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Adi Walker

Aiden Zoller, one of my MST team members, and I in the woods helping the Wildlife team set up cameras.

After setting up a camera in the Loud Thunder forest preserve, I got to pose for this picture. This is …

By Peyton Heisch
Peyton Heisch
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RUSH University Graduate Program Informational Sessions

Learn about graduate programs in Clinical Nutrition, Medical Laboratory Science, and Respiratory Care through online sessions

Greetings from RUSH University!

Online information sessions are available for prospective students interested in the following graduate programs:

Sessions are conducted by a faculty …

By Paige Melton
Paige Melton
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Career Spotlight

By Sangamitra Shakya
Sangamitra Shakya
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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 …

By Lisa Slater
Lisa Slater Marketing & Events Coordinator
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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, …

By Claire Martino
Claire Martino
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Career Resources

Decoding Your Future

To further support your exploration and decision-making process, here are some valuable resources:

An integrated baccalaureate in Kinesiology from Augustana College and a master’s degree in sports management from Western Illinois University would …

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Our mission statement is to provide health awareness and promote outreach to both students of Augustana College and its surrounding …

Research Experiences for Undergraduate Students (REUs)

Research Experiences for Undergraduate Students or REUs for short are some of the most competitive in the nation and are …

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Viking Connections

Daniel Allen

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Retired- Global Human Resources Director John Deere
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Morgan Anderson

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Quad Cities Metropolitan Area, Illinois
  • Geographer US Army Corps of Engineer
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Zubair Ansari

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Washington DC Baltimore Area
  • Executive Director Cancer Support Community - Washington, D.C.
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Sarah Bagley

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Glenview, Illinois
  • Human Resources Director Glenview Park District
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Marlisa Barrett

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Davenport, Iowa
  • Owner/Operator Swirl Wine Bar
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Brittany Burk

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Champaign, Illinois
  • Speech-Language Pathologist Carle Foundation Hospital
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Leslie Carranza

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Stagehand Local 2
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Sarah Cermak

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Nashville, Tennessee
  • District Manager of Advocacy Centers Metro Nashville Public Schools
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Jenn Darby

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Iowa
  • Academic Advisor Eastern Iowa Community College
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Bryce Dibadj

Alumni, Community Experts
  • MD
  • Associate Veterinarian Pet+ER
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Dana Diedrick

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Assistant Vice President, Financial Systems Kemper
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Skill Building Courses

Influencing Others

Taught by John Ullmen
Ever had trouble persuading someone to do something, even if it was in their best interest? Sometimes people don’t budge,…

How to Ask for More Context: A Business English Primer

Taught by All Ears English
Context is crucial in business. When a manager or leader assigns a task and an individual contributor does not have…

Spaces and Places by Kevin Sloan Studio

Taught by Kevin Sloan
Cities are in the perpetual process of “becoming”—and evolving ever faster as industry and technology advance. Architects like Kevin Sloan…

Developing Your Leadership Philosophy

Taught by Mike Figliuolo
If you want your team to trust you as a leader, it’s important to articulate who you are, what you…

Urbanized

Taught by Gary Hustwit
Urbanized is a documentary about the design of cities. It looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and…

Yo Santosa, Branding Expert

Taught by Yolanda Santosa
Yo Santosa took a big leap when she decided to quit her job as a motion graphics artist. But her…

Learning to Write Marketing Copy

Taught by Ian Lurie
Copy is the heart and soul of almost every marketing endeavor. Get a great foundation for all your campaigns with…

Getting Things Done

Taught by David Allen
Join world-renowned productivity and time management expert David Allen as he walks you through his five-step process for Getting Things…

Breaking Out of a Rut

Taught by Stefan Mumaw
Ever feel like you’re in a rut? Most people have experienced a rut, whether it manifests as a lack of…

Copyright for Photographers: Rights and Releases

Taught by Carolyn E. Wright
The intersection of photography and law is a complex place. What are your rights as a photographer? Where and what…

Copyright for Photographers

Taught by Carolyn E. Wright
The intersection of photography and law is a complex place. At one of those crossroads lies copyright. Many photographers aren’t…

Creative Inspirations: Troika Design Group, Design and Branding Agency

Taught by Troika Design Group
Ever wonder who’s behind those cool identity graphics on broadcast and cable TV networks? Come take a peek behind the…

Revit: Construction Modeling Tools

Taught by Paul F. Aubin
If your job requires working on Revit models created by someone else, then you have probably run into situations where…

Jonah Berger on Viral Marketing

Taught by Jonah Berger
Why do some ideas spread while others fade away? Jonah Berger, PhD, professor of marketing at the Wharton School and…

Web Motion: Create an Animated Banner Ad

Taught by Tom Green
Learn to create a simple web banner with motion and interactivity. This installment of Web Motion for Beginners shows you…

Disrupting Yourself

Taught by Whitney Johnson
“Disruptors” secure a foothold by coming up with ideas and innovations that eventually upend their entire community or industry. Disrupting…

Michelle Kaufmann’s Platinum LEED Home Remodel: Start to Finish

Taught by Michelle Kaufmann
With home remodels, especially sustainable ones designed by architects like Michelle Kaufman, more square footage isn’t always the answer. Her…

Management Tips

Taught by Todd Dewett
In this series, Todd Dewett, PhD, shares the tips respected and motivated managers use to improve rapport, navigate tricky situations,…

Video Journalism: Storytelling Techniques

Taught by Jeff Sengstack
How you choose your shots, craft your story, and edit your footage is what draws attention to your videos. The…

Insights from a College Career Coach

Taught by Valerie Sutton
Are you feeling stuck in your current position, seeking a new one, or contemplating a career change? In this interview,…

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 (When Classes Are In Session)
Monday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 am- 4:30 pm 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Drop-in topics include:

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