Employers

The iSchool at Illinois is a premier academic institution, ranked number one among LIS schools in the nation, and boasts a multidisciplinary and nationally renowned faculty. Our students are among the best and brightest in higher education today, and they come from around the world to study on campus as well as through our award-winning Leep online learning option.

The iSchool offers employers a number of ways to utilize the talents of its world-class students and alumni, whose intelligence and creativity continually advance the field of library and information science, both at home and abroad.

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Post a Job/Internship

Our Career Services office promotes employment and experiential learning opportunities to students and alumni through Handshake, a free service that allows employers to post jobs, internships, and practicum that are of interest to the iSchool community.

Employers are required to create an account and register with Handshake, the University of Illinois job posting system before creating postings. To ensure your job displays on the iSchool website, please select one of the following job functions: "library science," "information technology," or "data science and analytics." 

To begin the account registration process and to post a job, please access Handshake. Help is available through their online guide.

Contact

Please contact Michele Plante, employer relations coordinator, mplante [at] illinois.edu (via email) or at (217) 333-1102, with any recruiting related inquiries.