Drop-In Services

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Convenient drop-in services (no appointment needed) are available for NIU students. Services are provided by our friendly career peer advisors and graduate career advisors, who are fellow Huskies trained to provide the career expertise you need.

Get personalized career planning recommendations by stopping by for a 30-minute career check-up.

Want to learn how to access over 1,000 internship and job postings available through the Huskies Get Hired (HGH) system? We'll help you set up your HGH account, search for internships and job postings, create saved searches, and use HGH to identify the top employers you'd like to meet at upcoming career fairs.

Our staff can review your resumes and cover letters and make suggestions for improvement.

Develop your interview skills by working with our drop-in services staff to answer practice questions. Also, we'll help you rehearse the introductions you'll use when meeting employers at career fairs.

Getting started with LinkedIn? We can help you set up your LinkedIn profile. After you've mastered the basics, sign up for our advanced workshop (LinkedIn—Beyond the Profile) to learn how to gather alumni and company data from LinkedIn that will take your networking skills to the next level.

Drop-In Career Services

Location and Hours

Campus Life Building, Room 220
Monday - Friday
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Summer Hours:

Limited drop-in services (resume reviews and Huskies Get Hired assistance) are available most Mondays-Fridays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. when the university is open.  For all other services, call 815-753-1642 to schedule an individual appointment during the summer months.  

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