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Registering to Vote in Illinois as a Student

If you’re a US citizen and over 18, you can vote in the upcoming US election on November 3. Your vote counts whether you cast it or not. Politicians, pundits, paid consultants, and news media all crunch numbers to decide what people who don’t vote think politically, and they make decisions based on those numbers. […]

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Careers for Humanities Majors: The Basics

If you missed our mid-August series, “Humanities Majors: Get Career Ready” (or if you attended but need some refreshers), you can find the slide decks and other information we shared here. As always, feel free to make an appointment by emailing humanitiesprc@illinois.edu or scheduling your own at go.illinois.edu/HPRCAdvising.

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Why NOW is a Good Time to Starting Using LinkedIn

Yes, you should have a LinkedIn profile (in addition to your Handshake profile), and you should make use of the site. Here’s why: Recruiters use the site to site to hire. Employers and networking contacts will look you up. There’s up-to-date information about the state of the economy, the effects of the global pandemic on […]

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Preparing for an Online Interview

Here is a terrific set of suggestions for succeeding in a video interview. Want to practice? Email humanitiesprc@illinois.edu to set up a mock interview. It’s an opportunity to test-drive your interview set-up, practice answering common interview questions for your planned career path, and get specific feedback advice about interviewing more effectively.

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Free Scholarly Books Online!

Many academic presses are responding to the pandemic by making their books and journals available for free online. Publicbooks.org is maintaining a list with links of participating presses. Scroll down the page for highlights from each press.

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