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

Graduate: Peace Corps Strategic Recruiter

The Peace Corps Strategic Campus Recruiter will increase awareness of Peace Corps Volunteer opportunities on campus and in the surrounding community through a variety of recruitment activities.

Undergraduate: Career Services Paraprofessional (CSP)

The CSPs are hourly-paid student leaders, equipped to represent The Career Center by supporting the student population in achieving their career readiness goals. CSPs facilitate one-on-one services including resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile reviews, and present a variety of career-related workshops within classrooms and at the request of RSOs. CSPs are expected to be knowledgeable about The Career Center’s services and to promote The Career Center at various University events. This application is due by Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at 11:59 pm. Apply Here: go.illinois.edu/applycsp2022-23