313th INTLconnect Newsletter- September 13, 2022
- Dr. Pankaj Desai, Assistant Director for International Student Career Development at The Career Center (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Shoptorshi Rahman, Graduate Assistant at The Career Center (email@example.com)
Hello INTLconnect Members,
You are reading the 313th issue of The Career Center’s INTLconnect Newsletter. This weekly newsletter covers career-related information for international students of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. For regular career resources for international students, visit https://www.careercenter.illinois.edu/INTLconnect. If you want to connect with international alumni, join INTLconnect at Illinois LinkedIn group. To view previous newsletters, visit the Newsletter Blog.
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Global Professional Spotlight Series
Friday, September 16, October 14, November 11. Noon to 1:00 p.m. Zoom meeting ID: 880 9291 5281 and Passcode: 541644
The Global Professional Spotlight Series of workshops focuses on the transition of an international student from being an international student to a professional in the U.S. The series is designed to help students understand the journey of other international students who have been absorbed into the U.S. workforce. This series will help international students understand the global professional’s job search process.
This series spotlights a career field and helps students understand the field and its opportunities from the perspective of a working professional. An invited panel of U.S. working professionals who were international students will be invited to share their experiences. The audience would also have the opportunity to interact with the panel and ask their questions. RSVP on Handshake: bit.ly/3Tso7Hx
Upcoming Speaker: September 16, Noon- 1 p.m. (RSVP)
Yuki Dong, UIUC Graduate, 2016
Amazon Software Development Manager
To learn more, contact:
Dr. Pankaj Desai, Assistant Director for International Student Career Development
Interested in applying for the Career Certificate - International Students (CC-I) program in Fall 2022? Want to be the International Student Career Navigators?
Join our Final Info Session (In-Person): Wednesday, September 14, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. The Career Center. RSVP on Handshake
The CC-I program is a unique and innovative nine-week program dedicated to the career and professional development of international students. This program has been offered by The Career Center since Fall 2012 and received the Services to International Students award, a national award presented by the National Career Development Association in 2016.
Click on this link to apply: go.illinois.edu/CC-I-Fall22
Consider becoming an International Student Career Navigator. As a Navigator, you will be a peer advisor, facilitate CC-I programs, and have input into the design and implementation of career development programs.
Navigators for Fall 2022 do not need to have completed the CC-I program in the past.
Attend CC-I Info Sessions to learn more about the program and application deadlines.
More information about the CC-I Program: https://go.illinois.edu/cc-i
Click here to apply: go.illinois.edu/Nav-Fall22
For additional information, contact Dr. Pankaj Desai - Assistant Director for International Student Career Development at The Career Center (TCC) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get Ready for International Student Career Series Fall 2022
Throughout the school year, the Career Center is offering a series of standalone workshops that are designed specifically to help international students with career readiness and job/internship preparation. Detail information is provided on our website. RSVP on Handshake: https://bit.ly/3e7AxEG
International Student Career Series: Leveraging LinkedIn and Handshake for a Career Development, Networking, and a Successful Job Search (Online)
Tuesday, September 20, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Zoom Meeting ID: 841 5814 2239 and Passcode: 140376. RSVP on Handshake
Global Career Network (GCN) Fall 2022 Inaugural Meeting
Thursday, September 22, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, The Career Center, Conference Room 143, 715 S Wright St, Urbana, Illinois 61820. RSVP on Handshake for the Inaugural Meeting.
Are you an international student-serving RSO? Do you want a voice on campus?
You are invited to join the Global Career Network a forum for international student serving RSOs to advance the career development of the international student community at Illinois through collaboration, networking, and engagement through The Career Center. The GCN meets monthly to develop career and professional development programming and enhance communication between campus partners. Students do not have to be affiliated with an RSO to join this meeting.
The Career Center Events/Resources
Returning Home/ Global Career Series
Friday, October 21, December 2. Noon to 1:00 p.m. Zoom meeting link. RSVP link is provided on Handshake: https://bit.ly/3AWXD9L
Learn about job markets and careers in a specific country. The Returning Home / Global Careers Series of workshops is designed for students who are interested in careers in their home country or abroad. Learn about opportunities in a specific field from a thought leader from that country who would share insights about the field and offer their perspective on the transitions necessary for someone preparing to work in that country after having lived in the U.S.
Since 2014, the Global Careers series has highlighted careers and job markets in various countries including:
China | India | Brazil | South Korea| | Australia | Singapore | Taiwan
Finding an Internship (In-Person)
Wednesday, September 28, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Career Center Conference Room 143
Gaining experience while in college is very important when it comes to finding employment after graduation. Learn how to search for internships and other opportunities by using different search engines including Handshake @ Illinois, our campus-wide career services platform.
Info sessions/Networking Events/Job/Internship Opportunities
PwC China Sourcing Initiative (CSI) Fall 2022 Info Session, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign: UIUC exclusive in-person info session
Friday, September 16, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Room 1000 - Lincoln Hall (702 S Wright St, Urbana, Illinois 61801) RVSP on Handshake
The China Sourcing Initiative (CSI) was launched in 2007 and is designed for overseas students in the United States and Canada who aspire to join us for full-time Associate positions in Mainland China or Hong Kong.
Targeted student: STEM majors who are looking for opportunities in China, Hong Kong, Macau.Service line overview.
2023 Morgan Stanley Summer Technology Analyst Program & Hong Kong Technology Insight Day
Join: Morgan Stanley Summer Analyst Program in Hong Kong. Apply here by September 25
Join: Morgan Stanley Hong Kong Technology Insights Day
September 22. For details and RSVP- click here. Sign up before September 18.
Buckle up for ALL the Career Fair Events!
Major departments are offering exclusive networking and career fair platforms for all students on campus/virtual. So, prepare yourself from now on!
Information is posted on Handshake:
A History of Chinese Students and Scholars at the University of Illinois
Date/Time: September 15 | 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Champaign Public Library, 200 West Green Street
Ian Wang and Yingying Han will be discussing the history of Chinese students and scholars at the University of Illinois. With a focus on Edmund James efforts to start the UI-China educational initiative- Wang and Han will present their new findings of their research. As well as the creation of a new online exhibit to be published in the near future. Yingying Han will discuss the integration of digital publishing platforms into exciting new storytelling in the field of public history. For more information, visit eventbrite.
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