Student Employment

On-campus student employment offers several benefits that can greatly enhance a student’s college experience. Not only is a campus job a way to make money to cover additional college expenses, it is also a convenient way to develop skills and become better connected with the campus community.  It is a valuable experience that can contribute to a student’s personal and professional growth while complementing their academic journey.

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Career Resources

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Fall/J-Term/Spring Semesters with possibility for working over the summer.  Monday-Friday, between 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 

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Contact & Location


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