Career Services Council

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

    • 2:30 - 4:00 pm
    • Coble Hall 304/308

    Curious about faculty careers at liberal arts colleges and other teaching-focused institutions? Want to learn what departments at those institutions look for when hiring faculty? Join us for a conversation with Illinois alum Allen Schwab. Schwab is currently a faculty member in the graduate American Culture Studies Program at Washington University in St. Louis.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

    • 3:30 - 5:00 pm
    • Illini Union 210

    What is an academic job interview actually like? What’s the difference between a phone interview and a campus interview? What sorts of questions will I be asked? What kind of things do you include in a job talk? In this interactive workshop, you’ll get answers to these questions as you learn the basics of the academic interview process.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

    • 3:30 - 5:00 pm
    • Coble Hall 304/308

    What is an academic job interview actually like? What’s the difference between a phone interview and a campus interview? What sorts of questions will I be asked? What kind of things do you include in a job talk? In this interactive workshop, you’ll get answers to these questions as you learn the basics of the academic interview process.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    • 3:30 - 5:00 pm
    • Illini Union 407

    What transferable skills have you developed in graduate school? And how can you explain them in ways that make sense to nonacademic employers? In this interactive workshop, learn how to identify your marketable skills and practice articulating their value in a variety of contexts, including resumes and interviews.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

    • 12:00 - 1:30 pm
    • Coble Hall 304/308

    "What do you want to achieve in graduate school? The skills and experiences you gain in the coming years will impact your success in graduate school and beyond. In GradMAP, you will develop a personalized development plan so you can get the most out of your time in graduate school and make use of campus resources for graduate students.