Life + Career preparation

After exploring your unique career interests, you can prepare for your future through a variety of resources, including learning how to tell your personal story, accessing career services, completing internships and undergraduate research, and much more.

Engage with opportunities within the college and create a narrative around your experiences. Be prepared for lifelong success focused around your passions and personal skillset.

Within this section, you'll find specifics on how to prepare for your life and career after graduation. For making the most of your time on campus, including exploring your interests and mapping out your future, examine our Life + Career exploration page.

Job & internship search tools
Find available opportunities and learn how to showcase your skills.
Career resources in LAS units
Many LAS units offer their students resources for job searches.
Career Center at Illinois
Plan your future while accessing guidance for careers and graduate school.

Hear from alumni

Interested in learning about interesting careers that graduates of the College of LAS have pursued? Check out our LAS@Work series, where alumni answer questions about their jobs and how their Illinois degrees helped them find success, or attend one of our LAS Alumni Career Panels.


ACES + LAS Career Fair

At the ACES + LAS Career Fair, hundreds of employers will be seeking students like you! Check out this annual event to connect with potential employers, internships, and more.

People shake hands at a career fair