The Career Development Center aspires to be a comprehensive career information and preparation resource for students, graduates, and alumni. The Career Development Center seeks to guide students through the process of career goal setting and attainment: providing outstanding career development services, utilizing best practices, facilitating educational and experiential application. By guiding students, graduates and alumni, while educating them on making informed career choices, decisions, and contributions in a global society.


The Career Development Center prepares Chicago State University students, graduates and alumni to begin successful and fulfilling careers by providing career development and job search services. The center utilizes career education activities and employer organizations throughout the US to accomplish its mission.


The Chicago State University Career Development Center shall embrace and
adhere to the following values:


We value providing an environment that is welcoming and responsive to students' graduates, alumni and employer partners.

Student Centered

We will provide our students with optimal customer service.


We value providing a culture of inclusion while working with students and employer partners.


We value and respect professional standards set forth by the national Association of Colleges and Employers and Chicago State University.

Employer Partnership

We value establishing professional relationships that provide beneficial opportunities for students.


We value providing services that are accessible to students, graduates and employer partners.


We value the demonstration of responsibility and accountability.

Best Practices

We value the application of Ethics, Diversity, Accessibility, Integrity and Student Centered Service.