Choose the UIS Career Development Center as your primary resource for connections and preparing for a successful future.

Summer closures

  • June 19, 2024, Wednesday - Juneteenth, Campus Closed
  • July 4, 2024, Thursday - Independence Day, Campus Closed
  • August 1, 2024, Thursday - Closing at noon for staff training

Students may schedule an appointment through your UIS CareerConnect account, use the Career Suite open hours, email us at, or call us at 217-206-6508 for assistance.


As of July 1, 2022, CareerConnect is now powered by Handshake! UIS Students and Employees may log in using the UIS credentials. Employers please use your organization's email.

Event Recordings

Review recordings of recent events & workshops.

Career Suite (Advising Hours) - May 20 through August 20, 2024

For same day assistance with resumes, cover letters, and quick questions, please call us at 217-206-6508 to confirm whether someone is available to meet with you.

UIS Students may request appointments in advance in UIS CareerConnect (powered by Handshake). This Appointments Tab video will show you how.


Graduates’ Career Outcomes

Employer Spotlight

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Employer Spotlight Series

Supporting the Career Development Center

Below is a list of the ways you can support the Career Development Center

To support the UIS Career Development Center or for more information, contact us at (217) 206-6508 or via email

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Upcoming Events

No upcoming events at this time. Check back soon!
Jan 11, 2024
Happy New Year! As a reminder, employer registration is now open for the Career Connections Expo scheduled for Thursday, March 21, 2024 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on…
Jan 05, 2024
Businesses and organizations are encouraged to register now for the Career Connections Expo at the University of Illinois Springfield. The Expo will be held…
Nov 29, 2023
Picking a major can feel overwhelming. It can feel like your entire career path depends on this one decision. However, for most degrees, you don’t actually…
Oct 18, 2023
Please stop by the Business & IT Career Fair occurring Tuesday, Oct 24, 2023, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom, and encourage your…
Aug 21, 2023
UIS Foot in the Door Fair August 31, 2023 | 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Student Union Ballroom Register for Foot in the Door Fair As a reminder, you're…