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Hear from students and advisors on LAS services to support engagment in this week's blog.
Happening Across LAS

How to get involved and gain experience
5 p.m. Monday, March 9, 2043 Lincoln Hall
College is a time to explore your interests and learn new skills. These don't just happen in class. This workshop will help you understand the opportunities and experiences awaiting you at Illinois and beyond that will help you become career ready. You will walk away understanding what you can do and how to seek out and secure these opportunities to shape you into a young professional. Brian Neighbors

Let's meet up and talk undergraduate research
10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 11, Lincoln Hall Atrium (by theater staircase)
Are you interested in doing undergraduate research but aren't sure how to get started? This time is for you to ask questions, hear others' questions, and learn steps to take from a peer who has done undergraduate research. This informal session will have a Life + Career Design Lab mentor answering your questions and helping you find your way into a research lab. Brian Neighbors

Effective poster presentation and design
1-2 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, 314 Main Library
Are you presenting at a conference this year? Need to design a poster for your class? This workshop will give you tools for communicating your research for academic conferences and professional meetings in a concise and visually effective poster presentation. Please register here. The Writers Workshop

Pop-up advising
1:15-4 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, 200 English Building
Meet with Humanities Professional Resource Center staff for a 10-minute, one-on-one session. Whether you are looking for a resume review, wanting to brainstorm career options, or have other career needs, this is the place to start. Students are seen first come, first served. Julie Higgs

Pop by for pi(e)
1 p.m. Friday, March 13, 105 Gregory Hall
The Humanities Professional Resource Center will be giving away free pie to students, in celebration of Pi day (Saturday, March 14). This event is also an opportunity for students to receive a resume review and/or ask questions about future career opportunities. Kirstin Wilcox

Weekly Tech Tidbit
Looking for work on campus? Check out Illinois' Virtual Job Board, available to all students! The Virtual Job Board can be used so that students can set their preferences regarding where on campus, what type of work, and how many hours of work a student anticipates. The Virtual Job Board also lists on-campus work study positions. This event is presented by the Illinois Leadership Center.

Happening Across Campus

Research Park Career Fair
4-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, iHotel & Conference Center
Join us for the 14th annual Research Park Career Fair. The Research Park Career Fair is an opportunity for students and Research Park employers to connect. Attendees are encouraged to review the list of companies before attending the career fair. Visit the Research Park job board to follow up with company job and internship opportunities.

InterConnect dinner dialogue series: Global leadership
5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL
In today’s changing and diverse world, having leaders who understand the important of cultural competency and global leadership are crucial. In the global leadership workshop, attendees will define culture, recognize the importance of self-knowledge when working with others, and identify various leadership behaviors and qualities from around the world. Presented by the Illinois Leadership Center.

Golden Apple informational event
6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, 166 Education Building
Do you have a passion and drive for education? Has your life been changed by a past teacher or someone who works with students? Have you ever wanted to make an impact but didn’t know how? Well, we may have a solution for you! Join the Golden Apple Illini-Scholars here at Illinois and learn more about becoming a Golden Apple Scholar! Please RSVP at the link above. Shamarah Johnson

Senior 100 Honorary Application
Apply by Sunday, March 15
Senior 100 Honorary is a ceremony and reception that honors the most outstanding graduating seniors. This event recognizes not only the most successful students academically, but more heavily focuses on on-campus involvement and service. This highly prestigious award allows hard-working seniors to be acknowledged for their commitment to the university throughout their four years on campus.
Ivana Aboagye

Dates and Deadlines

Advising and intercollegiate transfer/curriculum changes for fall 2020
Now through Friday, March 27

Last day to drop, C/NC, or elect grade replacement for a semester course
Friday, March 13

Spring Break
Saturday, March 14 through Sunday, March 22

Second eight-week courses begin
Monday, March 23

Last day to add a second eight-week course
Friday, March 27


Find a list of unit and college advisors along with hours and contact information on the college website.


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