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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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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)


If I am a first time user of UICcareers.com, how do I log in?
Are graduates of UIC allowed to use your services?
If I graduated over a year ago may I still use UICcareers.com?
Are graduates of UIUC and UIS allowed to use your services?
How do I get I help with interviewing?
How do I get help with my resume and/or cover letter?
How do I get help with choosing a major or thinking about careers?
When can I schedule a mock interview?
How do I schedule an appointment?
If I missed my appointment can I reschedule?
Can I make an appointment for the same day I call?
Do I have to meet with the advisor that specializes in my major? Can I meet with a different advisor each time I come in?
Is your office the only office that I am allowed to receive service from?


If I am a first time user of UICcareers.com, how do I log in?

Type in your UIC EMAIL address (including @uic.edu) as your username, then hit FORGOT PASSWORD. A "Welcome to UICcareers" message with instruction on accessing your account will be sent to your UIC e-mail address.

If you do not receive the welcome message with an hour, please call 312-996-2300 for assistance.


Are graduates of UIC allowed to use your services?

You are allowed to use the services of our office for one year after you graduate. After that you may contact the UI Alumni Career Center for service at 312-575-7830 or careers@uillinois.edu


If I graduated over a year ago may I still use UICcareers.com?

After one year you may contact the UI Alumni Career Center to gain access to the alumni jobs database. It is a similar but separate website. They may be contacted at 312-575-7830 or careers@uillinois.edu


Are graduates of UIUC and UIS allowed to use your services?

You may contact the UI Alumni Career Center for service at 312-575-7830 or careers@uillinois.edu


How do I get I help with interviewing?

You may get help through the Interviewing and Networking section on our website, by using the InterviewStream virtual mock interview practice tool, by scheduling an individual appointment, or through a one-on-one mock interview (one per student per semester).


How do I get help with my resume and/or cover letter?

We offer drop in advising for resumes and cover letters daily, check the website for hours. You may also schedule a one-on-one appointment, attend a workshop (see our calendar for upcoming programs), or review our Resume and Cover Letter section on the website.


How do I get help with choosing a major or thinking about careers?

You may start the conversation during drop-in hours, check the website for hours. We have many ways to help. Check out the Majors and Careers section of the website to see the variety of ways in which we can assist you.


When can I schedule a mock interview?

You may schedule a mock interview on weekdays between 9:00 am and 5:00pm (including over breaks). Call 312-996-2300 to make the appointment.


How do I schedule an appointment?

You may schedule an appointment through your account on UICcareers.com, or by calling our front desk at (312) 996-2300.


If I missed my appointment can I reschedule?

You may reschedule your appointment up to three times. After that you may no longer make appointments, you may only use walk-in advising.


Can I make an appointment for the same day I call?

While we do not offer same day appointments, you may come in during our walk-in advising hours for assistance.


Do I have to meet with the advisor that specializes in my major? Can I meet with a different advisor each time I come in?

You may choose to meet with a different advisor if you like, but we recommend you first speak with the advisor that specializes in your field if your schedule allows.


Is your office the only office that I am allowed to receive service from?

Depending on your field of study you may also seek service from other career office(s) on campus. Click here for more information.


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