College of Business

Career Development & Experiential

Resource Center
Whether you're an undergraduate, graduate student, alumni, or employer,
Chicago State University's Career Development Center is here to help
you achieve your goals.
The Career Development and Experiential Resource Center (CDERC) at the Chicago State University prepares students to leverage their academic and leadership experiences through individualized support and access to employer partnerships. The primary goal of the Career Development Center is to facilitate the professional and personal aspirations of students for internship, experiential education, full-time employment or admission to graduate/professional schools.

During this time, the Career Development Center will be operating remotely. Mon- Fri 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

Staff Contact

Please contact the staff member designated to your academic college/major.

  • College of Business, College of Education- Xavier Thaxter;
  • College of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy, STEM & Computer Science- Taylor Palmer;
  • College of Arts and Sciences, College of Continuing Education & Alumni- LaCael Palmer-Pratt;,
  • To schedule career counseling or interview preparation appointment, please email 

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Instagram: @chistatecareers, Twitter: @chistatecareers, Facebook: Chicago State Career Services, LinkedIn: Chicago State University Career Development Center


Event Date Time Location
Student Professional Development January 21 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM SUB 230
Competency Series (Professionalism) January 23 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Library Sunroom
Student Professional Development January 24 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM SUB 230
Industry Insights (Crim. Justice, Soc. Work, Psych, Poli Sci) January 28 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Library Auditorium
Student Professional Development January 28 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM SUB 230
Morae Global Internship Informational January 30 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Cougar Cove
Student Professional Development January 31 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM SUB 230
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