iSchool Undergrad Events Calendar

The iSchool offers a number of events related to career and professional development, technology and information talks, research seminars, field trips, alumni panels, socials, and more. We also promote relevant opportunities on and around campus. 

We encourage students to also visit additional calendars and websites:

HandShake EventsResearch ParkNCSATechnology Entrepreneur Center (TEC),

The Career CenterOffice of Undergraduate ResearchLeadership CenterSiebel Center for Design,

Office of Technology ManagementCenter for Innovation in Teaching & Learning,

Applied Technologies for Learning in the Arts & Sciences.

National & International Scholar's ProgramsStudent Wellness

iSchool Calendars: Study Abroad Hours, iSchool Events

BSIS ICT SessionsExpress Advising

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

    • All Day

    PwC has an incredible group of U of I alumni at the firm. They are eager to meet with you to share their experiences and learn what is important to you as you decide where to start your career. We know that this is a busy time, so to build in flexibility, our Professionals have set up lots of options for virtual coffee chats

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm

    New to the university? Or need a refresher on using library resources? This hands-on workshop will go through the basics of using the library catalog and electronic resources. Come with questions if you have them!

Thursday, September 23, 2021

    • All Day

    PwC has an incredible group of U of I alumni at the firm. They are eager to meet with you to share their experiences and learn what is important to you as you decide where to start your career. We know that this is a busy time, so to build in flexibility, our Professionals have set up lots of options for virtual coffee chats

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIsduurrjwuGtyBYoDj3AJJW1N45b30hppX

    Muhammad Isa, Tableau Account Executive at Salesforce. Muhammad has industry experience in customer relationship management, technology sales, digital marketing, and account management. Come learn more about his role in Salesforce and working in the IT Sales Industry.

Friday, September 24, 2021

    • All Day

    PwC has an incredible group of U of I alumni at the firm. They are eager to meet with you to share their experiences and learn what is important to you as you decide where to start your career. We know that this is a busy time, so to build in flexibility, our Professionals have set up lots of options for virtual coffee chats

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am

    We discuss topics such as explainability, reproducibility, biases, data curation and governance, and privacy. We meet Fridays, 9-10am Central time, on Zoom. This series is hosted by the Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS) at the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am

    This one on one chat is a great opportunity to ask questions about our intern and rotation programs with a current (or recent grad) of the Technology Development Program. You can also learn more about #LifeatCapitalOne, our culture, project areas, and more.

    • 12:00 - 5:00 pm

    Meet with employers looking to fill internship and full-time roles in data science and analytics, IT, data governance, cyber security, consulting, and more. Use Handshake to register, learn about employers and what roles they’re looking to fill. You will also schedule your interviews and group sessions in Handshake. Registration opens on September 6 for students who ...

Saturday, September 25, 2021

    • All Day

    PwC has an incredible group of U of I alumni at the firm. They are eager to meet with you to share their experiences and learn what is important to you as you decide where to start your career. We know that this is a busy time, so to build in flexibility, our Professionals have set up lots of options for virtual coffee chats

Sunday, September 26, 2021

    • All Day

    PwC has an incredible group of U of I alumni at the firm. They are eager to meet with you to share their experiences and learn what is important to you as you decide where to start your career. We know that this is a busy time, so to build in flexibility, our Professionals have set up lots of options for virtual coffee chats

Monday, September 27, 2021

    • All Day

    PwC has an incredible group of U of I alumni at the firm. They are eager to meet with you to share their experiences and learn what is important to you as you decide where to start your career. We know that this is a busy time, so to build in flexibility, our Professionals have set up lots of options for virtual coffee chats

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

    • All Day

    PwC has an incredible group of U of I alumni at the firm. They are eager to meet with you to share their experiences and learn what is important to you as you decide where to start your career. We know that this is a busy time, so to build in flexibility, our Professionals have set up lots of options for virtual coffee chats

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm

    Mary L. Gray, Senior Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research and Faculty Associate at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, will present on Wednesday, September 8, 2021. The event will take place on Zoom from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Central time. Register and learn more at just-infras.illinois.edu.

Thursday, September 30, 2021

    • All Day

    PwC has an incredible group of U of I alumni at the firm. They are eager to meet with you to share their experiences and learn what is important to you as you decide where to start your career. We know that this is a busy time, so to build in flexibility, our Professionals have set up lots of options for virtual coffee chats

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkf-ugqzouH9U9k1NbV0xgJzqYNiw_VgzP

    Ashley Hetrick is a Data Analyst and the Assistant Director for Research Data Engagement and Education for UIUC & Research Services. Prior to this position, Hetrick worked in various roles within Illinois’ central Information Technology (IT) group, including social media analytics, IT communications, and leading an AV/IT help desk service.

Friday, October 1, 2021

Saturday, October 2, 2021

    • All Day

    PwC has an incredible group of U of I alumni at the firm. They are eager to meet with you to share their experiences and learn what is important to you as you decide where to start your career. We know that this is a busy time, so to build in flexibility, our Professionals have set up lots of options for virtual coffee chats

Sunday, October 3, 2021

    • All Day

    PwC has an incredible group of U of I alumni at the firm. They are eager to meet with you to share their experiences and learn what is important to you as you decide where to start your career. We know that this is a busy time, so to build in flexibility, our Professionals have set up lots of options for virtual coffee chats

Monday, October 4, 2021

    • All Day

    PwC has an incredible group of U of I alumni at the firm. They are eager to meet with you to share their experiences and learn what is important to you as you decide where to start your career. We know that this is a busy time, so to build in flexibility, our Professionals have set up lots of options for virtual coffee chats

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

    • All Day

    PwC has an incredible group of U of I alumni at the firm. They are eager to meet with you to share their experiences and learn what is important to you as you decide where to start your career. We know that this is a busy time, so to build in flexibility, our Professionals have set up lots of options for virtual coffee chats

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

    • All Day

    PwC has an incredible group of U of I alumni at the firm. They are eager to meet with you to share their experiences and learn what is important to you as you decide where to start your career. We know that this is a busy time, so to build in flexibility, our Professionals have set up lots of options for virtual coffee chats

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Friday, October 8, 2021

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm

    Join us for an interactive workshop to learn about AWS Alexa skill development and a hands-on tutorial for building your own weather skill with Python! Engineers from Capital One will lead this virtual hour and a half long workshop! Spots are limited, so sign up today! While this acts as your registration, you will be sent an email once you are confirmed for the event. 

Thursday, October 14, 2021

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAuf-GqpzssG9Ye_W9GSm8-VmMJtPcVGOW9

    Come learn more about Saurav's role in Micron and being a Product Manager. Micron is a world leader in innovative memory solutions that transform how the world uses information. They have approximately 40,000 team members in 17 countries who work with the world’s most trusted brands, delivering memory and storage systems for a broad range of applications and sparking....

Friday, October 15, 2021

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

    • All Day

    INFOCon 2021 is a multi-day (Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - Thursday, October 21, 2021) virtual event that showcases the breadth and depth of information professions. This event is intended for prospective students interested in learning about career paths and research topics in the areas of information, technology, and people. We've invited faculty across the U.S. and Canada

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

    • All Day

    INFOCon 2021 is a multi-day (Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - Thursday, October 21, 2021) virtual event that showcases the breadth and depth of information professions. This event is intended for prospective students interested in learning about career paths and research topics in the areas of information, technology, and people. We've invited faculty across the U.S. and Canada

Thursday, October 21, 2021

    • All Day

    INFOCon 2021 is a multi-day (Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - Thursday, October 21, 2021) virtual event that showcases the breadth and depth of information professions. This event is intended for prospective students interested in learning about career paths and research topics in the areas of information, technology, and people. We've invited faculty across the U.S. and Canada

Friday, October 22, 2021

Friday, October 29, 2021

Friday, November 5, 2021

Friday, November 12, 2021

Friday, November 19, 2021

Friday, December 3, 2021

Monday, February 28, 2022

    • All Day

    The iConference series is presented by the iSchools, a worldwide association of Information Schools dedicated to advancing the information field, and preparing students to meet the information challenges of the 21st Century. Affiliation with the iSchools is not required—all information scholars, researchers and practitioners are welcome at the iConference.

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

    • All Day

    The iConference series is presented by the iSchools, a worldwide association of Information Schools dedicated to advancing the information field, and preparing students to meet the information challenges of the 21st Century. Affiliation with the iSchools is not required—all information scholars, researchers and practitioners are welcome at the iConference.

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

    • All Day

    The iConference series is presented by the iSchools, a worldwide association of Information Schools dedicated to advancing the information field, and preparing students to meet the information challenges of the 21st Century. Affiliation with the iSchools is not required—all information scholars, researchers and practitioners are welcome at the iConference.

Thursday, March 3, 2022

    • All Day

    The iConference series is presented by the iSchools, a worldwide association of Information Schools dedicated to advancing the information field, and preparing students to meet the information challenges of the 21st Century. Affiliation with the iSchools is not required—all information scholars, researchers and practitioners are welcome at the iConference.

Friday, March 4, 2022

    • All Day

    The iConference series is presented by the iSchools, a worldwide association of Information Schools dedicated to advancing the information field, and preparing students to meet the information challenges of the 21st Century. Affiliation with the iSchools is not required—all information scholars, researchers and practitioners are welcome at the iConference.