International Students


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

Career Prep Events for International Students

Career Suite – Summer 2020 Semester Hours

Regular Days/Times:

  • Tuesday: 11 AM – 1 PM
  • Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday: 2 – 4 PM
  • Location: SAB 50 (Career Development Center)
  • Call-In: (217) 206-6508
      • Get help writing a resume and/or cover letter
      • Have your resume, cover letter, and personal statement critiqued
      • Learn how to navigate CareerConnect and online systems
      • Find helpful career building resources and tools
      • And much more!

Resume Resources and Services

Getting Your Resume Started?

Resume Critiques 

Work Options: Information About Work Eligibility

  • Office of International Student Services (OISS) will advise you about your work/intern eligibility
  • Review the F-1 Employment Guidelines provided by the OISS
  • On-campus jobs are handled by Student Employment housed in Financial Assistance
    • Undergraduate Students can only apply for Undergraduate Level Student Employment positions
    • Graduate Students can only apply for Grad Hourly Student Employment positions.
    • Learn more about the steps and requirements.

CDC Services & Resources