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General Resources

  • Workforce Recruitment Program
  • SourceAbled
  • Neurodiversity Hub
  • Hire OYM Talent
  • Disability.gov – Information, resources, and advice for individuals with disabilities seeking work and employers, as well as information on employment rights, laws and regulations, employment programs, and job accommodations
  • United States Department of Labor – Contains guidelines on disclosing a disability to an employer as well as additional information searchable by topic
  • Employer Assistance & Recruiting Network – A free service that connects employers with skilled job candidates with disabilities
  • Job Accommodation Network – Free consulting service designed to increase the employability of people with disabilities by providing individualized work accommodation solutions, technical assistance regarding ADA and other disability-related legislation, and education about self-employment options
  • JobAccess – Enabling people with disabilities to enhance their professional lives by providing a dedicated system for finding employment with employers who exhibit an open door policy but also demonstrate their responsiveness to affirmative action by genuinely recruiting qualified persons with disabilities
  • GettingHired – National employment portal connecting job seekers with disabilities with employers
  • Lime Connect – Bringing corporate partners, experts in disability, and experts in standard development together to create a Global Corporate Standard to source, hire, develop and market to people with disabilities

Graduate School Planning

  • Dear Future Colleague – mentorship, guidance, and recruitment opportunities for underrepresented graduate school and competitive scholarship applicants

Resources for Students on the Autism Spectrum

Additional Resources

Innovation In The Alps!

In the spring of 2025, Augustana College will offer a Study Away program focused on innovation in music and science and ethical consideration in Germany and Switzerland (Alps). Students will take two courses on campus (ENGR 315 and MUSC 306) in Spring. After …

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Stop by CORE and Share Your Success!

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The Crucial Link Between Mental Health and Career Development

In the journey of career development, we often focus on building skills, networking, and gaining experience. While these aspects are undoubtedly crucial, one aspect that sometimes gets overlooked is mental health and well-being. However, the truth is that mental health …

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How to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation

Asking for a letter of recommendation is a common practice when applying for jobs, education programs, or other opportunities.

It is a way to present yourself positively through the perspective of someone who can attest to your skills, achievements, character, …

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Navigating the Job Market: Strategies for Landing Your Dream Job or Internship

As summer break approaches and graduation looms on the horizon, many college students find themselves embarking on the exciting yet daunting journey of searching for jobs and internships. With the right strategies and resources at your disposal, navigating the job …

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Student Employment at Augustana College

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Skill Building Courses

Creating Community within Your Employee Resource Group

Taught by Farzana Nayani
Employee resource groups—more commonly known as ERGs—have become an integral part of how organizations address employees’ needs and drive long-term…

Becoming a Male Ally at Work

Taught by Emilie Aries
Gender diversity in the workplace drives innovation and performance. As a male ally, you can help boost diversity by chipping…

Skills for Inclusive Conversations

Taught by Mary-Frances Winters
Organizations reap the benefits of diversity—when employees bring their whole, authentic selves to work. Diverse teams are more productive, innovative,…

Six Skills to Develop Cultural Agility

Taught by Paula Caligiuri
Cultural agility is one of the most critical professional skills needed today but also one that employers say is difficult…

Cultural Humility and Agility

Taught by Tatiana Kolovou
Are you actively promoting a culture of inclusion inside and outside of your organization? If not, it’s time to pivot,…

Foundations of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Taught by Dereca Blackmon
The world of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) can be both empowering and overwhelming at times. How can someone…

Speaking Up for Yourself and Underrepresented Groups

Taught by Jessica Chen
Are you at a point in your career where you’ve realized that putting your head down, doing the work, and…

Menopause in the Workplace: A Guide to Supporting Your Colleagues

Taught by genConnectU
Menopause is a human condition that affects most of us in one way or another. Fifty percent of the world’s…

Unconscious Bias (with Audio Descriptions)

Taught by Stacey Gordon
To some degree, we are all biased. Our experiences shape who we are, and our dimensions of diversity—race, ethnicity, gender,…

Understanding and Supporting Asian Employees

Taught by Sarah-SoonLing Blackburn
Underrepresented employees face unique challenges in the workplace, and understanding how to support them in these challenges is key to…

Develop, Grow, Launch, and Support Your ERG

Taught by Dereca Blackmon
Diversity and inclusion initiatives are on the rise in organizations around the globe. But now that programs and plans are…

Nano Tips for Checking Your Bias: Becoming a People Advocate with Madison Butler

Taught by Madison Butler
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this installment, discover…

Nano Tips for Identifying and Overcoming Unconscious Bias in the Workplace with Desiree Coleman-Fry

Taught by Desiree Coleman-Fry
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In these video tips,…

Supporting Indigenous Rights

Taught by Camille Glass
Indigenous rights is the #1 DEI challenge in both Canada and Australia, and remains an important topic of discussion in…

Sustainable LGBTQ+ Allyship

Taught by Jeannie Gainsburg
One of the biggest challenges allies face is not knowing when and how to lend support. In this course, instructor…

Preventing Harassment in the Workplace

Taught by Catherine Mattice
Harassment is still pervasive in many workplaces—despite the fact that nearly every organization has an anti-harassment policy in place and…

Create Inclusive Content: Identifying and Preventing Racism in Your Marketing

Taught by Mita Mallick
Despite the backlash from consumers, time and time again, many marketers continue to tightly hold on to this idea: our…

What To Do When You Are Bullied at Work

Taught by Catherine Mattice
What should you do when you are bullied at work? Catherine Mattice Zundel, an internationally recognized expert in workplace bullying,…

A Guide to ERGs (Employee Resource Groups)

Taught by Daisy Lovelace
Employee resource groups, or ERGs, are a significant asset to organizations and their people, but many ERGs are underutilized due…

Supporting Allyship and Anti-Racism at Work

Taught by Dana Brownlee
While racism and discrimination are systemic problems that persist, each of us can play a role in helping to eliminate…

Contact & Location

Phone
309-794-7339
Address

Olin Center
639 38th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201

Career Service Hours

Day of the week
Office is Open Drop-Ins
Monday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Drop-in topics include:

  • Resume & Cover Letter Review
  • Resume & Cover Letter Writing
  • Viking Score Overview
  • LinkedIn Headshot Photo
  • Career Resources Overview