FOCUS 2 (Career guidance system that can help you with academic and career decision-making).
Major Weblinks - Career sites related to specific majors & general interest sites for job seekers
Career Services Guide (pdf) This 32-page guide contains extensive job search information relevant to all majors. Sample Items: a four-year plan for selecting and preparing a career, a list of action words to use on your résumé, first impressions and interview manners, difference between a behavioral vs. traditional interview, interview attire, questions you should be prepared to answer, and much more.
Find Internships & Jobs
You've seen other web-based job sites; this one is specific to NIU!
Find out when employers are coming to the campus by using Campus Recruiting Time Table for the Fall and Spring
Career Counseling at NIU
Professional counselors assist students and alumni with all aspects of the job search: establishing a career plan, preparing a résumé, identifying potential employers, and a variety of other career-related concerns. Mock interviews can also be scheduled to help in your preparation.
Counseling students in self-exploration
Assistance in exploring career options
Counseling on how to overcome career obstacles
Help finding and preparing for an experiential learning experience
Support and intervention, as needed, during the experience
Provide opportunities for students to reflect upon the experience
Plans For After Graduation
Assistance preparing for and finding full-time employment
Guidance on the development of entrepreneurial opportunities