Career Services

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Illinois Eastern Community Colleges strive to help students succeed in their educational and professional goals. In order to help achieve those goals, Career Services resources are available to assist students with obtaining part-time employment while in school or employment after graduation.  Assistance can be obtained through the advising process, through their coursework, and through the Academic Success Centers. Students can receive assistance with writing resumes, conducting mock interviews, and improving skills in all employment-related areas. Internships in selected programs also offer opportunities for on-the-job experience. Check out the information that follows for various resources to aid in post-college plans and reach out to the contact folks listed for assistance.  

Having a well-written resume and cover letter are vital pieces when applying to a job these days. Not only is it important to market your skills, experience, and education, it also can show a potential employer how well put together you are. Having a clean, easy-to-read, tactful resume and cover letter can help lead you to an interview and possible job offer!

Here we have provided resources for you related to all things resume and cover letter. Resume examples by type and by career path, as well as some resume templates - just plug in your information and go!

Useful Links 

Resume Info Worksheet

Chronological vs Functional Resume or the Combination Resume

Resume Samples

Resume Tips

Resume Action Words by Skill Types

Resume Category Headings & Titles

Cover Letter Samples

Cover Letter Tips

Reference Tips

 

Interviewing can be a very nerve racking, stressful time for some people. But why let it be? Check out the links on this page for resources that can help you become more comfortable with interviewing and help you ace it! Want to do a practice run? Contact Alyssa in Career Services to set up a Mock Interview to help you get prepared for your interview.

Behavioral Questions Worksheet

Interview Tips

Questions You Should and Shouldn't Ask

Job Interview Questions by Position

For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact: 

  Frontier Community College

2 Frontier Drive
Fairfield, IL  62837-2601
618/842-3711  or  877/464-3687
FAX: 618/842-4425
youngbloodm@iecc.edu  
Merna Youngblood

 

Lincoln Trail College

11220 State Highway 1
Robinson, IL  62454-5707
618/544-8657  or  866/582-4322
FAX: 618/544-4705
volke@iecc.edu
Erin Volk

 

Olney Central College

305 N. West St .
Olney, IL  62450-1099
618/395-7777  or  866/622-4322
FAX: 618/395-1261
pampea@iecc.edu
Andrea Pampe

 

Wabash Valley College

2200 College Dr .
Mt. Carmel, IL  62863-2699
618/262-8641  or  866/982-4322
FAX: 618/262-8841
patbergs@iecc.edu
Steve Patberg