Connect With Our Staff - Students/Alumni

Career Peer Advisor Drop-ins

The Career Peer Advisors are available during weekly drop-in hours each fall and spring semester.

    Monday
    2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Burgess 124

    Tuesday
    4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    BECC 2002

    Wednesday
    1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Burgess 124

    Thursday
    12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Burgess 124

    Friday
    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Burgess 124

Career Advisor Scheduled Appointments

Schedule a 30 minute appointment with one of the Career Advisors online, or by calling the front desk at (309) 677-2510, or visit our office located at Burgess Hall 104. Appointments with Career Advisors are designed for more in-depth questions related to internships, full-time employment, graduate school, resumes, cover letters, interviews, job fair preparation, on line resources, etc.

David Schwartz

David Schwartz

Associate Director, Springer Center for Internships

Career Advisor for First-Year Students

Available to ALL First-Year Students.

Assistance with Part-time Employment (on and off-campus).

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Kim Dunn

Kim Dunn

Associate Director

Career Advisor for the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts

Available to Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts students and alumni.


Ken Harding

Ken Harding

Director, Employer Testing Services

Available to AEP / Undecided students and alumni.

Call 309-677-2510 to Schedule an Appointment


Dave Kokandy

Dave Kokandy

Assistant Director

Career Advisor for the Foster College of Business

Available to Foster College of Business students and alumni.

Available to BUS 220 - Career Planning Strategies students.


Kristina Montelongo

Kristina Montelongo

Assistant Director

Career Advisor for the College of Education and Health Sciences

Available to College of Education and Health Sciences students and alumni.

Available for students and alumni in the Online Nursing and Counseling programs.


Rick Smith

Rick Smith, Ph.D.

Senior Director of Employer Services

Career Advisor for the Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology

Available to Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology students and alumni.

Available for questions about graduate school and government-related opportunities.

Carmen Umberger

Carmen Umberger

Assistant Director

Career Advisor for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Available to College of Liberal Arts and Sciences students and alumni

Available for questions about graduate school and government-related opportunities.