Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates →

Please click here for the latest information regarding Benedictine University's response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

 

Fall 2020 Virtual Walk-in Hours 

Visit with career staff, graduate assistants and career peer educators during our virtual chat hours for help with your resume, cover letter or to simply ask a career question.

To schedule an appointment with a Career Advisor outside of these times, please email ace@ben.edu.

Day

Time

Staff & Virtual Room

Email

Monday

10:00am – 12:00pm

Melissa Mouhelis

mmouhelis@ben.edu

Monday

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Lee Cruz

lcruz@ben.edu

Tuesday

11:00am – 1:00pm

Lee Cruz

lcruz@ben.edu

Tuesday

3:00pm – 5:00pm

Zach McCauley

zmccauley@ben.edu

Wednesday

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Lynne Schrott

lschrott@ben.edu

Wednesday

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Alex Ziemann

aziemann@ben.edu

Thursday 11:00am - 1:00pm Alex Ziemann aziemann@ben.edu

Thursday

3:00pm – 5:00pm

Zach McCauley

zmccauley@ben.edu

Friday

12:00pm – 2:00pm

Lynne Schrott

lschrott@ben.edu

* Walk-in hours will not be available Wed. Nov. 25  through Friday Nov.27 in observence of the university's Thanksgiving holiday break.

* If you have trouble entering a virtual room, please email the staff member.

*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.

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 ACE@ben.edu or (630) 829-6041.