2021 Fall I STAR Application

Thank you for your interest in becoming an Illinois Student Admissions Representative (I STAR)! We are taking applications to hire and train students to begin giving campus tours for the fall 2021 semester.

The deadline to apply is Wednesday, July 21st.

We are looking for students who are articulate, flexible, reliable, energetic, and enthusiastic about Illinois!

Applicants must be current undergraduate students at the University of Illinois. Students taking courses fully virtually, outside of the CU community are not encouraged to apply.

As a representative for the University of Illinois, the main function of an I STAR is to give tours to prospective students and families visiting campus. I STARs also assist in the logistics of running our on-campus visit programs and assist with virtual visits for prospective students.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Giving tours of campus to prospective students and their families
  • Checking in guests for visits and tours 
  • Serve on virtual student panels and Q+As for virtual visit programs
  • Building bags and preparing materials for visit programs
  • Assist with video shoots, photo shoots, and social media efforts as needed by being on camera, answering prompts, talking about campus locations, and taking over social channels.

This is a paid, part-time campus position. Students can anticipate working between 4-8 hours weekly.

Please complete the application in full. Once submitted, if your application meets the expected qualifications, we will contact you to schedule an interview. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Hannah Steinbrenner, Coordinator of Campus Visits, at teske2@illinois.edu.

The deadline to apply is Wednesday, July 21st.

Biographical Information
Birthdate
Birthdate
Are you a transfer student?
Are you a transfer student?
Academic College- Major Only
Academic College- Major Only
Please respond to the following questions:
Video Response
To complete your application, please upload a video recording answering one of the following questions:

- Why did you choose Illinois? 
- What advice would you give to a prospective student going through the college application process?  
- What is your favorite place on campus? Why?

Please keep responses to under 2 minutes.
To complete your application, please upload a video recording answering one of the following questions:

- Why did you choose Illinois? 
- What advice would you give to a prospective student going through the college application process?  
- What is your favorite place on campus? Why?

Please keep responses to under 2 minutes.
Thank you for applying to be an I STAR! You will be notified via email if you have been invited to interview for this position. All interviews will be conducted virtually over zoom. 

Contact Hannah Steinbrenner, Coordinator of Campus Visits with any questions you may have via email at teske2@illinois.edu.

The deadline to apply is Wednesday, July 21st.