Career & Professional Development Programs
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
The Career Center at Illinois
The Career Center at Illinois provides an extensive list of services to help students prepare for job applications: online and in-person resume/cover letter review service; Career Drop-ins; Preparing for a Career Fair; Mock Interview Coaching; Career Closet for borrowing gently used professional clothing; Career Center Resource Library with books on career, internship, interview preparation, and networking.
The Career Center also provides Career Advice Videos, covering a broad range of topics such as: Advice from Graduates; Get a Government Job; How Do You Get THAT Jobs?; Email Etiquette; Networking; Career Fair Success; Internships; Interview Dress; Interview – Before, During, After; Salary & Negotiation; Social Media & Job Search.
Career Development Programs
- The Mavis Future Faculty Fellows (MF3) Academy helps prepare doctoral students for academic careers through a series of workshops, seminars, and activities that cover various aspects of becoming a highly productive faculty member.
- The Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning offers self-paced teaching certificate programs to help meet the professional development needs and interests of all teachers at UIUC.
- Professional Skills for Careers in Biosciences (PSCB) is a workshop-based certificate program for improving job skills, including communication, professionalism, marketing, budgeting, and leadership. This program is offered by the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB).