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bh_square0129.jpg?itok=1EsPJO7xRebecca Hodson, Career Services Coordinator
Works with current students on career exploration, identifying experiential learning opportunities, and the professional job search. Coordinates the IS591 practicum course.

(217) 300-2254
 Room #122
rhodson1 [at]
Schedule Appointment


plante-cs.jpg?itok=UdVrEczt Michele Plante, Employer Relations Coordinator
Collaborates with employers and alumni in developing strategies to engage student talent. Primary contact for employers..

(217) 333-1102
mplante [at]


Services offered

  • writing resumes
  • writing cover letters
  • interview coaching
  • practica
  • internships
  • experiential learning

Job Search

The first place to check for pre-professional and professional positions should be through Handshake. Employers from across the country contact us with thousands of positions each year.

We also maintain a comprehensive list of databases and websites that advertise job opportunities for LIS and MSIM students and graduates.


Looking to hire? Register on Handshake and post a job for iSchool students. They are among the best and brightest in higher education today, and they come from around the world to study with us.

Our School offers employers a number of ways to utilize the talents of our 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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