SHARE WITH STUDENTS: Career Services Fall Events Information – Grad School Fair is Thursday, October 1

The Office of Career Services wants to highlight some of their fall programs for you to share with your students:

Career Connections

Diversity Career Fair:
Wed, Sept 23rd, 10:00am-2:30pm, UIC Forum

Meet face-to-face with a diverse group of company representatives from various industries -over 140 expected. Click here for the list. Students are encouraged to click here or stop by for advice in advance.

Grad School Fair:
Thurs, Oct 1st, 3:00pm-7:00pm, UIC Forum

A free informational event for those interested in exploring various grad school options. Over 200 schools representing Masters/PhD programs nationwide present to provide information and answer questions. For a list of registered programs and to RSVP, visit http://go.uic.edu/gradfair.

Mock Interview Day:
Fri, Oct 2nd (Deadline to Apply: This Fri, Sept 18th), SSB 3050

Valuable real-world, but pressure-free interview practice with employers and career professionals. Sign up on UICcareers.com with key word “MOCK” under the advanced search “ALL INTERVIEWS” tab.  View this video to learn about the benefits of participating.

SLOTS AVAILABLE for:

  • Entry-Level Microbiologist (Pace Analytical)
  • Public Health Analyst (RTI International)
  • Art/Design Assistant (International Children’s Media Center)
  • Arts Coordinator (Hubbard Street Dance Company)
  • Business Communications Consultant (Sears Holdings Corporation)
  • Designer (Illustria)
  • Sales Representative (Total Quality Logistics)
  • Retail Sales Representative (Verizon)

Career Exploration

iFit:
Sept 30th Interest Session, 3:00-3:30pm (multiple Fall sessions), SSB 3050

A supportive and educational 4-session group for assistance in connecting strengths & interests to UIC majors and career options. More info at http://ifit.uic.edu.

Choosing a Major:
Oct 14th, 3:00-4:30pm, Daley Library 1-470

An interactive 1.5-hour session supporting undecided or exploring students by asking important questions and offering valuable resources to aid in career decision-making. Co-facilitated by Career Services and LAS Advising.  Registration: http://go.uic.edu/choosingamajor.

One-on-one Appointments:
Ongoing, M-F, 9:00am-4:00pm, SSB 3050

Tailored and personalized 50-minute sessions with a career counselor to guide and support students through the process of identity development and belonging. Call 312.996.2300 to schedule.

Career Services has many additional programs, which can be viewed on their online calendar at http://illinois.edu/calendar/list/3702.