Career Development Entrance

Career Development


The Office of Career Development at North Central College supports a diverse community of learners dedicated to preparing students to be curious, engaged, ethical, and purposeful citizens and leaders in local, national and global contexts.  

Get Connected

Handshake is our online platform to help you find a meaningful career. Everything you need to connect with Career Development is on Handshake! Schedule appointments, download career resources, view upcoming events and more!  Visit to update your profile and see who is looking for NCC interns and employees.   New to handshake?  Start here: Handshake Quick Start Guide

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Build Your Resume

Build your resume online and anytime!  Set up an account at using your NC email to get started.  Search samples or build it from scratch using built-in style guides. 

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Illinois Consortium Resources

North Central College is a member of the Illinois Small College Placement Association, a dynamic and respected consortium of 18 colleges and universities representing 56,000+ enrolled students.  NC Students have access to the online career center, campus interviews with member employers, Fall Interview Day, and the Spring CareerFest.   Visit the Online Career Center

North Central College is also a member of the Associated Colleges of Illinois, robust network of 24 member private, nonprofit, primarily residential colleges and universities. These institutions sustain an enduring commitment to mission-driven, liberal arts-based higher education in small, supportive environments that cultivate a sense of community — and where faculty make teaching their first priority.  NC Students can Search ACI’s job and internships postings page for career opportunities provided by Illinois employers and attend the Annual Job and Internship Expo.

Student Employment On Campus

Campus employment provides great opportunities for students to advance their career readiness skills.  Students looking for Work Study or other employment opportunities on campus can search for open positions through our Human Resource department.  


Can't find what you're looking for?

Our staff is happy to help and answer any questions you may have. Simply contact us for more information. 


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