Career Services

Career Cruising is a self-exploration and planning program that helps people of all ages achieve their potential in school, career and life. View this short video on how to use the tool and get started!

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Career Interest

Online career interest inventories

Department of Labor's career resource center

Interest Profiler
Get help finding jobs that interest you

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Career information about hundreds of occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employability Skills

Job interviewing

Manpower's Interview Guide
Learn how to prepare, common interview questions, what questions you should ask, and more.

Resume building sites and links

Monster's Resume Help Center
Find resume writing tips, samples, and advice

OWL Resume Workshop
Find step-by-step processes and explanations on creating a resume

SIC Employability Skills class-course description

EMP 111 - This one credit hour course provides career development skills, job attainment skills, job survival skills, leadership skills and basic communication and math skills.  The EMP 111 course is offered in the fall and spring semesters.

Job Search
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Job Search Information

Local employment offices

ArrowIDES Illinois Department of Employment Security

Employment search websites

ArrowReferrals from program instructors are available.  Please ask your instructor for more information.

Annual fairs

Check the events calendar on the website for exact dates.

  • Illinois Regional College Fair
    High school and college students learn about transferring to larger instutions.  Typically 35 universities, colleges, and military personnel are on hand to meet with students.
  • Job Fair
    Employers with job openings attend the Job Fair to interview propective employees.  Persons looking for employment should come dressed for interviews and bring resumes with them.
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Campus Resources

SIC's services
Veteran employment information
Feds Hire Vets is a resource for Federal veteran employment information.

100 Best Jobs

US News 100 Best Jobs
US News ranks jobs based on employment opportunity, salary, manageable work-life balance, and job security.

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Benefits of Networking

Articles and best practices

Mastering LinkedIn
Manpower's tips on how to optimize your LinkedIn account 

Social Media Profile and Your Next Job
SocialTimes article on how social media can affect your next job