Professional and Career Development

Job Board for UHP Alumni and Friends

Visit the UHP Google Job Board to learn of local, national and international opportunities for jobs, internships, fellowships, research and much more in the health and science fields. This career platform is available to all UHP students, alumni and friends. If your organization or company is interested in recruiting UHP alumni and students, please feel to send your postings to our Alumni Relations Coordinator at

Career Services

The University of Illinois offers a variety of services that can help you explore career options at any point in your career.  Alumni and community members can access the University of Illinois Career Center in downtown Chicago. They offer a variety of workshops, webinars and panel programs for alumni and professionals. Topics cover basic and advanced job search strategies and a broad variety of career management issues, such as networking strategy, the interview process, transferable skills, career decision-making, and much more.

The Urban Health Program Academic Skills Specialist is also available to help recent graduates and professions who are interested in pursuing further education in the health care field.  Feel free to e-mail us at or call our Student Services Office at 312-355-3099.

Professional Development Opportunities

The Urban Health Program as well as the University of Illinois and its colleges host many lecture series, conferences and courses to help alumni and community members advance in their field of interest. These initiatives are often communicated through our social media channels such as Linked In and Facebook.