Career Office Directory

We look forward to helping you connect with Illinois student talent.

Career Services Offices

Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

Contact

Primary Contact for Employers: Jean Drasgow – Director of ACES Career Services jdrasgow@illinois.edu

217-333-0981

1101 S. Goodwin Ave. 115 ACES Library Urbana, IL 61801

http://careerservices.aces.illinois.edu/

 

Description of Services

The ACES Career Services Office serves current undergraduate and graduate students from the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES). We also provide limited additional service for our alumni population. Our goal is to facilitate the employer/student match. Some of the ways we achieve our goal is by hosting the annual ACES + LAS Career Fair, on-campus interviews, and other student professional development events. We work with you to find the majors that foster the talent you need.

Applied Health Sciences

Contact

Primary Contact for Employers: Charles Stephens, Director of Career Services careers@ahs.illinois.edu

217-244-2330

123B Huff Hall, MC 586, 1206 South 4th Street, Champaign, IL 61820

https://ahs.illinois.edu/undergrad-mission

 

Description of Services

Applied Health Sciences Career Services works with employer partners seeking to recruit undergraduate and alumni talent affiliated with the College of Applied Health Sciences fields of study including; Kinesiology and Community Health, Interdisciplinary Health, Speech and Hearing Sciences, and Recreation, Sports, and Tourism. We look forward to collaborating with you to develop tailored recruitment activity plans to facilitate the employer/job seeker matching process.

Gies Business Career Services

Contact

Primary Contact for Employers: Sabrina Scott – Corporate Engagement

217-333-2840

515 East Gregory Drive, 1033 BIF, Champaign, IL 61820

https://giesbusiness.illinois.edu/experience/career-services

 

Description of Services

Career Services in Gies College of Business provides customized services to employers seeking undergraduate, specialized masters, and MBA students studying Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Management, Operations Management, and Supply Chain Management. Our team will work with you to plan the appropriate recruiting activities, such as career fair participation, interviews, job postings, workshops, forums, and other career and professional development activities to meet your targeted student population.

Chemical Sciences Career Services

Contact

Primary Contact for Employers: Patricia Simpson – Director

217-333-1051

105 Noyes Lab, Box D-4, MC-712 505 S. Mathews Ave. Urbana, IL 61801

http://careers.scs.illinois.edu/

 

Description of Services

We are the primary office to connect you with undergraduate and graduate students and alumni as well as post-doctoral scholars from the departments of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Chemistry.  Our goal is to facilitate and support connections between employers and our job seekers through on-campus interviewing, informational sessions and tech talks, informal lunches and networking with student organizations, career fairs, our Career Partner program, and much more.  Contact us today to learn more about connecting with our outstanding Chemical Engineering and Chemistry job seekers!

Department of Statistics Career Services

Contact

Primary Contact for Employers: Darren Glosemeyer & Andrea Franklin

Career Services: Stat-Careers@illinois.edu

217-300-2142

https://stat.illinois.edu/academics/careers-statistics

 

Description of Services

The Department of Statistics Career Services team serves current undergraduate and graduate students in Statistics. Our team also serves our recently graduated alumni. We join forces with Mathematics to host a departmental career fair in both the fall & spring semesters known as the Statistics and Mathematics Career Forum.  This specialized recruiting event is for employers seeking students with backgrounds such as: statistics, mathematics,  data analytics, data science, machine learning for high dimensional data analysis, computational statistics etc.

For more information about the Department of Statistics visit: https://stat.illinois.edu/system/files/2020-05/Department%20of%20Statistics.pdf

 

Disability Resources & Educational Services

Contact

Primary Contact for Employers: Lindsay Haitz, Career Services Specialist, Associate Certified Coach, Licensed Professional Counselor

217-300-7226

1207 South Oak Street, Suite 121, Champaign, IL 61820

https://www.disability.illinois.edu/academic-support/career-supports

 

Description of Services

The career services provided by DRES (Disability Resources & Educational Services) are for students registered with a visible and/or invisible disability, with limited additional service for our alumni.  Our goal is to provide employers with easy access to some of the highest-quality students to diversify their workforce. In addition, we provide students with career readiness trainings, career advice, and access to employment, and job postings.  We want to work with you to match each student’s unique portfolio of skills to the needs of each potential employer.

Engineering Career Services

Contact

Primary Contact for Employers: Amy Fruehling – Director, Engineering Career Services

afruehli@illinois.edu

217-333-1960

1304 W. Springfield Avenue, 3270 Digital Computer Lab, MC 270, Urbana, IL 61801

https://ecs.engineering.illinois.edu/for_employers/

 

Description of Services

Engineering Career Services (ECS) creates meaningful interactions between employers and students through recruiting activities such as on-campus interviews, job postings, career fairs, networking events, and workshops. We serve over 13,000 students in engineering, computer science and physics by providing the career education, coaching, and resources that prepare them to hit the ground running upon graduation. Let ECS be your partner in connecting with one of the largest and most exemplary pools of STEM talent in the world!

Fine and Applied Arts Career Services

Contact

Primary Contact for Employers: Julie Rundell – Assistant Director for Career Services

jrundell@illinois.edu

217-300-6244

108 E. Lorado Taft Drive 110 Architecture Building, MC-622, Champaign, IL 61820

https://faa.illinois.edu/current-students/career-services/employers

 

Description of Services

Fine and Applied Arts Career Services connects employers with undergraduate and graduate students from Architecture, Art + Design, Dance, Landscape Architecture, Music, Theatre, and Urban + Regional Planning.  Our portfolio reviews and showcases occur each spring, but we invite employers to visit campus to meet with students and faculty year-round.  Recruiters are invited to post student, entry-level, and alumni opportunities through Handshake @ Illinois and to contact the FAA Career Services Office to arrange visits.

Graduate College Career Development Office

Contact

Primary Contact for Employers: Mike Firmand – Assistant Director for Employer Engagement

mfirmand@illinois.edu

217-300-7261

Coble Hall, 2nd floor 801 South Wright Street, MC-322, Champaign, IL 61820

http://www.grad.illinois.edu/careerdevelopment/

 

Description of Services

The Graduate College Career Development Office helps employers find the expertise they need across all master’s and doctoral programs on the Urbana-Champaign campus. We provide a central location for recruiting from a diverse pool of advanced-degree level candidates and help employers identify talented students from a broad range of majors. We offer assistance to employers in a variety of ways from promoting job openings in our GradCAREERS newsletter to coordinating unique on and off campus events to interact with students. We invite you to consider how our accomplished and distinct graduate and postdoctoral scholars can help advance and grow your organization.

Humanities Professional Resource Center

Contact

Primary Contact for Employers: Kirstin Wilcox. Director
kwilcox@illinois.edu
217-300-4305
105 Gregory Hall, 810 S. Wright St., Urbana, IL 61801

https://humanitiesprc.web.illinois.edu/

 

Description of Services

The Humanities Professional Resource Center helps employers find excellent communicators who are comfortable with uncertainty, good at working with complex information, and intellectually curious. Many of the students we work with are multilingual; others thrive at the intersection of quantitative and qualitative analysis. We assist employers by coordinating informational events, promoting job opportunities, and educating students about the connections between their humanities skills and current employer needs. We can work with you to connect you to the talent you need.

Information Sciences

Contact

Primary Contact for Employers: Michele Plante, Assistant Director for Employer Relations

mplante@illinois.edu
501 E. Daniel Street, Room 103, Champaign, IL

https://ischool.illinois.edu/engage/hire-intern-or-full-time-employee

 

Description of Services

The iSchool at Illinois focuses on the intersection of information, technology, and people and concentrates on all stages of the information lifecycle from developing strategies for data collection and management to describing data; analyzing data with ML, NLP and deep learning technologies; storytelling with data; and archiving information. We are proud to have hosted the top-ranked Library Science program in the nation for 20+ years. Our employer relations staff is here to help you develop your brand and talent pipeline strategies. Please get in touch to learn about our TechTalk opportunities, career fairs, consulting projects, internships, practicum, and the Professional Mentor Program.

Student Demographics and Engagement Opportunities

Labor and Employment Relations

Contact

Primary Contact for Employers: Jason Boys – Associate Director, Career and Student Services

jboys@illinois.edu

217-265-9006

504 East Armory Avenue, MC-504 Champaign, IL 61820

https://ler.illinois.edu/employers/recruiting/

 

Description of Services

The interviewing and recruiting services provided by the LER Career Services Office are for the benefit of currently enrolled LER students, with limited additional service for our alumni population.  Our goal is to provide employers with easy access to some of the highest-quality HR students and alumni in the country. In addition, we provide candidates with comprehensive career advice, strategies, and access to employment, and to provide alumni continuing contact with up-to-date networking and job postings.  We want to work with you to match each student’s unique portfolio of skills to the needs of each potential employer.

Law Career Planning and Professional Development

Contact

Primary Contact for Employers: Greg Miarecki – Executive Assistant Dean for Career Planning and Professional Development

miarecki@illinois.edu

312-342-0129

 504 E. Pennsylvania Avenue Champaign, IL 61820

http://www.law.illinois.edu/career-services/

 

 

Description of Services

Illinois Law’s Office of Career Planning and Professional Development strives to provide outstanding services to students, alumni, and employers. Our professional staff, located in Chicago and Champaign, consists entirely of lawyers with extensive practice experience at top law firms, government agencies, and in-house legal departments. Using their experience and judgment, our team works to prepare our students to realize their professional ambitions and help employers find excellent matches for their hiring needs.

Liberal Arts and Sciences Life + Career Design Lab

Contact

Primary Contact for Employers: las-lifecareerdesign@illinois.edu 

Phone: (217) 333-1705
Address: 2040 Lincoln Hall
702 S Wright St, MC-448
Urbana, IL 61801

https://las.illinois.edu/lifecareerdesign/lab

Description of Services

The LAS Life + Career Design Lab is a one-stop shop where students in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences can explore their interests and questions on majors, career preparation, study abroad, undergraduate research and other life-designing and life-shaping activities. Employers and alumni can connect with the Lab to explore ways to support student professional development, attend a career fair or host a workshop, and find the target student audience across our diverse college. 

Media Career Services

Contact

Primary Contact for Employers: 

media-careerservices@illinois.edu

217-244-4329

18 Gregory Hall, MC-477 810 S. Wright St. Urbana, IL 61801

https://media.illinois.edu/about-us/MCSwelcome

 

Description of Services

Media Career Services serves students, both undergraduate and graduate, enrolled in the College of Media. Our mission is to advise and aid students in their career and professional development and assist in leveraging academic education, experiential learning, and extracurricular involvement to best prepare students for life beyond college. To achieve our goal, we work closely with faculty, staff, alumni, and employers to provide knowledge and experience to students as we all have a common goal of preparing students to be successful professionals.

The Career Center

Contact

Primary Contact for Employers: Samantha Potempa, Senior Assistant Director for Employer Relations and Career Connections

shpotemp@illinois.edu

217-333-0820

715 S. Wright St., MC-383 Champaign, IL 61820

https://www.careercenter.illinois.edu/employers-and-admissions-representatives

 

Description of Services

The Career Center can help employers identify their ideal target population, recruit top talent, build their campus brand, and contribute to the professional development of students through career-related presentations and events. The Career Center specifically meets the needs of employers whose recruiting footprint spans the campus.