CAREER SERVICES

If you are thinking about your post-graduation plans, perhaps these resources will be of value to you.

PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES

Occupational Outlook Handbook
A classic reference about occupations from A to Z.

UIC Office of Career Services
The staff at OCS has scheduled a number of workshops, fairs, and other recruitment events to prepare you for, and assist you with, your job search. Our website has important information about our services, highlights key dates that you should note on your calendar, and allows you to access an online copy of the Career Planning Guide.

UIC College of Business Administration - Undergraduate Programs
The Undergraduate Business Career Center provides students with access to specialized services through all phases of their career search.

American Association of Advertising Agencies
AAAA is the national trade association representing the advertising business in the U.S. Its membership produces approximately 80 percent of the total advertising volume placed by agencies nationwide.

College of Business Administration: How to Declare Graduation

  • College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs

  • UIC College of Urban Planning - Career Login
    Only for students who are currently enrolled in the College of Urban Planning. Requires login with NetID to access information.

    American Dental Association
    The ADA provides a plethora of information regarding the dental industry.

    UIC College of Education - Office of Student Services
    The Office of Student Services provides a broad range of services to facilitate the academic progress for students in the College of Education.

    UIC College of Engineering - Cooperative Education & Internship Program
    The Engineering Co-op/Internship Office helps students find full time or part time engineering employment before graduation.

    UIC College of Engineering - Career Resources for Students
    The Engineering Co-op/Internship Office has listed various career resources for students.

    LAS Graduation page

    UIC College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Job Listings
    UIC College of LAS has compiled a list of various job listings for graduate level LAS students.

    UIC College of Nursing - Job Opportunities
    The College of Nursing has created a listing of job events and opportunities in the area of nursing.

    UIC College of Pharmacy - Pharmacy Careers and Jobs
    The College of Pharmacy has compiled a list of pharmacy jobs and resources for finding available positions.

    UIC School of Public Health - SPH Career Services
    SPH Career Services offer career advising and mock interviews in addition to providing information about upcoming events and other career resources

    UIC School of Public Health - Career Websites of Interest
    UIC SPH has also provided a list of helpful career websites for their students.

  • Social Work- Student Services Website

    Only for students who are currently enrolled in the Jane Addams College of Social Work. Requires login with NetID to access information.

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    GRADUATE EDUCATION RESOURCES

    Your Guide to Graduate School

    This is a comprehensive guide written by Dr. Linda Skitka and revised by Dr. Bette Bottoms, both of the UIC psychology department. While it is written from the point of view of getting into graduate school in the field of psychology, it is very pertinent to anyone looking for pointers when applying to schools and desiring a timeline.

    UIC Graduate College
    Find out how to apply for graduate school.

  • Health Profession Resources

  • Health Professions.com
    Health Professions provides an easy-to-navigate resource for those considering a career in health care.

    NAAHP -- National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions
    The National Association of Advisors goal is to stay informed about the various professions available to students interested in a health career, and share that information with their students. Among many of the ways it assists in these tasks, is by hosting an Advisory Council of representatives from various health professions associations. They link to the Web sites of the associations on their Advisory Council. Many of these associations represent schools that educate students to enter a particular field and as such provide not only valuable general information but links to those schools. In many cases they are also linking to the website of the profession itself to provide even more information about the field.

    Association of Schools of Public Health

    The Association of Schools of Public Health represents the 40 Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)-accredited schools of public health. The CEPH-accredited schools of public health are located in the United States,Puerto Rico and Mexico. The schools have a combined 9,600 faculty, 22,000 students and 7,300 graduates per year.

    ASPH promotes the efforts of schools of public health to improve the health of every person through education, research and policy. Based upon the belief that “you’re only as healthy as the world you live in,” ASPH works with stakeholders to develop solutions to the most pressing health concerns and provides access to the ongoing initiatives of the schools of public health.

     

    Physician Assistant Education Association

    PAEA is the only national organization representing physician assistant educational programs in the United States. As of October 2008, all 142 accredited programs in the country had become members of the Association. PAEA provides services for faculty at its member programs, as well as to applicants, students, and other stakeholders.

    The Association was founded in 1972 as the Association of Physician Assistant Programs.

         Medicine

    Association of American Medical Colleges
    The Association of American Medical Colleges is a nonprofit association of medical schools, teaching hospitals, and academic societies. As a student considering a career in the medical field, the AAMC provides resources and answers the many questions one has as they consider the possibility of medical school.

    American Medical Association
    The American Medical Association helps doctors help patients by uniting physicians nationwide to work on the most important professional and public health issues.

    The AMA web site also has a section to improve the communication between the AMA and the medical education community.

        

         Podiatric Medicine

    American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine
    The American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine (AACPM) is a national educational organization that represents the eight U.S. colleges of podiatric medicine as well as over 200 hospitals and organizations that conduct graduate training in podiatric medicine. The Association serves as a national forum for the exchange of ideas, issues information and concerns relating to podiatric medical education.

         Osteopathic Medicine

    American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
    The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) was founded in 1898 to lend support and assistance to the nation's osteopathic medical schools, and to serve as a unifying voice for osteopathic medical education. Having grown from a handful of college administrators a century ago, the organization today represents the administration, faculty and students of all of the osteopathic medical colleges in the United States. The association, guided by its Board of Deans and various other member councils and committees, is actively involved in all areas of osteopathic medical education.

         Naturopathic Medicine

    Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges
    The Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC) was established in February 2001, to propel and foster the naturopathic medical profession by actively supporting the academic efforts of accredited and recognized schools of naturopathic medicine.

         Dentistry

    American Dental Education Association
    As the sole national organization representing academic dentistry, the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is the voice of dental education. ADEA members are more than 16,000 students, faculty, staff, and administrators from all of the U.S. and Canadian dental schools, many allied and postdoctoral education programs, and numerous corporations working in oral health education.

         Pharmacy

    American Association of College of Pharmacy
    Founded in 1900, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) is the national organization representing pharmacy education in the United States. The mission of the Association is to both represent and be an advocate for all segments of the academic community in the profession of pharmacy. AACP is comprised of all accredited colleges and schools with pharmacy degree programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, including approximately 50,000 professional degree students, 3,900 students enrolled in graduate studies and more than 5,500 full-time faculty.

    The Pharmacy College Application Service is available for you to apply to colleges and schools of pharmacy across the country.

        Optometry

    Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry
    Founded in 1941, the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO) is a non-profit education association representing the interests of optometric education. ASCO's membership encompasses the schools and colleges of optometry in the United States and Puerto Rico. A number of foreign optometry schools are affiliate members.

    ASCO is committed to achieving excellence in optometric education and to helping its member schools prepare well-qualified graduates for entrance into the profession of optometry.


    The mission of the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry is to serve the public through the continued advancement and promotion of all aspects of academic optometry.

        Occupational Therapy

    American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
    The American Occupational Therapy Association advances the quality, availability, use, and support of occupational therapy through standard-setting, advocacy, education, and research on behalf of its members and the public.

         Physical Therapy

    American Physical Therapy Association
    The mission of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the principal membership organization representing and promoting the profession of physical therapy, is to further the profession's role in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of movement dysfunctions and the enhancement of the physical health and functional abilities of members of the public.

         Veterinary Medicine

    Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
    The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) represents its member institutions in its collective dealings with governmental bodies, veterinary medical organizations, the animal and human health industry, educational and scientific organizations and the public. The association also promotes the priority areas of academic veterinary medicine, which include: increasing human resources, infrastructure support and research funding; providing adequate financial support for students and the overall diversification of the veterinary medical profession.