Undergraduate Students

Not sure where to start?  We’ve developed the Viking Score to get you started on your path to success.

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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Claire Martino
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Check Out The Employers Coming to the QC Expo

Accounting

Commercial Banking & Credit

Construction

Defense

Engineering

Management/Sales

Government – Local, State & Federal

Healthcare

Higher Education

Supply Chain

Insurance

K-12 Education

Legal & Law Enforcement

Non-Profit – Other

Technology

Social Sciences

Other Industries 

*Accepts OPT/CPT candidates?

**Willing to …

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Not Sure What To Wear To A Career Fair – We’ve Got You Covered [literally]

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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Lisa Slater Marketing & Events Coordinator
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Helping International Students Navigate Career Options

By Marian Kisch, published on NAFSA website

Navigating the waters from a college degree to an internship or job in the United States is fraught with obstacles for international students. Networking is often an alien concept. Informational interviews are rarely …

By Laura Kestner-Ricketts
Laura Kestner-Ricketts Executive Director, Career and Professional Development
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Viking Connections

Stephanie Aeschliman

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Greater Chicago Area, IL
  • Science Teacher Noble Street College Prep
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Daniel Allen

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

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Chicago, IL
  • Admissions Representative Chamberlain University
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Michael Anderson

Alumni, Community Experts
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Partnerships & Business Development Uber Health
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John Anderson

Alumni, Community Experts
  • IL
  • Vice President Product Innovation Utica National Insurance Group
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Morgan Anderson

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

Alumni, Community Experts
  • VA
  • Flight Attendant United Airlines
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Teresa Anguiano

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Greater Chicago Area, IL
  • Field Application Scientist Nemocell
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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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Kassidy Belcher

Alumni, Community Experts, Faculty
  • Rock Island, IL
  • Admissions Counselor Augustana College
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Skill Building Courses

NEW COURSE: Career and Life Design: Strategies for Career Success

Taught by Laura Kestner-Ricketts & Shelby Olson
New J-Term Course designed for juniors and seniors focused on Career Success! Develop short- and long-term career strategies Dive into…

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…

Revit Templates: Annotation

Taught by Paul F. Aubin
Why start from scratch every time? Learn how to build custom Revit templates and reduce the time you spend setting…

Revit Structure 2016 Essential Training

Taught by Eric Wing
Learn how to create accurate foundation plans and framing plans, with details such as brace frames and trusses, with Revit…

Running a Profitable Business: Revenue Recognition

Taught by Earl Stice
Revenue recognition determines when a sale should be recorded: This month or next month? This year or next year? This…

Revit 2017 Essential Training: MEP (Metric)

Taught by Eric Wing
MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) design is one of the major components of the BIM chain—and Revit is the design…

Unity 5: 2D Movement in an RPG Game

Taught by Jesse Freeman
Learn how to move a player on a tile-based 2D map and use that movement to trigger events—creating a gaming…

Revit Worksharing: Users

Taught by Paul F. Aubin
If you use Revit in an office environment with other users, worksharing is likely already a part of your daily…

Game Art: Model & UV Map a Low Poly Character

Taught by Joel Bradley
Expand your game artistry know-how by becoming skilled in low-polygon modeling. Joel Bradley shows how to model and UV map…

Revit 2018: Essential Training for Structure

Taught by Eric Wing
Revit 2018 is a great program for structural engineering, offering cutting-edge tools for creating design alternatives, building simulations, and publishing…

Paneling with Dynamo for Revit

Taught by Colin McCrone
Discover how to enhance your paneling design workflow with Autodesk Dynamo, the visual scripting tool for Revit. In this course,…

Unity: Working with Google Firebase

Taught by Harrison Ferrone
A dependable backend is a must-have for today’s games. Giving users the ability to log in and save and retrieve…

Creating a Short Film: 07 Cinematography

Taught by Chad Perkins
The 13-part Creating a Short Film training series showcases what it actually takes to create a short film—from the brainstorming…

Finance Foundations: Risk Management

Taught by Jason Schenker
Risk isn’t something we usually think about until it’s too late. Financial risk management allows you to prepare for the…

Business Etiquette: Meetings, Meals, and Networking Events

Taught by Suzanna Kaye
Setting the right tone in business communications is essential to success in every career. Knowing the proper etiquette for many…

Cert Prep: AutoCAD Civil 3D Certified Professional

Taught by Dustin Manning
Nothing says BIM professional like AutoCAD certification. Study to become an official Civil 3D Certified Processional with this prep course…

Work Stories: Experiences that Influence Careers

Taught by LinkedIn Learning Instructors
Things happen at work-sometimes things you never could have anticipated. Unexpected experiences often teach us important lessons about work and…

Ken Blanchard on Servant Leadership

Taught by Ken Blanchard
Self-serving leaders can be both destructive and highly ineffective. By making leadership all about them, they create a negative working…

Excel Business Intelligence: Data Modeling 101

Taught by Chris Dutton
Learn the basics of data modeling in Microsoft Excel from experienced Excel trainer Chris Dutton. In this course—the second installment…

Human Resources: Creating an Employee Handbook

Taught by Don Phin
Truly effective employee handbooks don’t just help companies remain compliant with the law—they can also express an organization’s culture and…

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