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Job Resource Center Events

Career Workshops
The Job Resource Center offers a variety of virtual workshops for current students, including topics such as Highly Successful Resumes and Cover Letters, Interviewing Strategies, Job Search, Techniques, How to Pursue an Internship and many others. A list of upcoming workshops and other events can be found on College Central Network. To register, current students must create an account on College Central Network. Under “Programs and Events”, select the desired workshop and click on “Sign up”.

For questions, you may contact the Job Resource Center at (708) 974-5737 or jrc@inovarimoveis.net.

Vision

The Moraine Valley Job Resource Center is an innovative leader and subject matter expert in talent preparation, recruitment and retention of the next great hire. The JRC educates diverse audiences by providing exemplary career-related resources that utilize relevant data and services to match the needs of the ever-changing world of work.

Mission

The mission of the Job Resource Center is to prepare and connect students, alumni and community members for the world of work through job and internship opportunities, as well as assist employers in the recruitment and retention of their next great hire.

Our mission is accomplished by providing comprehensive education of employment issues; excellent employer, faculty and staff relations; job and internship listings; student and alumni appointments; workshops and presentations; job and internship fairs; and other career-related events to enhance the successful pursuit of employment and internship opportunities.

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The Job Resource Center is located in Building S, room S202.

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Pursue a supervised short-term, real-world, hands-on work experience.

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Get help with your resume and cover letter, and discuss interviewing strategies.

Alumni and Community

The Job Resource Center Internship Program at Moraine Valley provides current Moraine Valley students an opportunity to pursue a supervised short-term, real-world, hands-on work experience during the summer, fall or spring semester.

To be eligible for an internship, students must meet the following:

  • Current Moraine Valley student in credit courses
  • Completed one academic college semester at Moraine Valley
  • Be in good academic (2.0 or better GPA) and good student standing
  • Be legally eligible to work in the United States*
  • Register on College Central Network
  • Follow steps to being approved to view internships

Visit MVConnect for more information, including benefits, eligibility, requirements, and steps.

Students Searching for Internships Disclaimer Statement
The Moraine Valley Community College Job Resource Center (JRC) is not affiliated with the employers/organizations identified in this report unless otherwise noted. We accept no liability for the content of the employment listing information, or for the consequences of any actions taken on the basis of the information provided. We encourage students to thoroughly review postings and use cautionary discretion when applying.

Disney College Program
The Disney College Program with Walt Disney World and Disneyland offers a one-of-a-kind internship that combines education opportunities and work experience while living in Florida or California for 5-8 months. Visit MVConnect for more information on specific eligibility requirements and steps for the Disney College Program.

For more information, contact Internship Manager Corbett Chico at chicoc8@inovarimoveis.net.

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For support creating your resume, contact the JRC Front desk at 708-974-5772 or JRC@inovarimoveis.net.

Students from all majors and programs of study can execute professional assignments to build and demonstrate skills while exploring a variety of career paths. Click here to explore and learn more about Micro-Internship opportunities.

For Students 
For Employers

Student employment is an integral part of the efficient operation of campus programs and offices. It provides career development opportunities for student employees, enhances a student’s educational experience by developing self-awareness and self-esteem, providing information about personal strengths and weaknesses, and offering opportunities to experience significant work relations with a variety of people.

Connect with potential employers and discover job opportunities via College Central.

Current students should visit MVConnect for more information.

  • Student employees must be enrolled at least half-time, which is 6 credit hours for budgeted and work-study student employees during the Fall/Spring semesters. During the summer semester, student employees must be enrolled 3 credit hours for budgeted and for work-study student employees.
  • Student employees must have a 2.0 GPA
  • Discover how to apply for student employment
  • Keep track of your financial aid

Job Resource Center Student Employee of the Year holds a check and smiles for a photo surrounded by other staff members

Click here to view ALL employment opportunities currently active on College Central Network.

Follow these steps to view and apply for these positions:

Disclaimer Statement
The Moraine Valley Community College Job Resource Center (JRC) is not affiliated with the employers/organizations identified in this report unless otherwise noted. We accept no liability for the content of the employment listing information, or for the consequences of any actions taken on the basis of the information provided. We encourage job seekers to thoroughly review job postings and use cautionary discretion when applying.

The Job Resource Center at Moraine Valley Community College provides the opportunity to utilize several avenues in your search for qualified employees. Connect with a diverse student, alumni and community population through the following pathways.

Participate in Career Events
Our office hosts various career-related events, including Job and Internship Fairs, Mock Interview Days, panel discussions and special class presentations. Our Job and Internship fairs offer a fast, effective way to connect with hundreds of prepared job seekers and fulfill your hiring needs. The fairs are open to students, alumni and community members. Register to get a spot at one of our upcoming Job Fairs.

List a Position
Powered by College Central Network, this Internet-based job listing service allows you to directly post your job openings to Moraine Valley Community College and 12 area community colleges. You must register to obtain a password. Commission-only and undisclosed third-party recruiter positions will not be posted. Learn more in the CCN Employer Registration Guide.

Internship Program
Students can contribute positively to your workplace while acquiring on-the-job experience. 

Recruit on Campus
Reserve space in select, high-traffic locations on campus to discuss job opportunities with students. Tables are scheduled typically two weeks in advance to ensure maximum publicity for your visit.

Nontraditional Careers Program
This program creates exposure and provides information about non-traditional careers, such as women in welding and men in nursing. Resources include a panel discussion, workshops, literature and website.

Sponsorship and Donor Opportunities
Donations to the Job Resource Center are a wonderful avenue for your organization to support the Job Resource Center’s mission and invest in your next great hire. You can invest those we serve and your future workforce through a contribution which helps support and enhance the Job Resource Center’s programs of connecting students, alumni and community members to job and internship opportunities. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.


Disclaimer: The Moraine Valley Job Resource Center reserves the right to refuse to post or to remove a job posting that contains misrepresented information or information deemed inappropriate to potential job seekers. Please, no commission-only positions or undisclosed third-party recruiting.

Faculty & Staff
We can help your students take it to the next level. The JRC is available for classroom presentations on many career topics. Faculty should visit MVConnect to learn how you can get involved.

Visit the Moraine Valley Library's Careers Guide resource page for tools to explore various careers, to find job opportunities and prepare for interviews.

The Careers Guide includes the Reference Solutions database, which provides quality information to help you search jobs, find new business opportunities and research companies. Go to the Starting Your Career area at the bottom of the U.S. Jobs/Internships section to explore Skills, Interests and Self-Assessment.

Read the Job Resource Center's latest newsletter.

The Job Resource Center has the tools to help you find your next career by providing help in many areas. Get information and tips and information on every step of the job hunt, including preparing a great resume and cover letter, attending a career fair, learning strategies for your interview and evaluating your job offer.

Resume and Cover Letter
Your resume is a concise summary of your education, experience, skills, and accomplishments tailored to address the needs of the potential employer. Get help with formatting your resume, see examples, bring your resume to life with a tailored cover letter and learn how to list references with our Resume & Cover Letter Guide.

Correspondence
Professional correspondence is essential to a successful job search. Learn about creating thank you letters, letters of acceptance and networking letters with our helpful JRC Correspondence Guide.

Interviewing Strategies 
Congratulations! You followed all the steps and now you have an interview. To present yourself well in an interview and feel confident, it is important to prepare by doing your research. Research the job, the industry and the employer and know your skills. We can help you with all these questions and more with our Interviewing Strategies for Success Guide.

Jennifer Lopez, Moraine Valley's 2019 Intern of the Year.

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"My internship had a great impacted in my career because, it gave me the opportunity to gain knowledge, education, and most important “The Experience” that most companies required to obtain a job. It was also important because, it showed me what my life could be like right after college, and that can be most of the time pretty inspiring."

Shazma Aslam, America Reads Tutor, Federal Work Study Program.

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"The America Reads Program helped me to find my true passion and I’m proud to say I was accepted to UIC’s Education program with a scholarship thanks to this experience."

Feda Odeh, Former Moraine Valley Community College Student Employee, Education Major.

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"Working on campus in a professional office environment was great. I learned a lot about customer service and professional skills. The staff really cares about you and your education. I received excellent help with my resume, interviewing skills and so much more. Before I graduated, I was able to find a job doing what I love and working with children!"

Community Unemployment Resources

The Moraine Valley Community College Job Resource Center (JRC) understands the COVID-19 pandemic may have caused a disruption in employment resulting in the temporary reduction or loss of wages. In an effort to assist you and your family we have compiled some resources that may alleviate some of your financial concerns. Please note that this information will be updated regularly as more information becomes available.

Questions?

To reach the Job Resource Center, visit us in Building S, Room S202, by phone at (708) 974-5737 or by using the form below.