Career Services

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 the career planning services tool and job postings and career tips, through the Olivet Portal at

Please Note

This page is intended for undergraduate students. If you are a student through the School of Graduate and Continuing Studies, please contact SGCS Career Services or