museum of the Grand Prairie


Courage Connection


Generations of Hope


Habitat for Humanity


Champaign County Juvenile Detention Center


Prairie Land Mediation Center


Champaign County Regional Planning Commission


Teach for America


Jim Loewen — Sundown Towns, Race Relations, Statistics and Web Design Research Internships





Dr. Nicole Holtzclaw-Stone

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Department of Sociology

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

3070 Lincoln Hall

702 S. Wright St.

MC 454

Urbana, IL 61801


Students can now book appointments with Sociology Advisors using the online web tool: .   Just use the drop down calendar to find “Sociology Undergraduate Advising” and then select the Advisor and week you are looking for an appointment. Advising appointments that are available show up in green.

Networking Seminar with Christina Brodbeck

Announcing a Networking Seminar

Meet LAS Alumna and Original Team Member of YouTube

Christina Brodbeck, History BA 2001

Friday, October 23
10:45-11:45 a.m.
2025C Ikenberry Dining Center

Meet Illinois alumna and original team member who helped launch YouTube – Christina Brodbeck, the 2015 LAS Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipient.

Join LAS students in a networking seminar to hear Christina Brodbeck’s story about YouTube and its beginnings here at Illinois. Learn how her LAS curriculum developed skills that made her a desirable candidate for employment. Discover how her experiences at Illinois jumpstarted her career at YouTube and led to other entrepreneurial ventures.

Register today for this free seminar to network with successful LAS alumna, Christina Brodbeck, and other LAS career specialists. Registration closes on Wednesday, October 21.


This event is sponsored by the College of LAS Alumni Association.

History Careers Night – Thursday, September 17, 5:00 PM, 1002 Lincoln Hall


Thursday, September 17, 2015

5:00 PM-7:00 PM

1002 Lincoln Hall

History Careers Night flyer

Come hear what four successful entrepreneurs did with their History degrees!


All majors are welcome!


Refreshments provided!


Sponsored by the Department of History.




Anne Lukeman, Coordinator of Video Production, Office of Public Affairs, UIUC

Scott Mayer, Account Manager, Gamma Partners LLC

Steven Schulwolf, Principal Attorney/Managing Partner, Law Firm of Michaels, Schulwolf & Salerno, P.C.

Frank Valadez, Executive Director, Chicago Metro History Education Center (CMHEC)


Hope to see you there!




Senior Academic Advisor

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Department of History

305B Gregory Hall, MC-466

810 South Wright Street

Urbana, IL  61801


Phone:  217-244-2078

Fax:  217-333-2297


ILC Upcoming Events

Happy Monday Illini! We hope you had a great weekend! The year is coming to a close and we have included below information regarding our final offerings and upcoming events for the school year, so get involved! We wish you the best on your final exams!


Leadership Certificate Program:

Been to an i-Program before? You are already well on your way to obtaining a Leadership Certificate! Enroll in our Leadership Certificate Program today!




UK & Ireland Scholarships:

Fancy a fully-funded graduate degree at a top British or Irish university?  Join us to learn about a group of scholarships that allow you to pursue your academic goals in the United Kingdom and Ireland!


This informational session and application workshop is targeted to juniorsseniors, and graduate or professional students, and will provide an overview of the Gates CambridgeMarshallMitchell, and Rhodes scholarships.


When: Thursday, May 7, 3:30-5:00pm

Where: 514 Illini Union Bookstore Building (entrance near Coble Hall)


We will discuss the:

  • Basic eligibility requirements,
  • Selection criteria, and
  • Application processes for these awards.


The University of Illinois’ newest Marshall Scholar, Jacob Calvert, will be on hand to share his application experience!


The latter portion of the event will help participants begin to craft their applications for these scholarships.  This is a great opportunity to strategize and get feedback on your ideas for your application essays.  The priority deadline for the Marshall and Gates Cambridge scholarships is June 1, 2015, and the required campus deadline for many of the UK/Ireland scholarships is August 25, 2015, so now is the time to get started!


For more information:





Congratulations, seniors – graduation is just around the corner! To celebrate your successful college careers and your transition from students to alumni alongside your fellow graduates, be sure to attend GradFest May 16, 2015 from 2:00 pm. to 5:00 p.m at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center, brought to you by Student Alumni Ambassadors and the University of Illinois Alumni Association. Attendees will be treated to lunch (Gluten free and vegetarian options available!) and have the opportunity to win a variety prize giveaways while enjoying performances by various student groups. We are excited to welcome you into Illinois’ alumni family and congratulate you on your achievements.






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Thanks for your attention, we hope you have an awesome week. Good luck with your finals!

Final Semester Events for Peace Corps at UIUC

There are only a few more Peace Corps events left in the semester at UIUC! Many of you already know of the Information Session tonight, but here are the details of the Peace Corps Club meeting, and remaining events:


Tuesday April 14th 6:00pm Peace Corps Information Session @ The Career Center Conference Rm. 715 S. Wright St.


Wednesday April 15th 6:00pm Peace Corps Club Meeting @ Gregory Hall Rm. 207 (Everyone is welcome! More information at: )


Saturday April 18th 10:00am-2:00pm Peace Corps Information Session 11:00am-12:00pm The 2nd Annual Leaders for Global Change Conference @ University YMCA 1001 S. Wright St.


Wednesday May 6th 6:00pm Peace Corps Information Session @ The Career Center Conference Rm. 715 S. Wright St.


Kindly pass along to anyone you know interested in Peace Corps service.

Thank you,

Alissa Harvey

RPCV, Republic of Georgia 2010-2012

Campus Peace Corps Representative

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign