2017 Career Events

Save the date for these upcoming NLU Career Development Office Career Events.

Educator Job Fair – Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at the NLU Lisle Campus from 1:00-4:00PM

This event is for school districts looking to hire teaching candidates. Employers can learn more and register here:

National College of Education Students and Alumni, please join us at Educator Job Fair! Free Admission with NLU I.D.

The following is a list of organizations who will be present at the 2017 Educator Job Fair. Please check back often as employers are continuously added:

AUSL Chicago

Behavioral Staffing

Berkeley School District 87

Camelot Education Excel Academy of South Shore

Center for Talent Development

Champaign Unit #4 School district

Chicago Ridge School District

ChildCare Careers

Community High School District #99

Evanston/Skokie School District 65

Illinois Action for Children

LEARN Charter School Network

Lincoln School District 156

Moving Everest Charter School

Noble Network of Charter Schools

Oak Lawn-Hometown District 123

Ombudsman Educational Services

One Hope United

Perspectives Charter Schools

Prospect Heights School District 23

Quest Charter Academy

Salinas Union High School District

School District U-46

Top Driver

Township High School District 211

UNO Charter School Network (UCSN)

Waukegan Public School




Spring Career Expo – Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at the NLU Chicago Campus from 11:00AM-2:00PM

This event is open to all organizations hiring for full-time, paid positions. Registration and information will be available in March 2017.


Previous Career Events

2016 Fall Career Expo - Employers met with varied and diverse NLU candidates from nearly 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Participating Employers Included:

Advocate Health Care www.advocatehealth.com 
Behavioral Staffing www.behavioralstaffing.com
Big Shoulders Fund www.bigshouldersfund.org 
Bright Horizons www.brighthorizons.com 
Charter Schools USA www.charterschoolsusa.com
Chicago Public Schools www.cps.edu 
ChildCare Careers www.childcarecareers.net
Christopher House www.christopherhouse.org 
Civitas Education Partners www.civitasedpartners.org 
ComPsych www.compsych.com 
Federal Bureau of Investigation www.fbi.gov 
Heartland Alliance www.heartlandalliance.org 
JP Morgan Chase www.chase.com 
LEARN Charter School Network www.learncharter.org 
Neumann Family Services www.neumannfamilyservices.org
One Hope United www.onehopeunited.org 
The Art Institute of Chicago  www.artic.edu 
Thresholds www.thresholds.org 
United States Army www.army.mil
UNO Charter School Network (UCSN) www.unocharterschool.org 
Verizon Wireless www.verizonwireless.com 
YMCA of Metro Chicago www.ymcachicago.org


2016 Spring Career Expo - Participating employers: Aspire Chicago, CDW, Chicago Commons, Christopher House, Children's Home + Aid, Chicago Public Schools, City of Chicago, Concordia Place, DePaul University, Gads Hill, LaSalle Network, Thresholds Psychiatric Rehabilitation Centers, Center for Autism, Umoja Student Development Corporation, Illinois Action for Children, One Hope United, Behavioral Staffing. 

2016 Educator Job Fair - Thank you to all of the NLU students, alumni, faculty and staff who helped make Educator Job Fair a great success! 47 employer partners and over 100 Students and graduates came fully prepared, professional and ready to make real career connections. There has been tremendous positive feedback and success stories from both employers and students… we are so proud of our NLU Eagles! View photos from the 2016 Educator Job Fair.

NLU Career Academy - Watch videos capturing the 4-part series tackling topics such as networking, branding, age discrimination, and employer perspectives! 



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