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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


2009 Grads
(1-year out)

2010 Grads 
(1-year out)

2011 Grads
(1-year out)

2012 Grads
(1-year out)


Response Rate: 139 of 176 (79.0%)

Response Rate: 174 of 223 (78.0%)

Response Rate: 156 of 183 (85.2%)

Response Rate: 138 of 168 (82.1%)

Employed and/or attending Graduate School

128 of 139

166 of 174

152 of 156

132 of 138


98 of 139

126 of 174

111 of 156

98 of 138

Enrolled in Graduate School

38 of 139

52 of 174

59 of 156

47 of 138

Data Source: Career Services Graduate Success Survey
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