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 Campus Recruiting and Career Connections

The Assistant Director is a member of the Employer and Career Connections team, and specifically develops and fosters relationships with employers, manages on-campus recruiting, leads the mock interview program, and provides services and resources related to students’ preparation and search for job/internship positions.

Assistant Director for Health Professions, Community Engagement

The Assistant Director is a member of the Health Professions and Graduate School team, and specifically focuses on building relationships with healthcare-related community agencies, developing information on short-term training programs in the health care field, and coordinating the annual Graduate and Professional School Fair and visits by admissions representatives.

Graduate: Information Management and Career Resources

Applicants must be enrolled in the MSLIS program in the School of Information Sciences

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.

Undergrad or Grad: Marketing & Communications Intern

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

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: 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: Student Summer Internship

Seeking two energetic and customer-oriented undergraduate summer interns for 2020.