Career Services Alumni Support

You're a Huskie for life, and we'll be there for you after you graduate. All alumni are welcome to:

In addition, online career counseling services are available to you for three years after you graduate.

If you have any questions, please contact us via our contact form, by email ( or by phone (815-753-1642). 

Resume and Interview Assistance

Job Search Help

As a graduate of NIU, you have unlimited access to Huskies Get Hired, a job search database containing hundreds of postings. You can use it to apply for jobs and store your resume and other documents in a private account.

You can also use Huskies Get Hired to learn about the employers who plan to be at our career fairs, which you're welcome to attend.

Hire a Student

If you're aware of a current job/internship opening at your organization, consider filling it with a fellow Huskie. Learn how we partner with employers.

External Resources

  • Visit Focus 2 Career for free, self-guided career testing that can help you connect personal characteristics with career opportunities.
  • Access O*NET Online, a free website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor containing information on hundreds of occupations.
  • Learn how the NIU Alumni Association can help you build connections and expand your network.
  • Contact the community college in your area to learn about career resources available to residents.

Share Your Success

NIU students and alumni: Tell us about your job, internship or grad school enrollment

Contact Us

Career Services
Peters Campus Life Building 220

Hours of Operation

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

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