Huskies Get Hired



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About Huskies Get Hired

Huskies Get Hired, sometimes referred to as HGH, connects students who are seeking internships and jobs with employers who have open positions, including on-campus student employment. Huskies Get Hired has additional functions that help students, employers (on and off campus) and NIU faculty/staff.

All students are assigned Huskies Get Hired accounts, free of charge, during their first semester at NIU. Alumni can continue to use Huskies Get Hired after graduation.

Because Huskies Get Hired has so many features, it can take practice to use the system effectively. All users are encouraged to visit Career Services or call 815-753-1641 for assistance with Huskies Get Hired.

Current Students

  1. Go to Huskies Get Hired
  2. Select Student/Alumni
    • Username: Enter your Z-ID
    • Password: Enter your My NIU password
Note: When you change your My NIU password, your Huskies Get Hired password will also change. You cannot change your My NIU password through Huskies Get Hired.

Alumni (2001-present)

  1. Go to Huskies Get Hired
  2. Select Student/Alumni
    • Username: Enter the Z-ID number you had while a student
    • Password: As an alum, your password is no longer associated with your MyNIU account.  You may click on the Forgot My Password link on the student/alumni login page to reset your password.  If you have problems resetting your password, please send an email to to request assistance. 
Note: The NIU Service Desk cannot reset your password.

Alumni (prior to 2001)

Please email or call 815-753-1642 to establish your Huskies Get Hired account.

Note: The NIU Service Desk does not create accounts nor reset passwords for this system.

Students can begin using the following Huskes Get Hired features by logging in:

  • Search and apply for hundreds of internships and part-time and full-time jobs, including on-campus student employment
  • Upload multiple resumes, cover letters and unofficial transcripts into a personal document repository
  • Schedule on-campus interviews
  • Publish resumes in a “resume book” so that employers can view your qualifications
  • Get labor market outlook information through the “Career Explorer” feature
  • Use the “Career Advice” feature to link to information from the National Association of Colleges & Employers about resumes, interviews, the job market, salaries and job search strategies

Employers can request free access to the Huskies Get Hired system. Employers can use Huskies Get Hired to:

  • Post jobs and internships; postings are archived for your future use
  • View candidates’ application materials online and invite candidates to interview
  • Set up on-campus interviewing schedules
  • Register for career fairs
  • Browse published resumes to invite applicants to apply for your positions
  • Request to schedule campus information sessions

Faculty, staff, and instructors at NIU are invited to request free Huskies Get Hired accounts. Using these accounts, faculty/staff can:

  • Search for internship/job postings
  • Flag recommended postings and send your suggestions to students
  • Use the “Career Explorer” feature to access labor market information
  • Learn about upcoming career events and information sessions
Note: If you are an NIU faculty/staff member looking to hire a student for on-campus employment, please establish an account as an employer

Accessibility Mode is provided and recommended for users of assistive technologies. Functionality and content is equivalent, but some interface elements will be formatted differently for optimal compatibility. You can turn on the "Accessibility Mode" in Huskies Get Hired either before or after logging in.

  • Before logging in: 
    • Click the three-circles icon located to right of the logo in the Huskies Get Hired banner.
    • In the drop-down menu, the current status for accessibility mode will be displayed. Click on "Accessibility Mode: Off" to switch it from off to on.

  • After logging in:
    • Click on your name, which is displayed to the right of the "Search" box.
    • In the drop-down menu, click on "Accessibility Mode: Off" to switch it from off to on. 

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