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Tate headshot photo  Mariaton Tate

   Career advisor 

   Email:  mstate@ilstu.edu

(309) 438-2200

   Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. by appointment only
   Address: 185 Student Services Building

Career advisement areas

One’s major does not always define their career path. That's why career advisement is provided by career cluster, and not by major. Mariaton Tate serves students and alumni who most identify with or have an interest in the non-profit, social services, government and law career cluster. Explore career clusters, including their assigned career advisor. Or, if you are unsure of a major, explore your options.

Career advising

Learn more about types of career advising appointments and schedule an advising appointment with Mariaton Tate to:

  • explore and identify career options related to a career cluster
  • develop a resume, cover letter and LinkedIn profile
  • improve interview strategies
  • identify internship and job search strategies
  • recognize and highlight transferable skills
  • discover strategies to communicate and network with employers
  • get help transitioning from college to professional life
  • learn about the graduate school process and how to prepare application materials


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Master of Science in social work, Illinois State University
Bachelor of Arts in family & consumer sciences, Illinois State University

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