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Spring 2021 Virtual Walk-in Hours begin Jan. 19th.

To schedule an appointment with a Career Advisor outside of these walk-in times, please email

During walk-in hours, visit with career staff, graduate assistants and career peer educators face to face during our virtual chat hours for help with your resume, cover letter or to simply ask a career question. Students will be served on a first-come first-serve basis.  The approximate time dedicated to each student will be 20 minutes. If more time is required to assist you, an appointment will need to be scheduled outside of walk-in hours.



Staff & Virtual Room




Melissa Mouhelis


5:00pm – 7:00pm

Lee Cruz


11:00am – 1:00pm

Lee Cruz


3:00pm – 5:00pm

Zach McCauley


2:00pm – 4:00pm

Lynne Schrott


5:00pm – 7:00pm

Alex Ziemann

Thursday 11:00am - 1:00pm Alex Ziemann


3:00pm – 5:00pm

Zach McCauley


12:00pm – 2:00pm

Lynne Schrott

* Monday March 1  walk-in hours, from10-12 will not be available to allow all students, faculty and staff to attend the Teach-In. Walk-in hours from 5-7 will be available.

* When entering the virtual room, please wait at least 5 minutes for the staff member to  greet you because they may be working with another student when you arrive. Thank you.

Spring 2021 Virtual Career Events

Join us for our "Spring Career Connections" events this semester where you can meet with leading employers and graduate schools. Also participate in workshops to build your resume, learn networking tips, find virtual internships and get connected to Benedictine's job board and alumni network.

Click here for details on all events!

CareerFest: Friday, February 12, 2021  

The 32nd Annual CareerFest is planned for Friday, February 12, 2021 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.  CareerFest will include local and regional employers offering internships,and full-time positions in business, government, healthcare, manufacturing, non-profits, science, and social services.There will also be multiple graduate school programs present seeking applicants. Using an online platform, students will be able to meet with employers and organizations at their virtual booths through 1-1 sessions and interviews. Cosponsored by ACE and the College Career Consortium of Illinois (CCCI) Access our "How to" Guide to registration and a list of participating organizations.

"Get Connected for Career Success" Workshop Series - Month of February

Spring Career Connections Weeks - March and April

Fall 2020 Virtual Career Events

Don't miss out on all the opportunities to connect with employers and alumni this fall through information sessions with major employers such as Northwestern Medicine and ALDI, Inc., a site visit to WGN Studios and other special career programs. Also attend workshops on how to navigate the virtual recruiting world and make yourself stand out as a candidate!

Click here to view all Fall events!

Maximize your Career Development during COVID-19

Visit our Virtual Student and Alumni Career Services page for information on how to navigate your career through these challenging times.

Listen to a recent webinar titled, “Positioning Yourself for Career Success During COVID-19 and Beyond” presented by Career Enrichment staff members.

Check out the Career Opportunity of the Week on our social media.

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!

Benedictine University Network

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!

Career Checklists

Are you on track with your personal, academic, and professional development? See the links below for checklists to help guide your progress.


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Goodwin Hall, Room 214
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
For additional information, contact or (630) 829-6041.