Rockford University provides Handshake, an online career platform, as an exclusive service to students and recent alumni, as well as employers seeking to hire RU students and recent graduates for career-related jobs or internships in addition to part-time, on-campus student employment, and volunteer positions.
Employers can set up a Handshake account today! Here are the steps.
If you have questions or would like to post, contact Career Services. Please include the following information:
- Title of the position
- Description of the position
- Contact information
- Application deadline
Career Development Policies
The Career Development Office will provide services and resources for recruiting opportunities to employers provided they acknowledge and meet the following requirements:
Additionally, Career Development welcomes the opportunity to team with employers to recruit and hold interviews on campus. Due to COVID-19, some restrictions apply. Please contact the Office of Career Development.
Career and Internship Fair
Rock Valley College and Rockford University partner together to host two Career and Internship Fairs each year. The Fall Fair is located on the campus of Rock Valley College, and the Spring Fair is located on the campus of Rockford University.
The 2022 fall career fair will be held at Rock Valley College. For more information, please contact the Office of Career Development.
Burpee Student Center -- Student Life Suite
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
Director of Career Development and First Year Programs
Mon-Fri - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm