The Illinois State Career Center invites alumni and students to participate in Career Week, September 17–23. This special week includes a series of workshops and resume critiques conducted by employers from a variety of industries to prepare alumni in pursuit of a full-time job.

Career Week events are held on campus in the Career Center, room 185 of the Student Services Building. Workshop sessions will be videotaped and shared on the University YouTube channel ( when available.

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Career Week schedule of events

Friday, September 17

  • Noon–1 p.m.—Intern Yourself into a Career
    Presented by Career Center staff and student interns
  • 1–4 p.m.—Employer Resume Critiques
    Participating employers include Target, Sherwin-Williams, State Farm Insurance Companies, Caterpillar, COUNTRY Financial, and College Pro

Monday, September 20

  • 4–4:45 p.m.—10 Ways to Get Your Resume and Cover Letter Ignored
    Presented by Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • 4:45–6 p.m.—Last Minute Resume Critiques

Tuesday, September 21

  • 4–4:45 p.m.—Self-Marketing: Building Your Personal Brand
    Presented by COUNTRY Financial
  • 4:45–6 p.m.—Last Minute Resume Critiques

Wednesday, September 22

  • 4–4:45 p.m.—Where’s My Job? Job Search Strategies in a Tough Economy
    Presented by Caterpillar Inc.
  • 4:45–6  p.m.—Last Minute Resume Critiques

Thursday, September 23

  • 4–4:45 p.m.—Removing Doubt in an Interview
    Presented by Eric Hoss, State Farm Insurance Companies
  • 4:45–6 p.m.—Last Minute Resume Critiques
    Alumni are also invited to participate in the upcoming Job Fairs:

Friday, September 24

  • Noon–3 p.m.—Fall Internship Fair at the Bone Student Center

Wednesday, October 6

  • 10 a.m.–3 p.m.—Fall Job and Internship Fair at Redbird Arena

Thursday, November 4

  • 10 a.m.–2 p.m.—Fall Educators’ Job Fair at the Bone Student Center