Monday, Oct. 12, Columbus Day: COD is open for business and classes. Visit the Campus Hours page for more information.

Community and Alumni


Career Services community residents and alumni with the job search process by equipping them with the appropriate tools and resources to secure current or future employment. Career Services engages job seekers to help them develop an employment plan and develop job search strategies and documents. Career Services primarily assists clients through individual appointments.

Request an appointment

To schedule an appointment with Career Services, please call (630) 942-2230.  Appointments are generally scheduled for one hour sessions.

Electronic Resume Review

Career Services will also review your resume electronically.  If you are interested in utilizing this service, please email your resume as a Microsoft Word or PDF document to  Please allow one week for review.


Career Services offers a variety of workshops throughout the year. More information about topics, dates and registration can be found on the Chaparral Career Advantage Workshops page.




The Career Services staff is available to conduct training sessions in the community with advanced notice.  Requests should be directed to Mary Zelasco at (630) 942-2231.  We encourage interested organizations to review a list of Presentation Topics.


Contact Information

Career Services
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258
(630) 942-2230
Fax: (630) 942-4596

Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Employer Job and Internship Postings

Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Career Advantage Workshops

Chaparral Career Advantage Workshops are free and open to all students, community and alumni.