Resource Participating Institution: Northeastern Illinois University


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African/African-American Resource Center (AARC) »


The programming and initiatives of the African and African American Resource Center are diverse in nature and include conferences, workshops, speaker series, mentoring, personal and academic guidance and many other activities.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: African/African American Resource Center Staff

Contact Email: [email protected]


Alliance for Student Social Workers


A student run club that “that serves as a place to socialize and connect with peers and create lifelong community allies and partners.”

Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Subject Area: Social Work


Bachelor of Arts: Health and Wellness: Community Health and Wellness »


The Community Health and Wellness track includes an internship. The internship is comprised of a semester-long fieldwork experience with weekly assignments. The field experience consists of a minimum of 200 clock hours of work (typically unpaid) in a community health and wellness agency during the major’s final spring semester.

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Resource Types: Academic Program
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Public Health

Contact Name: Ms. Marianne Morrissey, MA

Contact Email: [email protected]

Program Duration: Academic year


Beta Beta Beta Biological Honors Society »


A society for students dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study.

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Resource Types:
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Biology

Contact Name: Joseph Marsili

Contact Email: [email protected]


Black Caucus »


Establishing a cohesive union between underrepresented students and to focus on leadership education, public health and economic development among them.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Public Health

Contact Name: Ahriel Mullings

Contact Email: [email protected]


Career Development Center »


Career Development Center empowers the Northeastern Illinois University community by providing excellent opportunities for career exploration.

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Resource Types: Academic Program
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Career Center

Contact Name: Ted McMahon

Contact Email: [email protected]

Program Duration: Academic year


Future Health Professionals »


To promote health consciousness amongst the student body, sponsor health related activities for the benefit of the community at large and provide a network of resources for NEIU pre-health students.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Health

Contact Name: Joshua Kruithof, David Nassim-Sabat

Contact Email: [email protected]


Generativity Club


A student club for “any students interested in working or studying the aging population”

Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Graduate
Subject Area: Gerontology


Graduate Certificate and MA in Gerontology »


Graduate degree and graduate certificate programs in Gerontology.

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Resource Types: Certificate and Degree Program
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Graduate
Subject Area: Gerontology

Contact Name: Lisa Hollis-Sawyer

Program Duration: 1 Year


Green Conservation Group


A student run club that “Promote(s) ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY on campus at NEIU, through education and community involvement. To get like-minded people to join us, bring their concerns and empower them to create meaningful change in the name of our environment.

Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Subject Area: Environmental, Health Sciences


Honors Program »


Program for high achieving students–expands what students do as part of any degree program, including a required thesis.

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Resource Types: Academic Program
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Arts, Business, Education, Science

Contact Name: Dr. Jon Hageman

Eligibility Criteria: Prospective freshman with ACT score of 25 or above, or current NEIU student or transfer student with cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above
Program Duration: 1.5-4 Years
Students Funded: Access to merit-based scholarships


Latino/a Resource Center »


The Latino/a Resource Center supports the core values of diversity and multiculturalism in Northeastern Illinois University’s mission and the Pedroso Center’s commitment to social justice through advocacy on behalf of Latina/o students, faculty, staff, alumni, and other members of the university community.

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Resource Types:
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Culture

Contact Name: Maria Genao-Homs

Contact Email: [email protected]


LGBTQA Resource Center at Northeastern Illinois University »


The LGBTQA Resource Center at Northeastern Illinois University provides an affirming environment for students, faculty, staff, and alumni of all identities by creating educational, cultural and social opportunities

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: LGBTQ

Contact Name: Stephen Loveless

Contact Email: [email protected]


MARC NU-STAR Program »


A comprehensive educational program for students, comprising innovative curriculum developments that integrate quantitative sciences into the program of study of the STEM disciplines, diverse research experiences that include research training in RU/VH universities, structured mentoring and advising, and financial support

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Resource Types: Academic Program
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Engineering, Mathematics, Science, Technology

Contact Name: Dr. Emina A. Stojković

Eligibility Criteria: Students who are underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral sciences.
Program Duration: 2 Years
Stipend Amount: $10,000 / Year


Math, Science, and Technology for Quality Education (MSTQE)


The Math, Science, and Technology for Quality Education (MSTQE) program is an interdisciplinary minor that combines math with science content courses designed specifically with educators in mind. It is a bridge program with City Colleges, so the benefit to CCC students is that they are able to enroll in and earn credits at NEIU while completing an associate’s degree at CCC.

 

Resource Types: Academic Program
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Academic Affairs

Contact Name: Billie Díaz

Contact Email: [email protected]


McNair Scholars »


The goal of the McNair Program is to increase the attainment of doctoral degrees by students from underrepresented segments of society.

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Resource Types: Development Opportunities, Training Program
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Arts, Business, Education, Science

Contact Name: Angela Vidal-Rodriguez

Contact Email: [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria: Status as a first-generation college student with income eligibility and/or a member of a group underrepresented in graduate education.
Program Duration: Academic Year with Summer Research
Stipend Amount: $2,800
Application Due Date: Friday, November 29, 2024


NEIU Project Success »


Project Success remains dedicated to access and equity by serving students of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, and backgrounds making it one of the most diverse programs on campus.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area:

Contact Email: [email protected]


NEIU Student Disability Services »


Provides students with physical and learning disabilities reasonable accommodations and services in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area:

Contact Email: [email protected]


NEIU TRIO Support »


Program offers Northeastern Illinois University students extra academic and social help so they stay in school through graduation.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area:

Contact Name: Monica Teixeira

Contact Email: [email protected]


Non-Traditional Degrees Program »


Broadly interdisciplinary degree programs. Includes the UWW program in which students can apply work and training experience to their degrees.

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Resource Types: Academic Program
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Academic Affairs

Contact Name: Dr. Kimberly Sanborn

Students Funded: Access to merit-based scholarships


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical or Counseling Psychology


The focus of the postdoctoral experience involves solidifying clinical and supervision skills, deepening self-awareness and self-reflection, strengthening multicultural competency, and developing professional independence while completing 1750 supervised hours to meet licensure requirements in the State of Illinois.

Resource Types: Training Program
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Postdoctoral Students
Subject Area: Psychology

Contact Name: Dr. Miki Koyama

Contact Email: [email protected]

Program Duration: 1 Year
Stipend Amount: $30,000
Application Due Date: Monday, March 4, 2024


Proyecto Pa’Lante »


Students in Proyecto Pa’Lante are provided with personal and academic support programs and services designed to enhance learning and development, as well as ease the academic and social transition to Northeastern.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area:


Psi Chi Psychology Honors Society »


An international honor society whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Subject Area: Psychology

Contact Name: Chris Merchant


Psychotherapy Practicum »


The focus of the Psychotherapy Practicum involves developing solid clinical skills, increasing self-awareness and self-reflection, and strengthening multicultural awareness and competency.

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Resource Types: Development Opportunities, Training Program
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Postdoctoral Students, Pre-doctoral Students
Subject Area: Psychology

Contact Name: Dr. Miki Koyama

Contact Email: [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria: Prospective freshman with ACT score of 25 or above, or current NEIU student or transfer student with cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above
Program Duration: 1 Year
Application Due Date: Sunday, February 4, 2024


Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in the Sciences


An academic club for minority persons to help them succeed within the STEM fields.

Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Education, Mathematics, Science, Technology

Contact Name: Robert Fidis

Contact Email: [email protected]


Student Center for Science Engagement (SCSE) »


A friendly space where students gather to study and talk about science. At the SCSE students form study groups, receive tutoring and get individualized guidance on preparing for science-oriented careers.

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Resource Types: Tutoring Program
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Mathematics, Psychology, Science

Contact Email: [email protected]


Student Health and Counseling Services


Could connect us with students who have (or have had) a cancer diagnosis or are at high risk.

Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels:
Subject Area: Counseling Services, Health


Upward Bound Math and Science »


A program designed to strengthen the math and science skills of students in grades 8 through 12. We help students recognize and develop their potential in math and science and encourage them to pursue postsecondary degrees in math and science, and ultimately careers in the math and science profession.

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Resource Types: Tutoring Program
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: High School
Subject Area: Education, Mathematics, Science, Technology

Contact Name: Aaron Cortes

Contact Email: [email protected]


Women’s Resource Center (WRC) »


The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) was created to address the needs of women-identified students while providing gender education and resources to the entire NEIU community.

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Resource Types: Student Association
Participating Institutions: Northeastern Illinois University
Career Levels: Undergraduate
Subject Area: Women's Health

Contact Name: Joanna Snawder

Contact Email: [email protected]