ACES + LAS Career Fair
Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, 1:30-6 pm
Activities and Recreation Center (ARC)
Tips before the fair:
Get ready for the ACES + LAS Career Fair at these preparation events!
Career Fair Prep for Science Majors
Monday, September 16, 4-5 p.m., 2020 Natural History Building
Career Fair Prep: Employer Perspective
Monday, September 23, 6 p.m., 213 Gregory Hall
Hear tips and best practices from employers who will be attending the fair.
Employer Information Super Session for Science Majors
For more information and full details on the ACES + LAS Career Fair, visit:
Wednesday, September 25, 6 p.m., SDRP Multipurpose Room
Midwestern University Open House
Thursday, September 26th, 4 - 7 pm, Downers Grove, IL
Learn about the many degree programs offered (including DO, PA, OT, PT, SLP, Optometry, Dentistry), speak with faculty and students, and tour campus facilities.
Upcoming Career Events
Workshops held at the Career Center Conference Room 143 unless otherwise specified. See their event calendar for full details..
Are You Career Ready? Workshop
September 17, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
In addition to your education, employers are searching for candidates that have these 8 essential skills. You will find out what skills make you competitive and how to enhance them. Join this workshop if you are planning to apply for an internship, part-time or your dream job!
Global Careers: Peace Corps General Information Meeting
September 17, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Interested in serving in the United States Peace Corps? Learn about the details of Peace Corps during this monthly session led by the University of Illinois campus recruiter.
Global Careers: Japan
September 19, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
*The Career Center Interview Suite Room 213*
Two non-Japanese alumni who are working in Japan will visit the campus and share their job search and career stories. Light lunch will be provided.
Global Careers: Canada
September 20, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Are you interested in the job market of Canada where the visa/green card process is smoother and less restricted? Presenters from an employment/education service company based in Toronto, Canada will speak virtually about job market trends, the employment visa and green card system, and graduate school information in Canada.
Upcoming Pre-Health Events
Workshops held at the Career Center Conference Room 143 unless otherwise specified. See their event calendar for full details.
Snack Bite: Exploring Health Careers
September 17th; Oct. 9, 4:15-4:45pm
Learn about the variety of careers in healthcare. Come have snacks and learn more in this 30-minute chat.
Sept. 26, 4-5pm
Planning a career in healthcare? We will cover the basics to get you started on your journey.
Graduate and Professional School Fair
October 16th, 12-4pm; Illini Union Rms A, B, C
What are your plans after graduation? Speak with admissions representatives from a variety of health professions, master's and PhD programs.
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!