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April 2, 2013

Go! to Career Fairs this week


GO  to upcoming events to make contacts with recruiters and alumni.  Whether you're seeking a summer or full-time position, making contact with alumni who can provide useful information, and being known by recruiters is key to landing a job. 

So prepare for and GO to:

All-Campus Career Fair
Wednesday, April 3, 1:00 – 5:00pm


133 companies are recruiting -- many opportunities for business students.  Details of participating companies on I-Link  -- know what the company does, what positions they need to fill, and what you have to offer.  Present yourself as a top candidate.

Thursday, April 4, 2013, 1:30 - 7:00pm
River East Art Center, 435 East Illinois Street, Chicago, IL


Claiming to be the country's most interactive recruiting series, Uncubed reimagines the job fair and connects attendees with otherwise hard-to-discover job opportunities in the areas of technology, design, marketing, and beyond at exciting young companies.

Click for additional information on event format and 41 recruiting companies.

Take advantage of early bird discount -- also, Students save 50% by entering discount the code UIUCSTUDENT --when you register.

Go! to "Making The Transition"

Seniors:  Business Young Alumni Committee returns to campus Wednesday, April 10, 4:00-5:30 to discuss Making the Transition from campus to career.  Gain perspective on what's ahead from recent alumni now working at CNA, Deloitte, Grosvenor Capital Management, McDonald's and Prudential Capital Group. Get to know BYAC and how you can stay connected to the college and campus after you graduate.  RSVP if you'll attend.

Go! to BCS' Website

'Match Your Major' to Career Opportunities
Deciding your major?  BCS' website provides a sortable list of full-time jobs companies recruited College of Business students for last year.  Read the instructions and then click 'sortable list' on the  'What do I do with My Major?" page to see some companies where graduates of each degree program are working,

Go! to the I-Link Job Board

Last call to submit your resume for consideration for an on-campus interview this semester!

Employers continue to post both intern and full-time positions. Many positions will be filled ASAP, so apply TODAY! 

Login to your I-Link Business homepage and click on "Job Board'. Use “Advanced Search” to target the postings matching your qualifications and interests. 

When on the Job Board, remember that Show Me: "Jobs I Qualify For" matches your profile to positions for which recruiters will contact you directly to arrange an interview (off-campus). "Interviews I Qualify For" matches your profile for positions for which first-round interviews are held on campus. 

Go! to the Big Ten Plus Virtual Career Fair

Meet recruiters in an efficient way and be recruited online next Week, April 9-11 in this Virtual Career Fair open to students at 'Big Ten Plus' universities. View the list of 58 registered employers and register now so you'll be ready to participate in the pre-scheduled chat sessions with recruiters.

Important Reminders
Do you have a job or internship offer and need to talk it through?

As one of the advising services offered by BCS, you can schedule an appointment or stop by BIF 1033 during walk-in hours (1-4pm, M-F) to discuss the offer and if applicable, requesting an extension of the decision deadline, or negotiation strategies.

Have you accepted a full-time or internship offer?

CONGRATULATIONS!  Complete the BCS Placement Survey and return it to . Paper surveys are available at the BCS front desk. Stop by BCS and let us take your picture to include in BCS' Success Shots!

Questions about any of this?

Come to BCS in 1033 BIF for assistance!  We have walk-in hours Monday-Friday from 1pm-4pm to meet with students who have 'quick questions' or 'emergency situations' that need immediate attention.

To schedule a 30-minute advising appointment, click on 'Request an Advising Appointment' on the I-Link frontpage.  Then select an appointment type to see which advisers are available at what times.  Select your time and you have an appointment.

BCS front desk staff can answer your questions about scheduling.

Want to stay ahead of the game?

Be sure to check the I-Link Business Job Board daily for new position postings, and join BCS on social media!


Business Career Services
Ernst & Young Center for Career Advancement
1033 Business Instructional Facility
515 E. Gregory Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
Main: (217) 333-2840
Students: (217) 265-0864
Fax: (217) 333-7502
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