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LAS Career services

Are you just starting to think about what you might do after your graduate? Do you want help thinking about what you can do now to prepare yourself for what you might do after graduation? It is never too early (or too late) to start!

LAS Career services Drop-in hours Fall 2023:
  • Location: 105 Gregory Hall
  • Tuesday 4:00 - 6:00 
  • Wednesday: 1:30 - 3:30
  • Thursday 1:30 - 4:30
  • Friday 11:00 - 12:00 (quick resume reviews)
Students can also talk to an LAS Peer Mentor in the LAS Lisnek Hub.
  • When: Tuesday – Thursdays, 10 AM – 3 PM
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Research Opportunities in the Department of Anthropology 

AY 2023 - 2024 Ongoing Call: Mayan Languages on the Move: Building Indigenous Language Activism and Cross-Community Support

This project seeks student volunteers to train as community-based language activists that can provide infrastructure to develop and strengthen Maya intellectuals, interpreters, and artists key in the promotion of Indigenous languages. This semester we will work on supporting Pixan Konob's Mayan Languages Interpreters Collective work translating and producing materials on COVID19 for the Champaign area and beyond. We will also work with the Maya Heritage Community Project at Kennesaw State University. 

We understand that Indigenous languages constitute critical vehicles of knowledge, cultures, and values that hold communities together. Their promotion, preservation, and revitalization is a crucial right that should be protected.

This project is looking for students interested in language activism. Expectations are for students to work gathering information on language access programs and to help design a language survey for the Champaign area.

Some level of Spanish speaking is preferred but not required. Interested students must be able to work independently.

If interested, please contact Dr. Maldonado at korintam@illinois.edu.


External Undergraduate Funding and Awards 

Explore the following information for additional opportunities of funding.


The Ida King Stevens Award is intended to help returning women students complete their education.

  • Eligibility: The recipient must be female, a resident of the state of illinois, have experienced an interruption in formal education of at least 2 years, be enrolled as an undergraduate program at UIUC either full-time or part-time, demonstrate need (as determined by FAFSA), and have a minimum 2.5 gpa.
  • Award Amount: $1000 ($500 each semester) toward tuition and fees
  • Applications due by April 15th annually
  • Application information available through the UIUC Department of Gender and Women’s Studies
  • Submit application to: Jacque Kahn (jskahn@illinois.edu )

The Mary Ramier Gant is set up to inspire undergraduate women to develop as successful leaders, activists, and professionals. Awards for undergraduate women support activism, creative projects, research and travel related to Gender and Women's Studies.

  • Eligibility: All undergraduate women in good standing are eligible to apply.  Applicants should fill out an application form, and include the name of a faculty member who might be called for reference.
  • Award Amount: $100 to $500
  • Applications due by October 1st or March 1st annually