**We have selected interns for the 2016-2017 academic year. Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year will be accepted beginning January 15, 2017.**

Applications are accepted beginning in January for trainees to start in September. This is a two semester experience running Fall semester (September – December) and Spring semester (January – May). If necessary to complete their school requirements, trainees may negotiate to stay during the summer. Each year we have 2 trainee slots available depending on staff and space availability.

    Application start date:

  • January 15th or closest subsequent business day
  • Applications received prior to January 15th will not be reviewed until after January 15th
    Application end date:

  • May 16th or when slots are filled, whichever is earlier
    Application materials:

  • Cover letter describing why the UIC Office of Career Services is where you want to do your fieldwork
  • Resume showcasing relevant related experience and/or transferable skills
  • Statement regarding when you will complete a career development/career counseling/career theory/students affairs/related theory class.
  • Statement of the requirements for your field work including hours you need to complete and supervision requirements
    Interview process:

  • Interviews will be conducted in our office beginning February 1st and will continue until May 16th or when slots are filled, whichever is earlier
    Practicum/Internship start date:

  • September 1st or closest subsequent business day


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  • Please combine your letter of interest, resume, and statements into one document. Then save the file as your Firstname-MiddleInitial-Lastname. (For example Katherine-A-Battee-Freeman.doc) Finally attach the file here.