career fair

Fall 2014 Career Network & Diversity Fair 

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

University Union - Grand Ballroom


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 September 17-25! 

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

Why YOU should attend this event!   


 Career Fair TIPS - 
What everyone should know! 


   On-campus interviews begin 9/25/14!    


Many employers will be screening candidates at the job fair.        
Learn more & get ready HERE!      

Participating Employers (as of 9/19/14).  Many updates to come...check back often!!

Employer Positions Available Geographic Areas Recruiting for Internships Available

Lake Villa IL and surrounding areas Yes  
Anderson Pest Solutions Business Development Representative - Entry Level - B2B Sales Greater Chicago
St. Louis, MO
Merrillville, IN
Milwaukee, WI
Applied Systems, Inc. Associate Developer, Testing Analyst, Design Analyst, System Operations Center Technician, Support Technician, Summer Internship (All Majors)   Yes 
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) I.T. Internships Decatur, IL Yes 
AUSL Chicago Teacher Residency Teaching Chicago  
BKD Audit and Tax Internships
Audit and Tax Associates
All BKD Locations Yes 
Blain's Farm and Fleet Assistant Manger Trainee   Yes 
California State Board of Equalization Tax Auditor - Conducts digital audits on a wide variety of industries using unique investigative techniques. Examines, analyzes, and investigates business' financial records to determine the proper application of tax law, and determines whether or not the correct amount of tax was reported. Chicago, IL Approximately 40% travel to states within our district. No 
Caterpillar Full Time and Internship Midwest Yes 
CCAR Industries Part-time weekend openings Charleston No 
CDW Sales - Entry Level - Inside Chicago
Lake Forest/Mettawa
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP Spring & Summer 2015 Internships   Yes 
College Pro Painters  Management Internship Position   Yes 
Crowe Horwath LLP Staff Accountant
Accountant & Financial Consultant Intern
Springfield, IL
Chicago, IL
CTF ILLINOIS Direct Service Personnel: Flexible around student schedules offering FT & PT afternoon, evening & weekend hours. FT positions eligible for full benefits. Developmental Trainer Positions: Mandatory FT day positions, M-F 8-4 PM Daily. We are also currently seeking: A Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Certified Occupational Therapists (2 PT), FT CILA Site Supervisor, FT & PT Registered Nurse & LPN & much more. We are a non-profit organization serving adults with developmental disabilities throughout the state of Illinois. We have positions available in Charleston-Mattoon, Olney, Sumner, Champaign, Lincoln, Homewood, & the South Suburbs of Chicago. No 
Daily Herald Media Group Multimedia Sales Consultants (entry-level), Reporters, Journalism interns for summer 2015 Illinois: Arlington Heights, Elgin, Lisle, Libertyville Yes 
Eastern Illinois University - Human Resources Various Civil Service positions Charleston, IL No 
Eastern Illinois University- MBA Program MBA Students Charleston, IL   
Edward Jones Financial Advisor US & Canada Yes 
Employment Plus Light Industrial, professional, skilled and supervisory Paris, IL and Terre Haute, IN No 
Enterprise Holdings Management Trainee
Management Intern
Staff Accountant
Chicagoland, St. Louis, greater Illinois Yes 
Ervin Equipment Inc. Sales
Central Illinois Yes 
Express Employment Professionals A variety of professional direct hire position to include Accounting, Credit Analyst, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Human Resources Generalist, Staffing Consultant, Sales Professionals Express Employment Professionals is an international company with over 700 offices in the United States, Canada, and South Africa. Over the past eight years, the Mattoon, Illinois Express Employment Professionals office has worked with over 325 businesses in Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Effingham, Moultrie, and Shelby Counties. We are fee based to our clients and there is never a fee to our applicants. We act as an extension of your job search! Yes 
Family and Consumer Sciences, Eastern Illinois University Students interested in Undergraduate and Graduate options in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences as well as the M.A. in Geronotology program   No 
Family Video Managers-In-Training, Assistant Managers, & part-time customer service representatives Mid-West No 
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Financial Institution Specialist Nationwide Yes 
First Farmers Bank & Trust Different levels   Yes 
First Financial Bank Full-time & Part-time Tellers   No 
Franchise Tax Board - State of California (Chicago, IL District office) Income Tax Auditors - State income taxes Office is located in Chicago, IL and auditors travel throughout the Midwest No 
H.T. Associates, Inc. Recruiter Chicago area No 
Heartland Dental Dental Management Trainees (DMT). 
Our other professional opportunities for our Effingham location may include: Accounting (A/R, A/P), Customer Service Representatives and IT/Help Desk. Stop by to speak with one of our representatives for a current listing of openings.
Heartland Dental currently operates in 26 states. Our local areas include: Northern, Central & Southern Illinois, Indiana and Missouri. No 
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Child Welfare Specialist
Child Protection Specialist
Day Care Licensing Representative
Child and Family Services Intern Opt 1 & 2
Vermillion, Coles, Champaign, Sangamon, McClean counties Yes
Illinois State Police Illinois State Trooper The State of Illinois Yes
Impact Sales Representatives
Service Technicians
Indianapolis, IN
Chicago land areas, IL
Ireland Home Based Services  Social Workers including Therapists, Counselors, and Case Managers Serving 35 Southern INDIANA Counties Yes 
Jack Flash Convenience Stores Marketing, Merchandising, Buying, Store Management, Accounting Dept., Food Service Management, Human Resources, IT, Loss Prevention, Central Illinois - Danville to Farmersville, St Joseph to Vandalia Yes 
Jewel Osco Store Management Training Program
Summer Business Internship Program
Chicago-land area Yes 
Jimmy Johns Guerilla Marketing Specialist
Franchise Sales
Training Manager
Kemper CPA Group LLP Staff Accountants   Yes
Larsson, Woodyard & Henson Spring accounting internships; Full-time accounting majors Paris, Casey, Tuscola, Illinois; Terre Haute, Indiana Yes 
Marathon Petroleum Company, LP Accounting Intern
Full Time Entry Level Accountant
Ohio, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Louisiana, Texas Yes 
Marine Officer Selection Office/United States Marine Corps Positions include but are not limited to: Aviation, Communications, Intelligence, Finance, Logistics, and Law Initial training in Quantico VA Yes
Mary Kay Cosmetics  Entry Level Sales  USA Yes 
McGladrey LLP Accounting Tax and Consulting Illinois Yes 
Medix Recruiting INTO Sales Account Manager
Sales Internship
Chicagoland Area Yes 
Midland States Bank For a listing of current available positions please visit our website at and click on the "Careers" link at the bottom of the page. Varies - we currently have 35 locations throughout IL, MO, and WI. No 
Modern Woodmen of America Financial Representative Southern Illinois No 
North American Lighting Engineering
Program Manager
Paris, IL
North Central College Graduate Programs: 
Business Administration (M.B.A.)
International Business Administration
Leadership Studies
Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems
Web and Internet Applications
Northwestern Mutual - McClure Financial Group College Financial Representative (Internship)
Financial Representative (Full Time)
Central Illinois area: surrounding areas of Champaign, Decatur, Bloomington, Springfield, Peoria, and Kankakee. Yes 
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Assistant National Bank Examiner January 2015 start dates:
Schaumburg; Cleveland; and Iron Mountain.

June 2015 start dates:
Champaign, Schaumburg, Downers Grove, Columbus, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Peoria, and St. Louis
Patterson Technology Center Support Specialist I, New Business Development Manager, Scheduling Coordinator, Order Processing Representative, eServices Sales Specialist, QA Analyst I Effingham, IL Yes 
Peace Corps Peace Corps Volunteer- English Teacher, Environmental Specialist, Agricultural Consultant, Math/Science Teacher, Public Health Advisor, Nurse, Forestry Advisor, Community Developer, Youth Development Consultant 65+ Countries around the world including Peru, Fiji, Costa Rica, China, Thailand, Madagascar, Malawi, Rwanda, Mongolia, Samoa, Jordan, Morocco, Dominican Republic and Panama. No 
Pella Corporation

Department Manager December 2014/Experienced
Majors: Education, Business Management, Psychology, Industrial Tech, Finance/Accounting, Marketing, Physical Therapy, Sports Management, and Communication

National Account Inside Sales Intern - Summer 2015
Majors: Sales, Business

Associate Product Specialist – December 2014 or May 2015
Majors: Marketing, Business, Finance, Economics

Product Management Extended Internship – Spring/Summer 2015
Majors: Marketing, Business, Finance, Economics   

Penske Truck Leasing  Sales and Operations Management Trainee, Rental Representative - Part Time Greater Chicago Area and Suburbs or Chicago Yes 
Placesmart Agency Assemblers, Administrative, Operators, Supervisors, and much more   No 
Plastipak Packaging, Inc. Quality Engineer, Maintenance Technicians, Production Technicians, Electronic Technicians Champaign, IL No 
Power Home Remodeling Group Sales & Marketing Chicagoland Area Yes 
Prudential  Financial Professional Associate Greater Illinois No 
Rural King Business Analyst
Inventory Planner
Human Resources Recruiter
Magento Website Developer
Network Administrator
The Sherwin-Williams Company Management/Sales Training Program- Entry Level
Summer Management/Sales Internship Program- JR & SR lever preferred
Nationwide Yes 
Sherwin-Williams Product Finishes Management Training for Product Finishes Nationwide, especially Midwest Yes
The Snyder Companies Leasing Consultants, Insurance Producers, Managers, Guest Service Agents, Realtors, Maintenance Central Illinois  
Social Security Administration Please visit to see the wide range of career opportunities available through SSA. Check under "Public Contact" to learn about the positions commonly found in Social Security Field Offices. Primarily east-central Illinois but can assist individuals interested in working in other areas. No 
Spherion Inbound call center both full time and part time Charleston, IL  No 
State Farm IT, Accounting, Various Internships Bloomington, Atlanta, Dallas, Phoenix Yes
State Universities Retirement System Member Service Representatives, Call Center Representatives, IT Technical Associate - FileNet/Java/Web Sphere Associate Champaign, IL No 
Stevens Industries, Inc.  Mechanical/Electrical Engineers, CAD Draftsmen/Interns, Maintenance Technicians, CNC Operators  South Central IL, Teutopolis-Effingham County  Yes 
Stoerger Tax & Business, LLC Tax Planning Specialist-Associate Advisor
Tax Planning Intern-Working with Partner and Associate
Champaign/Urbana, Decatur, Bloomington-Normal, Springfield, Mattoon-Charleston, and Taylorville Yes 

Stores Executive Intern
Stores Executive Team Leader
Chicago Area
Total Quality Logistics Sales Representative Chicago, IL as well as various location across the U.S. Yes 
TrustBank Interested in speaking with majors in all areas of business   Yes 
University of Illinois Springfield- Office of Graduate Intern Programs  Graduate Public Service Interns and Illinois Legislative Staff Interns Springfield, IL  Yes 
Vesuvius USA Spring 2015 Internships
Summer 2015 Internships
Walmart Management Interns and Management Trainees Central eastern Illinois Yes 
West & Company, LLC Accounting Effingham, Sullivan, Greenville, Mattoon, Edwardsville  
WestPoint Financial Group Financial Advisor    
Wolffram Research, Inc. & Wolfram/Alpha  Software Engineer, Software Developer, Wolfram Technology Engineer, Technical Project Manager, Public Relations Specialist, Recruiter, UX Designer, UI Developer, Business Analyst Champaign, IL; Boston, MA Yes