NIU official announcements for students

Week of February 5, 2018


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Plan to attend upcoming spring job fairs


Over 300 employers will be on campus for two job fairs in February looking for NIU candidates for their part-time, internship and full-time positions.


Internship and Job Fair (All Majors)

Tuesday, Feb. 20

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

NIU Convocation Center

Free Admission and Parking

Huskie Bus Route 2R or 2L


Education and Health Professions Job Fair

Monday, Feb. 26

NIU Convocation Center

9 a.m. to noon; Free Admission

Free Parking or take Huskie Bus Route 2R or 2L


Dress professionally and bring several copies of your résumé. Before the fairs, view the list of employers attending and find preparation help with Career Fair Success Tips.


A Career Fair Prep Workshop is open to all students to learn to navigate the fairs and create their elevator speech. The workshop will be held 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 13, in the Holmes Student Center, Capitol Room.


Résumé assistance is available in the Career Resource Center, Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Campus Life Building, room 235. The Career Resource Center will not be open on the day of the fairs.


Contact Career Services at 815-753-1641, or our website at for questions.


Catering class sells hand-dipped chocolate-covered strawberries

Need a Valentine’s Day surprise? The NIU Chandelier Catering Class has a solution for you. They will be making chocolate-covered strawberries and selling them for $12 a dozen.


Place your order by Friday, Feb. 9, through the convenient online order form at


Pick up your order from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, or from 8 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Feb. 14, in the Adams Hall Chandelier Room.


Ellington’s opens Tuesday, Feb. 20


Ellington’s is a student-run restaurant located in Holmes Student Center. The students of FCNS 320 Quantity Food Production plan, prepare and serve delicious three-course meals with a theme at Ellington’s as part of their course requirements in the areas of nutrition, dietetics and hospitality management, housed within the College of Health and Human Sciences. These students are food and nutrition experts of tomorrow, and they are looking forward to an opportunity to have you as their guests! Menu items feature a variety of seasonal ingredients. Make reservations online and enjoy a delicious three-course meal for only $10.


Campus veterans sought for paid research opportunity


Campus veterans are being recruited to take part in a paid study at NIU on academic performance, startle responding and mental health.


Veterans enrolled in at least nine credit hours at NIU may be eligible to participate. Participants may receive a brief intervention aimed at improving academic performance and mental health.


Participants will be compensated up to $160, or may elect to receive research credit if enrolled in Psychology 102.


Involvement includes completion of two online surveys, two lab sessions and possibly a three-week brief intervention that requires no more than 1.5 hours per week. Interested or want to learn more? Call the lab at 815-753-7186 or email us at


Registration open for NIU 2018 summer camps


Students entering grades 2 through 12 who are looking for engaging, hands-on ways to explore their interests and career options this summer can now register for NIU’s 2018 summer camps.


Day and residential camps run throughout June, July and August. With options in science and technology, visual arts, music performance, theater, writing and communication, TV broadcasting, and sports, every young learner will definitely find something to spark their interest.


A full schedule is available online. Log on today to reserve a spot for your top choice. Several camps offer both merit- and need-based scholarships. Some camps also offer discounts for early-bird registration, children of NIU employees, returning campers or families who enroll multiple children.

Contact Sara Finnigan at or 815-753-1272 for more information.



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