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March 12, 2020

 

Stay Informed: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

In recent weeks, you have received various updates with information related to the widening COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak and the ways the situation may affect our university and community. As the COVID-19 situation develops, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is taking measures to protect our students, faculty, staff and community. After spring break, campus will move to online and alternate learning methods that will replace face-to-face instruction until further notice.

If you leave campus for Spring Break please take everything that you need to continue your studies remotely. This could include books, computers, supplies, etc.

For those traveling during Spring Break, please continue to monitor the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) travel advisories for anywhere you plan to travel. As a reminder, anyone who travels to a location that is a CDC Level 2 or Level 3 country or region will be placed on a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine before they are allowed to return to campus. For more information, please see the university’s self-quarantine policy. If you are planning to travel to those areas, you must fill out the COVID-19 Travel Risk Screening Form that can be found here.

There is still space available in the residence halls for anyone who would like to remain on campus during break. For more information, please see the University Housing website.

After spring break, students are encouraged to consider staying at their permanent home. However, students who are unable to return home or who do not have adequate access to computer and internet access at home are welcome to return to campus.

We know there will be many questions, and we'll continually update you as the situation develops. All of the most up-to-date information will be available at this FAQ: covid19.illinois.edu/frequently-asked-questions.

Thank you for your understanding and patience as we continue to manage this ever-evolving situation.

 
 

Career + Professional Development

Work with International Student and Scholar Services
International Student and Scholar Services is looking for students to join their team. Learn more and apply here.

Work with The Career Center
Application Deadline: March 23
The Career Center is hiring two undergraduate interns for summer. These students will be responsible for a combination of outreach duties (ex. Summer Orientation fair), providing review of student resumes/cover letters, leading career readiness presentations and workshops, and some other project-based work for our office. Apply on Handshake or visit careercenter.illinois.edu.

Work with the Office of Undergraduate Research
Application Deadline: March 27
The Office of Undergraduate Research is hiring undergraduate interns to fill two positions starting early-April 2020.

Social Media and Communications Intern: The Illinois Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is seeking a motivated, experienced, and creative undergraduate social media and communications intern. This intern will manage OUR's presence on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The ideal candidate will work to develop an innovative and robust social media strategy that bolsters the online presence and awareness of OUR. Learn more and apply here.

Graphic Design Intern: The Illinois Office of Undergraduate Research is seeking a motivated, experienced, and creative undergraduate graphic design intern to assist with creating innovative and visually impactful graphics for the office (workstation and required software will be provided). Learn more and appy here.

Work with iPALS
The Illinois Physical Activity and Life Skills (iPALS) Wellness Program is seeking qualified undergraduate and graduate students for both hourly-paid and for college course credit positions for this summer. iPALS is a summer learning and enrichment program for children attending elementary schools in Champaign Unit 4 Schools, specifically targeting youth who experience poverty and are enrolled in the free and reduced school lunch program. The Program will focus on (a) social and emotional learning, (b) physical activity, (c) academic enrichment, (d) nutrition education, and (e) lifestyle enrichment. Learn more and apply here.

Work for Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy This Summer
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy is looking for students to join their Summer@ISMA program which focuses on teaching STEM to elementary and middle school aged students. SITE interns co-teach or solo teach students, while Summer Camp Assistants provide a supportive role similar to a teaching assistant. The deadline for SITE intern applications is March 20; Summer Camp Assistant applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Learn more and apply here.

 

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