Post a position, interview or recruit on-campus, view resume books, participate in our job fairs, and offer student internships
Career Development at Benedictine University provides job search assistance to students and alumni seeking full-time, part-time, and internship positions. Benedictine is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity: therefore, students are referred without discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, or national origin. We also expect employers to subscribe to this policy and will not provide referrals based on discriminating criteria.
Virtual Career Center:
As of July 1, 2012 the Benedictine Virtual Career Center has transitioned to a new site called College Central Network. If you wish to access job postings, you will need to create a new account with College Central Network. If you have any questions please contact our office.
On-Campus Interviewing and Recruiting
On-Campus Interviewing allows employers to meet with a wide range of Benedictine students and alumni in a private interview environment. At least six weeks notice must be given for an interview date to be advertised. (100% Commission based positions cannot utilize on-campus recruiting).
Call (630)829-6040 to schedule an interviewing or recruiting session.
Three options are available for student/alumni contact, allowing for the needs and wishes of all employers to be met:
Career Development sponsors various job fairs throughout the year. Check our Coming Events page for details.
An internship is a practical work experience that helps students bridge the gap between the classroom and the world of work. An internship experience allows students an opportunity to apply the knowledge, theories and skills acquired through their Benedictine education. The internship program encourages students to develop professional skills in their chosen career field while providing the valuable work experience needed in an economically competitive world.
Improving the student’s understanding of the application and practicality of the theory and principals of his or her chosen discipline.
Qualifications of Interns
All prospective interns have completed a significant amount of coursework and have the academic foundation needed to make a positive contribution to any company or organization. To qualify for participation in Benedictine’s internship program, a student must:
Role of the Employer
As an internship supervisor, Benedictine University asks that the organization:
Obtaining Academic Credit
All students have the option of registering and receiving academic credit for their internship experience. Credit is awarded in the ratio of one semester hour per every 50 hours worked on site and may range anywhere from two to six credit hours. However, six is the maximum amount of internship credit that may be counted toward graduation requirements. To obtain academic credit, students are expected to:
Employers who are interested in participating in the Internship Program can: