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

Assistant Director for International Student Career Development

The Career Center seeks a dynamic, collaborative, student-centered professional to lead our efforts specifically designed to engage international students. The Assistant Director for International Student Career Development is a multi-faceted role that provides leadership for services, resources and outreach focused on international students.

Assistant Director for Marketing and Communications

The Career Center seeks a dynamic, collaborative, and strategic marketing and communications professional to join our team. The Assistant Director for Marketing and Communications is responsible for the branding, marketing, and strategic communication efforts of The Career Center, including campaign planning and strategy development, brand management, market assessment and analysis, content and materials development, and media relations.

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.