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Posting Positions:
To post opportunities to our students and/or alumni, employers can create a company profile on Rockford University Experience job board by visiting www.rockforduniversity.experience.com. There is no cost to post directly to the Rockford University Experience job board.


If you have questions or would like to post, contact Career Services:
Email:careersv@rockford.edu
Phone: 815-226-4022

Fax: 815-226-4161

Please include the following information:

  • Title of the position
  • Description of the position
  • Qualifications
  • Contact information
  • Application deadline

If the position is a full-time and requires a college degree, Career Services can also post the position on the ISCPA (Illinois Small Colleges Placement Association) site www.iscpa.orgfor students and alumni of small colleges in Illinois to view.

On-Campus Recruiting
Additionally, Career Services welcomes the opportunity to team with employers to recruit and hold interviews on campus.

Career and Internship Fair
Rockford University Career Services department and Rock Valley College Career Development department co-host a Spring semester Career and Internship Fair on March 26th from 1pm – 4pm, Regents Hall, Rockford University Campus. If you are interested in participating, please see further details and registration information below.

Date: March 26, 2014
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Employer registration begins at 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Location: Regents Hall, Rockford University Campus
Who: Students and alumni from Rockford University, Rock Valley College and the surrounding community
  • Why a career and internship fair?
    Career and Internship Fair provides employers with an opportunity to meet talented students and alumni, collect resumes and interview candidates. It also, allows employers to reach a large pool of potential candidates.
  • Why offer an internship?
    Almost four out of five respondents to NACE’s 2012 Internship & Co-op Survey reported that feeding the entry-level hire pipeline was the primary focus of their internship programs. In fact, the survey showed that of the total expected new college hires in 2011-12, more than 40 percent came from employers’ own internship programs. Internships are also a great way to determine if a student is a good fit for your company. According to the National Association of Universities and Employers, employers with internship programs view their internships as an effective way of identifying and connecting with talent.
  • What is the cost to register?
    There is a $50 registration that includes one eight foot table, two chairs, lunch and refreshments for two recruiters. If additional chairs are needed, please contact Career Services at Rockford University by sending an email to careersv@rockford.edu. Payment must be received prior to the fair in order to finalize registrations. We accept credit card registrations including Visa, MasterCard, and Discover, and checks can be made payable to Rockford University.

    Payment must be received prior to the fair in order to finalize registrations. We accept credit card registrations including Visa, MasterCard, and Discover, and checks can be made payable to Rockford University.
  • How do I register?
  • Mail-in Registration Form
  • To register by mail, print the registration packet, fill it out and mail it along with your payment to:

    Career Services
    Rockford University
    5050 East State Street
    Rockford, IL 61108

  • Register Online - Open February 3, 2014 – March 14, 2014
** Sorry, no phone registrations will be accepted.
** All registrations must be received by March 14, 2014.
** Rockford University Career Services reserves the right to determine appropriate relevancy of participating employers and to decline registration.
  • Is there a cancellation fee?
    Cancellations received less than two weeks prior to the fair will only be refunded half of the registration fee, but those received prior to the two week window will receive a full refund.

    If you have any questions, please email careersv@rockford.edu call 815-226-4022.
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