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Career Development Center University of Illinois Springfield

Student Services

Most services are generally available by scheduling a Career Counseling appointment in advance (on-campus, online, phone).

*Critiquing services are offered through Fast Pass 30 minute advising appointments.

Student Services

Student Resources

Student Events


Student Services


Majors & Careers

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Get Knowledge Through Observation

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Internship & Job Preparation

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Resumes & Cover Letters

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Graduate & Professional School Prep

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Student Resources


Internship & Job Listings

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Scholarship & Fellowship Listings

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Exclusive Online Resources & Tools

  • UIS CareerConnect – Resources tab/Career Explorer tab (Department of Labor info)
  • Going Global – Country specific USA and international tips, advice, H1V employers and more
  • Optimal Resume – Create a resume and cover letter, practice interviewing, track your skills and more
  • Focus – Career assessments and occupation/industry information
  • CareerSpots – Brief job search videos
  • GOALS Program – Assists with step by step instructions to develop a career strategy; includes online resources
  • Major/Career & Job Search Guides – (What Can You Do With A Degree In, Resume & Interviewing Guides, 4 Year Career Timeline)

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College/Grad School Online Test Prep

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Connect with Professionals

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Computer Lab & Career Library

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Career Course

  • Academic & Career Development, UNI 205-ECCE
    Course is designed to build knowledge and skills relative to career development and exploration (Fulfills UIS Engaged Citizenship Common Experience requirement in area of Engagement Experience)

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Student Events


On-Campus Recruitment

  • On-Campus Interviews – Sign-up in UIS CareerConnect, On-Campus Interviews tab
  • Information Session, Information Tables – RSVP in UIS CareerConnect, Events tab
  • Resume Books – Upload your resume in UIS CareerConnect, My Documents tab, increases visibility to recruiters (Tip: Check box providing permission for employers to view your resume)

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Career Seminars & Webinars

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Career Immersions

  • Career Field Trips – Connect students with companies and organizations in the employer’s real-world work setting

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Job & Career Fairs

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Special Events

  • Sample of Past Events - Various events are offered annually to engage students in career development activities

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