School of
Integrative Biology

IB Alumni Mentoring Program


We are here for you, from exploring career options to connecting you with internships, mentors, job shadows and research opportunities.

Professional Development and Career Exploration

Want to know what it takes to be successful on the job market?
Are you overwhelmed trying to find the right career for you?

We will have a 1 credit course this Spring, along with workshops, programs, activities, and resources to learn more about what you can do with your IB degree, and how to find opportunities that foster career success.

Visit our resources page for worksheets, activities, and resources to help identify and communicate your skills to a target audience

What we offer depends on what you need, so request a resource or send your ideas to Christina Swanson.

More resources and programs are coming soon!

First-Hand Experiences

Want first-hand experience with IB careers?
Want to know what jobs are really like in your field?
Need some experiences to build your skill set (and your resume)?

We can help you find job shadows, internships, research opportunities, excited mentors, and more!

Find an enrichment opportunity below!

And here are some important skill building opportunities:

Contact Christina Swanson for more information.

More information coming soon!

Alumni Connections

Do you have questions only someone in your field can answer?
Want an easy way to start networking?

You will have access to experienced IB Alums, who will be your inside connection to what IB careers and industries are really like. They are ready and excited to share their journeys, whether it be a few quick questions or a more traditional mentorship.

Check out some of the IB alumni profiles and get to know some of the alumni already a part of our program!

If you are interested in networking with and learning from IB alumni, contact Christina

More information coming soon!


Phone (217) 300-9002
Address 2002D Natural History Building
1301 W. Green St.
Urbana, IL 61801

Everyone is welcome, and heartily encouraged to participate in this safe space.
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