Fall 2013 International Student Career Certificate (ICC) Program!

This workshop-based program helps international students learn strategies to become more competitive in the US internship/job market, focusing on activities that will enhance their networking, speaking, and self-marketing skills. At each workshop, we will have special guests including recruiters, content experts, and successful international students who will share their expert advice and tips. To receive the certificate, students must attend 5 of the 8 workshops and use 3 of our services: mock interview, resume or cover letter review, and a one-on-one appointment.

For more details and to register, students can visit our international students career services website: http://www.intlconnect.illinois.edu/tccservices.


Tuesday @ 7 Workshops

Tuesday @ 7 Workshops

Presented by The Counseling Center Paraprofessionals
Students Helping Students

Fall 2013
Room 405 at the Illini Union
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

September 10 – Making This Your Home: Adjusting to Life at U of I

September 17 – Taking the Lead: Developing Leadership Skills at the U of I

September 24 – Long Distance: Missing Someone without Missing Out

October 1 – Take Care of Yourself: Achieving Wellness

October 8 – It Takes Two to Tango: Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships

October 15 – Tick, tock, Beat That Clock! Time Management

October 22 – More Than Just the “Blues”: Understanding Depression

October 29 – Asserting Yourself

November 5 – Who am I? Exploring Social Identity

November 12 – Snooze or Lose: Bettering Your Friendship with Your Bed

November 19 – Stand a Little Taller: Building Social Confidence

Illinois Leadership Center i-Programs

i-Programs are day-long leadership programs that focus on a variety of aspects of leadership practice.  These are FREE for Illinois students but space is limited.  Registration and a complete schedule of upcoming i-Programs is available at http://www.illinoisleadership.illinois.edu/programs/

INTERSECT Leadership Program

When: Saturday, September 14, 2013

Time: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Intersect is one of the Illinois Leadership Center’s 5 i-programs focused on interpersonal communication. It is designed to help improve how you work with others.

Attend Intersect to gain valuable leadership skills such as:

  • Understanding your personal communication style
  • Discover how to improve your interpersonal skills
  • Learn how to work more effectively in teams

INSIGHT Leadership Program

What do you stand for? How do your social identities impact your idea of leadership? What are your unique talents and strengths?

Join us for Insight to find out!

When: Saturday, September 21, 2013

Time: 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Insight is one of Illinois Leadership Center’s 5 i-programs focused on building self-awareness and self-management skills.

Participants learn how their personal…

  • Strengths
  • Identities
  • Values

… impact their leadership style and effectiveness.

Attend the Insight program to learn important skills, continue developing your resume, meet new people, and gain the experience need to positively impact your future.

Health and Fitness in the U.S.

If you are an international student new at the University of Illinois, then New Student Programs has some programs to help get you acclimated to life in the United States. These programs are designed to address common issues that international students face. They will teach you how to deal with certain aspects of U.S. culture.

Health and Fitness in the U.S. – Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 6pm in SDRP 2003


Sign Up for the LENS Diversity Certificate Program

The LENS (Learn, Envision, Navigate, Synthesize) Diversity Certificate Program is a two semester commitment that provides students with enriching, thought-provoking experiences culminating in a certificate. The LENS Diversity Certificate Program operates on a multi-dimensional framework that encourages students to view and explore diversity, social justice, and intercultural relations to develop skills for functioning in a diverse and global society. Get a certificate for taking classes, developing projects with a team of your peers, and attending events focused on expanding your social justice lens!
For more information about the LENS Diversity Certificate Program, go to http://go.illinois.edu/LENS or e-mail DiversityEd@illinois.edu. Sign up for the 2013-2014 LENS Certificate at https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/9095042

WEX PRO Chat ‘n Chew: College Tips 101

WEX PRO Chat ‘n Chew:  College Tips 101

TOMORROW Tuesday, September 10
12:00 – 1:00p.m.
WEX PRO Resource Area, located in the Weston Basement

Enjoy lunch on us while you learn tips for a successful year in college! FREE pizza provided.

Join us on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month for our WEX PRO Chat ‘n Chew Lunch Series – each week will feature a different topic!

Stress Management Peer Leaders

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Stress Management Peer Leaders

McKinley Heath Center’s Health Education Unit is seeking volunteers to become Stress Management Peer (SMP) Leaders.  SMP is dedicated to providing education & awareness to UI students on stress-related topics and concerns. We facilitate stress-related workshops, participate in campus-wide program planning and other organizational events while embracing the diversity of our campus. This is a great opportunity to enhance leadership skills and meet new and interesting people. Strong communication skills desired. This hands-on experience is a great volunteer opportunity!

Learn to Stress Less! Limited time to join!

Interest session will be held at the Levis Center (across from ISR and Krannert), 2nd level  on Wednesday, September 4th, 5:00 p.m.

For more information please contact Margaret Jasinski at 333-2714 or via email at marg.jasinski@gmail.com.