Career Services

At Career Services, we provide personalized guidance for every step of your college journey.

We'll help you explore majors and jobs that fit your goals and interests. We'll help build your professional skills and networks, so you're preparing for the workplace as you learn in the classroom. We'll give you plenty of support when it's time to search for a job, too.

We also know the power of connection. In addition to connecting you to jobs and graduate schools, we partner with employers, vendors and faculty and staff to give you the most effective career preparation possible.


Career Counseling

Meet with a counselor for guidance toward the major and/or career that's right for you.

Look through our menu of student services.

Job Reporting

Tell us about your new job/internship to help us track all the awesome things Huskies do.

Register your employment.

Career Fairs

Attend a job/internship fair to connect with employers looking for NIU students.

Learn about Career Fairs.

Resources

We have tools and information to guide you to success, wherever you are on your path.

Help yourself to resources.

Partnerships

By partnering with employers, faculty and others, we build mutually beneficial networks.

Partner with us.

Job Search

Use our online system to search for jobs and internships, post your resume and more.

Check out Huskies Get Hired

Contact Us

Career Services
Peters Campus Life Building 220
815-753-1642
CareerServices@niu.edu

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Spring 2024 Drop-in Hours

Tuesday: 9:30 a.m.–4:15 p.m.
Thursday: 9:30–11:45 a.m.,
2:30–4:15 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m.–2:15 p.m.

  • Resume and cover letter reviews
  • Elevator pitch guidance
  • Guided tours of Huskies Get Hired

No appointment necessary for 15-minute drop-in services. First come, first served. Bring a printed copy of your resume or cover letter for your review.

Appointments and Consultations

If you're a current student, you can schedule an appointment via Navigate. If you're alumni or faculty/staff, please complete this form and we will get back to you promptly.

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