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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

Water Quality Intern at American Water 💧 🌊 🐳

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Summer Legal Internship with Peace Corps ☮️

The Peace Corps shares a unique relationship with the countries and people our community has worked alongside in pursuit of world peace and friendship for more than 60 years bringing together skilled, committed Volunteers with welcoming host communities for service …

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First-Years ➡️ Declare Your Major NOW!

You are eligible to declare a major starting Friday, February 16 through Friday, March 22 at 4:30pm. 

Did you know? While you may already be taking classes in your major and/or consulting with a faculty advisor in your major department, all new students at …

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Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling at Iowa

Are you interested in psychology, sociology, social work, health care disciplines, public affairs and political science, communication, business, athletics, and the arts and looking to take your knowledge to the next level!?!?

The University of Iowa Rehabilitation Counseling Master’s program …

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What to Wear to a Career Fair

There are many things to do when getting ready for your first career fair. Don’t forget to plan your wardrobe while you are perfecting your resume and practicing your …

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Student Employment at Augustana College

All degree-seeking students enrolled at Augustana College at least half-time (4 credits) may apply to work on campus. Students are …

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Skill Building Courses

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…

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…

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,…

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…

Confronting Bias: Thriving Across Our Differences

Taught by Vernā Myers
Find greater meaning, well-being, and productivity by learning how to interact with others across differences. Continue your Thrive journey and…

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…

Handling Workplace Bullying

Taught by Catherine Mattice
Bullying is a social phenomenon in which the bystanders, leaders, and organizational culture all play a role. It has emotional,…

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,…

The Value of Employee Resource Groups

Taught by Living Corporate
In this audio-only course, Kanarys co-founder Star Carter joins host Zach Nunn to speak with James Fripp, the chief diversity…

Fighting Gender Bias at Work

Taught by LeanIn.Org
Gender bias is holding women back in the workplace. Whether deliberate or unconscious, bias makes it harder for women to…

Emotional Intelligence as an Inclusivity Booster

Taught by Living Corporate
In this audio-only course, host Zach Nunn speaks with facilitator, instructional designer, meeting host and leadership consultant David Foster of…

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…

Bystander Training: From Bystander to Upstander

Taught by Catherine Mattice
Working in a toxic environment can make anyone feel helpless. Even HR representatives can feel like their hands are tied.…

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,…

Becoming an Ally to All

Taught by Kenji Yoshino
All organizations face barriers to diversity and inclusion, such as implicit bias and stereotyping. One key solution to these challenges…

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…

Understanding and Supporting LGBTQ+ Employees

Taught by Rhodes Perry
Have you ever felt there was an aspect of yourself that you needed to hide at work? Have you ever…

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…

Inclusive Mindset for Committed Allies

Taught by Dereca Blackmon
What does it mean to become a true ally? This question is more relevant now than ever. True allies start…

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…

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