Undergraduate Students

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This week’s Viking Connectors: District Manager of Advocacy Centers & Academic Advisor

Perhaps the most useful way to learn what a career is all about is to find someone doing that career and connect with them.  Augustana Colleges has more than 10,000 alumni active on LinkedIn and 96 of them have signed …

By Nicole Grafon
Nicole Grafon
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Topics in Genetic Counseling Webinar Series – Summer 2023

Iowa Institute of Human Genetics


The purpose of this series is to provide you with exposure to hot topics in the field and to assist in preparing you for a successful career in genetic counseling. Hosted over 8-weeks in …

By Beth Ford
Beth Ford Career Coach for the Health Sciences & First Year Student Advisor
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So You’re Looking For An Internship…

It is never too early to start your internship search! Check this out to see what your next steps are

Need help?!? Make an appointment with one of our Career Coaches TODAY!

By Claire Martino
Claire Martino
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How To Stay Motivated During Finals Week

Finals Week is here!! Check out these great study/ well-being tips to help you get through this stressful week!!

Tip #1: Make sure that you recharge. In between all those long study sessions, make sure that you are taking breaks …

By Claire Martino
Claire Martino
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How to Set Career Goals

It is never too early to set career goals! Setting clear goals can actually help you accomplish all that you want! It is easy as 3 steps: Reflect, Research, and Take Action!

By Claire Martino
Claire Martino
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Career Resources

Resume Writing: Robots vs. Humans

When it  comes to resume writing, there are some key differences between a person and ChatGPT. While a person can provide …

Law School Comparison Worksheet

Attached is an excel file to help you organize law school information and decide which program and school is right …

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Viking Connections

Daniel Allen

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

Morgan Anderson

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Cambridge, Illinois
  • Resource Conservationist Henry County Soil and Water Conservation District

Zubair Ansari

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Annapolis, Maryland
  • Hospital Executive Luminis Health

Sarah Bagley

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

Marlisa Barrett

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Davenport, Iowa
  • Food and Beverage Manager Crow Valley Golf Club

Brittany Burk

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

Leslie Carranza

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Mission Expansion Partnership Liaison, Administrative Companion and Bilingual Case Manager Congregation of Sisters of St. Joseph

Sarah Cermak

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Tennessee
  • Assistant Professor of Practice/Field Coordinator University of Tennessee's College of Social Work

Jenn Darby

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

Bryce Dibadj

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Champaign, Illinois
  • Veterinary Student University of Illinois

Dana Diedrick

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Accounting Manager Alera Group

Skill Building Courses

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

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…

Becoming an Impactful and Influential Leader

Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
Unlock your full leadership potential. Get insights on how to build your character and influence in this course adapted from…

Listen to Lead

Listening is a critical skill that empowers leaders to make strong connections and an impact. In this course, Dr. Eric…

Accounting Foundations: Making Business Decisions Using IRR and NPV

Earl Stice
Business leaders eying risky investments have no more ability to peer into the future than the average family deciding on…

Agile Rebranding

Wes Kao
Today’s leaders need an agile way to improve their brand and stay relevant on a regular basis. The world is…

Get Promoted Faster: Stand Out

William Arruda
If you’re eager for a promotion, it’s time to learn how to make your mark and stand out. In this…

Revit: Design a Multi-Trade Commercial Building

Eric Wing
Building projects are the product of the application of a variety of trades. When the time comes for construction, you’ll…

Revit 2022: Essential Training for Structure (Imperial)

Eric Wing
Revit is a great program for structural engineering, offering cutting-edge tools for designing solid structures and publishing clear, easy-to-share documentation.…

The Future of Audit

Jason Schenker
Accounting, like almost every industry, is being disrupted by new and emerging technologies. This disruption will affect auditing in unique…

Digital Accessibility for the Modern Workplace (with Audio Descriptions)

Hector Minto
The move towards a more digital workplace affects everyone, from newly remote employees to frontline workers. With technology being such…

Inclusive Tech: The Case for Inclusive Leadership

Jessica Rose
Inclusive leadership in technology can offer business, ethical, and social benefits. But what does it mean to be inclusive, why…

Reopening: A Special Series from the Hello Monday Podcast

LinkedIn News
None of us are returning to the same workplace we left before the pandemic. Where, how, and when we work—and…

Leveraging Your Transferable Skills to Drive Your Career

Jodi Glickman
View Jodi’s LinkedIn Newsletter Have you ever looked at a job posting and talked yourself out of applying because you…

The 7 Secrets of Responsive Leadership (getAbstract Summary)

There are many different management styles, some more effective than others. Many leaders use a systematic approach, believing that dramatic…

How to Lead and Inspire Change

It can be a daunting task to try to initiate positive change in your organization, especially without a plan. Gain…

Cultivating Ambition to Reach Your Career Goals

Ron Carucci
Sometimes, when we think of an ambitious person, we imagine someone with unfettered drive to achieve what they want, no…

BIM Manager: Managing Revit

Eric Wing
Gain insight on how building information modeling (BIM) managers use Revit, and how you can align this software with your…

Talking Boldly: When Inclusion Meets Politics at the Office

Vernā Myers
Politics are everywhere because people are everywhere, and people are political animals. Genuine conversations about politics involve many opinions that…

Coaching Yourself to Career Success

Alicia Reece
More than likely, at some point you’ve felt unhappy about your career. Maybe you felt unfulfilled, undervalued, underutilized, or disempowered.…

Becoming an Inspiring Mentor

Learning from a mentor is an invaluable professional experience. Your mentor guides you, shares perspective, and serves as an important…

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Rock Island, IL 61201

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