Career Services Office
Planning Your Career
Kendall graduates are specifically prepared for the aspects of business that are most difficult to reproduce and therefore most in demand as sources of competitive advantage in today’s business world: thinking creatively and producing innovative change, managing across borders, managing customer satisfaction, incorporating design and lifestyle elements, and presenting effectively and persuasively.
Career Support Throughout Your Education
Kendall's Career Services Office offers a multitude of career planning and professional development resources. When the time comes for you to look for an internship or a permanent job, the Career Services Office organizes interviews, helps you prepare for them, and eventually advises you in making a decision.
Once you graduate from Kendall College, we continue to provide career assistance in identifying the best employment opportunities for you.
The Career Services department offers a full range of resources and assistance to current students and alumni including:
Professional Development Classes
These required classes engage students in conversations about internship goals and career aspirations. Students participate in this course six months in advance of their planned internship. Career Counseling and Employment-The department is available to meet with students and alumni to discuss internship and employment opportunities, continuing education, and aspects of the job search process as students plan for their futures.
Career Counseling and Employment
This department is available to meet with students and alumni to discuss internship and employment opportunities, continuing education, and aspects of the job search process as students plan for their futures.
The Career Services Office helps to develop internships, which often turn into job offers upon graduation. Learn more about internships for:
Kendall College Career Services utilizes KCC Kendall Career Connections to provide access 24/7 with an easy online job posting database listing full-time, part-time, seasonal, volunteer and internship opportunities for current students, graduates and alumni employment opportunities. Career Services averages 300 postings weekly and includes positions available locally and nationally targeted to Kendall College areas of study. Kendall students also have access to an extended network of high profile employers and opportunities through NACE LINK. Students obtain access to KCC when they are issued their Kendall College student email in their first quarter. Alumni with a conferred graduation date are able to self register by logging into the KCC Alumni Link located on the Alumni page.
Career Fairs and On-Campus Job Interviews
Students are provided with the opportunity to interview with local, national, and internationally-based companies for internship and full-time positions.
Make an Appointment
Call 312.752.2012 or email email@example.com
Career Services is located on the 2nd floor.
Saturdays from 9-4 are below:
Industry Relevant Guest Speakers
Lectures given by industry professionals on current and future industry trends educate students on important aspects of their chosen fields.
Field Trips and Industry Site Visits
Students experience real-life laboratories, helping them reach beyond the framework of classroom theory and develop informed career-planning strategies.
Job Search Skills - Students receive assistance in the following areas:
- Researching career options
- Résumé writing
- Cover letter writing
- Interview preparation
- Mock interviews
- Using the Internet to search for a job
Career Services counselors are available for quick questions about resumés and cover letters, etc. Appointments are required for more in-depth services.