Please click here for the latest information regarding Benedictine University's response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community dedicated to teaching and learning, scholarship and service, truth and justice, as inspired by the Catholic intellectual tradition, the social teaching of the Church, and the principles of wisdom in the Rule of St. Benedict.
Benedictine University aspires to be a thought leader in Catholic higher education. We seek to provide a transformative and integrative educational experience grounded in Benedictine values, helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as engaged citizens who care for the earth, welcome people of diverse faiths and cultures, and promote the common good.
Visit our Virtual Student and Alumni Career Services page for information on how to navigate your career through these challenging times.
Check out the Career Opportunity of the Week on our social media.
Summer Live Video Chat Hours! Visit with career staff, graduate assistants and career peer educators during our virtual chat hours for help with your resume, cover letter or simply to ask a career question. If you prefer to contact the staff member directly, please feel free to send an email. To schedule an appointment with a Career Advisor outside of these times, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Summer Video Chat Hours will begin Wednesday, June 3, 2020.
Job Postings: We post full-time, degree-required and internship positions on our two online career centers, including the ACE Connect and the College Career Consortium of Illinois (CCCI) website, College Central Network. The CCCI is a consortium of private colleges of which Benedictine is a member.
Fraudulent Job Postings: Unfortunately, job scams are fairly common in today's market. It's important to learn how to identify these job scams before you become a victim. Click here to view ACE's Guide to avoid fraudulent jobs.
Job Search Skill Development: ACE provides a variety of services to help students and alumni determine where they are and where they want to be in their careers. Individual career counseling and job search assistance is available to help students choose a major or career field, write a résumé and cover letter, conduct a job search, identify occupations within a certain major, master interviewing strategies and obtain graduate school information.
Events: We also host workshops and events throughout the year to enable students and alumni to develop a wide range of professional skills. Various networking events, which allow students and alumni to connect with employers, also occur throughout the school year.
See the event calendar for details on the career fair and other events!
This online network (powered by Wisr), open to all BenU students and alumni, is a great way to connect with professionals working in your fields of interest! What better way to expand your professional network, and get insight into a potential career, work environment, or industry than by talking to experienced alumni? See this link for more information and to get started!
Are you on track with your personal, academic, and professional development? See the links below for checklists to help guide your progress.