Happy Monday everyone!
It’s a busy week on campus! This Friday marks the midpoint of the semester, which means there are a lot of upcoming deadlines.
That moment when you realize the drop deadline is Friday…
There are a lot of great things happening, so take a quick glance through this week’s edition of From Your Advisor!
Advisor's Office Hours
Important Dates and Deadlines
- Monday, March 12: Time tickets become available
- Friday, March 16: Deadline to add 2nd 8 weeks course
- Saturday, March 17-Sunday, March 25: Spring Break
ACES Convocation Information - May 2018
Are you planning on graduating in May? Be sure to carefully read the information you received via e-mail on Tuesday, February 27. You need to:
Jobs and Internships
Research Park Career Fair 2018
March 13, 2018
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
IHotel and Conference Center
Communication for Development Workshop by AgReach
April 2, 2018
9:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Heritage Room in the ACES Library
Illini Career & Internship Fair
April 10, 2018
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cargill Recruiting Tips
April 11, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Heritage Room, ACES Library
Apply to be an I-STAR!
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is hiring I-STARs (Illinois Student Admissions Representatives). Summer Registration and Campus Visits positions have been posted on the Virtual Job Board and Handshake and the deadline is March 18.
Summer Registration I-STAR (Summer positions available): https://enroll.illinois.edu/register/?id=fcd1d26d-97fc-4fd6-8702-94a0b36c63d2
Campus Visits I-STAR (Summer or Fall positions available): https://enroll.illinois.edu/register/?id=d2c57730-5f86-4dbf-9b38-2390f751b7d1
If you have questions about either position please let me know!
Katie (Pollard) Wiles
Phone: 217-300-3245 | Email: email@example.com
SLOW DOWN. There’s still time to intern this summer in DC….But only just a bit. Need to get crackin’ before spring break.
Learn about the scholarships you are eligible for to defray the costs of interning in DC this summer or even next fall (see application to learn more).
ACE has current students on campus who have interned at :
These are just a few of the places you could possibly intern. Learn how you can find an internship and what you can do while you’re in DC.
- Apply for International Business Immersion Program (IBIP)!
Are you interested in a 14-day immersion tour in Brazil over winter break? Do you want to take a class to learn about international business practices? Don't miss our International Business Immersion Program! Learn more at ace.illinois.edu/ibip or by e-mailing Dana Wennerberg (firstname.lastname@example.org). Here's the flyer!
- Study Abroad Application Deadlines
In addition to the 50+ study abroad programs with extended application deadlines, Illinois Abroad and Global Exchange has extended the deadline for our Signature Program, Study and Intern on Food in Rome, Italy. The deadline for the summer programs is now Thursday, March 15. The courses have been pre-articulated and students can earn ANTH, FSHN, AGCM, and ITAL credit!
Additionally, students in this program will:
- Understand the role of food in human cultures as well as the range of food choices in Italy and elsewhere.
- Experience food production first hand and spend 3 days in the south of Italy, visiting farms and food production facilities, exploring the origin of the Mediterranean diet.
- Learn about the history and the culture of the Mediterranean diet through sensorial labs, cooking classes, tastings and special visits.
- Communicate using food by making professional video documentaries.
- Live and study in the heart of historical Rome, just minutes away from the Colosseum and the Vatican, with internships available throughout Italy.
If your students are more interested in a semester program, the deadline for the fall program, Sustainable Italian Food Systems in Rome, Italy, is April 1.
Scholarship Opportunity - Elmhurst Gardn Club
Over the past five years, the Elmhurst Garden Club has awarded more than $80, 000 in scholarships to college and university students who are pursuing a major in environmental studies, plant biology, horticulture, conservation, science education, or a related field of study. We have been pleased to support these students and further their interest and research in preserving our natural resources and beautifying and protecting the environment which is part of our mission statement.
We are again offering a scholarship to students. The application deadline is May 1, 2018. Students will send a completed application packet directly to:
Jean E. Baldikoski, Scholarship Chair
Elmhurst Garden Club
440 S. Prospect Avenue
Elmhurst, IL 60126