About Us

The Career Development Center is the primary liaison between students, employers, and faculty at the University of Illinois at Springfield. Our goal as a department is to provide the necessary resources and knowledge to each of these groups in order to effectively collaborate and find career opportunities.

Department Goals

The UIS Career Development Center is a comprehensive, one stop Career Center working diligently to:

  • Partner with students early in their studies to develop tailored, realistic career strategies and obtainable goals
  • Inspire students to make informed decisions and to enhance employability skills, while engaging in the process of career development
  • Teach students to create meaningful opportunities to obtain real-world experience in order to prepare for the workforce transition
  • Keep abreast of current employment and labor market trends in the global workforce and disseminate information to students
  • Publicize career opportunities and work in partnership with recruiters to expand available job and internship opportunities
  • Deliver services in an accessible manner to all UIS students via in-person and distance methods
  • Provide diverse resources, including a variety of tools (see student toolbox) and services (see student services) to meet the needs of UIS students