About Us

The Career Development Center assists Northeastern 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 walk-in career advising on Tuesdays between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, depending on advisor availability. Appointments are recommended. We also offer drop-in resume critiques Mondays and Wednesdays from 1-3 pm.

At all other times, appointments are required. Please call (773) 442-4680 to schedule an appointment.


Office Hours


Fall and Spring Semesters

Monday through Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Summer Semester

Tuesday and Wednesday:. 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday, Thursday and Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Appointment Scheduling

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).

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 on our Additional Resources page.


Staff

Dr. Elaine Blair
Director of Academic and Career Advising
(773) 442-4693
E-Blair@neiu.edu

Alan Jones
Career Advisor
(773) 442-4688 or ext. 4688
A-Jones13@neiu.edu

Janet Hotch
Career Advisor
(773) 442-5471 or ext. 5471
j-hotch@neiu.edu

Robin Wagner
Internship Coordinator
(773) 442-4681 or ext. 4681
R-Wagner@neiu.edu