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Illinois International Career Forum in Shanghai

Illinois International Career Forum in Shanghai will be held on August 8, 2015. This is a career networking event for recent and soon-to-be graduates seeking full-time employment in China.  As part of this event, participants will learn about job search strategies in China and have the opportunity to speak with up to 20 companies hiring full-time candidates. Please share the following registration process with your students and recent graduates. Note that alumni who graduated from May 2014 to May 2015, and current students who are expected to graduate from August 2015 to May 2016 are eligible for the registration. The applications will be accepted until July 8.  

Student Registration Instructions:

  1. Go to https://i-link-illinois-csm.symplicity.com. Log in as a Student. If you do not have an I-Link account, please register for an account. Approval for new accounts will be given within one business day.
  2. From the homepage, mouse over JOBS and click on I-LINK JOBS.
  3. Within the keyword search field, type 115660. Click SEARCH.
  4. Click on ILLINOIS INTERNATIONAL CAREER FORUM in SHANGHAI, then APPLY.

NOTE: Participants will need both a Chinese and an English resume combined into one single document.  Upload the combined bilingual resume through DOCUMENTS.

If students have any questions, please have them contact:  Un Yeong Park, park351@illinois.edu

Other Opportunities for Students in China

The Ameson Foundation has two programs that may be interesting to our students.  First, they have a Year in China program where students serve as Educational Ambassadors, teaching in Chinese schools for a year.  See the attachments and http://www.goayc.org/#about for more information.  They also have personalized internship programs at top companies and organizations across China.  See http://aycinternship.com/ for information.


Attention MCB students! Check out our LinkedIn Group. In an effort to help our undergraduates the MCB advising program will be posting new career opportunities on our LinkedIn group. This is a great chance increase your network or to start using the social media site. If you are new to LinkedIn and not sure how to proceed, please don't hesitate to schedule an appointment with an MCB advisor or a career counselor at the campus Career Center.

2015 All-Campus Career Fair

Date: March 18, 2015 
Time: Noon-4 PM
Location: Activities and Recreation Center (ARC)

The All-Campus Career Fair will feature employers from over 100 organizations searching for Illini talent. Students of ALL MAJORS are encouraged to attend, as recruiters are looking to fill roles in a variety of fields, including healthcare, sales, education, and communications. In advance of the career fair there will be several workshops offered to help attendees make the most of their time at the fair.


2014 ACES & Sciences Career Fair

Date: Thursday, October 9, 2014, 1:00 pm -5:00 pm
Location: Activities and Recreation Center (ARC), 
201 East Peabody Drive

Click here for an employer directory of attendees.

This job fair provides companies, institutes and government agencies an opportunity to meet agribusiness and science students at all levels. The career fair will give company representatives a chance to share information about their career and intern opportunities.