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Apr 6 – Resume Workshop for the Consulting Industry



Dear All,

As a follow-up to the successful kickoff event for the Graduate Student
Consulting Club (GSCC), GSCC will be holding a resume and cover letter
workshop with Pam Schilling. Mrs. Schilling, a career coach, has 20 years’
industry experience in consulting firms, like Booz & Company and Huron
Consulting Group. During this four-hour workshop you will learn how to
present your transferable academic skills in a strong industry resume and
cover letter, and how to prep for the interview process by designing a
career road map specifically for consulting. This is an invaluable
opportunity, especially as application deadlines for consulting and industry
positions quickly approach this Summer and Fall.

The workshop will run from 10:00am-2:00pm on Saturday, April 6th, at Douglas
Hall Room 210. The registration is $10 per person. There are 50 spaces
available and they will be filled on a first come first serve basis. Those
interested in the workshop should email with your name, school
and department. Please pay the $10 registration fee via PayPal or in cash to
reserve your spot in the workshop.

Cost: $10

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*Please pay FULL amount.  Partial payment will not secure your reservation.

Cash Payment

Fees will be collected on Tuesday April 2nd from noon-1pm on the East Campus
at Douglas Hall Lobby and the West Campus at Student Center West Lobby (near
the fish tank).

We would like to thank UIC Liautaud Graduate School of Business for their
financial support, which has subsidized the registration fee. Please contact
us with any questions regarding the workshop.

We are excited about this opportunity and hope to see you there!

All the best,

Zi Yang
The GSCC Board


Apr 5 – Caterpillar Information Session

Hi Grad Students,We are pleased to announce Rich Ingram’s (from Caterpillar Inc.) visit on April 5. GSC will be coordinating an information session at SSB Conference Room A on April 5 between 4-6 pm. If you would like to learn more about Caterpillar Inc. and ask questions for employment opportunities don’t miss this chance! Please see the attached flyer for more details.

There will also be free snacks and refreshments.

Hope to see you there!

GSC Academic Committee

Got Student Debt??


Dear NAGPS Members,

Our newest Federal agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (,) recently announced an initiative to help students manage their loans. As part of this drive, CFPB has requested that NAGPS members communicate to CFPB the impact of unmanageable student debt. Submit your stories and comments here: .For more details, contact Angela Peoples:

NE Regional Conference Recap

Last weekend, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) hosted the largest Northeast Regional Conference in NAGPS history. Seventeen (17) campuses sent delegations of leaders representing 100,000 graduate and professional students. Thank you to all of the participants, our keynote speaker, Greg Lukianoff, and members who presented during the concurrent sessions. Special thanks to Brian Spatocco and the MIT Graduate Student Council  and Ngan Diep, NAGPS’ Northeast Regional Chair, for your tireless commitment to making this event a huge success!

Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week 2013 (April 1-5, 2013)

Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week starts next Monday! As you celebrate the week through various activities on your campuses, we encourage you to include NAGPS in the week’s festivities. We will send you daily emails announcing exciting changes in the organization and to unveil plans for the rest of the spring semester as well as summer and fall. If you have specific questions about any announcement, please do not hesitate to send us an email at .

If you have not planned an event for Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week, it is not too late. Here is a snapshot of what other member institutions are doing:

The Graduate Student Senate at Case Western University has a full week of activities planned. Graduate Students will receive discounts on entry to select events and at selected merchants. They will also have daily events across the campus. The week will culminate with a Nautical Dinner Cruise on April 5th.

At University of Missouri, the Graduate Professional Council (GPC) will host a full week of activities including their annual“Esteemed Legislator Awards” to recognize and commend four state legislators who have made positive contributions to higher education through their legislative efforts. Then, GPC will partner with the Graduate School for  “Adventures in Graduate Education” to reach out into the community to showcase graduate students research to Kindergarteners through 6th graders. This event includes interactive booths where graduate students will explain their research and discuss their academic discipline to the children.

The Congress at Graduate Students at The Florida State University also has a number of activities planned, including the Celebration of Graduate Student Excellence, an award ceremony that will recognize outstanding graduate students and teaching assistants. COGS has also sponsored a Kid Zone at the University’s Spring Fling, making the event more family friendly to encourage graduate and professional students to take their children along to this event.

If you have any questions about the information in this e-mail or wish to share your stories for Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week, reach us at .


Jared Voskuhl

President & CEO


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Apr 4 – Health & Science Career Expo

Health & Science Career Expo flyer

UIC Health & Science Career Expo

Jobs, internships, practicum, and information

from companies in the health and science fields.

All Urban Health Program & University of Illinois Students are Encouraged to Attend

Thursday, April 4, 2013


UIC Student Center West, 828 W. Wolcott, Chicago IL 60612

Free for University of Illinois Students & Alumni

$10 for General Public



American Cancer Society  Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago  Chicago Department of Public Health  Peace corps  U.S. Department of Labor – OSHA  A-Abiding Care, Inc.  Cleveland Chiropractic College  Rush University  Allied Health Professionals    Illinois Department of Public Health  Shopko   Marian joy Rehabilitation Hospital● Barnes-Jewish Hospital ● Integra Care Clinic ●AIM Specialty Health ● CVS Caremark ●

Target Corporation ● University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System ● Physicist Scribes ●LPC Healthcare




This event targets current college students or individuals with college degrees.

Current students must have a valid I-Card for entry

$10 for non-UI participants


UIC Office of Career Services ● UIC School of Public Health ● UIC Student Employment Office ● UIC Urban Health Program