Finding a Job/Internship - Students and Alumni

Internship Opportunities

Internships offer the opportunity for junior and senior level students to explore a certain career field as well as offer practical experience in a career related area. An internship experience will enhance any resume and give the student a distinct advantage in his or her job search.

Career Development assists students in finding internship positions. Over 500 internships are listed with the Career Development Center each year by employers in Illinois and from across the United States. Internships may be paid, on a volunteer basis, or for academic credit. Most internships are for undergraduate students.

You can search for internships on CCN, our online job board. Click "Student" to log in or create an account.

The Illinois Cooperative Work Study Program is a grant awarded to Northeastern and administered by the Career Development Center. All internships are off-campus at employer sites, and the rate of pay is $10.00/hour.

Internships are available to students in a variety of majors. Some examples include: Startup/Small Business, Development Assistant, Marketing Associate, Residential Trainer, Graphics, and Human Resources Intern.

To apply:

  • Visit www.collegecentral.com/neiu
  • Click Student to log in or create an account
  • Upload your current resume
  • Search for internships that list the employer as: Illinois Coop Internships/NEIU
  • Follow the application instructions closely.

For more information on available internship opportunities, click here or contact us at career-services@neiu.edu.


LinkedIn Group - Job Posting & Networking

Career Development maintains the Northeastern Illinois Career Services group on LinkedIn. (Find more information by clicking here.) Through this group, you can also join an Education specific sub-group, as well as subscribe to daily or weekly messages regarding group discussions and job postings. Discussions concerning immediate job and internship openings, upcoming job fairs, useful web site links and related topics, as well as networking conversations occur daily in this group. In order to join the group, you must join LinkedIn. LinkedIn is free to join and easy to use. If you have questions about LinkedIn, please contact our office at (773) 442-4680.

To register, simply create a LinkedIn account and then search for the "Northeastern Illinois Career Services" group on LinkedIn, click on the group, and then click "Join."