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The Career Center and the Luso-Brazilian Association are providing a career event highlighting job market in Brazil! If you are a non-Brazilian student who is interested in finding an employment opportunity in Brazil, please come to this event. If you are a Brazilian student who is preparing for returning to Brazil for your internship or a full time job, please come to this event. Marianne Martins Guimarães (Deputy Consul of Brazil, based in Chicago), Kyle Cline (Senior Engineer at Caterpillar with former responsibilities in Brazil), and many other panelists will present their knowledge and experiences with job market in Brazil. Please check out the details on I-Link

1) INTL Career Workshop Series-Professional Communication for International Students

Do you struggle to communicate in person or via email in a professional setting? If you answer “yes” to one of those questions, you should come to INTL Career Workshop Series, a monthly workshop to help you improve your career development skills provided by The Career Center. This month's workshop, Professional Communication for International Students, is April 9, 4-5:30 PM. If you have any questions about the INTL Career Workshop Series, please feel free to ask Tina Yeo at hyeo8@illinois.edu

2) Global Career Opportunity Series- Brazil and China Is Coming! 

Are you planning to get a job/internship in your home country after graduating? Do you want to get a job in another country other than the United States? The Career Center's Global Career Opportunity (GCO) Series will introduce promising global job markets, share global job market trends and different cultures, and guide you to develop an appropriate resume for a certain job market. 

·         Job Search in Brazil, 4 p.m.- 6 p.m., April 2 (See the news above for more information)

·         Job Search in China, 4 p.m.- 6 p.m., April 15

The official language of the events will be English. Before participating in the event, researching the country you are interested in through GoinGlobal will be helpful preparation for you

*All events will take place in the Interview Suite 213 of The Career Center, 616 E. Greet St (Enter Kaplan building between Subway and McDonald’s and head to 2nd floor)

Upcoming Events/Workshops

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Saturday, March 30, 10:00 AM- 5:00 PM, Metropolitan Pavilion, 110 W. 19th St. NY 

The annual Career Forum for Positions in the U.S. is a great opportunity for Japanese-English bilingual students who are planning to work in the U.S. Register for the event, and check the participating company profiles here. Get your resume reviewed at The Career Center before participating in this event. You need to wear a suit with your event name badge for the event. 

Wednesday, April 8, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM, Research Park – John Deere Building

If you are interested in working in Research Park, attend this great event to meet employers, both startups and corporate operations.  Almost 30 companies will participate to recruit for full time positions and internships. Please check I-Linkto prepare better for this event. 

April 7-8, Virtual Online

CareerEco,a virtual recruiting platform, is hosting a virtual career fair for Big 10 universities. You can save time, money, and other burdens by participating in this virtual career fair. Check their website and register for the virtual career fair in order to meet employers live online. Don’t forget to prepare your resume and practice your interview skills. 

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