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Career Services

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Career Boot Camp
Students networked with successful alumni, attended several breakout sessions and gained skills needed to be successful at the 9th annual Career Boot Camp.
Dress for Success!
Students learned how to make the RIGHT first impression at the Dress for Success! workshop.
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Our Assistant Director of Career Services & Employer Relations, Allison Frees-Williams recently traveled to St. Louis to meet with branding and marketing agency AtomicDust and learn about available jobs and internships.
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Students toured offices of Golin Harris,learned about PR industry & even networked with successful EIU alums!
Campus Outreach
Bobbi Kingery, Master Career Counselor speaks with students & parents about professional development services for Freshmen at Admitted Student Days.
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Our new speed networking event provided students with the opportunity to connect with successful alumni.
Dining Etiquette
Students had the opportunity to network with area professionals and learn proper finesse skills at the Dining Etiquette Workshop
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Students networked with professionals (and alums!) at the Broadcast Industry Fair. Career Fairs are offered during the Fall and spring semesters.


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EIU Career Outcomes (employed full time or attending graduate school) exceeds the national average by 7.9%.  Our outcomes exceed the national average for medium sized universities by 7.5% and large sized universities by 15.2%.  Learn more about our outcomes and how early and continued career development can play a key role HERE

Upcoming Events

  • Dine, Dress & Drink Workshop, Tuesday, October 25.  Learn how to look and act like a pro to employers in this interactive workshop. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Learn more & RSVP HERE!  

  • Connect with schools throughout IL and beyond at the FALL EDUCATION JOB FAIR Wednesday, November 2.  Learn more & get ready HERE!  




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