The Career Development Center provides resources for career preparation and advancement for the Northeastern Illinois University Community. The Career Development Center aims to guide individuals with all phases of their career development when transitioning from college to career. We engage and empower the community through career exploration and job preparation to be successful leaders in a global world.
The Career Development Center will be a leader in providing career development strategies for lifelong employability and advancement in a global world. We aspire to provide innovative services leading to lifelong personal and career success.
The Career Development Center assists Northeastern Illinois University students and alumni in developing appropriate major and career options through individual appointments, assessments, job fairs, workshops, and many other on and off campus events.
We offer drop-in resume critiques Mondays and Wednesdays from 1-3pm. At all other times, appointments are required. Please call (773) 442-4680 to schedule an appointment.
Fall and Spring Semesters
Monday - Wednesday: 8:30 a.m - 7:00 p.m; Thursday and Friday: 8:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m
Monday and Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m; Wednesday - Friday: 8:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m
To schedule an appointment to meet with a member of our staff, please call (773) 442-4680, or visit B-119 during our office hours listed above.
Resume Critique Drop-In Hours
Mondays and Wednesdays: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (No appointment necessary during these hours).
Students and alumni may have their resume and/or cover letter critiqued by a career advisor at no cost. During the above drop-in hours, you will receive a brief, 15-minute critique of your resume. More in-depth resume critiques may be scheduled by appointment. To schedule an appointment, call (773-442-4680) or visit the office during regular office hours (Bldg. B, room 119).
Resume Drop Box
Can't make it in during resume critique hours? You can always send your resume to our resume dropbox email address at firstname.lastname@example.org Please allow five business days to recieve a feedback from one of our career coordinators. If you need immediate assistance, you are advised to come in during resume critique hours or make an appointment.
If you need help getting started, please review our Resume Writing Guides for writing objective statements, describing employment experiences, and view sample resumes and cover letters that are available under the Finding a Job/Internship - Students and Alumni tab.
Meet our Staff
Dr. Elaine Blair, Ph.D., Director of the Career Development Center
Nancy Inkertsiah, Coordinator for Career Services/Career Advisor
Lisa Tucker, Coordinator for Career Services/Career Advisor
Tim McMahon, Coordinator for Career Services/Employer Relations
Daniel Gillespie, Office Support
Brian Cordero, Student Career Specialist
Joanna Rivera, Student Career Specialist
Marko Vasic, Student Career Specialist
To schedule an appointment to meet with a member of our staff, please call (773) 442-4680.