International Student Employment

The Career Development Center (CDC) offers a wide variety of services and tools to assist International Students to work towards their career goals.

Career Prep Events for International Students

Career Suite – Fall 2022

Regular Days/Times:

 DaysIn SAB 50Zoom
Monday2pm-3pm, central
Tuesday11am-12pm, central12pm-1pm, central
Wednesday3pm-4pm, central4pm-5pm, central
Thursday2pm-3pm, central3pm-4pm, central
Friday2pm-3pm, central 
  • In-Person: Career Center, Student Affairs Bldg (SAB) 50
  • Zoom: Join us at https://go.uis.edu/CareerSuiteZoom
  • Call-In: (217) 206-6508 or email careerservices@uis.edu
    • Get help writing a resume and/or cover letter
    • Have your resume, cover letter critiqued
    • Learn how to navigate CareerConnect and online systems
    •  Find helpful career-building resources and tools
    •  And much more!

Go to https://go.uis.edu/CareerSuite for more details.


Resume Resources and Services

Getting Your Resume Started

Resume Critiques 


Work Options: Information About Work Eligibility

  • Office of International Student Services (OISS) will advise you about your work/intern eligibility
  • Review the F-1 Employment Guidelines provided by the OISS
  • On-campus jobs are handled by Student Employment housed in Financial Assistance
    • Undergraduate Students can only apply for Undergraduate Level Student Employment positions
    • Graduate Students can only apply for Grad Hourly Student Employment positions.
    • Learn more about the steps and requirements.

CDC Services & Resources