Why Work at Illinois
Established in 1867, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a world leader in research, teaching and public engagement. But in addition to being one of the highest-ranked public research universities in the country, the University of Illinois is, simply, a great place to work.
We are leaders in technology and our employee and alumni innovations have been extraordinary. YouTube, Netscape, medical MRI screening, the LED, and the plasma screen used in televisions and computers are just a few discoveries created by our faculty and alumni.
The University of Illinois offers generous employee benefits such as health insurance and retirement programs, as well as paid vacation and sick leave. In addition, we also offer our employees tuition waivers and other development opportunities for personal and professional growth. We value our employees and seek to foster an inclusive workplace.