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  • Spring 2018 Internship and Job Opportunities Available at the Latino Cultural Center (LCC) – Applications Deadline: January 19, 2018

  • HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) – Summer 2018 Internship Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2018

  • Spring 2018 Internship Opportunities with November Deadlines!

  • Fermilab Internships Info Session – Nov 16 at 2pm

  • Current Internship Opportunities with October and November Deadlines!

  • HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) – Spring 2018 Internship Application Deadline: 10/27

  • Latino Cultural Center Internships - Applications Due Sept 1

  • Recruiting for Fall Interns for the Chicago Humanities Festival - Apply by 8/30

  • Research Internship Opportunity at the Feinberg School of Medicine

  • Fall Internship Opportunities at Chicago Shakespeare Theater - Deadline July 15

  • Scholarships, Internships and Opportunities from the Latino Cultural Center

  • LAS Internship Opportunities - Deadline for one TODAY, June 7

  • Internship Opportunity in Medical Social Sciences at Northwestern

  • Journal of Medical Decision Making - Undergraduate Intern Position

  • Urban Public Policy Fellowship (UPPF) Program Accepting Applications through FRIDAY, MAY 19

  • Illinois JusticeCorps Full-Time and Part-Time Positions Available - APPLY TODAY

  • Child Specialist Internship at Northwestern School of Medicine

  • Paid Internship Opportunity with the Cook County Sheriff's Office

  • The Horizons Fellowship Opportunity

  • Sustainability Internship Program 2017

  • Internships Opportunity in the Developmental Mechanisms Program at Feinberg School of Medicine

  • Part-Time Job or Summer Internship Opportunity with the Union League Boys & Girls Club

  • Legal Advocacy/ Advocacy Volunteer Management Internship with Rape Victim Advocates

  • Internship Opportunities with State Representative Juliana Stratton

  • DataONE Summer Internship Program- Paid Internship Opportunities, Deadline: 3/17

  • Paid Summer Internship Opportunity with UIC Heritage Garden, Applications due 3/10

  • UIC News Interns - Apply by March 15

  • Apply for 2018 Beckman Scholars Program, Letter of Intent due 3/1

  • Fulbright Summer Programs in the UK Apply by 2/23

  • Faculty-Led Study Abroad Summer Internship, Paris - Info Sessions 2/17 and 3/10

  • Newman Civic Fellowship Opportunity, Apply by 2/16

  • 2017 Summer Internship for The American Chemical Society, Deadline Feb. 17th

  • Spring Internship and Part-Time Job Fair, 2/9

  • Intern at VisualxMed and promote health education through visual media

  • UN Crime and Justice Research Institute Internships in Italy this Summer

    The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) accepts a limited number of unpaid interns. 

    All current internship openings are posted here.

    The objective of the internship programme is to enhance the educational experience of qualified students from diverse academic backgrounds through practical work assignments and on-the-job experience, to expose them to the work of the United Nations and to provide UNICRI with the assistance of highly qualified students specialized in various professional fields. Graduating seniors are eligible.

    UNICRI will not bear any cost for the internship and all expenses connected with it must be borne by the intern.

    Visit the website for details about the various summer opportunities and how to apply: http://unicri.it/institute/join_us/jobs/internships/#Current_Internship_Openings 

  • Sens Research Foundation Summer Scholars Program in Biomedical Research, Apply by 2/6

    The SRF Summer Scholars Program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct biomedical research to combat diseases of aging, such as cancer and Parkinson’s Disease. Under the guidance of a scientific mentor, each Summer Scholar is responsible for his or her own research project in such areas as genetic engineering and stem cell research. The Summer Scholars Program emphasizes development of both laboratory and communication skills to develop well-rounded future scientists, healthcare professionals, and policy makers. Students participating in the program will hone their writing skills via periodic reports, which are designed to emulate text scientists commonly must produce. At the end of the summer, students will have the opportunity to put all of their newly developed communication skills into practice at a student symposium.

    Paid positions are available at:

    Buck Institute for Research on Aging

    Harvard Stem Cell Institute

    Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

    SRF Research Center

    The Scripps Research Institute

    University of Oxford

    Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine

    The online application and a full descriptions of each research project can be found at www.sens.org/2017-summer-scholars. Applications will be accepted until 12 pm PST February 6, 2017. A downloadable program flyer is available at the same address.

  • Upcoming Career Fairs: Engineering, Arts & Culture, Business & Technology


    This fair is free and exclusively for UIC students & UIC alumni

    Thursday, February 2, 2017

    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    UIC Forum

    725 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL 60608



    This fair is open exclusively to UIUC and UIC students & alumni

    Friday, February 3, 2017

    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    UIC Student Center East, Illinois Room

    750 South Halsted, Chicago, IL 60607

    Email Cindy at cgraham1@uic.edu or Zelda (UIUC) at zgardner@illinois.edu for additional information.



    This fair is free and exclusively for UIC students & UIC alumni

    Tuesday, February 7, 2017

    Spring Business Career Fair

    11:00 am - 2:00 pm


    Spring Technology Career Fair

    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm is Open to members in IDSO, INFORMS, BAO AND ISACA

    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm is Open to all Students


    UIC Student Center East, Illinois Room

    750 S. Halsted, Chicago, IL 60607


    For more information, see http://careerservices.uic.edu/events_career_fairs.shtml or contact UIC Office of Career Services.

  • Ron Brown Pre-Law Summer Prep Program, Apply by 2/6/17

    The Ron Brown Prep Program prepares students for thechallenges of law school and for the law school application process. Participants gain an edge in courses taught by Law School faculty; through internships with judges and lawyers; in a customized LSAT prep course; and with advising on all aspects of the admissions process. Past Ron Brown Prep Program students have seen their LSAT scores go up and have been accepted to more than 40 different law schools. Today, over 100 Ron Brown Prep Program alumni are attending law school or practicing law.

    Our application deadline is coming up: Monday, February 6, 2017. 

    View the attached flier for more information. You can also find links to the digital applications and more information about the Ron Brown Prep Program at our website.  


  • Tell us about your internship and enter to win Honors College swag!

    If you completed an internship in Fall 2016, or are currently participating in an ongoing internship, we want to hear about it!

    If you did any kind of internship during the summer, whether on campus or off, paid or unpaid, short or long, please tell us about your experience in this short questionnaire: https://uofi.uic.edu/fb/sec/4362353

    Why?  It’s fast and easy!  You get to talk about things you’ve done! You’ll help us to help other students who need good internships!  You get a chance to win Honors College swag!

    The deadline to complete the survey and enter the swag drawing is February 3.  If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie O’Leary at soleary@uic.edu.

  • Amgen Scholars Program at Harvard University, Apply by Wed. Feb. 1

    Harvard University is one of ten U.S. institutions that again will be offering a ten-week Amgen Scholars Program in the summer of 2017.  The Harvard-Amgen program, with an emphasis on biotechnology research, affords a diverse cohort of rising undergraduate juniors and seniors the opportunity to work in the laboratories of faculty across the Harvard universe, including the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and the Division of Medical Sciences at Harvard Medical School. In addition to an engaging, formative research experience, Harvard-Amgen Scholars will live among the 400 undergraduates residents of the Harvard Summer Undergraduate Research Village community in one of the historic Houses along the Charles River. 

    The deadline to submit complete applications is Monday, February 1, 2017.  More information about the Harvard-Amgen Scholars Program, including profiles of last years cohort, along with eligibility criteria and instructions to apply may be found here:  http://uraf.harvard.edu/amgen-scholars .  The Amgen Scholars Program website, which includes information about all of the U.S. and international programs available this coming summer may be found here:  www.amgenscholars.com .  Of course, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact me (Greg Llacer) directly at gllacer@fas.harvard.edu .  

    Information on other Amgen Scholars programs: http://www.amgenscholars.com/

  • Public Policy Fellowship Opportunity: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Fellowship, Application due 2/10

  • Opportunity for University of Illinois Students - The Horizons Fellowship

    The Horizons Fellowship The Horizons Fellowship supports 10 outstanding university students in their pursuit to become leaders in technology. The program provides immersive software engineering and web/mobile development courses geared towards high-achieving college students. Students need not have a computer science background! Our curriculum, developed by ex-Salesforce and Optimizely engineers alongside PhDs in computer science, is designed to teach students how to build web, mobile, and desktop applications. We have 4-month semester programs and 3-month summer programs in cities across the U.S.

  • Facets Internships - Still Available for Spring 2017

    FACETS & FACETS Children + Youth - Internships are still available for Spring Semester.  If interest, you should apply as soon as possible.

    Greetings from Facets and Facets Children + Youth, a non-profit arts organization dedicated to the exhibition, distribution and education of foreign, classic and independent cinema. Facets Internships are a great learning experience for anyone interested in event coordination, film, fundraising, writing, marketing, publicity, non-profit development & PR. Facets internships are unpaid.

    *         To be considered for an interview, please submit the Facets Internship Application<https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1SnLBu0vuc4Eqy-qOYvd46FjAXFCsJ2pAE04MTUwj9a0/viewform?c=0&w=1> and your resume.

    *         Interviews will be conducted in person at Facets and by phone.

    *         LEARN MORE ABOUT FACETS INTERNSHIPS<http://www.facets.org/internships.php>

    Available opportunities for spring 2017 include:

    *         Festival Programming Assistant - The Programming Assistant works closely with the Programming Director to coordinate Festival submissions, process entries, and develop and execute film screenings, workshops and special events. Candidates should have a background in film production or criticism, have strong writing skills (for note-taking, correspondence and film descriptions) or have coordinated events. Interns can gain experience in project management, event coordination, research, film programming, writing and publicity.

    *         Marketing/Social Media Coordinator - Students can expect to learn and gain proficiency in the use of social media as part of a coordinated marketing approach. This internship will offer participants the opportunity to help identify and analyze a target audience and plan and implement elements of marketing campaigns. This position also serves as Facets' liaison to online and social-media-based networks of film-lovers, keeping Facets apprised of ongoing conversations and raising online awareness of Facets' mission, programs, and offerings. Applicants should possess creativity, a broad and informed love of movies, attention to detail, experience in writing, general office skills, and Internet research. Responsibilities may also include coordinating promotional relationships and items for Facets, Facets Children's Programs and special events, publicizing in ethnic or niche markets, and Festival publicity coordination. Proficiency with graphic design programs a plus.

    *         Facets DVD Label - Sales, Marketing & Publicity Internship - The Facets DVD label distributes international and independent films on DVD, digitally and in theatres around the country.  Interns will participate in all aspects of independent film distribution including DVD releases, digital delivery and educational marketing. Tasks involve customer research and development, creating marketing materials and Internet campaigns, coordinating with press, creating promotional video clips, designing press kits, and interacting with filmmakers. Duties are in the field of film distribution - This is not a production job. Applicants should be web-savvy and proficient with both PCs and Macs and Excel. Photoshop skills not required but appreciated. Interest in film marketing and distribution, and/or film publicity is a plus. The environment is informal and collaborative and involves direct contact with all levels of Facets staff.

    Founded in 1974, Facets Multi-Media is a non-profit organization dedicated to the exhibition, distribution & education of foreign, independent & classic films with programming for adults, children and youth, families and educators.

  • Talk to a Scripps Interactive Networks (Food Channel, HGTV, etc.) Rep about Internships, 1/24 and 1/25

    Scripps Interactive Networks (Food Channel, HGTV, etc.)



    On-campus: Tuesday January 24 (morning & afternoon)

                           &  Wednesday, January 25  (morning only)


    Students can sign up to speak with the New York rep about:

    The media industry To learn about paid internships in Chicago and/or New York

    Location will be at UIC Career Services Office


    The Scripps Networks Rep would like to speak to as many UIC students as possible about the media industry and internships with them!

    We are signing up students for 20-minute slots.

    Email or call to schedule a time to speak with the Rep ASAP!!! (Time slots are filling up quickly)!!!!

    Contact: Cindy at cgraham1@uic.edu    or call: 312-355-4047

  • Undergraduate Research Assistant Position with The Road Home Program: Center for Veterans and Their Families

    The Road Home Program: Center for Veterans and Their Families at Rush University Medical Center is currently seeking a volunteer undergraduate research assistant. This is an ideal position for an undergrad in social sciences who is interested in researching mental health, trauma, and military veterans. This position could also lead to opportunities to develop a capstone project. Job duties may include data transcription, data entry, general clerical tasks, literature searches, phone screenings, and other duties as assigned. Applicants should be able to commit to 6-8 hours of work per week during business hours. Please contact Randy Boley (contact information below) with any questions or to apply for this position. Applicants should include a CV/resume and a personal statement detailing their interest in this position with their email.

    Contact Information:

                Randy Boley | Research Coordinator

                Rush University Medical Center

    Department of Psychiatry

    Road Home Program: The Center for Veterans and Their Families


  • National Cancer Institute Summer Research Fellowship, Apply by 2/15

    The National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Cancer Systems Biology Consortium and Physical Sciences in Oncology Network are offering rising Junior and Senior undergraduates with outstanding research potential the opportunity to work closely with faculty mentors from NCI-supported institutions for an 8-week summer fellowship. The 2017 summer research program is designed specifically for students to gain experience in the interdisciplinary fields of systems biology and physical oncology. Students who are especially interested in cancer research careers are encouraged to apply. Opportunities are available at 14 research institutions across the United States. Stipend, housing, and travel to and from the host institution are covered by NCI. Additionally, students will convene at the NIH in Bethesda, MD, mid-way through the summer to present their research and network with their peers.

    Detailed information about the program and application instructions can be found at: https://Frederick.cancer.gov/SummerProgram . The application deadline is February 15, 2017.

    Please distribute the attached flyer to undergraduates within your institution who might be interested in this exciting opportunity. Don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Shannon Hughes (shannon.hughes@nih.gov) or Ms. Erin Wetzel (erin.wetzel@nih.gov) if you have any questions about the program.

  • Internship Opportunity in Medical School Sciences

    We are looking for a volunteer intern to join our research team in conducting various research projects at the Feinberg School of Medicine in the Department of Medical Social Sciences at Northwestern University. The studies the intern would be assisting with primarily focus on Hispanic breast cancer patients' cultural and psychosocial experiences in order to reduce disparities in cancer outcomes, and improve treatment self-management following active breast cancer treatment.

    This intern would assist with various tasks in support of multiple studies with Hispanic breast cancer patients. Some of the tasks include reviewing patient records, screening, recruiting, consenting and completing assessments with patients, managing and aiding in the analysis of data, translating study materials into Spanish, and aiding in the development and implementation of an eHealth intervention.

    Interested students would need to commit to coming into the lab for two to three days per week (12 hours weekly) for a period of at least six months. Spoken and written fluency in Spanish is required; having research, psychological, social and/or medical interests is preferred. Students could also benefit from receiving academic credit from their internship. If you wish to apply, please specify Spanish language fluency in your e-mail and send your resume/CV to both of the following address:diana.buitrago@northwestern.edu<mailto:diana.buitrago@northwestern.edu>

  • Summer Diabetes Research Program, Apply by 1/15

    The UIC Honors College, in partnership with the UIC Department of Surgery and the Department of Bioengineering, is happy to announce a new Summer Research Program. The Summer Diabetes Research Program at UIC is a ten-week summer internship for undergraduates with a focus on diabetes research.  Sponosored by the NIH NIDDK R25 training program, this program will pair students with researchers in diabetes-related projects, such as islet transplantation, islet physiology, tissue engineering, beta-cell proliferation, microfluidic and nanotechnology technology, biological imaging, microencapsulation, and many other topics.  Students will also attend seminar-based lectures, conduct individual research, and experience a clinical component.

    Students will be compensated with a $3,000 stipend over the course of the ten-week program. 

    The application is now available at http://www.honors.uic.edu/SDR/.  The deadline for submission is January 15, 2017.  The application includes essays, two letters of recommendation, and an official transcript.

    Please contact Dean McCloud Williams at smccloud@uic.edu with any questions.

  • Infomation Session for Faculty-Led Paris Study Abroad Program with Kathryn Engel

    Social Services Internships in Paris: Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program with Kathryn Engel

    Information Session

    January 17, 1:00 PM

    Burnham Hall B21 (Basement)  


    This is a great time to begin plan for your Study Abroad, make scholarship applications, and connect with family and friends around crowdfunding.  There are two scholarships Kathryn want you to know about and she also wanted to share a couple of tips for fundraising.  The application for the Paris program is attached and also available online. 


    Due on January 11, 2017:

    Fund for Education Abroad.  This is for non-traditional locations for study abroad in programs that are both immersive and rigorous.  This fits this program (although Paris is traditional) because it is immersive, rigorous and non-traditional in that students are interning within the social services.  Emphasize that an internship in the social services is a unique and non-traditional destination for studies in France.  It is important to note that this scholarship only supports academically rigorous and immersive study abroad programs.  




    Due on March 07, 2017:

    Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship from the Department of State. This is for Pell eligible students.  The application will open mid January and you can begin preparations by looking at the website.  




    Tips for fundraising:

    Apply for scholarships,  use your financial aid, and use crowdfunding through a site or in person.  Be specific, describe your program and costs, and request airline miles donations for flights; miles all now have expiration dates so someone may share miles they cannot use.  


    Steps to take in no specific order to have an early application for this program:

    1)  Attend a First Step at Study Abroad  if you have not already

    2)  Meet with Irina Krymova at Study Abroad

    3)  Attend a Program Presentation with Kathryn and have an individual meeting with Kathryn 

    4)  Begin applying for scholarships at the Special Scholarships Office and seek others outside of UIC


    Please feel free to reach out any time with questions to fill in your scholarships or about any other way I can support you – engel@uic.edu  

  • The Center for Clinical and Translational Science is seeking student workers, Applications due Jan. 13

    The Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), Clinical Research Center is seeking a student worker who will aid in the day to day activities to help keep the Clinical Research Center running efficiently and effectively. 

    Duties include: Answering phones, preparing for next day subjects (pulling and creating charts, setting up supplies and equipment), filing charts and documents, general center clean up, making and collating copies, inventory and stocking supplies/food, and specific projects assigned by center staff.

    Student will be able to gain general clinical research knowledge and have the opportunity to work with research investigators, nurses and coordinators.   Student must be able to commit 10-15 hours per week.

    Please send resumes to Charity Ball, chball@uic.edu by January 13, 2016 for fullest consideration