Careers / Employment


  • Career Services
    Campus Life 220
    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
  • Counseling and Student Development
    Campus Life 200
    Services: Computer-assisted career guidance and information system, career counseling, career workshop, learning and students' skills assistance, programming, consultation, training, and assessment
    Eligibility: NIU student, faculty, and staff
  • NIU Student Employment
    Swen Parson 245
    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


  • Illinois Department of Employment Security
    1701 E. Lincoln Highway
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    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
  • DeKalb ORS Office (DHS Rehabilitation Services)
    1330 Oakwood Dr.
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    Phone: 815-758-2471
    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
  • North Central Illinois Workforce Investment Council
    Julie Nichols
    Career Education Associates of North Central Illinois
    4151 Samuelson Road
    Rockford, IL 61109-3272
    815-874-3000 ext. 2101 (phone)
    815-874-5907 (fax)
  • Valley ETC Partnership
    Daniel Ensalaco
    ETC Coordinator
    Waubonsee Community College
    Route 47 at Waubonsee Drive
    Sugar Grove, IL 60554
    630-466-7900 ext. 2953
    630-466-9133 (fax)