Networking for International Students!
International Illini Networking in Chicago is one of the signature networking events for international students at Illinois. This coming year’s IINC will happen on Saturday, February 15 in Chicago. To be a part of this amazing networking event, you will need to apply, be selected, and then make a payment of $50 (that includes transportation and lunch). The application will be closed when it reaches the cap, so make sure to apply early on!
Upcoming Career Events
Workshops held at the Career Center Conference Room 143 unless otherwise specified.
Save the date!
Illinois Part-Time Job Fair
10:00am to 2:00pm
Illini Union Rooms B & C
The Illinois Part-Time Job Fair is open to all students on campus seeking opportunities to make some extra money and build their career competencies while completing their academics. Opportunities at this fair are paid positions on campus or in the Champaign/Urbana community.
MCAT Dates for January - June 2020
Registration for the 2020 MCAT testing year is now open! Students can now register for January - June exam dates. Registration for test dates in July - September will open in February 2020. If you have any questions, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Great Pre-Health Resource at the Career Center
The Career Center at Illinois has developed a Pre-Health Compass2g page for students! This resource puts information for exploring, preparing, and applying to health profession programs in one place. Please note that this is not a class, but an additional platform for students to find more detailed information related to careers in healthcare. To request access to this resource, please contact the Career Center. Allow 5 business days for processing. Once your request has been processed, the Pre-Health at Illinois resource should display in your My Illinois Compass2g.
Looking for a Job, Internship, Experience?
Handshake @ Illinois is your career services platform to access postings for jobs and internships, on-campus interviews, workshops, and much more. Handshake is used at over 400 schools nationwide and by 230,000 employers around the globe, exposing you to more employers and job postings than ever before. There are many health-related jobs, internships, research positions, and volunteer opportunities available! Check it out!
Handshake @ Illinois provides personalized job recommendations and career information, based on your profile and site usage, similar to Amazon and LinkedIn. Given this, it is very important to have a complete and accurate profile to maximize your search results. During initial registration you will fill out a Career Interest profile to better identify relevant events and opportunities to your interests. The more information you provide Handshake, the more useful it will be to you. We have already preloaded some of your basic profile information.
Claim your Handshake @ Illinois account today! Log in and complete your profile at go.illinois.edu/handshake.
Career Center General Information
The Career Center helps you actively plan your future while offering guidance and support for health careers, graduate/professional school admission and job search preparation.
- Health Professions Drop-ins: Tuesdays and Fridays, 1:30-3pm
- Health Professions Appointments: Scheduling now available online!
- Resume and Cover Letter Review Walk-ins: MANY times and locations available
- Online Resume and Cover Letter Reviews also now available!
- Career Closet: Monday – Friday, 2- 4 pm at The Career Center Interview Suite 213
- Health Careers Chronicle: Weekly newsletter geared toward pre-health students.
- INTL Connect: Weekly newsletter for International Students.
The Career Center (and Conference Room 143) is located at 715 S. Wright St.
The Career Center Interview Suite is located on the 2nd floor of building between McDonald’s and Subway, 616 E. Green Street
Check out the IB Spotlight for more detail on these and other opportunities!