Mission Statement

The College Career Consortium of Illinois is an organization of career development professionals seeking to improve the effectiveness of CCCIllinois members in providing shared career resources and opportunities for CCCIllinois students and alumni.

The CCCIllinois, a dynamic and respected consortium of 19 colleges and universities representing 56,000+ enrolled students, is best-known for its premier job fair: CareerFest; collaborative interviewing programs including Fall Interview Day; and promoting high-quality career services designed for students and employers.

The College Career Consortium of Illinois was organized in January 1988 by the career services professionals of 13 Illinois colleges. The purpose of the CCCIllinois is to provide services which assist its members in achieving the following goals:

  • To provide and enhance career opportunities for students of member organizations.
  • To assist in the professional development of members.
  • To assist the colleges, their students and alumni, in understanding and utilizing career opportunities appropriate to their individual needs.
  • To facilitate direct communication among college faculty, administration and professional staff of member institutions, and executive and professional staff of employing organizations.

Membership is limited to Illinois, small, private, non-proprietary, four-year liberal arts colleges and universities. For a list of member institutions, click here