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Too Good to be True? It Probably Is. MLMs and YOU.

Multi-level marketing (MLM) positions lurk on many job boards among the many legitimate postings. These job opportunities may also come your way via email from a friend, family member, or acquaintance.  These kinds of jobs can appear to have elements of sales, customer service, or marketing. They purport to offer a lot of income for […]

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Expand What “Entrepreneurship” Means for You

Two events coming up of potential interest to humanities majors. Come as a spectator, stay for insight into the various things that “entrepreneurship” can mean, leave with some ideas for making your own contribution in the next cycle. Illinois Social Innovation Social Pitch 2020 April 29 | 5-7 pm | [go.gies.illinois.edu/socialinnovation]Register for this event to gain access […]

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Careers in Tech for Humanities Majors

Senior IT Field Consultant. Senior Market Research Analyst. Data Systems and Reporting Analyst. There are all answers to the question, “What are you going to do with THAT major?” as answered by alumni who majored in African-American Studies (Darius Summerville, ’11) English and Classical Civilization (Jasmine Lee, ’13) History (Patrick Nowlan, ’89). Join us on […]

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April 6 – 10: VIrtual Illini Recruiting Week

Hiring is still happening, even if employers can’t come to campus for career fairs. Next week is Virtual Illini Recruiting Week (April 6 – 10), where companies offer online information sessions specifically for University of Illinois students. Click “Events” on Handshake, and then type “Virtual Illini” in the Search box to find the full list of […]

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Spring Break Externships: Apply Now!

Applications are now open for Spring Break Externships for Humanities Majors. Yes, you should apply.  See details about the available opportunities here: https://go.illinois.edu/SpringBreak2020ExternshipOpportunities To apply, click here: https://go.illinois.edu/SpringBreakExternships What is it? An externship is a short and low-stakes opportunity to get to know a particular kind of workplace first hand. Externships last anywhere from half a day to […]

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