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Internships and Jobs

Land Your Dream Job

It's possible. Here’s what we can do to help you achieve your career goals.

  • Strategize your search.

    There are lots of ways to find a job or internship. We'll help you think outside the traditional strategies and come up with a game plan to find the perfect fit.

  • Stand out on social media.

    Your social presence can play a key role in getting a job. We'll teach you how to showcase your strengths and communicate what you're looking to do.

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    Write the perfect resume.

    The internet is full of resume tips, tools, and templates. They're a good place to start, but they aren't specific to you and the results you want. Work with us to make sure your resume gets attention.

    Start drafting your resume

  • Nail the interview.

    Learn what to expect in your interview and feel confident. We'll go over everything major, like the types of questions you might get and how to respond. We'll even cover the little stuff that makes a big difference, such as what time to arrive and how to follow up when you're done.

  • Negotiate like a pro.

    Learn all the tips and tricks to reaching your salary goals.

Use Hire-A-Redbird to Connect

Make an appointment with a Career Advisor to chat about jobs and internships. You can also search openings and connect with employers. Learn more about Hire-A-Redbird


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    Practice on Your Own is a tool that lets you practice your interview skills. Go through mock interviews, perfect your pitch for employers, and start feeling good about your upcoming interview.


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    Book a Huddle Room

    It's challenging to find a space on campus where you can concentrate.

    Use one of our huddle rooms to focus on landing the job. It's great for practicing or even interviewing on the phone. They're fully equipped with phones and computers, and they're distraction-free.

    Call for availability: (309) 438-2200

  • People standing together at career event looking over a piece of paper.

    Attend Career Fairs and Events

    Take advantage of these opportunities as much as you can and you'll be a top candidate in whatever career you choose.

    View Upcoming Events

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    Search Micro-internships

    Find short-term, paid professional work through our partner, Parker Dewey. These opportunities let you put your skills to work while building new ones.

    Visit Parker Dewey

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