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Hot Jobs – Week of April 14, 2014

The following is a sampling of jobs and opportunities distributed to the Career Development Office this week. For a full listing, visit eRecruiting through your NLU Portal. As always, please contact the CDO 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.


IN THE NEWS

Three Things You Should Do While You Still Have a Job

Source: LinkedIn

It is more urgent now than ever before that you be ready today for something that could happen to you tomorrow. The job market is already highly competitive and job searches are taking much longer than in the past. We have car insurance, home insurance, health insurance, but no “Job Insurance.” Build it now. There are things you should and could be doing to prepare for your next career move.

 

Step 2 in Any Career Search – Take Action!

Source: NLU Career Development Office

After taking Step 1 – Getting to Know Yourself, what do you do? Read more from Career Readiness Advisor Helen L. Roy about preparing what to say, doing your research and getting out there to network!

 

EVENTS

NLU Social Entrepreneurship Panel

Chicago Campus Atrium – 4 – 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 23

Register to attend at: www.nlusep.evenbrite.com

A unique panel of entrepreneurs will assemble to answer questions about how to create a business that impacts social change. Attendees will have an opportunity to network and build valuable skills.

 

NLU Spring Career Expo

Chicago Campus Atrium – 3 – 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 29

Class of 2014 and Alumni: Register to attend at www.nl.edu/jobfairRSVP

Employers in attendance will be hiring for entry-level positions, representing industries such as hospitality, social services and nonprofit management.

VOLUNTEER 

Position Title – Hospice Volunteer

Employer – Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care – www.seasons.org

Location – Southeast Wisconsin and Northeast Illinois

This is a great volunteering option for students in Human Services or Counseling degree programs. Volunteers provide companionship, emotional support and relief for caregivers who need a break. The most important part of the role is to listen and be present with patients. Full training is provided.

To apply – Upload your resume to eRecruiting via the NLU Portal at my.nl.edu then apply for the position. Resumes will be reviewed within 72 business hours.

 

INTERNSHIPS 

Position Title – Development Intern (part-time, paid)

Employer – Agentis Energy – www.agentisenergy.com

Location – Elmhurst, IL

Qualifications – Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program in business. Interns will work 20 hours per week from late spring through summer with the software development team. The ideal candidate should have familiarity with some open source products, Linus and MySQL.

To apply – Upload your resume to eRecruiting via the NLU Portal at my.nl.edu then apply for the position. Resumes will be reviewed within 72 business hours.

 

JOBS

SPRING CAREER EXPO EMPLOYER – Position Title – Buyer/Planner

Employer – Accellent – www.accellent.com

Qualifications – Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience with purchasing and cost-reduction in supply chain work is preferred.

To apply – Upload your resume to eRecruiting via the NLU Portal at my.nl.edu then apply for the position. Resumes will be reviewed within 72 business hours.

 

SPRING CAREER EXPO EMPLOYER – Position Title – Crisis Worker (part-time)

Employer – Thresholds – www.thresholds.org

Location – Chicago, IL

Qualifications – Master’s degree in Counseling is required. Work is completed in a hospital setting, with shifts available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This is a flexible opportunity to gain experience.

To apply – Upload your resume to eRecruiting via the NLU Portal at my.nl.edu then apply for the position. Resumes will be reviewed within 72 business hours.

 

Position Title – Real Estate Tax Assessment Paralegal

Employer – Thompson Coburn LLP – www.thompsoncoburncareers.com

Location – Chicago, IL

Qualifications – Bachelor’s degree is desired. Must possess a high level of professionalism and interpersonal skills. Understanding of and experience with using Access database is preferred.

To apply – Upload your resume to eRecruiting via the NLU Portal at my.nl.edu then apply for the position. Resumes will be reviewed within 72 business hours.

 

Position Title – Social Service Coordinator

Employer – North Shore Senior Center – www.nssc.org

Location – Morton Grove, IL

Qualifications – Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field is required. At least one year of experience working with older adults. Ability to speak and read either Russian or Korean is desirable (more than half of the residents are Russian speaking, and a third are Korean speaking).

To apply – Upload your resume to eRecruiting via the NLU Portal at my.nl.edu then apply for the position. Resumes will be reviewed within 72 business hours.

  

Last week's Hot Jobs

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 Eisenhower Boulevard Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581

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  • WISCONSIN

    NLU's Milwaukee campus has a proud history of serving graduate students in education in southeastern Wisconsin. Nearly one in five certified Wisconsin teachers looks to NLU for graduate education programs – more than any other university in the state. In addition to classrooms with high-tech media equipment, the campus offers a state-of-the-art computer lab with wireless Internet access and an extensive IDS research library.

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

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