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UIC Office of Career Services
Student Services Building,
Suite 3050
1200 West Harrison Street
(M/C 099)
Chicago, Illinois 60607-3344
Phone: (312) 996-2300
Fax: (312) 413-0383

EMAIL:
ocs@uic.edu

OFFICE HOURS:
M-F : 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

WEBSITE:
http//careers.uic.edu

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November 2012 - National Career Development Month

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UIC Office of Career Services, UIC Student Employment Office, UIC Alumni Career Center,UIC LAS Student Affairs,

 

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  • NCDA promotes career development through its annual celebration of National Career Development Month. Every November, career development professionals are encouraged to celebrate with career related activities.
  • The UIC Office of Career Services honors this tradition by sponsoring events and activities throughout the month of November and compiling a calendar of career development and job search activities occuring throughout campus.
  • This page is being updated as additional information becomes available. Last updated Thursday, August 29, 2013 9:50 AM

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Thursday, November 1, 2012 Professional Attire Fashion Show (NCDM Kick-Off Event)
3:00-5:00PM
Student Services Building Third floor, Room 3050
1200 West Harrison in Chicago

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Friday, November 2nd
Career Preparation Seminar
3:00pm - 5:00pm,
Student Services Building, First Floor, Room C
1200 West Harrison in Chicago

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  • Are you graduating December 2012, May 2013, or Summer 2013?
  • Are you starting your job search?
  • The seminar gives an overview of a variety of topics including: job search strategies, cover letter & resume development, interviewing effectively, researching companies, job offer consideration, using UICcareers.com, and services provided by the UIC Office of Career Services.

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Social Networking Sites
& Your Career
3:30-4:30PM
Student Services Building, First Floor, Room A
1200 West Harrison in Chicago
  • Networking is more than just schmoozing at a party. Learn how to use sites such as LinkedIn and YouTube for exploration, job search, and to expand your professional contacts.
  • Learn how to use facebook, twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube to build strong, reliable relationships with prospective employers!

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Wednesday, November 7th
Criminology, Law, & Justice Majors: Career Resources
11:00 AM-12:00PM
Behavioral Science Building Room 4011

 

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  • Learn about career resources in the field of criminal law and justice.
  • Open to CLJ students.

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Wednesday, November 7th
Salary Negotiations & More
3:30-4:30PM
Student Services Building, First Floor, Room A
1200 West Harrison in Chicago

  • Are you going to accept the first offer or are you going to negotiate?
  • Considering offers is not all about the money. It's important to consider the complete package.
  • Learn to professionally negotiate and get what you need!
  • Open to students, alumni, employees, and community members. Space is limited to the first 40 people to arrive.

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Wednesday, November 7th
Resume Workshop
3:30-4:30PM

SCE Commuter Center

 

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  • Does your resume need work?
  • Come to the commuter center to get some helpful tips

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Your Off-Campus Job Search
3:30-4:30PM
Student Center East, Sixth Floor, Room 603
750 South Halsted in Chicago
  • Open to everyone
  • This workshop will be presented by the UI Alumni Career Center and is designed to help students expand your job search after graduation using resources available off campus and through the UI Alumni Career Center.

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Tuesday, November 13th
Choosing a Major Workshop
10:00-11:45AM
University Hall, Room 850
601 S. Morgan in Chicago

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  • Join us for interactive workshops designed to address questions like:

       - What can I do with a major in (*insert major here*)?
       - How do I decide between majors?
       - What are my career options?
       - How do I know the right path?

Tuesday, November 13th
From Here to There: 13 Steps to be Competitive in Today's Job Market
2:30-3:30 PM
Humanities Institute (Lower Level Stevenson Hall)

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  • Are you an English major?
  • Are you preparing for a career in your field?
  • If so, then come attend this workshop that will explain the necessary steps for a successful career plan while still in college.

 


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Tuesdays, November 13th, 20th, 27th, and December 4th
Career Development Group

3:00-4:40PM
Student Services Building, Third Floor, Room 3050
1200 West Harrison in Chicago

  • Open to current UIC Students only
  • Meets every Tuesday for four weeks, November 13th - December 4th
  • If you're not sure what you want to do for your career, here's your opportunity to assess who you are and what work best fits you.
  • Prior registration is required, call 312-996-2300 and speak with Steph to get registered.

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Wednesday, November 14th
Curriculum Vitae Tips

3:30-4:30PM
Student Services Building, First Floor, Room A
1200 West Harrison in Chicago

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  • In the USA, resumes and CVs are both marketing documents used in ones job search. However the industries for which they are used and the details within each documents differs.
  • In this workshop learn about the difference between the two and how to put together a Curriculum Vitae that best markets you.

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Preparing for Law School Admission

3:30-4:30PM
Student Center East, Monarch Room
750 South Halsted in Chicago
  • Representatives from Higgins and Carter LLC will provide information on how to prepare for law school admissions while in undergraduate studies.

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Monday, November 19th
Resume & Cover Letter Tips
5:30-6:30PM

1200 W Harrison, SSB 3050, Career Services Conference Room

 

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  • Learn the effective ways to format your resume and cover letter in the applied health science field.
  • Open to students in the College of Applied Health Sciences
  • Co-sponsored by Diverse Students Organization of the College of Applied Health Sciences

Monday, November 26th
Arts & Architecture Workshop-Interviews & Public Speaking

5:30-7:30PM
Architecture & the Arts, Room 1100

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  • Special Presentation for the Arts & Architecture students.

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