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March 11, 2013

Connect via LinkedIn!

LIVE WITH LinkedIn is tomorrow --  Tuesday, March 12th at 5pm in Deloitte Auditorium.  Join us to learn how to make LinkedIn your top job search tool and have an opportunity to walk away with FREE LinkedIn swag!!!

Connect via Career Fairs

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

Meet recruiters from 85 companies, learn about opportunities, become known as a top candidate.  Details of participating companies on I-Link  -- make time over break to prepare!


Research Park Career Fair
Wednesday, March 27
University of Illinois Research Park

Keep an eye on 'Career Fairs' posted in I-Link for info on companies recruiting for part-time, intern and full-time positions!

Connect via “Career Exploration Opportunity” positions!

Freshmen and Sophomores: on the I-Link Job Board, select “Career Exploration Opportunity” as the ‘Position Type’ to find unpaid, pre-internship one-or two-day experiences.  Currently posted are:

  • “Accounting Day at Corporate Headquarters” (State Farm Insurance)
  • “Risk Consulting Summer Leadership Program” (Crowe Horwath)
  • “Discover Anders:  A Day in the Life”  (Anders)
  • “Finance and Accounting Freshman Forum” (Procter & Gamble)

Apply today -- don't miss deadlines!

Connect with a Summer Internship at 1871 startups!

UIUC has partnered with HireBrite & 1871 to offer students paid summer internships (for software engineers, marketers, writers, analysts, business development and more) at over 220 tech startups in downtown Chicago. Spend a summer working at a startup in one of the coolest work spaces, meeting passionate entrepreneurs and attending the best startup networking events.

How to be considered for an internship at 1871 startups:
1) Visit
2) Register and upload your resume by March 31st
3) 1871 startups will review your resume and reach out to you for interviews starting April 4th

Questions? Email

Voice your opinions about top employers on campus

Take the survey NOW -- the deadline is March 23 -- at:

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has received an exclusive invitation for its students to participate in a study about the career goals, expectations and ideal employers of top college students.

Top companies, including many that recruit ILLINOIS students, base their recruiting strategies on Universum’s research so it will truly benefit you and your peers to share your opinions on recruiting and employers. Companies will only see the collective results, and your participation/identity will be kept confidential.

In appreciation for your time you will receive two free WetFeet Insider Guides of your choice, access to a library of career webinars and $25 off your next flight among other incentives.

All respondents are also entered into the Universum 2013 Sweepstakes for a chance to win a $1,500 Scholarship.

Important Reminders
Apply TODAY for On-Campus Interviews!

Apply TODAY for Interviews! For details on how to apply, login to your I-Link Business homepage. Use “Advanced Search” to target the postings that best meet your needs.  Remember that "Interviews I Qualify For" matches your profile to positions for which on-campus interviews will be held; "Jobs I Qualify For" matches your profile to positions for which recruiters will contact you directly to arrange an interview.

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 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?

Be sure to stop by 1033 BIF to complete a Placement Survey and get a big congratulations from us!!!

Questions about any of this?

Come to BCS in 1033 BIF for assistance!  We have walk-in hours Monday-Friday from 1pm-4pm for the rest of the semester.

Want to stay ahead of the game?

Be sure to check your I-Link Business homepage daily for the latest news and announcements!!!


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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