Prospective Students

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If you have joined us on campus recently for a Visit Day, this is a copy of the presentation we give on Career Development and Exploring Majors.


Exploring Majors for Undecided Students

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
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Decoding Your Future: Navigating on Choosing a Major and Career Path

Choosing a major and setting out on a career path can feel like standing at a crossroads, with countless possibilities stretching out before you. It’s a significant decision—one that will shape your academic journey and future professional life. Whether you’re …

By Sangamitra Shakya
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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 …

By Sangamitra Shakya
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Benefits of online learning

In today’s rapidly evolving job market, continuous learning has become essential for career growth and adaptation to industry changes. Fortunately, advancements in technology have made learning more accessible than ever through online platforms like LinkedIn Learning, Coursera, Forage, and others. …

By Sangamitra Shakya
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Networking strategies

In today’s dynamic professional landscape, establishing a robust network is indispensable for career growth and advancement. Whether you’re a student embarking on your academic journey or a seasoned professional seeking new opportunities, networking remains a cornerstone of success. In this …

By Sangamitra Shakya
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Career Resources

Decoding Your Future

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

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 Academic/Application Requirements:

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 …

The following courses should be completed by the end of the first year:

The following courses should be completed by …

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Viking Connections

Daniel Allen

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Retired- Global Human Resources Director John Deere
Meet Daniel >

Morgan Anderson

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Quad Cities Metropolitan Area, Illinois
  • Geographer US Army Corps of Engineer
Meet Morgan >

Zubair Ansari

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Washington DC Baltimore Area
  • Executive Director Cancer Support Community - Washington, D.C.
Meet Zubair >

Sarah Bagley

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Glenview, Illinois
  • Human Resources Director Glenview Park District
Meet Sarah >

Marlisa Barrett

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Davenport, Iowa
  • Owner/Operator Swirl Wine Bar
Meet Marlisa >
Meet Alison >

Brittany Burk

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Champaign, Illinois
  • Speech-Language Pathologist Carle Foundation Hospital
Meet Brittany >

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
Meet Dana >

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