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NLU Career Opportunities – Week of September 12th 2016

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

 

 

 

14 Fatal Resume Mistakes by Dawn Dugan

Read more at: http://www.salary.com/14-fatal-resume-mistakes/

Source: www.salary.com

The adage "You never get a second chance to make a first impression" is never truer than when you submit your resume. Because this is likely the first glimpse of you that employers will get, make it an impressive one.

A great resume can open a door, but an inferior one can just as quickly close one. This article explores 14 resume mistakes to avoid at all costs.

 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EVENTS

 

 

 

 

LaSalle Network Career Webinar

 

 

On Tuesday, September 27th from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST LaSalle Network will be hosting and discussing the 9 Steps to a Promotion! Topics covered:

  • Happiness in the workplace and why you're not being promoted
  • The importance of having a good relationship with your boss and how to improve it depending on his/her leadership style
  • How to train and develop yourself: working harder than your colleagues, being a culture giver and building strong work habits
  • Networking and finding a mentor

Register for free at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3238181967706763009.  

 

Questions?  Please contact Sarah Glasser at sglasser@lasallenetwork.com  or Susan Baron, at SBaron@LaSalleNetwork.com for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Save the Date for NLU’s Fall Career Expo 2016!

When: Tuesday October 25th 11:00am – 2:00pm

Where: CHICAGO CAMPUS 122 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor Atrium

 

NLU Students and Alumni, join us for NLU’s Fall Career Expo where you will have the opportunity to meet with employers face-to-face.

 

• Build your network and create opportunities for your career

• Learn about job openings in a variety of fields

• Ace an onsite mini-interview to make career connections for your future

Sponsored by the NLU Career Development Office

FREE ADMISSION. Advanced registration and professional dress required.

 

To register go to: www.nl.edu/jobfairRSVP 

 

QUESTIONS? Contact Career Development at careerdevelopment@nl.edu or (312)261-3270

 

 

  

 

 

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

 

 

Position – Community Impact AmeriCorps Member, Part-time, Paid

Employer – Y.O.U. Impact Fellow www.youthoppotunity.org

Location – Evanston, IL                                                                                                                

Qualifications – Be actively enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program, or have recently graduated and wish to gain experience in the field of youth development. Ability to work hours within following schedule: Monday - Thursday 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm and Friday 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. A deep passion for working with youth and families. Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with a diverse group of team members and youth. Passion for Y.O.U.'s mission of ensuring that all youth have the resources they need to thrive. Personal qualities of integrity, emotional maturity, and credibility; a demonstrated history of using good judgment.

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

 

 

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

 

Position – Lead Teacher, Full-time

Employer – Kindercare  www.kcecareers.com

Location – Wheaton, IL                                                                                                              

Qualifications – A love for children and a strong desire to make a difference every day. Ability to build relationships with families and coworkers and create a dynamic environment where play and learning happens. Outstanding customer service skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task and manage multiple situations effectively. Must possess active Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential or meet NAEYC candidacy requirements. Approved state trainer (preferred) 2-3 years Early Childhood Education Experience (preferred). Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education (preferred). CPR and First Aid Certification or willingness to obtain. Must meet state specific guidelines for the role. Must be physically able to use a computer with basic proficiency, lift a minimum of 40 pounds, and work indoors or outdoors. Must be able to assume postures in low levels to allow physical and visual contact with children, see and hear well enough to keep children safe, and engage in physical activity with children. Ability to speak, read, and write English.

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

 

 

 

 

 

PositionTechnical Recruiter, Full-time

Employer – Crystal Equation www.crystalequation.com

Location – Chicago, IL

Qualifications – Passion for entrepreneurship. Self-motivated with a can-do attitude. Motivated by providing great services and experience to candidates and hiring managers. Proven ability to navigate ambiguity and solve challenging problems. You thrive in a highly collaborative environment and enjoy working with fun and outgoing teammates. Every company talks about this but we mean it. You must have a sense of humor, please include one joke with cover letter/resume. You have a passion for learning. Like an athlete, you have to continue to train to stay competitive and at the top of your game. Strong analytical thinker. Likes the challenge of being a "detective" in the industry. You can navigate your way around the internet and social medias. Ability to shift gears quickly. Attitude – You don’t have one. You are an optimistic team go-getter people can count on to get the job done. General savviness navigating the internet using computers and/or mobile devices.                                                          

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

 

 

 

 

 

PositionClinician, Full-time

Employer – Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes www.lindamoodbell.com

Location – Oak Park, IL   

Qualifications – Our Instructors benefit from being a part of the IQ Team: accepting and adjusting to feedback in a positive manner, for the benefit of instructional quality. Our Instructors employ a Socratic questioning method to help students develop their language and literacy skills. Our Instructors implement positive-reinforcement strategies that maximize learning--in a cheerful and authentic manner. Many of our Instructors have a background in education. However, successful candidates may instead have a background in childcare, coaching, youth leadership, camp counseling, mentoring, or the performing arts. Our Instructors have excellent reading, spelling, and comprehension skills. Our Instructors have a passion for helping others reach their potential.

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

 

 

 

 

 

PositionSpecial Education Teacher, Full-time

Employer – Civitas Education Partners www.civitasschools.org

Location – Chicago, IL 

Qualifications – A Bachelor's degree and appropriate Illinois State Board of Education licensure, LBS1 required. Strength of academic background, professional experience, teaching. Experience in urban education settings is preferred. 

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

 

 

 

 

 

PositionPackage Handler, Part-time

Employer – UPS www.upsjobs.com

Location – Palatine, IL

Qualifications – Candidates must be available for their shift Monday through Friday and be able to lift up to 70lbs. unassisted.

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

 

 

 

 

 

PositionClassroom Aide, Full-time

Employer – LEEP Forward, Inc. www.leepforward.com

Location – Chicago, IL 

Qualifications – All Candidates MUST have a Bachelor's degree and experience working with children of early elementary age. Special consideration will be given to those with degrees in Special Education and Child Development or those with special needs related experience. Knowledge of Sensory Integration and/or DIR/Floortime is a major plus.

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 September 5th 2016

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 

 

3 Ways To Boost Your Career Confidence by Sarah Adams

Read more at: https://www.workitdaily.com/boost-your-career-confidence/

Source: www.workitdaily.com

If you want to be noticed and respected in the workplace, you must be able to portray the image of self-confidence. In order to be successful in your career, you need to determine how to master career confidence.

 

If you have confidence in your daily tasks, you will not only acquire higher levels of productivity, but you will also become more reliable to your co-workers.  If your co-workers can tell that your confidence meter is low, they may just shrug you off or be dismissive. If you really like your job, you need to shine with confidence

  

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EVENT

 

 

 

Save the Date for NLU’s Fall Career Expo 2016!

When: Tuesday October 25th 11:00am – 2:00pm

Where: CHICAGO CAMPUS 122 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor Atrium

 

NLU Students and Alumni, join us for NLU’s Fall Career Expo where you will have the opportunity to meet with employers face-to-face.

 

• Build your network and create opportunities for your career

• Learn about job openings in a variety of fields

• Ace an onsite mini-interview to make career connections for your future

Sponsored by the NLU Career Development Office

FREE ADMISSION. Advanced registration and professional dress required.

 

To register go to: www.nl.edu/jobfairRSVP  

 

QUESTIONS? Contact Career Development at careerdevelopment@nl.edu or (312)261-3270

 

   

 

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

  

Position – Community Impact AmeriCorps Member Full-time, Paid

Employer – United Way of Metropolitan Chicago http://uw-mc.org/

Location – Evanston, IL                                                                                                                

Qualifications – Age 18 or older, US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident, Enrollment in CNCS AmeriCorps, UWMC can guide interested candidates through the process, High school degree or equivalent, Interest in education, health and income issues, Ability to travel.

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

 

 

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

 

 

PositionSpecial Education Teacher, Full-time

Employer – Beacon Therapeutic http://www.beacon-therapeutic.org/

Location – Calumet Park, IL 

Qualifications – Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Education or Special Education. Must have a current and registered LBS1 license, Candidates must have a current and registered, Professional Educators License with endorsements for working with students with special needs, especially emotional disabilities. Candidates must have the ability to plan and differentiate instruction, organize the classroom, manage behavior and collaborate with other staff.

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

 

 

 

 

 

PositionAddiction Counselor, Part-time

Employer – Rosecrance www.rosecrance.org

Location – Rockford, IL

Qualifications – Master’s Degree with two years’ experience in addictions treatment. Demonstrated education, training or experience in the criminal thinking model. Adequate written skills to accurately complete required documentation within the time frames prescribed. Skilled in conducting individual, family and group counseling. Ability to present and coordinate lectures for clients, parents, staff or community resources. Certified Addictions counselor or be certified within 12 months. CPR or complete within three months.                                                                                                                               

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

 

 

 

 

 

PositionAssistant Teacher, Part-time

Employer – Supporting Literacy and Math www.kilmerelementary.org

Location – Villa Park, IL   

Qualifications – Candidates must be flexible and willing to adapt to the needs of the students. Applicants must be team players and welcome the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment. Requirements for this position: Must have previous experience working with children. Seeking a Bachelor’s Degree or higher. Coursework in elementary education, reading, ELL, learning disabilities or special education is an added bonus.

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

 

 

 

 

 

Position – SAT or ACT Prep Course Instructor, Flexible

Employer – Kaplan Test Prep www.kaptest.com/teach

Location – Chicago, IL                                                                                                              

Qualifications – 90th percentile SAT or ACT score, or 80th percentile GRE or GMAT scores. Previous teaching, tutoring, coaching or leadership experienced preferred. Self-starter able to work with a remote manager. Minimum 6-month commitment to the role.

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

 

 

 

 

 

PositionWork on Election Day. Serve. Empower. Impact. Part-time

Employer – Cook County Clerk, David Orr www.cookcountyclerk.com

Location – Greater Chicagoland Area 

Qualifications – Must be U.S. Citizen and either a registered voter of Cook County or a college student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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

 

 

 

 

 

PositionNational Sales Support Representative, Full-time

Employer – Paylocity www.paylocity.com

Location – Arlington Heights, IL

Qualifications – Who You Are: Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ambitious, hard-working, and not afraid of healthy competition. Resourceful and able to learn new products and processes quickly. Self-motivated and results-driven, yet enjoys being part of a team.

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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  • WISCONSIN

    NLU has a proud history of serving graduate students in southeastern Wisconsin. We currently offer all Wisconsin residents online programs in non-licensure education as well as a variety of business-related degrees.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007
    (414) 577.2658
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