Undergraduate Blog

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May 20, 2020

Please see the attached file for details on a Fulbright Scholar Program Virtual Workshop. The RSVP deadline is this Friday, May 22nd.

RSVP online


May 20, 2020

Please see the following message from WeCU:

Dear students,

We are delighted to invite you to participate in a new campus-wide summer program: We CU Community Engaged Scholars. Please submit your interest!

We are launching this summer scholars program to empower University of Illinois students to respond to community needs and challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Scholars will receive the following:

A new community-based project matched to your interests, or support for existing projects, that can be completed remotely Tools for tracking service hours and activities Online training and support Opportunity to apply for mini grants to offset costs associated with service activities Honor and recognition for completing at least 40 hours of service during the 10-week summer program

We CU Community Engaged Scholars may address a range of COVID-19 issues related to health promotion and disease prevention, economic recovery, social equity, communication, technology, and more. Scholars will be trained, supported, and actively engaged in the service and engagement mission of our university.

Please refer to the one-page program summary, including frequently asked questions, and contact Emily Stone (ers@illinois.edu) with additional questions. You may submit your interest in joining the program at go.illinois.edu/WeCUsummer2020.

We look forward to working with you this summer to make a difference in our community!


Rachael Dietkus, Siebel Center for Design
Bridget Melton, Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute
Peter Ondish, Center for Social and Behavioral Science
Katie Shumway, School of Social Work 
Emily Stone, College of Education and Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute

May 20, 2020

Generations Healthcare Network is searching for a new Building Construction Project Manager. More details are in the attached document. Applicant emails should be sent to dgustin@generationshcn.com as indicated in the attachment.


May 20, 2020

Claycorp is currently searching for a Project Engineer Intern  to be located in Chicago and is hoping to find students who are interested. Please see the attached PDF for more information.


May 20, 2020

Please see the following message from ISSS:


Good Morning Everyone,


Are your international students interested in gaining work experience in the U.S.?  Do they have questions about work authorization options? Please forward the following information about our online workshops and virtual office hours:


Looking to learn more about Curricular Practical Training (CPT), Optional Practical Training (OPT), or STEM OPT?


International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) now offers online workshops about CPT, OPT, and STEM OPT for students interested in working in the U.S. Student workshops are posted on our media space channel, which can be found by clicking here.  Still have questions?  We invite you to join us for virtual office hours on Tuesdays @11 and Fridays @2pm.  More information about our offerings, including a full schedule of office hour sessions is available on our website: www.isss.illinois.edu






Amira Al-Mutairi, M.Ed.
Assistant Director
International Student and Scholar Services
Illinois International
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
610 E. John Street
Champaign, IL 61820
217.333.1303 | almutai2@illinois.edu

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