The Office of Career Services hosts a Career Fair in April each year. This is an excellent opportunity for job seekers to meet employers from the southern suburbs, the metropolitan Chicago area and border areas of Indiana in order to explore job opportunities and to discuss career interests and plans.

Career Fairs also offer the job seeker an opportunity to evaluate potential employers or discover employers they may not have previously considered. Our Career Fairs are open to currently enrolled students, alumni and community members, as well as students from other colleges and universities seeking employment. Admission is free. The only requirements for applicants is that they bring plenty of resumes and dress professionally.

  • On-Campus



    On-Campus Upcoming Career Fairs and Special Events




    Coffee with Career Services (Hall of Governors)

    2/06/2019 ................................................5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    2/07/2019…………………………………..10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

    3/20/2019 ................................................5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    3/21/2019…………………………………..10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

    Career Empowerment through Values Discovery Workshop,
    February 6, 2019 - Student Success Commons B1215 -  3:00-4:30 p.m.

    Based on the work of leading theorist, Dr. Mark Savickas, guru of Career Construction Theory, this workshop takes some of the short but fun interactive activities excerpted from his work to help students identify and further define their personal values and how to integrate values into future career interests.


    Natural Hair Portrait Gallery and Exhibit 

    February 13, 2019 - Hall of Governors  2-4 pm

    The purpose of this event is to showcase African American Women who have natural hair. This forum is designed to educate and inform participants who are on the natural hair journey.


     Black Inventions
     February 21, 2019 - Hall of Governors 1-5 pm

    The purpose of this exhibit is to highlight the contributions of African American people to modern day society through inventions.

     International Women’s Day
    March 5, 2019 - Hall of Governors 1–5 p.m.  

    The purpose of this event is to highlight contributions of women by telling their stories revealing their contributions to society and empowering others while doing so.


     Interviewing Contest
    April 3, 2019 - Hall of Governors 3–4:30 pm 

    The purpose of this event is to help students develop their interviewing skills for future jobs, graduate school and professional opportunities. 


     National Student Employee Week - Week of 4/8/2019 to 4/12/2019     

    LinkedIn: Get Connected 
    Monday, April 8, 2019 – 3-4 pm
    Student Success Commons – B1215 
    Networking is the primary way people land jobs and LinkedIn is a fantastic tool to help you expand your network. It is by far the most popular social media platform used by professionals in the workforce, as well as recruiters looking to fill open position. In this workshop, you will learn how to create and maintain a strong LinkedIn profile that gets noticed by employers.

    The Impact of Social Media on Employment
    Tuesday, April 9, 2019 – 12-1 pm
    Student Success Commons – B1215
    Remember, you are responsible for your own personal marketing campaign!  So make sure you are knowledgeable about the impact your social media presence has on your future or current employment.


    Creating an Effective Resume
    Wednesday, April 10, 2019 – 3-4 p.m.
    Student Success Commons – B1215
    Highlighting your skills and experience to an employer's needs is the key to developing effective resumes and cover letters. Come learn strategies to market your unique skill set and apply your learning by working on improving components of your own resume and cover letter.

    Professionalism in the Workplace
    Wednesday, April 10, 2019 – 5-6 p.m.
    Student Success Commons – B1215
    This workshop will focus on how to demonstrate professionalism in the workplace to be more effective, and competent as a professional. 

    Student Employee Experience Roundtable
    Thursday, April 11, 2019 – 3-4 p.m.
    Student Success Commons – B1215

    The Student Employee Experience Roundtable is a group forum set up for student employees to share their experiences-what they think has worked well, where there needs to be improvements and just anything that they think should be focused on regarding students who work at GSU. All student employees are welcome to attend and this also counts towards the certificate of professional development.

    Marketing Your Student Leadership
    Thursday, April 11, 2019 – 3:30-4:30 p.m.
    Engbretson Hall
    This workshop will focus on how a student can market their leadership positions to employers and or graduate school to demonstrate their skills and abilities. 

    Student Employee Recognition Reception
    April 25, 2019 – Engbretson Hall 3:00 - 4:30 pm  

    This reception recognizes all student employees, and includes certificates of Professional Development for those students who attend 3 or more Career Service workshops in the 2018-19 academic year. 

     Spring Career & Internship Fair
    April 30, 2019 - Hall of Governors 2-5 pm  












  • Off-Campus


    Off-Campus Upcoming Career Fairs and Special Events





    West Chicago Elementary School District 33 is hosting the annual in-house job fair for bilingual teachers to start the hiring process for our 2019-2020 SY. 


    currently seeking Bilingual (Spanish) Teachers for next school year. A PEL or Transitional License in Illinois is required. We are looking to hire for all elementary grade levels (K-8), especially for bilingual Middle School teachers in English and Social Studies.


    IF INTERESTED, RSVP at, Teresa Galvez - HR Specialist, to attend our job fair on Wednesday, December 19, 2018. During this time our administration will be interviewing candidates for the open positions!  

    To learn more about D33 please visit,

    The Job Fair will take place at the District 33 Office:
    312 E Forest Avenue
    West Chicago, IL 6085



    JOB FAIR  
    Wednesday December 19 ▪ 1:30PM-3:30PM 
    Workforce Center of Will County
     2400 Glenwood Ave.
    Joliet, IL 60435 

    Walk-ins welcome, bring your résumé and dress for success! 



    JOB FAIR  
    THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2019 ▪ 9am - 11am
     2400 GLENWOOD AVE.
    JOLIET, IL 60435 







  • Contact Information


    Office of Career Services: 708.235.3974