The staff of NIU’s Career Services specializes and is experienced in helping NIU students and recent NIU graduates (from the past five years) prepare for and make the transition to careers and graduate or professional school. 

Limited offering of services is available to NIU alumni in more advanced stages of their careers.


Has it been more than five years since your NIU graduation?

  • We encourage you to browse the online resources listed below.
  • You also may complete our Alumni Intake Form to request a brief telephone consultation about your career development needs.

General Job Search Resources


Perfect Interview
Use Perfect Interview™ to enhance your job interviewing skills and develop an edge over the competition. Perfect Interview™ creates a compelling and realistic "simulated interview" experience where you are asked challenging questions and must respond, just as you would in a real job interview.

Alumni Career Assistance
Request Form

Educator Resources

Job Placement Reporting