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Spring 2015 Career Network Day/Job Fair

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

University Union - Grand Ballroom Map It!

Open to ALL students and ALL majors! Bring your Panther ID!

Meet and network with employers looking for YOU! All students and all majors are strongly encouraged to attend this one day event. Take advantage of this excellent opportunity to meet with recruiters face-to-face to explore careers, network and get the inside edge on full time jobs and internships. See participating employer list below.

CAREER WEEK February 9-18! 
Preparation workshops for help with all those important things like: resumes, interviewing, professional attire, how to find a job & MORE! Learn more & RSVP HERE




interviewiconOn-campus interviews begin 2/19/15!  
Many employers will be screening candidates at the job fair. 
Learn more & get ready HERE!

Participating Employers (as of 2/12/15).         View Floor Plan 

Employer Positions Available Geographic Areas Recruiting for Internships Available
A+ Roofing

Field Sales Representatives

Majors: *Business: Marketing, Sales, Advertising, Management, Administration, MBA, AET background interested in Sales

Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. No
ABW Sports

Entry level Sports Event Management

Illinois/ Wisconsin Yes

Accounting-Staff Accountant Development Program

Sales Associate

Majors: Marketing, Business, all

United States Yes
Ageatia Technology Consultancy Services Inc

Management -- Intern

Key Responsibilities

Full-cycle recruiting: source, screen, interview, debrief and close candidates for technical positions.
Source candidates for client requirements using various resources and tools. List job postings on job boards, social media
Have a thorough understanding of nature of job opening and explain it to the candidate during phone screen.
Phone screen candidates, coordinate candidate interviews with Client
Negotiate compensation and other employment issues
Perform professional reference and coordinate with background check agency.
Compose offer letters and negotiate compensation package with candidates to be hired. 
Assist in the administration of employee orientation/benefits
Develop candidate relationships to maintain a pipeline of qualified resources

Key Requirements

An understanding of IT terminology, roles, and positions is preferred
High degree of professionalism and ethics are a must
Outgoing and a positive, pleasant personality
Ability to work in a team environment

Majors: ALL

Illinois & Chicago Area Yes


Allendale Association

COMMUNITY-BASED THERAPIST (Lake Villa), CASE SPECIALIST (Waukegan, North Chicago), PART-TIME MENTOR (Lake Villa), SECRETARY (Lake Villa), SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER (Lake Villa), TEACHER AIDE (Lake Villa, North Chicago, Woodstock, Benet Lake/Bristol WI), YOUTH CARE WORKER AKA MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST (Lake Villa, North Chicago, Benet Lake/Bristol WI)

Majors: Psychology, Sociology, Special Education, not closed to just these majors, but open to others if candidates are interested in our agency.

Lake County, IL. Yes
Apollo Surgical Group

Surgical Consultant

Majors: Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Communications, Business, Biology, etc.

Effingham and Carbondale No

Summer Leadership
Full Time

Majors: Accounting

All BKD Locations Yes
Blain's Farm and Fleet

Retail Management Training Program
Retail Management Internships

Majors: ALL


Benefit Specialist; Client Ambassadors

Majors: Finance, Accounting, Insurance, Human Resources, Business Administration

Champaign, IL Yes
California Board of Equalization

Tax Auditor - Chicago District Office

Majors: Accounting

Camp Little Giant

Summer camp staff:
Summer Camp Counselors, Summer Head Counselor, Summer Activity Specialists, Summer Lifeguards, Summer Activity Coordinator, Summer camp nurses, Summer Camp Kitchen Cooks.

Majors: Recreation, Education, Special Education, Family Services, Art, Music, Nursing.

We are located in Southern Illinois amongst the Shawnee National Forest and Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge on Little Grassy Lake. Yes
Carle Foundation

Business Administration, Business Analysts, Claims, Clerical, Marketing, Compliance, Sales, Communications, Nursing, Pharmacy, Case Management, and Security.

Majors: Business, Business Administration, Healthcare, Science, Communications, Marketing and Design, Finance, Biology, Law Enforcement.

East Central Illinois No

Logistics and Information Technology Full time and Internships

Majors: MIS, Computer Science, and Technology

Midwest Yes
CCAR Industries

Weekend staff to work in small, 4 to 5 person group homes.

Majors: ALL majors.

Charleston No

Inside Sales - Account Manager

Majors: ALL majors.

Central East Alcoholism & Drug Council

Addictions Counselor, RN, LPN, Accounting, Clerk & Secretary

Majors: Psychology, Sociology, Counseling and Student Development, Community Counseling

East Central Illinois Yes
Cintas Corporation

Management Trainee

Majors: Majors with Business Applications

City of Charleston IL. Police Department

Entry Level Police Officer

Majors: ALL majors.

City Limits of Charleston No
Cromwell Group Inc of Illinois

Digital Media

Majors: Communication Studies, Marketing

Central Illinois - Wabash Valley (IN) Yes

-Direct Service Personnel (DSP) All locations: Great for current students!
-Developmental Trainers (DT) All locations
-Case Managers (All locations) 
- AP/AR Specialist (Champaign)
- Site Supervisor (Charleston/Mattoon) 
- Site Supervisor (South Suburbs)
-Registered Nurses (Charleston, South Suburbs)
-Craft Instructor (Charleston) 
-Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTA) (Charleston) 
-Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) All locations

Majors: Health Studies, Psychology, FCS-Family Services, Management, Nursing, Undecided/General Studies

South Suburbs, Homewood, Champaign, Lincoln, CHARLESTON-MATTOON, Olney, Sumner No
Cunningham Children's Home

Youth Counselors, Special Education Teachers, Teachers Assistants

Majors: Psychology, Sociology, Human Services, Family Development, FCS-Family Services

Decatur Police Department

Police Patrol Officer

Majors: ALL majors

All areas Yes
Douglas-Hart Nature Center

Summer Interns for May/June-August, 2015. 
Positions are open on two teams: our Conservation team, working with habitat restoration and natural resources, and our Educational team, leading summer day camps.

Majors: Biology, Education, Environmental Science, and others.

Employees will need transportation to and from our Mattoon property. Yes
EIU MBA Program MBA students    
EIU School of Family and Consumer Sciences Students interested in Undergraduate and Graduate options in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences as well as the MA in Gerontology graduate program   No
Enterprise Holdings

Management Trainee
Management Trainee-Intern

Enterprise Rent-A-Car is owned and operated by St. Louis-based Enterprise Holdings, a privately held company which, through its regional subsidiaries, also owns and operates the Alamo Rent A Car and National Car Rental brands. Known for exceptionally low rates and outstanding customer service, Enterprise is an internationally recognized brand with more than 8,200 neighborhood and airport locations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and Africa. Moreover, with more than 6000 offices located within 15 miles of 90 percent of the U.S. population, Enterprise Rent-A-Car offers a wide variety of car leasing, vanpooling, car sharing and hourly rental programs – and local car rental customers are picked up at no extra cost.

Enterprise is repeatedly ranked by BusinessWeek magazine as one of the “50 Best Places to Launch a Career” and one of the largest college recruiters in the United States as reported by Diversity Employers magazine (formerly The Black Collegian magazine) and CollegeGrad.com. Enterprise recently published its second annual Sustainability Report outlining the company’s environmental stewardship and long-term commitment to the sustainability of the car rental business.

Building a sales/management career takes more than education. It takes opportunity. That’s exactly what you’ll have as part of the Enterprise Management Training Program. This is the program where you can sharpen your customer service skills, your marketing know-how and your ability to manage a team. That’s because you’ll call the shots. And when you consider our performance-based environment and fast-track promotions, it’s easy to see you’ll be a manager at this multibillion dollar industry leader some day

Majors: All majors with business applications

Chicago/suburbs, greater Illinois, national Yes
Entertainment Cruises Sales and Customer Service Internship

Majors: Hospitality, Business, Sales, Marketing, Communication Studies, General Studies, Liberal Arts
Express Employment Professionals Direct Hire Placements available in the following fields: Management, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Office Professionals, and Industrial Technology - Confidential Interviews/Never a Fee Illinois Counties to include: Clark, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Effingham, Jasper, Moultrie, and Shelby Yes
Family Video & Marcos Pizza


Majors: ALL Majors

Mid-West No
Federal Bureau of Prisons - FCC Terre Haute

Correctional Officers
Human Resources

Majors: Criminology, Sociology, Psychology
Nursing, Business, Education, Physical Education

Terre Haute, IN Yes
First Financial Corporation

Entry Level positions, i.e. Full-time, Part-time and Peak-time Tellers

Franchise Tax Board - State of California (Chicago, IL district office)

The overall mission of the FTB is to provide the services and information to help taxpayers file accurate and timely tax returns and pay the proper amount owed. To accomplish this mission, we develop knowledgeable and engaged employees, administer and enforce the law with fairness and integrity, and responsibly manage the resources allocated to us.

The Chicago District office hires Accounting Majors as entry level Tax Auditors. Auditors work out of the Chicago District office and travel too Mid to Large size companies headquartered in the Midwest to assure the companies California Income Tax Return is in compliance with California Income Tax Law. Travel is required 25-50% of the time.

We are looking for progressive, innovative people to join our high-quality, professional Audit team. You will stay on the leading edge of tax issues and learn about a broad range of industries and reporting methods.

As an Auditor, you will:
•Conduct income tax audits on taxpayers ranging from small to large multi-national corporations.
•Work with recognized leaders in the tax administration field, as well as be on the leading edge of ever-changing income tax laws.
•Analyze information. Research tax law and prepare audit schedules and written reports to support your audit recommendations.
•Receive four to six weeks of paid training on the audit process, income tax returns, and potential audit issues. We provide on-going training throughout your career so you stay current with the tax laws.

A career in audit and taxation is diverse with endless opportunities!

Majors: Accounting

Office is located in Chicago, IL. Travel is required 25-50% and is mainly throughout the Midwest No
Gowin Parc

Resident Specialist, CNA, Housekeeping, Laundry, Dietary

Mattoon, IL Yes
Heartland Dental

6 month paid Dental Management Training program, designed to accelerate recent college graduates into our organization. In addition, we are also recruiting for IT, Accounting, Human Resources and Marketing opportunities!

Majors: Management, Communications, IT, Business, Marketing, Accounting, Finance

Homescout Realty

Real Estate Consultant

Majors: ALL majors
Emphasis on marketing, business.

Chicago, IL Yes
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services

Day Care Licensing Representatives
Child Welfare Specialist
Office Associate
Child Protection Specialist

Majors: Psychology,Social Work, Child and Family Studies, Sociology



Illinois Department of Transportation

Engineer Technician

Majors: Applied Engineering and Technology



Illinois State Police

Illinois State Police Troopers

Majors: ALL majors accepted

Illinois - Statewide Yes
Impact Networking

Sales Consultants

Majors: ALL majors

Waukegan, IL
Darien, IL
Chicago, IL
Innovative Staff Solutions

Staffing/Human Resources; Customer Service

Majors: Business; Organization Development

International Paper

First Line Leaders - Manufacturing, Summer Internship

Majors: Applied Engineering and Technology; Business Management

Shelbyville, IL; Kenton, OH; Visalia, CA Yes
Jewel Osco

Store Management Trainee Program

Majors: ALL majors

Chicagoland Yes
Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches

Guerilla Marketing Specialist, Training Manager, Guerilla Marketing Intern, Training Department Intern

Majors: ALL majors

Larsson, Woodyard & Henson LLP

Public Accounting

Majors: Accounting 

Paris, Illinois
Casey, Illinois
Terre Haute, Indiana
Lee Enterprises

Sales, Reporters, Clerical

Majors: Journalism, Business, All

Central Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Midwest, Nationwide Yes


Marathon Petroleum Company LP

Accounting   Yes
Mary Kay Cosmetics

Entry level Commission Sales

Majors: Marketing, Education, Business, Family & Consumer Science


open USA Yes
McKendree University Recruiting students for our graduate programs    
Mediacom Communications Corporation


Majors: ALL

Charleston/ Mattoon No

Recruiter into Sales Account Manager

Majors: Marketing, Management, Communications, Sales or any other candidate seeking a position that will be performance driven/sales oriented.

Chicago, IL (New Downtown Location!) Yes


Memphis Teacher Residency

Resident (includes a Master's of Urban Education degree and yearlong internship in an urban classroom with a highly effective mentor teacher)
MTR Camp Intern: Reading Teacher (6-week paid summer internship at an elementary academic camp)
MTR Camp Intern: Math Teacher (6-week paid summer internship at an elementary academic camp)
MTR Camp Intern: Group Leader (6-week paid summer internship at an elementary academic camp)

All majors; no teaching background required


Midland States Bank

Operations, Retail, Call Center, Credit/Risk, Full time/Part time

Majors: Finance, Accounting, Business

Effingham, IL
Dixon, IL
St. Louis, MO

Midwest Manufacturing

Department: Production
Reports to: Plant Manager and Assistant Plant Managers
Travel: 10 – 15 % - minimum 6 days per year
Supervises: None
Location(s): Eau Claire, WI; Plano, IL; Shell Rock, IA; Valley, NE; Holiday City, OH; 
Shelby, IA; Chester, MN; Terre Haute, IN; Saginaw, MI; Iron Ridge, WI; Rapid City, SD

Position Summary:
This position is responsible for learning all production, management, and supervision operations of their assigned Midwest Manufacturing production facility.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Ensure that all product is built in the most efficient way 
• Ensure that all orders are filled within an acceptable lead time.
• Set and evaluate production quotas, both quantity and quality
Facility Maintenance and Utilization
• Keep all production facilities in good repair, orderly, and clean
• Use equipment to capacity to fill orders
• Ensure all safety policies are enforced, all training is up to date, and all equipment is guarded and well maintained.
• Keep all safety training and maintenance documented
• Keep open communication with all Team Members regarding safety issues
Attain the highest profit dollars possible
Balance inventory and reduce stock to ensure maximum turn and in-stock position.

Position Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in a manufacturing or management related field
• Willing and able to relocate to other plant locations for promotions
• Working knowledge of modern sales and management methods and techniques 
• Able to write and speak clearly and accurately
• Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships 
• Able to tactfully deal with guests and team members
• Strong knowledge of construction industry

Majors: All Business Majors, Applied Engineering and Technology

Location(s): Eau Claire, WI; Plano, IL; Shell Rock, IA; Valley, NE; Holiday City, OH; 
Shelby, IA; Chester, MN; Terre Haute, IN; Saginaw, MI; Iron Ridge, WI; Rapid City, SD
Modern Woodmen of America

Financial Representative

Majors: Finance, Management, Business, others

Southern Illinois - includes from East St. Louis to Charleston and all of Southern Illinois Yes
Monahan LLC

Mobile Sports Camp Instructor 
Mobile Science Camp Instructor
At this time, we are not placing a limit on how many positions are needed. This is due to our contract is growing and exactly how many instructors is required is not known at this time.

Majors: For Sideline Sports Camp Instructor - Sports, Tourism and Recreation and Kinesiology Majors.

United States Air Force Bases - across the USA. We are normally notified by the USAF contracting office of the base locations in late March. No
National Center for Supercomputing Applications

High Level Programming Students

Majors: Math & Computer Science, Technology

North American Lighting

Industrial Engineer
Manufacturing Engineer Trainee
Tooling Engineer
Packaging Engineer
Process Engineer

Majors: Applied Engineering and Technology

Illinois, Alabama, Michigan Yes
Northwestern Mutual McClure Financial Group

College Financial Representative, Full Time Financial Representative

Majors: ALL majors welcome

Champaign-Urbana, Springfield, Peoria, Bloomington-Normal, Kankakee Yes
One Hope United

Masters Level Therapist for Community Based Family Services. 
Bachelor's in a human service filed required.

Majors: Psychology, Sociology, FCS-Family Services, Counseling

Mt. Vernon IL , St. Charles IL, Springfield IL, Charleston IL, Chicago IL, Effingham IL. Yes
Patterson Technology Center

Support Specialists, Software Engineers, Customer Service Reps, First Impression, etc.

Majors: open to ALL

Peace Corps

International Volunteer

Majors: Business, Agriculture, Environment, Science, Education, Social Work

Pella Corporation

Sales Reps, Managers, Finance, Business Insights, IT

Majors: Business, Communications, Finance, MIS, Math and Computer Science

Across the United States Yes
Penske Truck Leasing

Sales and Operations Management Trainees

Majors: ALL Majors, Business related preferred

Chicagoland Area Yes
Plastipak Packaging

Production Technicians, Maintenance Technicians, Electronic Technicians, Electricians

Majors: Applied Engineering and Technology

Prudential Financial Professional Associate Greater Illinois  

Sales Account Executive, Driver Recruiter, Customer Service, Driver Manager, Internship, Finance, IT, Operations

Majors: Business, Operations, Marketing, Sales, Communications, Poly Sci, Finance, IT, AET

The Sherwin-Williams Company

Management/Sales Training Program
Management/Sales Internship Program

Majors: Business

Central Illinois, Peoria, Chicagoland, St. Louis Yes
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

Media, Journalism, and broadcasting.

Champaign, Decatur, and Springfield, IL Yes
Six Flags Great America and Hurricane Harbor

Aquatics Management Internship
-Corporate Alliances Internship 
-Culinary Services Catering Management Internship
-Culinary Services Department Training and Development Internship
-Culinary Services Human Resources Liaison Internship
-Culinary Services Restaurant Management Internship
-Culinary Services Supply Chain Management Internship
-Culinary Services Quality Assurance Internship
-Finance Cash Control Internship
-Guest Relations Representative Internship
-Retail Management Internship
-Retail Visual Merchandising Internship
-Rides Management Internship
-Safety Supervisor Internship
-Security Officer Internship

Majors: Business Administration, Business Management, Management, Criminal Justice, Finance, FCS-Hospitality

Social Security Administration

Service Representatives and Claims Representatives for local field offices. Will have information regarding other opportunities throughout the agency.

Majors: Any. Applicants must possess strong problem-solving skills, enjoy researching rules and regulations, be team players, and desire to serve the public.

Primarily Central Illinois. As a federal agency, SSA has offices throughout the country. No
Speedway LLC

Store Management Trainees
District Management Trainees

Majors: Business Administration, Human Resources, Organizational Management

Northwest Indiana
Chicagoland between Naperville, IL and IL/IN border
Springleaf Financial Services

FT entry level sales/management positions and paid interns.

Majors: Business would be the primary, but we will consider any.

Southern IL, Central IL Yes
St. Mary's Hospital

Medical Laboratory Scientist, all Healthcare related fields.

Majors: Health Studies; Clinical Lab Science; Biology; Nursing; All healthcare related.

State Farm Insurance

Bank Business/Technical Analyst Positions

Systems Positions:
Business Analyst
Data Specialist-DBA, Data Design, BI
Systems Analyst-Web
Technical Analyst
Technical Analyst-Security

Business (Finance/Accounting/ Econ)
Mathematics (Stats)
Computer Science/IT

IL, GA, TX, AZ Yes
State Farm Insurance - Josh Baumgartner Agency

Entrepreneur minded individual who strives to own their own business! 
I am looking to hire someone whose personal goal is to make $500,000 a year by age 40.
I am looking to hire an individual to work in my office for 2 years and do so well that State Farm hires you to have your own State Farm office. 
That is how I got my office. I worked for an agent for 2 years then State Farm hired me to get my own office. 
I have had one employee do the same. He was recently hired by State Farm to start his own office. 
The income potential is limitless owning your own office. Last year at age 30 I made $176,000
My goal again is to hire someone whose personal goal is to make $500,000 a year by age 40.

Majors: Business

Chicagoland / Northwest Indiana Yes
State Universities Retirement System

Member Service Representatives, Call Center Representatives, Information Technology

Majors: ALL

Champaign, IL No
Stevens Industries, Inc.

Internships for: Manufacturing Engineers, Quality Assurance Engineers, & Computer Technology
Full-Time Positions for: Cost Estimator, Construction Project Manager, Training Coordinator

Majors: Applied Engineering & Technology; Concentration in Construction, Pre-Engineering & Engineering, Technology, Computer Technology

South Central IL
Teutopolis, IL
Thrivent Financial

Financial Advisors

Majors: ALL majors welcome

St. Louis, St. Charles, Belleville, Carbondale, Effingham, Mattoon, Bloomington, Princeton, Springfield (various locations throughout Central and Southern Illinois) Yes
TMC Transportation

Freight Broker and Inside Sales Executive

Majors: ALL majors

IL, AR, IA, IN, SC, MO Yes
Total Quality Logistics

Sales Representatives

Majors: Business, Communication Studies

Nationwide Yes
United States Marine Corps

To include but not limited to: Aviation, Communications, Intelligence, Finance and Logistics

Majors: ALL Majors

Initial training is in Quantico Virginia. Yes
United States Navy Officer Programs Numerous    
University of Illinois Springfield - Office of Graduate Intern Programs

Graduate Public Service Interns
Illinois Legislative Staff Interns

Majors: ALL Majors

US Army National Guard

FT and PT Position within the State of Illinois and the Illinois Army National Guard

Majors: ALL Majors

All Illinois Yes
U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion Indianapolis All   No
US Department of Justice, FCI Greenville

Correctional Officers

Majors: Criminal Justice & Nursing


Assistant Store Manager, Community Management Intern

Majors: Business Disciplines

Champaign and Springfield, Illinois Yes

Management interns for summer, assistant managers, part time hourly sales associates and cashiers

Majors: ALL Majors

central eastern Illinois Yes
West & Company, LLC


Majors: Accounting

WestPoint Financial Group

Financial Advisors

Majors: ALL Majors

Central Illinois No