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Career Services

  • Please Note: This page is intended for undergraduate students. If you are a student through the School of Graduate and Continuing Studies, please contact Lori Mollema.

    Located on the first floor of the Elwood Center for Student Success, the Office of Career Services assists the traditional student population with career development and employment needs during the college years, and provides the essential career resources to help students enter and navigate the professional world.

  • Our friendly staff is available to assist students in career development. Among the many services we provide:

    • Managing off-campus job postings
    • Helping students build résumés and cover letters
    • Assisting with the job search process
    • Coaching on interview preparation and etiquette
    • Hosting multiple job fairs each year, including the ONU Internship and Job Fair

    Office hours and contact information

    Regular hours are 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Additional hours may be available by appointment.

    Office Phone: 815-939-5243 
    Office Fax: 815-939-5094

    Dr. Lisa Vander Veer
    Director of Wellness and Career Services

    Poppy Miller, BS
    Associate Director of Career Services

    Carla Wolf, BA
    Coordinator – Employer Relations and Marketing

    Heather Shaner, MS
    Résumé Editor

    Additional services and information

    The Office of Career Services offers several resources for students, including job postings and career tips, through the Olivet Portal at

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  •  The Office of Career Services assists students in the process of finding internships and jobs.