Career Preparation and Readiness

Get help with your job search from Career Services.

Online tools

  • Search for jobs online at .
  • provides users free and easy access to detailed information regarding duties, requirements, salary, education, etc. for over 900 occupations. Information is updated regularly to make it relevant to our changing workforce.
  • Use to learn and practice interview skills. The organization code is 0542. Visit the Big Interview Student Guide to familiarize yourself with everything this tool has to offer.
  • Search and apply for Rock Island Arsenal or other federal jobs at .

Interviews and student jobs

  • Develop and critique résumés, cover letters and applications
  • Interview skills
  • Job shadowing
  • Informational interviews
  • Mock interviews
  • Student experiential education
  • Work-study jobs


  • Job leads, full- and part-time
  • Job advisement
  • Job retention skills
  • School-to-work transitions
  • Job search strategies
  • Job-retention skills

Job postings

Job openings are posted in the Career Services Center, on the job boards around the Quad-Cities Campus, at the Outreach Center, and on social media at no cost to employers or job-seekers.


Job seekers
Students, alumni and community members may search for jobs locally and nationwide by using the job placement website . This service is free for everyone. Once you have registered on the website, you may search through all the current jobs in the system.

Employers may post jobs and internship opportunities on . This service is free for all employers. Employers can either create a new account or link to your organization’s existing account. Be sure to connect with to share opportunities with our students.

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