Friday, May 19, 2017

Need An Extra $40,000 Per Year?

Our partners at the Jack Kent Cook Foundation would like to make sure the TRIO community takes advantages of two very generous scholarship opportunities!

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation provides the largest scholarships in the country to high-achieving students with financial need.

Both the Cooke College Schol­arship and Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship provide recipients with up to $40,000 per year to complete their bachelor's degrees, along with op­portunities for internships, study abroad, and more. Plus, the Cooke Scholarships are the most generous scholarships in the country that can be used at any ac­credited four-year college or university in the country.

Interested in learning more? Please sign up for more information and an auto­matic reminder when the applications open this Fall.

College Scholarship Program (HS seniors only)
Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Interns Wanted in Oak Park

True Freedom Cornerstone Church in Oak Park (171 N. Cuyler Ave, Oak Park) is seeking enthusiastic individuals interested in working with young people as interns.

Selected interns will be supported through supervision and provided with a team member in a given class/group.

There are six age groups that interns can lead.

Interns interested in earning clock hours toward their educational field experience are preferred. Education majors, Special Education majors, or Pre-Education students would be ideal.

The internships can begin any time during the year. All you need to do is complete an interview and be accepted.

For more information, please contact Larry Landfair at 708-714-7888 or via e-mail at

Thursday, May 18, 2017

World Relief Chicago Is Here To Help You!!

NEIU alum Leticia Medrano is the new Immigration Outreach Coordinator at World Relief Chicago, a nonprofit organization based in Albany Park which focuses on community diversity and financial assistance. 

World Relief Chicago offers legal services for immigrants.

A Citizenship Workshop is scheduled for June 10, 2017. Read the following flyers.


Immigration attorneys will be on hand to provide advice on about protecting your rights by becoming a U.S. Citizen! 

Please direct your questions to:

Leticia Medrano

Friday, May 12, 2017

Get Hands-on Interview Experience With TRIO!!

TRIO is interviewing candidates for the position of Academic Advisor, and you can be part of the process!! We would like to get your input to help us find the best candidate to serve TRIO students.

All TRIO members are invited to join us on:

  • Friday, May 26 from 3:00-3:30 pm in Library 310
  • Friday, May 26 from 3:30-4:00 pm in Library 310

Be the interviewer. Ask the finalists questions and tell us what you think. Your opinions are important to us!!

You can attend as many sessions as you like!
Finally, we need two student volunteers each day from 1:45 to 4:00 pm to greet and assist our applicants as they navigate the interview locations. Please email TRIO Coordinator Jesse Rutschman at if you're interested in participating. No RSVP is needed.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Summer Interns Needed For Library Program

The David L. Hoyt Education Foundation is looking for library interns to work from July 6 to August 4, 2017.

The mission of the foundation is to facilitate, enable, and develop play-based learning. This internship will help support "Rahm's Readers Summer Learning Challenge" in the Chicago Public Library.

Interns will spend time in Chicago Public Libraries throughout the city. Public transportation will be provided.

Need a job this summer? Spending time in nice air-conditioned libraries sounds pretty good.

Click here for more information.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Graduating in 2017 or 2018? Paid Positions Are Available!!

A unique interview opportunity is open to students who will graduate in 2017 and 2018!

The Hoopis Group is currently seeking individuals interested in becoming Financial Professionals, and will conduct on-campus interviews Thursday, May 4, 2017 for full-time, paid positions.

Hoopis Group is a general agency of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), a Fortune 100 company (FORTUNE magazine 2014), led by General Agent Peter H. Hoopis. They deliver state-of-the-art financial solutions to individuals, families, business owners and executives. 

Their comprehensive suite of financial services ranges from investments, risk management, estate planning and retirement planning. They also offer solutions to corporate clients and growing businesses, including benefits administration, risk management, business succession planning, retirement planning and education funding strategies.

Click here for additional requirements and details.

Interested in setting up an interview? 

Send your resume to Eric Austin at no later than Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

We hope you take advantage of this awesome opportunity!

Summer Internship Opportunities

Summer Internship Opportunities are available through the Summer 2017 Global Explorer Program.
Internship opportunities include:
  • Digital & Influencer Marketing Internship
  • Branding & Marketing Internship
  • Legal & Corporate Finance Internship
  • Marketing & PR in Fashion Internship
  • Marketing & PR Internship
The deadline to apply is Sunday, May 14, 2017.

Interested students should apply at:

Contact the Career Development Center at 773-442-4680 or if you need help applying.