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National Louis University

Career Bridge

Committed to connecting great people to great opportunities

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We believe our office serves as a bridge connecting our students, graduates, and alumni between their academic experience and their chosen career path. We offer guidance and resources to help assist their individual experience. Career counseling, workshops, and networking help each individual clarify academic and career goals, establish career plans, develop job-search skills, and make successful career transitions. We encourage and guide students through our all-encompassing network of professional connections with employers, offering experiential learning and job opportunities to facilitate a successful transition from student to professional.


Meets with all students and alumni to ensure they are prepared for career opportunities. Partners with Coaches and Advisors to serve students.

Smret Smith
Executive Director

Deborah Bosco
Career Bridge Career Advisor
Kendall College at National Louis University

Casey Platt
Career Bridge Career Advisor

Preeti Deshpande
Career Bridge Career Advisor
Chicago & Lisle


Builds employer partnerships with top organizations to create experiential learning and post graduate opportunities.

Aimee Galban
Employer Relations Manager
Education & Criminal Justice

Dan Munroe
Employer Relations Manager
Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management
Kendall College at National Louis University

Jennifer Ginsberg
Employer Relations Manager
Social & Behavioral Sciences and Health & Human Services

Kate Solis Silva
Employer Relations
Business & Management

Carter Caldarelli
Internship Systems Manager

Luisa Rodriguez
HSI STEM Employer Outreach Specialist


Phone: 312.261.3270



    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Established in 1988 and located in one of Tampa's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to its classrooms, the National Louis University Tampa Regional Center features a computer lab, student lounges, and conference room.

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