The 32nd Annual CareerFest is planned for Friday, February 12, 2021 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.  CareerFest will include local and regional employers offering internships, and full-time positions in business, government, healthcare, manufacturing, non-profits, science, and social services.

Using an online platform, students will be able to meet with employers and hiring organizations at their virtual booths through 1-1 sessions and interviews.

If you are a student seeking full-time or internship opportunities plan to participate in CareerFest.  With a chance to connect with employers in a variety of career fields including business, government, and non-profits who value the skills and experiences unique to students from small, private liberal arts colleges.

Be ready to showcase your Career Readiness skills that are so critical in the workforce.

  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Oral/Written Communications
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Digital Technology
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism/Work Ethic
  • Career Management
  • Global/Intercultural Fluency

Hosted by the College Career Consortium of Illinois, CareerFest will provide you access to some of the best & brightest students across the state of Illinois all at one convenient location.  Join us in our 32nd year of offering opportunities for students and employers to connect.

Event Name: CareerFest 2021

Date: Friday, February 12, 2021

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual Career Fair: Link Forthcoming

Parking will be available in close proximity for your convenience.

Registration opens November 1, 2020

Registration Link: Coming Soon


There is no cost for students or alumni to register for Career Fest.

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Only registered students and alumni from the College Career Consortium of Illinois (CCCI- formerly known as ISCPA) member institutions are able to attend Career Fest.

Student Preparation Tips COMING SOON

  • How to Prepare for a Virtual Career Fair
  • Research attending employer organizations
  • Items to bring:
    • 20 or more resumes to distribute to employers
    • Business cards
    • Elevator Pitch