Career Development Services

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We’ll help you plan a bright future.

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Phone and Video Sessions Available!

Reserve your spot to discuss taking a career assessment, guidance in choosing a major, career ideas, writing a new resume, going to an interview, and everything you need to start your future on the right path. Call 847-214-7390, or current students can schedule via the accessECC portal.

Career Development Services at Elgin Community College offers comprehensive services to assist students in everything career-related. From choosing a major, defining professional goals, and planning and implementing job search strategies. Our students have gone on to work at Fortune 500 companies, prestigious universities, and leading businesses throughout the region. 

Exploring Majors & Careers

Choosing a major is one of the most important decisions you will make, and we want to make sure that you have the necessary information to make a well-informed decision. Through career assessments, one-on-one meetings, and other resources, ECC will work with you to explore career options that will lead you to a career that you are passionate about. 

Explore Resources

Job Search Strategies

Our professional career development specialists will help you create a great résumé, interview like a pro, and conduct an effective job search. We’re also a rich source for online job listings, on-campus job fairs, and much more. Use HireSpartans to register with the college and connect with ECC graduates. 

Find a job


When you combine classroom training and customized on-the-job learning, you'll connect theoretical concepts with the workplace's best practices. As an apprentice, you'll learn while earning! Begin building your future while completing your certificate or degree at ECC.

Get an apprenticeship


Get real-world experience in the field—while you’re still in college. We’ll connect you with an internship where you can get on-the-job experience in a profession that interests you. Graduate with work experience!

Get an internship