Category: Share with Students

SHARE WITH STUDENTS: GLAS Career Kaleidoscope: Multifaceted Careers for the 21st Century on 3/22!

GLAS Career Kaleidoscope: Multifaceted Careers for the 21st Century

Our panelists will share perspectives from the health sciences, non-profit, and education. Come hear how they chose and prepared for their career paths, how they use their knowledge of Global Asian Studies in their fields, and glean tips for pursuing your future career.

Open to all students interested in the added value of Global Asian Studies for your future career! Refreshments will be served.

If you need more information or disability accommodation requests, please contact Glenda Genio at or 312-996-2241.

Date: Thursday, March 22
Time: 4pm-6pm
Location: Institute for the Humanities Conference Room | Lower Level, Stevenson Hall | 701 S. Morgan St.

Roundtable Panelists:

Susan Hong, MD MPH FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine and Surgery, Director of Cancer Survivorship at UIC Cancer Center

Greg Calip, PhD, MPH, PharmD (UIC) Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Systems, Outcomes and Policy, UIC College of Pharmacy, Former Pharmacist

Naomi Salcedo, BA, Sociology and GLAS minor (UIC) Operations and Program Manager at AFIRE (Alliance of Filipinos for Immigrant Rights and Empowerment)

Henna Vohra, MA, College of Ed; BA English, Psychology, and GLAS minor (UIC) Substitute teacher in Chicago Public Schools

SHARE WITH STUDENTS: U and I Care Week is THIS WEEK (3/12 – 3/16)!

UIC is hosting “U and I Care Week” from March 12–16 to address issues such as fighting homelessness and hunger, financial literacy, celebrating diversity, mental health awareness, and practicing self-care.

View a complete list of events online.

The events are sponsored by the U and I Care Program, which provides a network of care for UIC students. An initiative of the Office of the Dean of Students, the program offers options for students facing personal difficulties.

Resources are available for free on topics ranging from work-life or school-life balance, transportation, housing, financial assistance and more.

SHARE WITH STUDENTS: NEW Career Services Workshops – week of March 5th and All Majors Fair on Thursday, March 15th

Career Services offers 3 workshops during the week of March 5th to help students prepare for success at the All Majors Career Fair (March 15th):

Brief Resume Workshop & Resume Review – Monday, March 5th, 12-1:30 PM @ Daley Library (Room 1-470) – Students will participate in a brief workshop about resume best practices AND have the opportunity to have their resume reviewed by a Career Advisor.

Power Networking Workshop – Wednesday, March 7th, 12-1:30 PM @ Daley Library (Room 1-470) – Students will learn about the importance of networking to their careers and HOW to network and build relationships with professionals.

Navigating a Career Fair Workshop – Thursday, March 8th, 12-1:30 PM @ Daley Library (Room 1-470) – Students will learn best practices related to interacting with employers at career fairs and how to present themselves professionally at fairs.

All Majors Career Fair – Thursday, March 15th, 10 AM-2 PM @ UIC Forum – Students will have the opportunity to interact with 100+ employers who want to hire UIC students and recent alums.
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SHARE WITH STUDENTS: SHARE WITH STUDENTS: CUPPA – BA in Public Policy Open House on March 8!

BA in Public Policy Open House
March 8 12:30 – 1:45 p.m.
AEH 2100 (400 S. Peoria Street)

Are you passionate about participating in and fixing our democracy?

Are you ready to train and prepare yourself for engaging in real, fundamental policy reforms that can turn that passion into a career path and long-lasting impact?

Then you should come to either of our Open Houses where you’ll meet passionate students, staff and faculty who can answer your questions and share their experiences in the BA in Public Policy program.

For more information and to RSVP, go to

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SHARE WITH STUDENTS: OIS Special Announcement – Applications for the Laurette Kirstein Scholarship are Live

To:       UIC Department Administrators
From:   Jim Hammerschmidt
Associate Vice Provost for Global Engagement & Executive Director, Office of International Services

Date:    February 27, 2018

Re:       Special Announcement | Applications for the Laurette Kirstein Scholarship are Live

Please read the following special announcement from the Office of International Services. If there are any questions, please feel free to contact the office at or 312-996-3121.

Laurette Kirstein Scholarship

The Office of International Services would like to announce that the Laurette Kirstein Scholarship application for the 2018-2019 academic year is now available on our website. Five awards of $5,000 each (pretax)* in the form of student account credit for tuition, books, and living expenses will be offered to UIC international students who display academic excellence and meet the following requirements:

  1. An international student** currently enrolled full-time at UIC pursuing either an undergraduate or graduate degree.
  2. A minimum UIC cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  3. Must have completed at least one semester of coursework at UIC at the time of application.

The deadline to apply for this scholarship is Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

Please visit the OIS website for more information on the scholarship and to access the application form.

Questions regarding the Laurette Kirstein Scholarship can be emailed to or you may call OIS at (312) 996-3121.

*Non-qualified scholarship payments (i.e. living, or travel expense) made nonresident aliens for tax purposes (NR) are subject to withholding and IRS reporting.

**The term “international student” encompasses any student enrolled at UIC who is neither a U.S. citizen nor a permanent resident, who holds a valid non-immigrant visa status, and is maintain his/her status.  In addition to those individuals who entered the U.S. on student visas, this population includes students in dependent status who are eligible to enroll full-time in an academic program.
Office of International Services
The University of Illinois at Chicago

1200 West Harrison Street
2160 Student Services Building, MC 326
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: (+1) 312-996-3121 / Fax: (+1) 312-996-9432
Email: / Website:
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SHARE WITH STUDENTS: ARABAMCC 1 Year Anniversary and International Women’s Day Celebration on 3/6!

ARABAMCC 1 Year Anniversary & International Women’s Day Celebration

Date: Tuesday, March 6
Location: Arab American Cultrual Center (111 Stevenson Hall)
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Keynote Speaker: Suzanne Adely
Suzanne Adely is a global labor organizer who has made pioneering contributions to feminist and labor struggles in NY, Chicago, India, the Middle East, and North Africa.

Birthday celebrations include custom screenprint tote bags, free Arabic food, performances, and red carpet photos with ARABAMCC founders!

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SHARE WITH STUDENTS: February Career Services Events: Pop-Up Career Advising (2/20 and 2/23) and NEW Interview Essentials Workshop (2/22)!

There are a number of opportunities for your students from Career Services – please share them with your students!

FEBRUARY POP-UP CAREER ADVISING EVENTS (co-sponsored by Career Services & LAS Career Development & Internship Office)

The Office of Career Services and LAS Career Development & Internship Office are sponsoring NEW pop-up events during spring semester to share career-related resources with UIC students.

We will be popping up in different locations on campus with snacks and resources to support students with how to create professional resumes and how to use search for a job/internship on Please see our attached flyer and promote this information to students whom you think would benefit from our pop-up events.

Our pop-ups next week:

Tuesday, February 20th 12-2 PM, Commuter Student Center, Student Center East
Pop-Up Resume Advice (with snacks!)

Friday, February 23rd 12-2 PM, Commuter Student Center, Student Center East
Tips & Treats with

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NEW INTERVIEW ESSENTIALS WORKSHOP (co-sponsored by Student Employment & Career Services)

Acing a job interview is an essential component of landing a great job, internship or fellowship opportunity. Attend our workshop to hear from employers and career advisors on how to appropriately prepare for upcoming interviews. Students will learn about what they can do before, during and after interviews to present themselves in the best way possible way to future employers.

February 22, 2018
SCE, Room 605

Please download the flyer and promote this event to students whom you think would benefit from attending the workshop.

SHARE WITH STUDENTS: America Needs You applications due March 1! ANY holding office hours 2/20 and 2/27.

Please share with your eligible students!

Dear Students,

There are still a few weeks to submit your America Needs You (ANY) application! One of the top things we know students are looking for is help securing internships. ANY is here to help you achieve this goal – check out some of the internships our Fellows have secured at the link below!

ANY Fellows Interships

Do you need help on your application? Call in during one of our upcoming Application Office Hours and speak with an ANY-IL staff member. This is a great chance to get expert advice from the people who review applications!

To participate, call during one of the times below at the designated number. If you can’t get through, leave a voicemail and we’ll call you back as soon as we can.

Date Staff Person Phone Number
Tuesday, 2/20, 4pm-6pm Samantha Robinson 312-240-2727
Tuesday, 2/27, 4pm-6pm Char Figueroa 312- 240-2949

If you have any questions you can reach out to me directly. The final deadline to apply is March 1st.

You can only apply to the ANY Program during your freshman year. I strongly encourage you to apply and take advantage of this unique opportunity!



Liz Buerger
Illinois Program Coordinator
America Needs You
200 East Randolph St, Suite 63
Chicago, IL 60601
Direct: (312) 297-7581
Cell: (914) 552-0829


SHARE WITH STUDENTS: CUPPA Intercollege Transfer Info for Spring 2018

If you have students interested in transferring to the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, you can let them know that the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs will host info sessions by appointment.

Please send an email to to set up a session and to begin planning your transfer to CUPPA.

SHARE WITH STUDENTS: Part-Time and Internship Fair (including Non-Profit Career Panel and LinkedIn Headshot Pictures) on 2/15

The 2018 UIC Internship & Part-Time Job Fair is just around the corner, scheduled for Thursday, February 15 (10am-2pm) at the Illinois Room in Student Center East. The Student Employment hosted event is held annually with over 70 employers and 500 students attending on average. It’s a great opportunity for employers to recruit from UIC’s diverse student body in all areas of academic study.

Both current UIC students and alumni are encouraged to attend. At this year’s fair, we are currently anticipating over 70 employers to be in attendance. Details regarding the event and employers can be found here:

Also, there are some special events happening at the fair that we especially want to highlight:

Navigating a Career Fair mini-workshops
10 AM & 12 PM
This workshop will give students an overview of how to connect with employers at the Fair.

Careers in Non-profit Organizations Panel
11 AM-12 PM
Students will learn about different careers and jobs available in non-profit organizations.

LinkedIn Photo Booth
11AM-1 PM
Students get professional headshot pics taken for free!

Thank you for your support and help in promoting this Career Services event. If you have any questions, please contact the event coordinator, Rosie Garcia (