The Career Center staff in their official polos huddle for a picture with career service paraprofessionals in their uniform.

Opportunities for Undergraduate Students

Career Services Paraprofessionals (CSP). The Career Center employs 20-25 undergraduates as paraprofessionals each year. CSPs are recruited and hired in the Spring semester for positions that begin the following Fall semester. The CSP role is a paid position.

Summer Interns. Two summer interns are hired annually to staff outreach events, review application documents, and assist staff with ongoing projects and tasks. Typically, applications for the internships are accepted in March. This is a paid position.

Advisory Committee. This volunteer committee participates in the ongoing review and evaluation of the services of The Career Center and advises the Director and staff on career and professional development needs of students. The Committee meets 3-4 times per semester for 1 hour. 


Graduate Students

The Career Center employs 10-12 graduate students annually. Each graduate student has responsibilities tied to a specific functional area and meets with students who utilize our drop-in services.

Mock Interviewer. Our mock interview program is staffed by volunteer graduate students whose professional interests are related to human resources.

Practicums. From time-to-time, we host practicums for graduate students in counseling or higher education.

Event Volunteers

Students can volunteer to assist with our big events - the Graduate and Professional School Fair and the Illini Career and Internship Fair.

Current Opportunities

Undergrad: Health Professions Intern

This position will assist with projects related to student preparation and application to health professional school programs.

Undergrad: Graphic Design & Multimedia Intern

Are you creative? Do you enjoy developing fun and engaging promotional materials? Join The Career Center as a Graphic Design and Multimedia Intern!

Undergrad: Career Connections Student Assistant

This position supports The Career Center’s services and programs designed to meet the needs of internship and job seeking students.

Undergrad or Grad: Social Media & Digital Communications Intern

Are you social media savvy? Do you enjoy developing creative and engaging content? Become our Social Media & Digital Communications Intern!

Undergrad or Grad: Marketing & Communications Intern

Looking for an exciting opportunity in marketing and advertising? Join The Career Center as a Marketing & Communications Intern!

Graduate: Personal Statement Reviewer

This position supports The Career Center’s services and programs designed to meet the needs of applicants applying to graduate or professional school.

Graduate: Mock Interviewer

This position prepares and delivers customized mock interviews for students.

Graduate: International Student Career Development and Outreach

This position assists with career development, services and resources specifically for international students.

Graduate: Illini Success

This position assists The Career Center’s Research Team with compiling, organizing, analyzing and reporting data related to Illini Success.

Graduate: Career Services Paraprofessionals Program

This position coordinates and leads the Career Services Paraprofessionals (CSP) program.

Graduate: Career Services Assessment

This position assists The Career Center with compiling, organizing, analyzing and reporting data related to the assessment and evaluation of services.

Graduate: Career Planning and Campus Outreach

This position coordinates and presents career planning workshops and assists with campus outreach programs and events throughout the academic year.