Career Services

As an important link between job seekers and the business community, Career Services at College of DuPage offers a variety of resources to help individuals with their short and long-term career goals and help businesses with staffing needs.

Students, alumni and community residents turn to Career Services for effective job search strategies and advice on setting realistic career goals.

Career Services helps its students and clients to:

  • Assess interests, skills, values and needs to prepare for marketable careers
  • Understand national and international trends
  • Write resumes and other job search documents
  • Develop interview techniques
  • Gain business and industry contacts
  • Learn salary negotiation skills
  • Develop strategies for successful transition into new employment

Career Services helps employers with recruiting efforts by providing:

  • Chaps Get Hired - the College of DuPage online career link that connects you to students by posting available positions
  • Tables in high-traffic areas for on-campus recruitment
  • On-campus interviewing opportunities


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.

Chaps Get Hired

Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Career Coach

Current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training.

Career Advantage Workshops

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