Employment Opportunities



Undergraduate Student Positions

From January to March, the Illinois Leadership Center® recruits and hires undergraduate students for employment for the next academic year. Students interested in working at the ILC for the 2020-2021 academic year will submit an application at the beginning of the Spring 2020 semester. We hire undergraduate students for four distinct types of positions:



Specialists work in one of three primary teams to provide support for the ILC’s programs and services:

  • Assessment and Research
  • Branding, Advertising, Marketing, & Outreach
  • Leadership Certificate Program

Click here to read the full descriptions for the Specialist positions.


Graf Interns

Graf Interns work in one team to assist in the coordination and management of student leadership development programs such as:

  • RSO and classroom workshops
  • Workshop Wednesday Series
  • i-Programs

Click here to read the full description for the Graf Intern position.


Graphic Designers & Photographers

Graphic Designers produce marketing materials for the ILC along with other duties as assigned. Photographers produce photographs and videos for ILC events and programs.

Click here to read the full descriptions for the Graphic Designer and Photographer positions.



Graduate Student Positions

Graduate Assistants

Graduate Assistants serve as a member of the Illinois Leadership® Center professional staff. Our GAs work closely with the professional and student staff at the Center. 

Expectations: Responsibilities of our Graduate Assistants include assisting the professional staff with the oversight of ILC's programs and services, advising undergraduate student employees, participating in assessment & research projects, planning collaborative programs & workshops with various academic and student affairs departments, facilitating workshops or completing other tasks as needed.

Hours: GAs work a standard 20 hours/week.

This position is traditionally a monthly paid assistantship. Typically, the Center employs students enrolled in graduate programs within the College of Education but this is not a requirement for employment. For more information about graduate student employment, please click here

No positions are available at this time.



Professional Staff Positions

Professional staff within the Illinois Leadership® Center have experience in leadership education and leadership development, and often possess a background in higher education administration.  All employment vacancies, when they occur, are posted at the University of Illinois employment website.



Click here to see the ILC Student Employee Supervisor Kit