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Mark your Calendars: Graduate Student Appreciation Week March 9th-13th


Attention UIC Graduate Students,

The news just came in
From University Hall
That UIC Grad Students
Are the most A-MAZING of all

March is the Month
The 9th is the week
A celebration we are having
Try not to shriek

We want to toast your accomplishments
And all that you do
You are the BEST of the BEST

Mark your calendars for an exciting series of events, workshops and
programs *all for you*. The UIC Graduate College is excited to present the
first annual:

*March 9th – 13th 2015*

Make sure to RSVP for all sessions you would like to attend.

Please forward on to your colleagues and if you are so inclined please put
a flyer up in communal grad student spaces.

We hope to see you the week of March 9th!

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UIC Engineering Career Fair- Save the Date (2/24/15)

Hope you had a great holiday break.  Be sure to mark your calendars for the upcoming UIC Engineering Career Fair.  This will be held on Tuesday, February 24th, 2015.  We are already at employer capacity so it will be great day to network for internships and full-time positions.


What: UIC Engineering Career Fair

When: Tuesday, Feb. 24th, 2015

Where: Student Center East- Illinois Rooms

Time: 12:00 p.m. –  4:00 p.m.

Who:  UIC engineering students and  engineering alumni (not open to the public)


Be sure your to update your resume and dress professionally!  We will have the list of employers posted on the website by next week at this link:


Volunteer Alert

PS- we always need volunteers for the job fair, so email us at if you would like to volunteer.

November 2013 – REDCap Trainings

Nov 20-21 – Cleantech Open Global Forum

Cleantech Open Global Forum 2012

Career development opportunities!!

Oct 17 – Graduate & Professional School Fair

You are invited to attend the University of Illinois at Chicago’s ninth annual Graduate and Professional School Fair.

Graduate and Professional School Fair
University of Illinois at Chicago
UIC Forum
725 W Roosevelt Rd
Chicago‚ IL 60608
Thursday, October 17, 2013
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Meet more than 200 recruiters who will talk to you about their schools/programs, admission requirements, and scholarship opportunities. Whether you are interested in an MBA, Law School, Medical School, a PhD, Master’s program or other professional degree, you will find contacts from across the country and from abroad at the fair. For a complete list of participating schools sorted by graduate fields of study, visit the Internet website

Admission is FREE!


For more information, either visit our website or call 312-996-2300.


SERVICE & LEADERSHIP – SQuad Regardless – An Educational Mentoring Foundation

Regardless 2013-2014 Handout

SQuad Regardless – An Educational Mentoring Foundation

Mission Statement
We Educate and Motivate kids- through mentoring- to improve key character traits
– Our mentoring develops social and emotional skills in kids, which improves
behaviors, attitude, and emotional-wellness.
– We mentor “at-risk” and “high-potential” kids through 1-1 mentoring or through
group mentoring workshops.
– Our kids are from low socio-economic communities in Chicago and Regardless is
responsible for 150 kids for 2013-2014 (on the South and West sides of Chicago).
– For workshops, mentors volunteer once a week for 2 hours. All college students
are invited to help with workshops.
– For 1-1 mentorship, mentors volunteer 2 times a month for 2 hours. Graduate
level students and/or working professionals are preferred for 1-1 partnerships.
– Visit for dates, location, and times for
monthly “Regardless Informational/Orientation” sessions. The first sessions for
2013-2014 will be from 11am-12pm at 244 E. Pershing Rd. (Phillips Academy
High School) on September 7, 2013 and October 5, 2013. Interested mentors are
strongly encouraged to visit these sessions to learn more about our organization
and how we mentor kids.

– Please email to express interest!