Complete the course requirements for your major. 

Schedule an appointment with an Executive/Expert in Residence to refine your resume and upload the revised version to Handshake. 

Develop Portfolio for Senior Showcase Event.

Attend the Fall and Spring Career Fairs, distribute your resumes to potential employers, and follow up with contacts. 

Create a prospect list of employers, including contact names and addresses, for organizations you’re interested in. 

Research realistic salary expectations with help from the Career Programs & Employer Relations Staff.

Attend local association meetings to network with potential employers. 

Draft a versatile cover letter and have it reviewed by a Career Programs & Employer Relations Staff or Executive/Expert in Residence. 

Attend second interviews, evaluate job offers, and accept one. 

Report all job offers and your job acceptance to the Career Programs & Employer Relations Office.

Contact & Location

(708) 524-6786

Lewis Hall
Suite 216

River Forest, IL 60305

Career Service Hours

Monday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am- 4:30 pm