Be a Star Employer

STAR-A-BL-1_FC (2)The Career Development Center recognizes the employers who have demonstrated a commitment to promoting career opportunities, experiential learning, and career development for UIS students.  In an effort to promote the most successful partnerships with all of our employers, regardless of size, industry or location, the Career Development Center introduces the Star Employer Awards*.


UIS Star Employers:




The Career Development Center has attributed a Star Score to each employer that partners with UIS.

Our 5-Star Employers

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State Farm
Fast Enterprises

Our 4-Star Employers

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Want to know what your score is?  Factoring your company or organization’s Star Score is easy.  Employers engagement with the UIS Career Development Center and UIS students is determined by a 5-tier model.  Those employers who fulfill the criteria for a tier receive a star.  If an employer’s participation fulfills all of the tiers, it becomes a Career Development Center 5-Star Employer!**

If you have questions or would like to add your employer to our Star Employer Page, please contact the Employer Relations Program at 217-206-6508 or via email.

*Star Employers are ranked quantitatively based on several criteria including job postings, recruitment activities, and reported job/internship offers to UIS students.

** These scores and stars are calculated on a 3-year scale.