LAS CAREER DEVELOPMENT

This website was designed to help LAS students to explore Career Development opportunities while pursuing your LAS degree. In addition to doing well academically and enjoying your classes, it is important to reflect on how you can use your knowledge and skills honed at UIC in your professional life after LAS. Many students ask: What can I do with an LAS degree after UIC? Certainly there are many avenues for you to pursue with your LAS degree and it is not entirely a linear process. LAS alumni pursue careers in all professional fields and many times their career may be quite different than their formal academic study.

This site seeks to help you to navigate, research, and explore the many possibilities of the Career Development Process. Potential Career Development activities that can help shape your future professional options include your coursework, internships, undergraduate research, work experience, campus involvement, volunteer and community service, and networking with a diverse variety of professionals through job shadowing and informational interviews. The site also includes information on available on-campus and online resources and events and programs focused on Career Development for you to attend and use to explore your career development.

You need to be able to articulate the value of what you are studying and how your LAS education applies to your future work.Think about the skills you can gain from all of your educational experiences (in-class and out-of-class) and take advantage of the opportunity now to explore your future professional pursuits.