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NLU Career Opportunities – Week of January 9, 2017

The following is a sampling of internships and career opportunities shared with the Career Development Office this week. For a full listing, visit Hire NLUdirectly. We have hundreds of positions that have been shared directly with National Louis University.

 

Please contact the NLU Career Development Office at careerdevelopment@nl.edu or 312-261-3270 to schedule an appointment and partner with us as you pursue your career. Once we receive your request, we will send you a confirmation and instructions on how to prepare for our meeting.

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 CAREER ADVICE

 

 

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PROFESSIONAL EVENTS

 

 

SAVE THE DATE!

 

National College of Education Students and Graduates,

 

Please join us NLU’s Educator Job Fair!

 

Tuesday, March 7th 2017    1:00PM – 4:00PM

 

NLU Lisle Campus

 

RSVP Required at: nl.edu/jobfairRSVP

 

Check www.nl.edu/studentservices/careerdevelopment/careerevents/ for more details

 

or contact us at careerdevelopment@nl.edu or (312)261-3270

 

 

 

TITAN SECURITY GROUP - HIRING FAIR

 

WHEN: Monday, January 16, 2017 from 11:00am -2:00pm

 

WHERE: Titan’s Downtown Office, 616 West Monroe, Chicago, IL 60661

 

RECRUITING EXPERIENCED COMMERCIAL SECURITY OFFICERS

This fair is focusing specifically on Titan’s Commercial Office Accounts

 

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:

• Competitive Wages

• Paid Vacation & Personal Days

• Health & Welfare Benefits

• Merit & Referral Bonuses

• Growth & Promotion Opportunities

• Learning Plans & Skills Enhancing Training

 

 

HOW TO APPLY:

 

To apply for a job opening please follow the link below to search job openings on Titan’s

Career Center. Select a position for which you are interested in applying and create your profile.

https://careers-titansecurity.icims.com/jobs/intro

 

 

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

 

PositionSales / Marketing Intern, 25+ hours per week, Paid

Organization Name: Tarifold, Inc., www.tarifoldusa.com

Location – Wheeling, IL  

Qualifications - • A results-oriented, open-minded ambitious self-starter who has the desire and ability to expand beyond their comfort zone and expand their horizons.

• Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.

• Direct selling experience (preferably) in the B2B market.

• Ability to increase sales rapidly.

• Knowledgeable in electronic E-commerce technology for selling.

• Expertise with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)

• Thorough knowledge of marketing.

• Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task and attention to detail.

• Willingness to adopt the corporate priority of missions and to do whatever is necessary to fulfill

those missions.

• A creative small company oriented thinker and producer.

Apply – Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

 

PositionEducational Ambassador - Ameson Year in China, Full-time, Paid

Employer – Ameson Education & Cultural Exchange Foundation, http://www.ameson.org/ayc

Description: Ameson Year in China (AYC) is a unique opportunity for recent college graduates to become Educational Ambassadors by spending a year teaching, learning, and making a difference in public schools across China.

Qualifications - • Native English (with US, UK, or Canadian Passport)

• Bachelor’s degree, or higher

• Must be able to pass criminal background check.

• Must be adaptive and culturally sensitive.

• Positive attitude toward educational exchange

Apply – Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.  

 

 

PositionBilingual Home Visitor, Full-time, Paid

Employer – Children's Home + Aid, www.childrenshomeandaid.org/

Location – Chicago, IL

Qualifications – •Associates degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field required. Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services or related field preferred.

•Knowledge of Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies GOLD preferred.

•1-3 years of experience in a Head Start or Early Head Start program preferred.

•Must be proficient in speaking, reading and writing in English and Spanish.

•Must be attentive to detail, self-motivated, well-organized and flexible and have initiative.

•Must have the ability to work as a team player and to communicate effectively with children, parents, and staff.

•Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and auto insurance.

Apply – Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

 

PositionTeam Leader, Part-time, Paid

Employer: Feed My Starving Children, https://fmsc.org

Location – Schaumburg, IL 

Qualifications – • Must be 18 years of age or older.

• Commitment to support, promote, and authentically communicate FMSC’s Christian mission and goals.

• Able to stand for up to 8 hours, push, pull, repeatedly lift 30-50 lbs., bend, twist, use fine manual dexterity, etc.

• Enthusiastic, team-oriented attitude.

• Strong interpersonal and large-group communication skills, including demonstrated public speaking experience. Able to educate, persuade, and instruct large groups.

• Experience asking for donations desired.

• Assertive and able to coordinate and delegate.

• Flexible, adaptable, and able to troubleshoot.

• Able to perform responsibly, follow directions, and use good judgment and discretion.

• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

• Able to respectfully communicate and work with diverse community groups varying in age, religious beliefs, ethnicity, ability level, etc.

Apply – Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role

 

PositionAccount Executive, Full-time, Paid

Employer -- Skills for Chicagoland’s Future, www.skillsforchicagolandsfuture.com/

Location – Chicago, IL

Qualifications – What We’re Looking For in You

• You have an appetite for learning! You’re keen on turning training and feedback into action and continuous self-improvement

• You are committed to a high standard of integrity and work ethic

• You’re an excellent listener, assertive, persistent, and persuasive - show us your grit!

• You are genuinely curious about people, local businesses, and possess the innate ability to inspire passion in others

• You are adaptable and can think on your feet. When faced with new challenges, or tough conversations, failure simply isn't an option

• Bachelor’s degree or 3+ successful years in high volume sales

• Excellent communication skills - no fear of the phone

• General computer and email proficiency

• Positive attitude and a drive to win

• Ability to effectively prioritize tasks and manage time within a fast-paced environment

• Must be able to work legally in the US

Apply – Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

PositionSpecial Education Lead Instructor, Full-time, Paid

Employer – KGH Consultation & Treatment Inc., https://kghconsultation.org/

Location – Northbrook, IL

Qualifications - Bachelor's degree in education or related field; functional understanding of ABA principles; one year plus of teaching experience; and special education teaching license.

Apply – Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

PositionFinancial Advisor (Training Provided), Full-time, Paid

Employer – AXA Advisors, LLC, https://us.axa.com

Location – Deerfield, IL 

Description: As a part of our team, you will gain the opportunity to work side by side with industry leaders, while building your own client base as you sharpen your skills. You will learn the ropes of financial needs analysis and financial management. And through helping both individuals and businesses, your entrepreneurial skills are always put to the test.

Qualifications – Bachelor’s Degree, U.S Citizen

Apply – Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

 

PositionsSeveral employers hiring various PT and FT positions!

Employers – Employers in All Industries who are looking for NLU talent

Location – Illinois including the Greater Chicagoland area as well as out-of-state positions

Qualifications – Upload your resume into Hire NLU and make it active so employers can find you!
Apply – Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role. 

 

 

 

Last Week's CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

 

 

LAST WEEK'S CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

 

NLU Career Opportunities – Week of January 2, 2017

The following is a sampling of internships and career opportunities shared with the Career Development Office this week. For a full listing, visit Hire NLUdirectly. We have hundreds of positions that have been shared directly with National Louis University.

 

Please contact the NLU Career Development Office at careerdevelopment@nl.edu or 312-261-3270 to schedule an appointment and partner with us as you pursue your career. Once we receive your request, we will send you a confirmation and instructions on how to prepare for our meeting.

 

CAREER ADVICE

 

 

Keep Calm and Rock Your Job Interview! By: Paula Rucci Voigt, NLU Career Advisor

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PROFESSIONAL EVENTS

 

 

SAVE THE DATE!

 

National College of Education Students and Graduates,

 

Please join us NLU’s Educator Job Fair!

 

Tuesday, March 7th 2017    1:00PM – 4:00PM

 

NLU Lisle Campus

 

RSVP Required at: nl.edu/jobfairRSVP

 

Check www.nl.edu/studentservices/careerdevelopment/careerevents/ for more details

 

or contact us at careerdevelopment@nl.edu or (312)261-3270

 

 

 

 

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

 

PositionMedia Arts Education Associate, Part-time, Unpaid

Employer – International Children's Media Center, icmediacenter.org/

Location – Chicago and Northbrook, IL  

Qualifications - ICMC internships offer professional work experience. Successful applicants will have the following skills and qualities: Confidence, a sharp eye for detail, strong organizational and communications skills, be a quick learner, be reliable, responsible and accountable. Be able to work independently & to multi-task. Be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite (Word & Excel), Power Point.

Apply – Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

PositionEducation Pioneers Fellowship- Summer Track, Full-time, Paid

Employer – Education Pioneers, www.educationpioneers.org

Placement locations - Chicago, IL| DC Metro Area | Denver, Co | Greater Boston Area | Hartford, CT | Kansas City, MO | Memphis, TN | Nashville, TN | Newark, NJ | New Orleans, LA| New York, NY | San Francisco Bay Area

Qualifications - Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree • Two years of full time, professional work experience, which excludes undergraduate or graduate internships • Authorization to work in the United States on a full-time basis for the entire program (international students eligible only if visa assistance is not required) • Commitment to the full program term including the ability to complete 10 consecutive weeks of employment, attend convening’s, and other mandatory aspects of the Fellowship • Commitment to Education Pioneers’ mission and values, and a passion for K-12 public education

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience in data analysis, operations, strategy, and project and program management (Professional experience outside of the classroom is strongly preferred) • Enrolled in or completion of graduate degree program • Ability to take initiative and drive results • A track record of success in academic and professional settings • Strong communication skills to effectively communicate with diverse colleagues and stakeholders

Apply – Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

 

PositionManager Trainee, Full-time

Employer – Menards, www.menards.com  

Location – Hodgkins, IL

Qualifications - Bachelor's Degree in a business related field. Able to work a varied schedule including days, evenings and weekends.

Apply – Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.  

 

 

 

 

 

PositionJr. Marketing Analyst, Part-time (10-12 hours per week) (other positions available)

Employer – VSolvit LLC, www.vsolvit.com

Location – Remote (online)

Qualifications – Pursuing or obtained Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Business, Marketing, or related field.​Strong verbal, written communication, and research skills.​ Experience in graphic design is a plus.​ VSolvit’s culture is fast paced and encourages innovation - potential candidates with an entrepreneurial sense are encouraged to apply.

Professional approach to work; responsible work ethic; strong follow -up skills to communicate with team members and Team Lead when questions arise. Demonstrated ability to work independently, and to work as a supportive team player. Open to try new things, learn new skills, and take on various types of work as the corporate need arises.

Apply – Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

 

PositionInstructor,Part-time (15-30 hours per week)

Employer – Orion's Mind LLC, www.orionsu.com

Location – Chicago, IL 

Qualifications – Organized, enthusiastic, and fun individuals. Minimum of 60 college credits. Must pass background check and tuberculosis (TB) test. Experience with classroom/behavior management. Bilingual a plus

Apply – Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role

 

 

PositionMiddle School Science Teacher,Full-time 

Employer – Berwyn North District 98, www.bn98.org

Location – Berwyn, IL  

Qualifications – 1. Hold appropriate Illinois Teacher Certificate.

2. Hold appropriate Illinois Middle School and Subject area Endorsement

3. Hold the minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree conferred by an accredited college or university of general recognition.

4. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.

Apply – Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

 

PositionHuman Resources Generalist, Full-time

Employer – Feed My Starving Children, fmsc.org

Location – Aurora or Schaumburg, IL

Qualifications - Commitment to support, promote, and authentically communicate FMSC’s Christian mission and goals • Minimum of bachelor’s degree with business or human resources concentration. 3+ years of human resources practitioner experience required • Advanced competencies with the MS Office Suite. Experience with an HRIS database preferred • Self-starter capable of exercising independent judgment with limited direct supervision • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to use discretion and safeguard confidential information • Able to prioritize, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines in fast-paced environment • Able to identify, analyze, and solve complex problems • Proven collaboration, team relationship-building, customer service, coaching, and influencing skills • Experience developing and implementing training curriculum preferred.

Apply – Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

PositionTwo's Lead Teacher, Full-time

Employer – Children's Creative Center, www.childrenscreativechicago.com

Location – Chicago, IL 

Qualifications – • At least 18 credit hours of ECE coursework. • Minimum of 6 months experience in working with young children • Must demonstrate knowledge of appropriate practices in early childhood development including working with parents • Must demonstrate success in working as a member of a team • Must demonstrate the ability to work well with young children • Must be able to supply a yearly certificate of good health • Must be willing to work flexible hours in order to meet the needs of the program.

PHYSICAL CAPABILITIES:

• Be able to lift 25-30 lbs • Be able to walk, squat/kneel, sit on floor, see, hear, speak with children to ensure children’s health and safety • Be able to keep up with active, young children.

OTHER:

• Updated Medical Health Report with evidence of MMR vaccination and TB testing • Criminal Background Check • Will need to obtain a Food Handler’s Certificate

Apply – Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

 

PositionsSeveral employers hiring various PT and FT positions!

Employers – Employers in All Industries who are looking for NLU talent

Location – Illinois including the Greater Chicagoland area as well as out-of-state positions

Qualifications – Upload your resume into Hire NLU and make it active so employers can find you!
Apply – Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role. 

 

 

Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632
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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, this location features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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