Campus & Community Resources

Careers / Employment

Campus

  • Career Services
    Campus Life 220
    815-753-1641
    email : careerservices@niu.edu
    Services: Helps students, graduates, and alumni find employment, write resume and prepare for interview, on-campus interviewing, vacancy listings, and bulletins, resume critiques, credential service, alumni referral service, job location and development program
    Eligibility: NIU student
  • NIU Student Employment
    Swen Parson 245
    815-753-1394
    Services: Student employment on-campus/work-study
    Eligibility: NIU student enrolled for at least 6 semester hours not required to take classes during the summer session

Community

  • Illinois Department of Employment Security
    1701 E. Lincoln Highway
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-756-4893
    Services: Placement services, interview appointment, job search services, testing programs for general aptitude and interest assessment, special services for: handicapped workers, youth, senior citizens, migrant workers, ex-offenders, and dislocated workers
  • Illinois Dept. of Human Services
    1629 Afton Rd.
    Sycamore, IL 60178
    815-895-8667 or
    800-753-1395
  • DeKalb ORS Office (DHS Rehabilitation Services)
    1629 Afton Rd.
    Sycamore, IL 60178
    Phone: 815-899-8280 
    TTY: 815-758-2471
    Fax: 815-758-6942

Surrounding Communities

  • Kishwaukee Education-to-Careers Partnership
    21193 Malta Rd. 
    Malta, IL  60150
    815-825-2086, ext. 519
  • Career Services Center
    Waubonsee Community College
    Route 47@waubonseeDrive
    Sugar Grove, IL 60554
    Student Center Room 103
    email: careerservices@waubonsee.edu