UPDATE REGARDING CAREER SERVICES OFFICES OPERATIONS AS OF MARCH 16
WE ARE NOW OPERATING REMOTELY!
While career related programs, events and job fairs have been cancelled until further notice, the Career Services staff is available for full service individual advising assistance, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. There are multiple distance career advising options during the online instruction classroom period at UIC. Advisors are available via email, online conferencing, or phone to discuss any career related questions. For more information regarding our services, please visit https://careerservices.uic.edu/.
Please contact our main line at (312) 996-2300 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment, or if you have additional questions about accessing our services.
At any time throughout the day, if you are interested in a review of your resume, cover letter, or other job search related documents, or if you have general career- related questions, please email email@example.com and your email will be answered by a career staff member as soon as possible. Staff will be on duty from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. Please attach the document to be reviewed as well.
College of Engineering Career Services
Engineering students, please visit the Engineering Career Center website for information on virtual appointments including resumes reviews, CPT processing, salary negotiations and more: ecc.uic.edu
College of Business Career Services
The Business Career Center will continue to serve UIC Business students via phone and email during the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. Please login to www.uiccareers.com to schedule your career advising appointment. Your career adviser will then call you at your scheduled date and time to conduct your advising appointment by phone. Make sure your phone number is updated in your www.uiccareers.com profile. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 312-996-5139 with any additional questions.
LAS Career Development and Internship Office
The LAS Career Development and Internship Office is now taking video/phone appointments Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm. Please visit: student.las.uic.edu to schedule your career advising appointment. We are also offering online resume reviews for a "quick glance". Feel free to send your resume to LASinternship@uic.edu. You will receive feedback within 2-3 business days. Please visit the LAS website at career.las.uic.edu for upcoming webinars, recorded webinars and online resources.
Learn More About Career Advising
Types of Advising Appointments
UIC students are able to meet one-on-one with a career advisor for help with career-related tasks.
Things to know about individual career advising appointments:
- Our career advisors are trained professionals with expertise in career advising and coaching.
- Appointments may vary in length, depending on student needs, from 30-50 minutes.
- The appointments generally occur in our office, but can also occur over the phone or by video conference (WebEx).
Career Advisors can assist UIC students in the following ways:
- Assess interests, values, and strengths and how these factors connect to majors/careers.
- Develop internship or job search strategies to help students target appropriate employers.
- Create or edit career-related documents such as resumes and cover letters.
- Prepare for upcoming interviews and brainstorm interview questions/scenarios.
- Tell students what career (or major) is/is not a good fit for them.
- Find internships or jobs for students.
- Change a major or minor for a student, this is part of the role of an academic advisor.
We offer walk-in career advising in 15-20 minute slots to assist students with brief career-related questions. If you have extensive questions, please schedule an individual career advising appointment to meet one-on-one with a Career Advisor.
Hours for walk-in career advising change each semester and are not conducted on days in which a career fair is being held.Please check the hours/location of our office to confirm walk-in hours.
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