Career Services assists Northeastern students and alumni in developing appropriate job options, by referring undergraduates (typically, late sophomores and juniors) to internship and co-operative education opportunities. The office encourages students to explore jobs in real-world settings. The office also prepares soon-to-graduate seniors and graduate students for appropriate job opportunities. The Career Services website (www.neiu.edu/~ocs) includes current job listings, information about upcoming job fairs, direct links to key employers, sample resumes, cover letters, workshop schedules and links to dozens of career, internship and employment sites on the internet. They can be reached at (773) 442-4680.
Student and alumni job seekers also receive specialized services in resume writing, job search and interview skills workshops, opportunities for on-campus interviews by company/
agency recruiters, access to job fairs held throughout the Chicagoland area, job market reports and salary surveys. Education majors, during their student teaching semester, are invited to attend seminars on placement opportunities in teaching and receive detailed instructions for establishing professional teacher credential files. All first semester seniors
should contact Career Services for assistance.