Sept 24, 2013 — Eli Lilly is coming to campus and they are looking for MCB students! A recent alum has contacted our office and asked how her company can best get the attention of MCB students. Make sure to watch our social media feeds for news of their visits as well. Eli Lilly will be participating in the ACES and Sciences Career Fair on Oct 3rd. They will also be hosting an info session from 6:30 to 7:30 that evening in 161 Noyes Lab (food provided!). Then on Wednesday Oct 23rd Eli Lilly representatives will be back on campus interviewing candidates for both full time and intern positions. Don't miss out on a great opportunity!
Sept 25, 2013 — October is Grad School Prep Month at The Career Center
Exploring Graduate School Workshop
Wednesday, October 9 at 4pm, The Career Center Conference Room 715 S Wright Street
Thursday, October 10 6pm, The Career Center Conference Room 715 S Wright Street
Graduate and Professional School Fair
Wednesday, October 16 1-5pm, Illini Union A,B,C
Graduate School Admissions Q &A Panel
Wednesday, October 16 5pm, Illini Union Colonial Room
Graduate School Application Process Workshop
Tuesday, October 22 6pm, The Career Center Conference Room 715 S Wright Street
Life in Graduate School- Panel with current graduate students
Wednesday, October 30 6pm, The Career Center Conference Room 715 S Wright Street
The following is a regularly updated list of graduate programs from around the world that have contacted SMCB expressing interest in our students. Some posts are regarding general information others are for specific and timely events.
Institution — Program — Location — Date & Time (if a presentation) or Submission Deadline
School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University-Bloomington will be hosting an information session for their graduate degree programs. Wednesday November 20th. 2013 3:00pm The Career Center.
The Career Center is launching a Winter Break Job Shadow Program! This program is a one-day commitment over winter break, where students (undergrad freshmen, sophomores, and juniors) will have the opportunity to engage with a company of interest and foster potential career opportunities. The Winter Break Job Shadow Program will include a variety of industries and is open to ALL MAJORS.
SMCB provides links to realiable and trusted resouces for its students concerning career choices. These resources are monitored routinely and new items are added on an ongoing basis. So, please be sure to check back from time to time.
The Career Center. The Career Center serves all students of The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign regarding professional and career development. Through collaborative and innovative programs, services, and resources, the staff seeks to educate and empower students to actively plan their futures as contributing members of a global community.
Job Search 101 videos. Provided by the Career Center.
The U of I's Virtual Job Board, an excelllent resource for current on-campus openings. There are typically one or more laboratory positions available at any given time.
I-Link at the Career Center. Students can search for internships, employment opportunities, as well as sign-up for interviews, and view a full calendar of career programs and events.
MastersDegreeOnline.org - provides tons of information for current and prospective graduate students. A master’s degree is becoming more popular because of the excess in bachelor’s degree holders competing for a fixed number of jobs. They have built a directory that contains over 90,000 program listings and allows you to determine which program features are most important to you so you can identify the program that best matches your personal interests and career goals. They have also created a database of over 5,000 scholarships for graduate and post-graduate study areas which interested student can pursue to help finance their education.
Accredited Online College Degree Programs - The site provides a comprehensive and informative resource that sorts out schools with accredited degree programs. It can be specifically filtered according to the degree level and the subjects/programs of your choice. If you type the name of your school in the 'Search for a school' box, it will appear that it's included in the list of Schools offering Accredited degree programs.
This is free to use and will remain open to all users.