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Internship Resources

Looking for a job or an internship? The Center for Professional Excellence at Elmhurst College has a wealth of resources to get you started. Visit our Office of Career Education in Circle Hall to browse publications like The Student’s Guide to Chicago-Area Internships, or make an appointment with one of our career advisors. Visit ECconnect, the College’s online career resource website. And be sure to check out the useful resources and websites listed below.

Preparing for the Job Search
Student Internship Application (pdf)
Intership Guidelines (pdf)
Internship Inquiry Form (pdf)
Writing an Effective Resume (pdf)
Making Your Cover Letters Count (pdf)
Keys to Interviewing Success (pdf)
The Art of Networking (pdf)
Job Search Techniques (pdf)

General Career Resources
Career Arc
Chicago Tribune
College Recruiter
Employment Guide
Illinois Small College Placement Association (ISCPA)
Simply Hired

Industry-Specific Resources
Accounting, Finance and Banking
Advertising, Marketing, Design & Creative, Information Technology
Aero Industry Jobs
American Chemical Society
American Marketing Association
Angular JS Developers
Backstage Jobs
Christian Career Center
Company Culture
Creative Design and Information Technology
Digital Media and Creative Design
Environmental Careers Organization
Sustainable Careers
Federal Jobs
Green Dream Jobs (Environmental)
Higher Education Jobs
Hispanic Bilingual Professionals
Illinois State Board of Education
Information Technology and Engineering
Information Technology
Latino Professional Employment
Logistics and Supply Chain
National Association of Social Workers
Non Profit Job Board
Not For Profits
Outdoor and Lifestyle Industries
Peace Corps
Retail and Logistics
Risk & Insurance Management Jobs
Science and Medical Jobs
Science/Health Jobs
TV Internships
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Federal Government Jobs

While Elmhurst College reviews postings on this employment resource, we encourage users to exercise caution when using any job posting resource. Elmhurst College cannot guarantee the legitimacy of individual job opportunities. Use of this system is at the user’s risk.

Following are some indicators of fraudulent job opportunities:

  • Legitimate employers will not ask you to deposit a check into your account, and then send some portion of the proceeds to someone else by MoneyGram, wire transfer, gift cards or other means. Legitimate businesses have their own bank accounts, and won’t ask you to do their banking transactions for them.
  • Legitimate employers will not ask for your bank account information, ATM card or PIN. Established employers may suggest using their direct deposit service to be paid, requiring bank name, routing number and account number, but that will be part of a more involved hiring process, not something done by phone, text or e-mail.
  • Legitimate employers will not use temporary phone numbers or SMS/text only numbers.
  • Legitimate employers will not hire you without an interview, and won’t suggest an interview meeting in a public place like a library, coffee shop or other location away from the business location.
  • Legitimate employers rarely use Gmail, Yahoo and similar free e-mail accounts as the primary means to contact them, and their e-mail addresses should match their web domain. Be especially alert to e-mails coming from domains when the website is
  • Legitimate employers will not require you to buy product inventory, in advance, and then require you to sell it in order to recover your investment.
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