All the tools you'll need

Whether you are searching for job, preparing for an interview or simply looking for career information, we have all the tools you need!

Handshake @ Illinois

A platform for students to schedule a one-on-one career advising appointment. You will also find career fairs and a list of participating companies, employer information sessions, campus-wide career events and a job board with internship and full-time opportunities (US-based and international)

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Big Interview

Proven, step-by-step system for job interview preparation. When preparing for a job interview, it’s not enough to only read advice – you need to put that advice into practice! That’s why Big Interview isn’t just a training course. You’ll also get hands-on practice with mock interviews tailored to your specific industry, job and experience level.

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Management Consulted

Management Consulted is the world’s leading resource for Consulting News and Case Interview Preparation. Students have access to their entire library of resources – 500+ cases, 7 online video courses, 5 e-books, and countless math and case structure drills (a $800 value!).

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Career Services Resources

Graduate Student Job Search Resources

The below list of resources are provided to you by the Gies College of Business. These resources will help you build your skills and understanding of how to approach the global job market.

Beyond B-School

Beyond B School is a library of job search videos and articles. The seminars offer LinkedIn Intensive and a course specific to international students.

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Global job board fully dedicated to business school students. From this website you can search jobs on every continent, learn about development programs, and conduct company research.

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UpSkilling and Project Based Work

Gain real experience and real skills.

The Forage

Find the perfect Virtual Experience program to showcase your knowledge & get noticed by recruiters from top companies

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Parker Dewey

Paid, micro-internship opportunities

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We train fellows to become digital-marketing champions and attractive job applicants

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LinkedIn Learning

Free access to over 1,200 online courses provided by LinkedIn Learning

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Margolis Market Information Lab

The Market Lab teaches more than 200 instructional workshops and bootcamps each year

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Expert resources so that you can discover possibilities and start your career. Get expert advice on interviewing, networking, career exploration, and more. Read about the latest news and trends in salaries, benefits, and other workplace issues affecting your career.

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Explore companies through a variety of filters, in particular "Employers by Major", categories, and location.

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Bureau of Labor Statistics: Career Outlook

The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics website offers data and information about occupations, industries, pay, benefits, and more.

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Explore O*NET for various occupation descriptions, including key skills, knowledge, and tasks necessary for the job.

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Visit CareerOneStop and complete the Skills Matcher survey to be matched with a list of occupations customized to your responses.

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Not sure which career path to follow? EPICS provides you with tools to help explore your own interests, skills, values, and decision making style.

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International Student Resources

U.S. Federal Immigration Policies

Learn about immigration regulations and work visas. If you are on an F-1 visa, you may be able to use OPT or an H-1B work visa for full-time work. If you are interested in internships, you should be aware of CPT policies and procedures. The International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) office provides resources on these topics.

Where can you work?

Identify companies that hire international students, and target these companies. The U.S. Department of Labor maintains statistics on employers who have petitioned for H-1B visas in the past.

Redbus2US-HIB Visa Information

Job Search Sites

International Friendly Companies and resources from The Career Center.

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University of Illinois Graduate College

Learn about graduate programs at the University of Illinois.

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GoGrad offers a multitude of resources to get you started on your graduate school search, particularly in terms of funding ideas and online programs.

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Peterson's Guide

Find a graduate program with Peterson's easily searchable database of graduate schools, scholarships, and test prep.

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Campus Resources

Career Closet

The Career Closet provides students with free, gently-used professional clothing. The Career Closet has moved to The Career Center's main office at 715 S. Wright St.

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Counseling Center

The Counseling Center is committed to providing a range of services intended to help students develop improved coping skills in order to address emotional, interpersonal, and academic concerns.

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Community of Care

As members of the Illinois community, students and staff have an obligation and responsibility to care for each other and be concerned for the well-being of others. These resources are here to help.

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