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Career Services

At Illinois College, planning your future happens every day. From the first day you arrive on campus, you learn who you are and where you are going. At the Office of Career Services, we assist you to match your interests and skills with career paths and graduate-level education. At Illinois College, we have been developing leaders since 1829.
Career ServicesWith 45 majors and programs, Illinois College students have enormous choice as they lay their paths toward successful careers. As you decide your major, consider how it will build your strengths into a set of skills that will make you a leader in your field.
Visit the Office of Career Services in Baxter Hall to explore internships and graduate schools. And visit our Student Work Office, also located in Baxter Hall, to learn the details of how to attain on-campus employment.

Where are Illinois College Graduates Employed?

Here is a very small sampling:
   :: AmeriCorps
   :: Archer Daniels Midland  
   :: Blue Cross Blue Shield
   :: Boeing 
   :: Caterpillar
   :: Catholic Charities
   :: Chicago Public Schools
   :: Country Insurance
   :: Crowe Horwath
   :: Enterprise
   :: Horace Mann
   :: Levi, Ray and Shoup, Inc.
   :: JET Program
   :: JP Morgan Chase
   :: Monsanto
   :: Nestlé USA
   :: Passavant Hospital
   :: Peace Corps
   :: Pepsi Americas
   :: Prairie Farms Dairy
   :: Scovill Zoo
   :: Springfield Public Schools
   :: State Farm
   :: State of Illinois
   :: St. Louis Symphony

Employment Rates and Graduate School Attendance

Illinois College surveys its graduates one, five, and ten years after graduation. Results from the one-year-out survey are below.  

Employment Rates and Graduate School Attendance
Rates Reported by Illinois College Graduates



2011 Grads
(1-year out)

2012 Grads
(1-year out)

2013 Grads
(1-year out)

2014 Grads
(1-year out)


Response Rate: 156 of 183 (85.2%)

Response Rate:138 of 168 (82.1%)

Response Rate: 170 of 184 (92.4%)

Response Rate: 162 of 190 (85.3%)

Employed and/or attending Graduate School

152 of 156

132 of 138

165 of 170

160 of 162


111 of 156

98 of 138

116 of 170

108 of 162

Enrolled in Graduate School

59 of 156

47 of 138

59 of 170

58 of 162

Data Source: Career Services Graduate Success Survey

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