Welcome to the Career Development Center! We assist 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.

Help making important decisions about your major, career, job search or graduate studies.

The Career Development Center is dedicated to supporting the career needs of all Northeastern students and alumni. Wherever you are in your career, we have the resources to help you reach your professional goals.

We encourage you to call us, visit us, come to our programs, and meet with our experienced staff of career counselors, internship, and job search specialists.

Please use the menu on the left to explore our services and resources, including:

In addition, we offer a number of workshops, job fairs and other recruitment events to help prepare you for your job search.

Again, come to our office early and often. We are here to help you with your career development needs.

Paid Internships

Did you know that paid internships are available for junior and senior Northeastern students? Find out more

Upcoming Events:

Senior Intensive Week

Preparation for seniors transitioning into the workforce
March 24-27, 2014
3:00 - 4:00 pm

• Mon. 3/24: Resume Development - Is Your Resume your Story? (LWH 1001)
• Tues. 3/25: Interviewing with a Purpose (LWH 1002)
• Wed. 3/26: Job Search Strategies - Rise Above! (LWH 1001)
• Thurs. 3/27: First Impressions - Dress for Success/Professionalism (LWH 1001)

No registration required. For more information, contact the Career Development Center at 773-442-4680 or ocs@neiu.edu.

Spring 2014 Job Fair

April 8, 2014 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Alumni Hall

Employers from various industries are recruiting for all majors. This event is open to everyone.

Jobseekers: Free event--No need to register! Please dress professionally and bring copies of your resume. Hand in a copy of your resume at the event to gain entry.

Employers: Register online.

For more information and a list of participating employers (available starting March 12), click here.

View all upcoming job fairs, workshops and events.

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Fall and Spring Semester Hours:

Monday through Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday and Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
While classes are in session.

Semester Break and Summer Semester Hours:

Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The university will be closed for holiday break December 20-Jan. 1.

Current Resume Critique Drop-In Hours

Mondays and Wednesdays: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Drop in Monday or Wednesday between 1:00 and 3:00 pm for a quick resume or cover letter critique. Critiques will be limited to 10-15 minutes maximum. If you find you need more help, please make an appointment with a career advisor.

To schedule an appointment to meet with a career advisor, please call (773) 442-4680 or visit us in B-119 during the office hours listed above.