About Illinois Wesleyan University
Illinois Wesleyan University is an undergraduate liberal arts college located in Bloomington-Normal,
IL. IWU consists of two colleges:
- The College of Liberal Arts - confers Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Arts
- The College of Fine Arts - confers Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts, Bachelor
of Music, and Bachelor of Music Education degrees
View the majors offered at IWU.
About the Hart Career Center
The Craig C. Hart Career Center offers services for employers and graduate/professional
schools for recruitment and publicity.
The Hart Career Center uses Handshake as our career services platform for our employer
and job database. Create a Handshake account for free and connect with colleges that use the platform to share opportunities with
We are able to provide on-campus interviews in-person and virtually. We hope to make
luncheon arrangements with you during an in-person visit, which can include Hart Career
Center staff and IWU faculty from certain departments.
The Hart Career Center will advertise your recruiting visit to students before your
interview date. If you would like to share publicity materials with our office, we
would be happy to pass it along to interested students and targeted faculty.
Post a Job/Internship Opportunity
Full-time/part-time jobs, paid/unpaid internships, experiential learning, and volunteer
opportunities are shared with students through Handshake, our career services platform
for our employer and job database (please note that IWU does not support cooperative
education or co-ops). Post an opportunity to Handshake for our students!
On-Campus interviews can be scheduled Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm during the Fall and Spring
semesters. We accomodate both open and pre-select interviews for students. Please
contact Patrick Zajac, Employer Relations, at email@example.com or (309) 556-3095 before posting an interview schedule to Handshake in order for us to collaborate with publicity efforts and scheduling.
Partcipate in a Career Fair to meet students seeking internship/job opportunities
and looking to continue their education in graduate/professional schools! Promote
your organization and its benefits directly to IWU students at our Fall Career & Internship
Fair or our Fall Nursing Career & Grad School Fair. Register for Career Fairs in Handshake.
College Career Consortium of Illinois (CCCI)
IWU is a member of CCCIllinois, a dynamic and respected consortium of 18 colleges
and universities with a collective enrollment of over 56,000 students and more than
250 majors. Membership is limited to Illinois, small, private, non-proprietary, four-year
liberal arts colleges and universities.
CCCI is best known for it's premier job fair, CareerFest (held each spring), and for
collaborative interviewing programs including Fall Interview Day (for accounting firms).
View more information about CCCI.
Read testimonials from employers who have worked directly with IWU students!
“We have an excellent relationship with IWU—a relationship based on the shared values
of the institutions which is reflected in the high-caliber graduates and excellent
leadership within the Hart Career Center.”
Mark Schwamberger, Vice President and Controller, State Farm Insurance
“Illinois Wesleyan students have been ideal interns because of their professionalism,
their ability to operate independently and their level of responsibility in investigating
Doug Johnson, Executive Director, McLean County Arts Center
“Our relationship with Illinois Wesleyan is time-tested. Students are prepared to
contribute early in their careers with a strong academic foundation and the leadership
qualities necessary to engage with a complex, global organization."
Scott Searles, Senior Consultant, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
“Illinois Wesleyan candidates tend to have superior innovation and problem-solving
skills, as well as curiosity about the world and eagerness to learn. They’ve often
had opportunities to become well-rounded talents through undergraduate research, international
travel, independent study or other experiences.”
Patrick Palmer, Partner, VSA Partners brand and marketing firm
“Success in our organization is dependent on one’s ability to build relationships
and communicate effectively, and the liberal arts education at Illinois Wesleyan builds
Jim Majernik, Deals Director focusing on Capital Markets & Accounting Advisory, PwC
“We view interns’ experience with us as a 12-week job interview. The experience with
us is an opportunity for the interns to determine if they can see themselves having
a career here, in addition to our determining if they fit in with the company.”
Ashley McClintock, University Relations Manager, GROWMARK, Inc.
"Thank you for all of the hard work in support of the US Peace Corps. I look forward
to our continued collaborative efforts."
"Thank you for everything you do to promote our projects and find us excellent student
McLean County Museum of History
"We enjoy working with the Hart Career Center. The staff knows each candidate personally,
which is critical in achieving great fit. Our recent hires are both Rock Stars!"
"What an outstanding intern. We are very pleased to be able to offer her a permanent
full-time position in the near future!"
"Our intern will be missed! Absolutely one of our best ever. Send more like him!"
"Our intern has been doing outstanding work. The staff love her and want her to come
work in the department after graduation."
Advocate BroMenn Health Center
"Best intern I've EVER worked with!"
Community Cancer Center