Ready to connect? The LAS Career Services team is here for you!
Appointments are a great fit when you have multiple questions, in-depth questions, or aren’t sure where to start. These are:
- One-on-one meetings with a career coach
- 30 minutes long
- Scheduled in advance using your Illinois Handshake account
- Located at our office in 105 Gregory Hall or held virtually via Zoom
Drop-ins are a great fit for quick questions or resume and cover letter reviews. These are:
- First-come, first-served meetings with a career coach (no appointment needed)
- 15-20 minutes long
Fall 2023 hours
105 Gregory Hall
- Tuesdays, 4-6 p.m.
- Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
- Thursdays, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
- Fridays, 11 a.m.-Noon (Quick resume reviews)
Lisnek LAS Hub – First Floor of Lincoln Hall
- Tuesdays, 1:00 – 3:00pm
We offer various topics in informal workshops and support other events like career fairs or various organization onsite visits. Details for these are on the Career Services events calendar or Handshake @ Illinois.
Need a speaker for your RSO? We offer presentations to organizations and RSOs with affiliations to LAS. We will tailor our conversation to your group. We ask that you make a request as early as possible given our schedules fill up each semester. Reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Career courses offer an in-depth approach to exploring careers and developing your career management skills. Classes offered by the LAS Career Services team are open to all LAS students. Students are encouraged to connect with their academic advisors regarding how these classes fit with their program and academic progress. We currently offer the following:
- LAS 199 Internships and Professional Experiences
1 credit hour | Fall, Spring, and Summer
Enhance career readiness while engaging in professional experiences (e.g., internship, service learning, volunteer, part-time job). Develop lifelong career decision-making and management skills in three areas: (1) self-knowledge and personal goal setting, (2) understanding career options and the world-of-work, and (3) telling your story through a variety of job search tools from resumes to social networking and media, to interviews.