by Debayudh Chatterjee, Graduate Assistant, HPRC Meet Mona Benbouazza; she graduated with Master of Arts in French from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2020. Her last job was overseeing communications at an international think tank in Brussels. As the capital of the European Union, Brussels is a crucial seat of international discussions on […]
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. […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or scheduling your own at go.illinois.edu/HPRCAdvising.
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 […]
Here is a terrific set of suggestions for succeeding in a video interview. Want to practice? Email email@example.com 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.
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.
Planning for your future might feel overwhelming right now. People find the job hunt overwhelming at the best of times–and these are not the best of times. Think of it like eating an elephant: the only way to do it is one bite at a time. You cannot just show up one day with a […]
So many reasons, SO MANY REASONS, not to come talk to us before you graduate. RIGHT??? For example: “I don’t really know what I want to do.” Yeah. We hear this one a lot. While you figure it out, we can probably give you a few ideas about how to start earning a living and […]
The College of LAS wants to support you in a professional development experience this summer or fall. If you want to gain professional development experience through an internship, research project, service project, or related work and you need funding to be able to do so, check out the new Life + Career Design scholarship. The […]