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Applying for Jobs in CareerConnect

From the Job Search Screen

Each job that appears on your job search has an Apply button that you can use to learn more about the job. Click on that button to view the entire job posting.

Use the instructions below to apply for jobs. Some jobs have a second Apply button in the posting. This button lets you submit your resume and other materials online. Some jobs require that you contact the employer directly or apply using specific forms or web pages. Read each job description carefully!

Jobs with Apply Button Within Posting

Some employers want you to apply for their jobs through UIS CareerConnect. These jobs have another Apply button inside of the post. Look for the button to the right of the posting.

  1. Before applying, read the job posting carefully. Pay special attention to
    1. Qualifications
    2. Required application materials
  2. You’ll need to have each of the required application materials uploaded to CareerConnect BEFORE you apply.
    1. If you do not have a resume or other materials required by the posting already uploaded, go to the My Documents section of CareerConnect and add your documents there.
  3. Click the Apply button within the posting.
  4. Choose your resume and other required documents.
  5. Add a note if you have a message for the employer.
  6. Click the Submit button.

Jobs Without an Apply Button

Some employers want you to apply for their jobs by contacting them directly OR by using a specific application form, website, or other method. READ INSTRUCTONS CAREFULLY!

  1. Before applying, read the job posting carefully. Pay special attention to
    1. Qualifications
    2. Required application materials
  2. Look for instructions on how to apply
  3. Follow the instructions precisely.
  4. Contact the employer listed in the posting if you have questions.

On-Campus Student Employment Questions?

On-Campus student employment at UIS is managed by the Office of Student Employment in the Office of Financial Aid.

For more info on Student Employment, please visit the Student Employment Website.

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