blog posts Career Connections 10.3.17 Oct 3, 2017 3:30 pm20 views Weekly Career Connections for future actuaries! Mathematics Workshop: Succeeding in the Calculus Sequence Oct 3, 2017 3:15 pm21 views Workshop for strategies of succeeding in any university-level mathematics courses. Attend it and you can nail them! Technology Entrepreneur Center Info Sessions Oct 3, 2017 2:00 pm11 views The Technology and Entrepreneur Center will be hosting 3 informational sessions. Come to learn about their certificate programs, new Innovation, Leadership, & Engineering Entrepreneurship, or ILEE dual degree (offered to Engineering Majors). Career Connections Sep 26, 2017 3:30 pm104 views Career Connections for future Actuaries! The Value of Undergraduate Research Workshop Sep 10, 2017 11:15 am7 views The Office of Undergraduate Research has partnered with The Career Center to offer an exciting new workshop for undergraduate students. Want to learn more about the research opportunities? Please attend the workshop on Sept, 11th! International Career Workshop Sep 10, 2017 11:15 am23 views An amazing workshop for international students who want tips on jobs research and interview. Read this post for more details! Salary Negotiation Workshop Sep 6, 2017 10:45 am31 views Don't know how to negotiate salary and benefits packages? This workshop is for you! Upcoming Career Connections for Aspiring Actuaries Sep 6, 2017 10:00 am189 views There are many workshops and info sessions related to preparation for upcoming career fairs and forums. Please check for more details! CPT and OPT workshops on Sept. 6 Sep 5, 2017 3:30 pm15 views If you are an international student interested in working in the US either while in school or after graduation, please attend these presentations! Great Opportunity for International Aspiring Actuaries Aug 29, 2017 11:30 am2 views The Career Certificate International Students (CC-I) program is designed for international undergraduate and master's students who want to be more competitive in the job market. Application deadline is September 12. Learn more at one of our mandatory information sessions! ISSS Workshop - Where Academics and Immigration Intersect Apr 18, 2017 1:45 pm8 views This workshop may be very helpful for international students to gain some more insight into how the academic advisory system can affect immigration status. Be sure not to miss out on this opportunity if this kind of situation applies to you. April 2017 Research Park & EnterpriseWorks Announcements Apr 12, 2017 11:30 am53 views There are some really good opportunities in this list. Lots of good networking opportunities and some very useful workshops! Note some of these events are coming up in the next few days so be sure to check it out. Git Tutorial for Statistics Students (April 6, 5:00 to 6:00 pm, Siebel 4403) Mar 31, 2017 9:15 am8 views The GitHub version control system is a very useful tool that is used extensively with people working with data. This looks like a great workshops for those of you who do not know the system so be sure to attend! The link will take you to the GitHub site so you may familiarize yourself with the program. Career Connections 3.29.17 Mar 31, 2017 9:15 am8 views Another edition of the Career Center's newsletter. Very good events and workshops coming up this next month! Resumes for Actuaries Mar 13, 2017 6:15 pm34 views Tomorrow morning! A resume workshop for actuaries taught by an actuaires once involved with recruiting. Open to freshmen through grad students. 10 AM 341 Altgeld U.S. Department of State Information Session (Tuesday, March 14th from 12-1 in 1022 Lincoln Hall) Mar 7, 2017 9:30 am0 views Are you interested in an international career? Come to this information session where you will hear an LAS alum talk about his amazing career as a foreign officer. You can sign up for the session by visiting the link provided. UIntern Info Sessions Mar 3, 2017 11:00 am1 views As a UI Intern, you will help facilitate summer internships and non-profit organizations. This is a great chance to develop professional skills and competencies for those of you that have not secured an internship. Next week's career & tech workshops Feb 24, 2017 11:30 am11 views Here are some great workshops to further your career development and technological skills. These events will be held next week so be sure to mark your calendar so you don't miss these! MAF Actuarial Panel for Students - March 9th Feb 14, 2017 4:30 pm35 views Come join the Midwest Actuarial Forum (MAF) on March 9th to gain in depth knowledge about the actuarial profession. At the event you will have the chance to sit in with a panel of actuaries as they answer questions. More details inside. LAS Success Workshops Next Week Feb 11, 2017 10:00 am1 views Here is a list of next weeks LAS Success Workshops. They deal with major topics that a student should be mindful of to be successful so be sure to take a look! OIIR International Education Feb 9, 2017 1:30 pm29 views The Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations (OIIR) is hosting a slew of different events and workshops this spring that could be of interest to any student interested in cross-cultural engagement. UChicago Women in Math Symposium Feb. 25-26 Feb 8, 2017 12:30 pm14 views Hello everyone, You are invited to the very first University of Chicago AWM Women in Math Symposium. Note that this event is not only for women so you guys that are interested in the event, no need to feel excluded! The Mindful Student: Discovering Your Strengths and Re-Imagining Success (February 13) Feb 8, 2017 12:30 pm9 views This workshop is a perfect chance to reflect and learn more about what exactly you are looking for in your life, both academically and overall. CITL Data Analytics Free Workshop Series and Analytics Resources Jan 27, 2017 11:15 am0 views Hello everyone, The Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning has announced a series of workshops on data science, statistics, and much much more. If you would like to hone your skills in this area check out their schedule and register online. Illinois in Washington Information Session (January 23, 5-6 p.m.) Jan 18, 2017 11:00 am0 views This is another information session on the academic internship opportunity in our country's capital. It sounds like a great opportunity for anyone looking to get fantastic work experience while also having an unforgettable semester. Click for more details on the application instruction if you are so inclined. Data Science User Group (Friday, December 2, 12-1PM, EnterpriseWorks Atrium) Nov 23, 2016 10:00 pm0 views A good workshop that gives a little more detail on data science and its applicable roles. Note that lunch will be served as well so come hungry! LAS Success Workshops: Understanding Career Skills for Foreign Language Learners (3-3:50 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 1028 Lincoln Hall) Nov 8, 2016 4:30 pm0 views This workshop is for undergraduate students majoring or minoring in foreign language and any others who are interested in what employers look for in foreign language skills. This workshop will discuss what employers want in foreign language learners, what skills you have as a language learner, and more to assist you with language learning & career development. Sponsored by LAS Career Development. LAS Success Workshops: Summer Internships: How to Find One & What to Look For (3-3:50 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, 1027 Lincoln Hall) Nov 8, 2016 4:30 pm0 views Beat the cold by making summer plans. This workshop will focus on how to identify summer internships, what to look for in a quality internship, and how to prepare a strong application that articulates the value you would bring to the position as an LAS undergraduate student. Sponsored by LAS Career Development. Making a Major Decision (Wednesday, November 9, 2016 from 4pm - 5pm) Nov 8, 2016 4:30 pm0 views This may be a helpful workshop for those of you that are not sure whether or not you would like to stay an Actuarial Science major, and would like to move on to bigger and better things. Summer Internships: How to Find One & What to Look For (Thursday, November 10, 3-3:50 p.m., 1027 Lincoln Hall) Nov 3, 2016 9:30 pm8 views Upcoming workshop to assist those of you looking for an internship this upcoming summer. Global Career Opportunity: Job Search in Taiwan Nov 1, 2016 4:15 pm1 views The Career Center is giving a workshop about learning about opportunities for students in Taiwan. They will talk about the job market in the nation and how visa sponsorship works. So if you are interested in an international career, this workshop may be helpful. $tart $mart Salary Negotiation Workshop (Wednesday November 9, 12-1 p.m., Women's Resource Center, 2nd Floor, 703 S. Wright St.) Nov 1, 2016 4:00 pm0 views Relevant for those of you in job negotiations at the moment. Creating Your Powerful Cover Letter (Wednesday November 3, 5-6 p.m., The Career Center, Conference Room 143, 715 S. Wright St., Champaign) Nov 1, 2016 4:00 pm0 views Having a well thought and strategically laid out cover letter is the key to landing an interview. Upon completion of this 30- 40 minute workshop attendees will be able to draft an effective cover letter that includes all relevant experiential education. Attendees will also be introduced to resources available to them at The Career Center to assist them in the process. Creating Your Powerful Resume ( 4-5 p.m., The Career Center, Conference Room 143, 715 S. Wright St., Champaign) Nov 1, 2016 3:00 pm0 views Having a well thought and strategically laid out resume is the key to landing an interview. Upon completion of this 30- 40 minute workshop attendees will be able to draft an effective resume that includes all relevant experiential education. Attendees will also be introduced to resources available to them at The Career Center to assist them in the process. What is Everyone Talking about? Predictive Analytics! Oct 28, 2016 6:45 pm139 views Andy Ferris, FSA, MAAA, CFA (Managing Director at Deloitte Consulting) will present Applications of Predictive Analytics: Improving Business Operations for Life Insurance Companies. 314 Altgled Hall Tuesday, November 8 4PM Career Development Opportunities Oct 19, 2016 1:00 pm15 views Lots of opportunites to develop your career. Workshop: Writing Undergraduate Research Papers Oct 19, 2016 11:45 am3 views Global Studies will be offering a writing workshop titled “Writing an Undergraduate Research Paper” on Thursday, October 20th from 2pm to 3:30pm in 223 Gregory Hall.