Weekly Round-Up

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I STAR Position Open:

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is currently seeking to hire current transfer students to serve as I STARs (Illinois Student Admission Representatives) within the Office of Undergraduate Admissions-Campus Visits. The position is currently fully virtual. Details, along with the application, can be found online here: https://enroll.illinois.edu/register/transferistar. The deadline to apply is Sunday, February 21st.

Internships at the MLA:

Want to join the MLA team? View the listings below for our current opportunities. To apply, please use the Web link or e-mail address listed at the end of each job description.

Communications and Outreach Intern: The Modern Language Association (MLA) seeks a communications and outreach intern for summer 2021 to assist with communications, social media, advocacy, and marketing tasks for the MLA’s wide range of outreach and social media programming. The communications and outreach intern will receive a $960 stipend every other week. To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter by 19 March to Outreach2021@mla.org.

Marketing and Design Intern: The Modern Language Association (MLA) seeks a marketing and design intern for summer 2021 to assist with digital marketing tasks for the MLA’s wide range of outreach and social media programming. The marketing and design intern will receive a $960 stipend every other week. To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter to by 19 March to MktDesign2021@mla.org.

Technical Project Management Intern: The Modern Language Association (MLA) seeks a technical project management intern for summer 2021 to assist with project coordination and quality assurance. The technical project management intern will receive a $960 stipend every other week for the ten-week internship. This is a work-from-home position. To apply, please send a letter indicating your interest in and skills for this position along with a résumé by 19 March to wdintern@mla.org.

For more information, visit Employment | Modern Language Association (mla.org)

Internship Opportunity for students interested in public or community service:

The Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs (IGPA) is now accepting applications from students interested in the Charles P. Wolff Internship. This is a paid opportunity for undergraduate students interested in public policy, research, and/or public engagement. The internship begins in June 2021 and continues through the 2021-22 academic year. The Wolff internship prepares undergraduate students for a career in public or community service, and enables them to work closely on events and projects with IGPA staff. Past interns have gone on to work in major law firms, serve as foreign service officers for the State Department, win the Rhodes Scholarship, and work in the White House.

Wolff interns have the opportunity to:

  • Explore public policy issues
  • Learn from professionals with decades of experience
  • Develop skills you will use throughout your career

To apply, visit: go.uillinois.edu/wolffapp. Contact Associate Director Jim Paul (jimpaul@uillinois.edu) with any questions about the application process.

Internships at Research Park:

The Career Center is hosting an event for students on Friday, February 26th, in partnership with Research Park.  It will have a panel discussion with a variety of Research Park employers on how to land an internship and make the most of the opportunities there.  You are encouraged to attend the event.  This event will also be a great way to prepare for the Research Park Career Fair, which will follow on March 2. Students should register at https://go.illinois.edu/ResearchParkPanel. The attached flyer has the pertinent information and may also be useful.  You can also find event details on Handshake.

Apply to be an LAS intern:

By serving as an intern for LAS 100, the Life + Career Design Lab, or the Hood Internship you will develop skills in the areas of leadership, collaboration, and social responsibility. You will:

  • develop effective group work and collaboration skills
  • reflect on your own identity, beliefs and how your actions impact others
  • demonstrate empathy and concern for others
  • demonstrate understanding, attitudes, and behaviors that create inclusive environments
  • use leadership skills to manage others toward a shared purpose
  • self-assess and advance your leadership and followership skills

The deadline for internship applications for LAS 100, the Life + Career Design Lab, and the Hood Internship has been extended to March 5, 2021. For more information, visit https://las.illinois.edu/lifecareerdesign/internships.

Loaner Laptops Available for Qualifying Students:

If you need a computer for school, or you have a device, but it is not meeting your needs, the campus Student Technology Program is available to loan you a PC laptop for the duration of your time here on campus. Participation in this program is voluntary and will not impact your financial aid eligibility. If you are interested, please complete the Student Technology Program Request Form.

The program is on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last. If you have questions about either the Student Technology Program or your computing needs, please contact Technology Services at consult@illinois.edu or call 217-244-7000.


FAFSA filers

Illinois Promise

Illinois Commitment

Where to apply: Student Technology Program Request Form

UIUC AnyWare—Software:

UIUC AnyWare is a virtual desktop environment allowing students to access software whether remote, on campus, or in class. Students can access UIUC AnyWare on multiple devices and operating systems including Windows, MacOS, and Linux, iOS, and Android. For more information, visit https://answers.uillinois.edu/105054.

Who is the service for:

  • Undergrad students – Students may use the service at any time
  • Instructors – Instructors are limited to only teaching and class time use

Why use the service:

  • If you need to run software that you do not have access to on your own device
  • You can run class software that your personal device cannot run due to processing power or age of device
  • If you are unable to download large files due to internet bandwidth issues or data caps
  • No need to install software on your personal device
  • No need to update software on your personal device

How to access the service:

  • VPN is NOT required to use UIUC AnyWare
  • Log in to UIUC AnyWare (connecting instructions)
  • You will be logged off when your connection is idle for 2 hours
  • You will be logged off 10 minutes after you are disconnected

Using UIUC AnyWare Applications and Desktop:

Public Health Service Info Session:

Are you interested in public health, federal government careers, and/or opportunities to make a difference providing healthcare in high need areas? If the answer is yes, join the following webinar:

Webinar: Learn about my Path to Federal Service, the National Health Service Corps, HRSA, and more!

Date: Tuesday, February 23 @ 4pm

Register: Meeting Registration – Zoom

Illinois Authors Events; Cris Mazza & Christina Pugh:

Join the Humanities Research Institute, Creative Writing Program, and Department of English this Saturday for the Illinois Authors Events, featuring UIC’s Cris Mazza and Christina Pugh. These events are part of A Year of Creative Writers at Illinois, and will feature a Publication Panel with Cris Mazza and Christine Pugh discussing the ins and outs of the publishing world—from finding agents to sending work out to publishing books—followed by a reading of their own work.

The Illinois Authors Publication Panel will take place Saturday, February 20 at 1:30-3:00 CST.

Join the event at: https://illinois.zoom.us/j/92466661734?pwd=SkZ2WXlmMTlCYmorQXM2cHlISXNRZz09

Meeting ID: 924 6666 1734
Password: YOCW

The Illinois Authors Reading will take place Saturday, February 20 at 5:00 CST.

Join the event at: https://illinois.zoom.us/j/92350869604?pwd=WVE0TFZuaWpPTXRMaDl5VTdyWVd6UT09

Meeting ID: 923 5086 9604
Password: YOCW

February Voices Reading:

The first Voices Reading of the semester will be next Thursday, February 25th at 7:00pm CT. The readers will be M.F.A. candidates Chelsea Hill, Isaac Willis, and Emmilea O’Toole. Find the Zoom invitation below, and click this link to access the Facebook event.

Topic: February Voices Reading

Time: 7:00pm CT

Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 844 3588 4567

Password: 531849

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