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Career Development Center University of Illinois Springfield

International Students


The Career Development Center (CDC) offers a wide variety of services and tools to assist International Students work towards their career goals.

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Upcoming Career Prep Programs Just for International Students

Job Search Club

Get ready for your first job after graduation by joining the Job Search Club

   About the Job Search Club:

  • Meet every Wednesday in October, from 10:30-11:30 at the Visual Arts Building, Room 152
  • Learn how to create a job search plan, use CDC resources, network using LinkedIn and more

Resume Resources and Services

Getting Your Resume Started?

Resume Critiques 

  • Attend upcoming Resume Manias held at the beginning of each semester. Details on the CDC’s Calendar 
  • Schedule a  30 minute Fast Pass Session to receive feedback on how to improve your resume. More Info

Work Options: Information About Work Eligibility

CDC Services & Resources

  • Upcoming Career Events and Workshops 
  • Learn more about services on the Student Homepage
  • Career Jump-Start Webinar Series (Recorded) About the Series: Covers 3 main areas in getting ready for your job search
    • How to Write a U.S. Resume Webinar
    • Effective Cover Letters and Email Correspondence Webinar
    • UIS CareerConnect: Your Key to Career Success Webinar

Online Toolbox: Great Online Career Resources Most important resources for International Students:

  • UIS CareerConnect: More than a Job Board!
    • Login process is tricky. Read instructions for details
    • Can access only after you have registered for classes
  • OPTIMALRESUME: Optimal is More Than a Resume Builder! 
  • Going Global: Provides H1B info, hiring practices, city/country guides and more


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