Life + Career Design Lab
Students in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences can explore their interests and questions about majors, career preparation, study abroad, undergraduate research, and other life-shaping activities.
Hours and resources can be found here.
Educator's Job Fair
An opportunity to meet with prospective employers.
Information about the fair and general resources can be found here.
The Career Center
Can provide one-on-one and workshop help for students who are applying for jobs.
Details about the services they offer are available here.
Handshake @ Illinois
Where employers post jobs and internships.
Information for Handshake can be found here.
Humanities Professional Resource Center
Offers career advising and opportunities specifically focused on humanities students.
More information about the services they offer here.
- The International Office in the College of Education can help you find an international teaching job. They have partnerships with schools that are looking to hire new teachers internationally and will help mentor them as they begin teaching. If you would like to learn more about these schools and job opportunities, consult this webpage.
- The Career Center at UIUC can advise you if you are looking for teaching jobs internationally.
- The University of Northern Iowa has a yearly Overseas Teaching Service, where they host international schools that are looking to hire teachers. Students who attend will interview and accept jobs during the course of the fair. More information can be found here.
- The JET Program will place you in Japan, or the English Opens Doors Program will place you in Chile. BigByte will place you in Taiwan and EPIK will place you in South Korea. All of these programs include varying levels of compensation and support.
- The Peace Corps also offers a route for those interested in teaching abroad. You can contact them at UIUC through Handshake and their Career Center office.
Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program
The Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Program places recent college graduates and young professionals as English teaching assistants in primary and secondary schools or universities overseas - improving foreign students’ English language abilities and knowledge of the United States while increasing the U.S. student's own language skills and knowledge of the host country. ETAs may also pursue individual study/research plans in addition to their teaching responsibilities.