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UIC Student Employment Office
Student Services Building,
Suite 2100
1200 West Harrison Street
(M/C 335)
Chicago, Illinois 60607-3344
Phone: (312) 996-3130
Fax: (312) 413-7944

M-F : 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


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National Student Employment Week, April 10 - 14, 2017

National Student Employment Week was established to increase public awareness of and recognize students who work while attending college. This year it will be held during the week of April 10-14, 2017. For the past twenty-four years, in conjunction with the National Student Employment Association, UIC has celebrated National Student Employment Week.

Please click here to see the WINNERS for 2017.

The following will be held throughout the week:

National Student Employment Week Booth Days

During this week, come see us at our booths in the SCE West Concourse to participate in our various contests including a TRIVIA, SPIN TO WIN, and CROSSWORD CONTEST.

  • Monday, 4/10/17, 11am-2pm, SCE, BOOTH 1
  • Tuesday, 4/11/17, 11am-2pm, SCE, BOOTH 1
  • Wednesday, 4/12/17, 11am-2pm, SCE, BOOTH 1

Essay Contest on "Importance of a Part-Time Job"

UIC students can submit a 500 word essay on the "Importance of a Part-time Job" and how their position has impacted their lives. All entries must include a cover sheet. Deadline for submission: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017, by 5:00pm.

Monetary prize.


Internship: Jump Start Your Career Workshop

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
3:30pm-5:00pm SCE, Cardinal Room (329)

Looking for an Internship?  Come to this interactive workshop and learn about the value of an internship.

Building a Better Resume Workshop

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
3:30pm-5:00pm SSB, Conf. Room C

Be prepared by getting started on your resume!  Whether you are actively pursuing a job or haven’t started looking yet, come to this interactive workshop and walk out with the start of a resume in hand.

Interview Essentials Workshop

Thursday, April 13, 2017
3:30pm-5:00pm SSB, Conf. Room A

Not getting hired?  Come to this interactive workshop to learn how to avoid the common mistakes students make!


Departments can nominate student employees based on their exceptional work performance. Each winner will receive a monetary prize. The deadline to submit a nomination form is Wednesday, March 29th, 2017, 5:00pm. All nominations forms must have a cover sheet attached.

"You're the Greatest Student Employee" Messages

Student Employment Supervisors please submit sweet sentiments here by Wednesday, March 29th, 2017, by 5:00pm. Free of charge for departments. Your sweet sentiments will be published on the National Student Employment Week publication and various social media outlets.





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