Career Services

Our Career Services Team is dedicated to assisting you in the discovery of your future career! 

If you are looking for a job off campus, interested in on-campus student employment or an internship, our team of experienced professionals can help!

If you are a current or prospective student who is undecided, please attend a Career Information Session (CIS) - your first career advising appointment. During the session, you will learn the importance of choosing a major early and find out what resources are available to help you begin the major selection process. Career Information Sessions are offered throughout the semester. Space is limited!  Register for a Career Information Session today to begin developing your career pathway action plan.  

Our First Year Career Pathway Coaches and Career Advisors will work with you to choose a college major and explore careers options that are right for you.

Stop by the Career Services Center in the Campus Center, A-1175, call us at (815) 280-2756, or email to schedule an appointment.

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Job Fairs

The Career Services Center sponsors the following annual job fairs and On-Campus Recruiting opportunities. For more information, please click the links below.

  • Employer Hiring Days

    • Employer Hiring Day events offer employers maximum exposure to JJC students seeking part-time employment opportunities.
    • Participating employers are placed in a high-traffic hallway at JJC's Main Campus. A table, two chairs and a table sign are provided. We encourage employers to bring their own tablecloths, signage, hand-outs and giveaways.
    • Employer Hiring Days are free to employers and are held from 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
    • Employer Hiring Days will be held at the Main Campus on the following dates:
      • Wednesday, January 22
      • Wednesday, February 26
      • Wednesday, March 25
      • Wednesday, April 22
    • Please Note: Employer Hiring Days are not formal job fairs. Students are not be required to register or bring a resume. Although all dates and registered employers are advertised, student engagement and participation is not guaranteed.


    Employer Registration

    Questions about Employer Hiring Days can be directed to Therese Mahoney, Employment Advisor at

  • Skilled Trades Career Fair

    Date:  TBD

    Are you interested in a career in the skilled trades?  The Skilled Trades Career Fair is free and open to the public.  Don't miss this great opportunity to meet with potential employers who will be hiring for the following positions:

    • Manufacturing
    • Maintenance
    • Automotive
    • HVAC
    • Construction
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • And many more!


    Employer List

    Employer registration is now closed.

    If you have any questions, please call Career Services at (815) 280-2756.

  • Nursing Recruitment Event

    Date:  Tuesday, November 26th
    Time:  12:00pm-2:00pm
    Location:  U-Building, JJC Main Campus

    Is your company looking to hire skilled RNs? Please join us for the Nursing Recruitment Event to find your next great hire. As part of a mandatory professional development day, this event gives employers the opportunity to meet with 70+ graduating RN and LPN students.

    Employer Registration

    Questions about the event can be directed to Lindsay Cullen, Employer Relations Coordinator, at