As an alum business owner, entrepreneur, supervisor, or individual hiring employees, nothing is more satisfying that recruiting a Redbird. That’s why Career Services is pleased to introduce alumni to Engage, Career Services’ new partner engagement program. 

By becoming a member of Engage, you’ll enjoy a number of outstanding perks. You’ll not only attract outstanding talent to your organization, but you’ll also have many opportunities to interact and connect with Illinois State students. Best of all, with the wide variety of benefits, you’ll be able to customize your level of involvement to the specific needs of your organization. Here are a few of the benefits you may enjoy.


Exclusive package

Branding benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Strategic promotion of on-campus recruiting events
  • Recognition at all Career Services events
  • Special promotion of your open positions, career fair participation, and informational sessions
  • Participation in social media takeovers

Consultation benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Conversations with related industry/career cluster career advisors
  • Consultation on branding opportunities with marketing and communication experts 
  • Assistance with your equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives

Career fair and program benefits include, but are not limited to: 

  • Priority scheduling for your on-campus programs and events
  • Complimentary registration for two Career Services career fairs per year
  • Priority access to Cultural Career Network programs and equity, diversity and inclusion events
  • Membership to the Career Services Employer Advisory Board (EAB), including invitations to all EAB events
  • Complimentary on-campus parking (restrictions may apply)
  • Strategic opportunities to connect with Redbird students, faculty, and staff
  • Priority use of Career Services facility (remote workspace, small employer events, etc.)
  • Table presence in the Bone Student Center’s high traffic spaces to connect with students (maximum of three times per semester)
  • Use of Career Services huddle rooms for interviews during career fairs and the day after the event

Branding package benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Display of your branding or other materials on Career Services digital displays in the Bone Student Center for one week
  • Targeted branding and communication on social media and other mediums for one week
  • Participation as Employer in Residence stationed in the Career Resource Hub for a day, includes respective promotion
  • Strategic promotion of on-campus recruiting events  

Recruiting package include, but are not limited to:

  • Sponsorship of break tables in Career Services during mid-terms and final exams once per semester
  • Priority participation in Career Services programs and events

Get started

Connect with outstanding Redbird talent by joining Engage, Career Services Partner Engagement Program. For more information and to customize your plan, contact Natalie R. Alexander at (309) 438-2200.