Fall 2017 Events & Programs 

Professions in Health2 Minute Majors2 Career Mashup2 Finding Your Fit2 Drop the Mic2


Career Fairs

Throughout the semester, The Office of Career Services (OCS) sponsors Career Fairs for UIC students and alumni.  Attendees have an opportunity to meet with employers to discuss various professional opportunities, including: internships, part-time employment, and full-time employment.  Don't forget to take advantage of the preparation workshops and walk-in advising offered by OCS prior to the fair! 

Upcoming Fairs include:


Please  visit http://careerservices.uic.edu for more information

Minute Majors Event

Not sure what to major in? Exploring different academic options? Want an insider scoop from those who have been in  your shoes? 

Join us to chat with current undergraduate students who have declared their LAS majors and are passionate about their subject area. Hear how they explored LAS majors, connected their interests, and tested out 'fit."  Sponge up perspectives and learn new information to get closer to helping you decide on a major that fits for you!

Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, 11-12:30pm
Daley Library, Room 1-470

Save Your Spot!
To register, go to student.las.uic.edu and click on 'events" and 'minute majors" to register

minute majors event

LAS Career Development Workshops

Not sure what to choose for your major?  Curious about how to connect your major to your interests? Need help with your next steps in your major and career exploration?  Join us to learn about these areas and more through the current workshops below: 


Finding Your Fit Workshops
Monday, Sept. 18, 11am-12:30pm
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2-3:30pm
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 9:30-11am
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 11am - 12:30pm
Location: University Hall 850

Career Mash Up Labs
Tuesday, Sept. 19, 9:30-10:30am
Wednesday, Sept. 20, 3-4pm
Monday, Oct. 30, 11am-Noon
Location: University Hall 850

Drop the Mic (New Workshop Series!)
Internship Boot Camp - Making The Most of Your Search, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 3-4pm
To the Nines - Developing a Professional Resume, Thursday, Sept. 28, 3-4pm
Beyond Mingling - Tips on Networking and Your Pitch, Thursday, Oct. 5, 3-4pm
Location: University Hall 850

Professions in Health Talk and Tour Workshop

Thursday, Nov. 30, 3:30-5:30pm
Meet practitioners from range of health professions tour departments and participate in discussions about paths, marketability, professional experiences before entering professions program.  
Location: Off-Site - Rush University Medical Center
RSVP Required; Limited Spots so sign up quick!

To sign up in advance for these workshops, visit student.las.uic.edu; walk-ins welcome too!

Major Interests Brain

Image by Steve Salerno

UIC Career Services

Be sure to check out the workshop and program offerings provided by the UIC Career Services this fall.

Review: Career Services Program Calendar Offerings
UIC Career Services logo

Health Career Panels

LAS pre-health advisors host various health professionals on campus to share their expertise with students.  Attendees learn more about healthcare-related occupations, working in the healthcare environment, and how to best prepare as a student.  To learn more and register to attend, visit the Pre-health Events website.