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Illinois College to host career fair February 27


More than 50 employers will be represented at the Jacksonville College and Community Career Fair on Wednesday, February 27, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The career fair will be held in the Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center, located near the corner of Edgehill Road and Lincoln Avenue, at Illinois College. 

Students and community members are invited to attend the event which will connect participants with part-time and full-time jobs and internship opportunities. Business casual attire is recommended and attendees are encouraged to bring copies of their résumés to share with potential employers. 

The fair is co-sponsored by Illinois College, MacMurray College and Lincoln Land Community College Jacksonville. 

Below is a list of employers who be present at the fair. For more information, contact Susie Drake, director of career counseling and internship development, 217.245.3041 or

Jacksonville College and Community Career Fair employers:

  • Aflac
  • Ball-Chatham CUSD 5
  • Blessing Health System
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance
  • BOS - Bank of Springfield
  • Chaddock
  • Clifton Larson Allen LLP
  • Community Hope & Recovery Center
  • Crisis Center
  • Dot Foods
  • DXC
  • Enterprise Rent a Car
  • Fastenal
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
  • Home Instead Senior Care
  • Horace Mann
  • Hospital Sisters Health System
  • IL Dept of Innovation & Technology
  • ILARNG Family Assistance Center
  • Illinois Department of Corrections
  • Illinois Department of Revenue
  • Illinois Department of Transportation
  • Illinois Dept. of Human Services - Division of Mental Health
  • Illinois Office of the Auditor General
  • Illinois State Police
  • Illinois Student Assistance Commission
  • Jacksonville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Jacksonville Main Street
  • JBS, Beardstown, IL
  • Karmak, Inc.
  • Kelly Services
  • Land of Lincoln Goodwill
  • Mediacom Communications Corporation
  • Memorial Health System
  • Northwestern Mutual - Springfield
  • Pathway Services Unlimited, Inc.
  • Prairie Cardiovascular Consultants
  • Prairieland FS/Growmark, Inc.
  • SCHEELS All Sport
  • ScribeAmerica
  • SIU School of Medicine
  • Social Security Administration
  • Sparc
  • Springfield Clinic
  • Springfield Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company
  • Springfield Public Schools
  • The Children's Home Association of Illinois
  • The Home Depot
  • University of Illinois Gies Graduate Programs
  • University of Illinois Springfield Office of Graduate Intern Programs
  • US Senator Richard J. Durbin
  • Westermeyer Industries
  • Western Illinois University - School of Graduate Studies
  • Whitetail Properties Real Estate, LLC / November Studios LLC

About Illinois College

Founded in 1829, Illinois College is a residential liberal arts college fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning while preparing students for lifelong success. The college is located in Jacksonville, Illinois. With an enrollment of about 1,000 students, the college offers over 50 undergraduate programs. In 1932 the society of Phi Beta Kappa established a chapter at Illinois College, and it remains one of only 11 in the state.

Illinois College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

Visit or call 217.245.3467 for more information.

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