Welcome to Dominican University’s Office of Career Programs & Employer Relations. Our mission is to ensure all Dominican University students have equitable access to professional development experiences, employment networks, and experiential learning opportunities in order to achieve success after graduation.

We seek to be a leader in career and professional development through our framework of ERA: Experience, Reflect, Accomplish.

    Our students experience career and professional development through activities like career fairs, mock interviews, employer virtual visits, and more. We also promote short-term and long-term professional experiences including internships, externships, and external engagement through partnerships with local and national employers.

    We strive to provide reflection through curriculum-based professional development that promotes growth in soft skills, self-advocacy, and specialized skills.

    We define career success as the attainment of a full-time job requiring a bachelor’s degree, graduate school attendance, or placement in a professional internship or volunteer experience. Starting day one, we accompany students on their career journey to promote early awareness of career interests and goals. Our students accomplish their career goals through: 

    • Personalized, industry-specific career mentoring from executive-level leaders 
    • Curricular alignment with industry standards and employer needs 

News & Advice

Back to School Dessert Social

Thursday, September 1st 

During the first week of the fall semester, the Office of Career Programs & Employer Relations welcomed students back to campus with a Dessert Social in the Lewis Alcove. Students discussed their career interests, connected with career …

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Office of Career Programs at DU Fest

Sunday, August 28th 

The Office of Career Programs & Employer Relations is happy to welcome students back to campus! At DU Fest, we shared information about our Experts and Executives in Residence, our career services staff, and upcoming events. We …

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Estera Piorek Named 2022 Recipient of Donna A. Hubert Memorial Scholarship

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We are proud to announce Estera Piorek, an Accounting major at Dominican University, as the 2022 recipient of the Donna A. Hubert Memorial Scholarship.  The goal of the Scholarship is to…


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Moskal Scholar Wrapping Up Summer of Sea Slug Study

Jashui Zarate Torres, a rising sophomore at Dominican University, is wrapping up a summer of conducting studies in learning and memory as the recipient of the 2022 Moskal Scholar Award for neuroscience research.

The Moskal Scholars program provides funding to …

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Employer Sponsors

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Contact & Location

(708) 524-6786

Lewis Hall
Suite 216
River Forest, IL 60305

Career Service Hours

M 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
T 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
W 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
TH 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
F 9:00 am- 4:30 pm