Career Readiness & Experiential Learning

The Office of Career Readiness & Experiential Learning prepares students to make informed and purposeful career choices throughout their lives. Students are encouraged to participate in a full schedule of events that complement their academic program, such as campus employment, career exploration, graduate school preparation, internships, international experience, research, and life skills development. Specific topics such as resum├ęs, job search and interview skills are covered one-on-one as well as in scheduled workshops. The office facilitates transportation for students to attend career and graduate school fairs in the fall and spring. Illinois College is a member of the College Career Consortium of Illinois and provides a multitude of opportunities for students in their job search.

Global Programming, Community-Engaged Learning and Experiential Learning programming are critical programmatic areas within Career Readiness & Experiential learning. Dedicated staff provide one-one-one support and lead programming efforts in these areas.