January 16, 2024 - May 11, 2024


All services are located at 715 S. Wright St., unless otherwise noted

1:1 Appointments
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Mon. - Fri.

Career Drop-in Advising
11 a.m. - 2:45 p.m., Mon. - Fri.

Document Reviews (Drop-in and Online)
Resumes, Cover Letters, and LinkedIn Profiles
2 - 4:15 p.m., Mon. - Fri. 
(Please bring a printed copy of your resume/cover letter)

Personal Statements reviewed online


Pre-Health Drop-in 
Virtual: 6 - 7:30 p.m., Mon.
In Person: 3 - 4:45 p.m., Wed. and Thurs.

Peace Corps Drop-in
3 - 4:45 p.m., Tue. and Thurs.

Mock Interview
(By appointment only)
616 E. Green St., Suite 213 (above McDonalds)
9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Mon. - Thurs. 
1 - 4 p.m., Fri. 

Professional Portrait Lab 
Illini Union, Room 335
1:15 - 3:15 p.m., Wed. 
12:30 - 1:30 p.m., Thurs.
Closed March 9 - 17 for Spring Break


Our Mission
We coach and support Illinois students, while connecting them to opportunities, as they make career decisions and learn lifelong career management skills.

We exist to empower career choice and action.
February 29, 2024 | 12 – 3 p .m.

Education Professionals' Career Fair


Take the leap into the future and join us at the Education Professionals’ Career Fair on February 29, 2024 (Leap Day!), from 12 – 3 p.m. at the I Hotel and Conference Center (1900 S. First St).

Students across all majors and class levels interested in the wide range of possibilities in the ever-changing education field are welcome! Connect and engage with 100+ employers, including schools from Central Illinois, the Chicago metropolitan area, and even nationally.

Registration is encouraged but not required. For a full list of schools and to register, visit Handshake.

Free transportation between the Education Building, 1310 S. Sixth St. and the I Hotel will be provided.

For more information, please contact Nikki Mercer, at jny@illinois.edu.

March 27, 2024 | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Illini Internship and Career Fair 2024


Unlock your future and join us at the Illini Career and Internship Fair 2024. Explore a vast array of career and internship opportunities at 110+ of the nation’s leading employers.

March 27, 2024  |  11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Illini Union
Illini Rooms A, B, C, South Lounge and Pine Lounge

Open to Illinois students of all majors and class levels, this event promises to connect you with recruiters who are eager to engage with talent like you! Registration is encouraged but not required. Visit Handshake to learn more, see a list of participating employers, and to register.

On the day of the fair, you can stop at the Career Coaching Corner (Room 104 of the Illini Union) for  last-minute advice. Our expert career coaches will be available to assist you with any questions you may have as you navigate your career fair experience.

Featured Service: Professional Portrait Lab


Professional Portrait Lab: Free Student Professional Headshots
brought to you by The Career Center and the Illini Union

Illini Union Room 335 (3rd floor, northside of the building, door is next to the vending machines)

Spring Semester: January 17 – May 2, 2024

Every Wednesday | 1:15 – 3:15 p.m. & Thursday | 12:30 -1:30 p.m.

A great headshot ensures you’re making the best impression possible. The Career Center and Illini Union are excited to announce the Professional Portrait Lab, free student professional digital headshots that you can use on LinkedIn, websites, directories, etc.

For questions or more information, visit the Professional Portrait Lab website or contact Michael Warrell, Assistant Director, Marketing and Communications, The Career Center, at mwarrell@illinois.edu.