Viking Connections

Viking Connections is Augustana College’s Career Alumni Connector Network to bring together accomplished alumni and students.

Alumni Connectors are available to share advice on careers, industries, employment trends, and organizations within their areas of expertise. These mentoring relationships support and guide students — as well as young alumni  — as they navigate their careers or consider graduate school. The program is open to students and alumni from all class years and majors.

Need Help For Your Housing During An Internship?

Finding short term housing for your internship in Chicago can be a daunting process. Luckily, there are options for students for summer and short term rooms or apartments.

College and University Summer Housing

Summer and Academic Year Short Term Rentals

By Minh Nguyen
Minh Nguyen
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A Budget Can Be Helpful…

Money makes the world go around. Therefore learning how and why to budget is a crucial life skill. Check this out to find our why a budget can be helpful! #budget #money #lifeskills

By Claire Martino
Claire Martino
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Transitioning From College to the “Real World”

SENIORS?!? Graduation will be here before you know it!! That means that you will be joining the “real world” sooner or later. Here are some tips to make that transition just a little bit easier!! #collegesenior #graduation #transition

By Claire Martino
Claire Martino
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A great way to earn credit for community service is by volunteering!

Volunteer at UnityPoint in Rock Island, IL

There are scholarships available for regular volunteers through the Friends of Trinity organization.

By Lisa Slater
Lisa Slater Marketing & Events Coordinator
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The 5 P’s of Job Hunting

Job hunting can be a intimidating and/or scary process. The 5 P’s of job hunting help make that process just a little bit easier! Check them out!! #jobsearch #jobhunting #realworld #career #5

By Claire Martino
Claire Martino
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Viking Connections

Stephanie Aeschliman

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Greater Chicago Area, IL
  • Science Teacher Noble Street College Prep
Meet Stephanie >

Daniel Allen

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

John Anderson

Alumni, Community Experts
  • IL
  • Vice President Product Innovation Utica National Insurance Group
Meet John >

Morgan Anderson

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

Michael Anderson

Alumni, Community Experts
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Partnerships & Business Development Uber Health
Meet Michael >

Alex Anderson

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Chicago, IL
  • Admissions Representative Chamberlain University
Meet Alex >

Tyler Andrews

Alumni, Community Experts
  • VA
  • Flight Attendant United Airlines
Meet Tyler >

Teresa Anguiano

Alumni, Community Experts
  • Greater Chicago Area, IL
  • Field Application Scientist Nemocell
Meet Teresa >

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 >

Kassidy Belcher

Alumni, Community Experts, Faculty
  • Rock Island, IL
  • Admissions Counselor Augustana College
Meet Kassidy >

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