Career/Job Opportunities

Employers: Are you looking to post a job opportunity for our students? I invite you to send the posting to me at so I can post for you. Thank you for your interest in Carl Sandburg College students. 

Students, Alumni and Community Members: Opportunities posted with the Career Development Office are advertisements received from employers and job search sites. No guarantee of employment is stated or implied. Please call Tracy Engstrom, Coordinator, at 309.341.5246 with questions or email at


Full Time Teller - Knoxville, IL (7/13/20)
First Mid Bank & Trust is hiring a full time teller. Serve as ambassadors for the Company. Responsible for developing, expanding and retaining customer relationships. Responsible for providing a high quality of customer service in a friendly, professional manner. Responsible for accepting and processing customer transactions in a prompt, courteous and efficient manner.

Apply online at

Admin & Clerical

Front Desk Administrative Assistant - Galesburg, IL (7/7/20)
Heat & Control is hiring a front desk administrative assistant. The front desk attendant is often the first impression of our company and is responsible for handling and directing incoming calls as well as greeting and properly checking in all visitors and guests. The attendant should set the tone for a pleasant and professional experience for all visitors as well as internal staff.

Submit your resume in an email with the job title in the subject line to

Secretary - Monmouth, IL (7/6/20)
First Lutheran Church is hiring a secretary. The primary function and responsibility of the Secretary is to oversee the activities of the church office and keep accurate records for the Congregation. Applicant must be punctual, proficient with Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel, and willing to learn new technology programing and office specific software. The position is a 16 hour week with flexible scheduling and salary according to experience. Send cover letter and resume to email address (office at Inquiry deadline - July 15, 2020.

Receptionist - Galesburg, IL (7/6/20)
Aperion Care Galesburg North is hiring a receptionist. The incumbent will provide exception customer service by answering inquiries and obtaining information from the general public, residents, visitors and other interested parties.

For a detailed job description and to apply, visit


Part Professional - Galesburg, IL (7/7/20)
Martin Sullivan ooking for someone who wants to develop themselves and their knowledge base in John Deere products within Martin Sullivan. The parts sales professional is responsible for ordering merchandise, placing orders for technicians and customers, and handling customer sales.The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, organizational skills, and excellent work ethic. Agriculture knowledge is a plus.

We offer competitive benefits, Free doctor online consultations (the PPO plan), Free life insurance, Free Will, Living Wills and POA, supplemental life, short term and long term disability, Free EAP for those with LTD, 401K and Roth retirement plans with company paid Safe Harbor contribution, free development opportunities in your field of knowledge, additional incentive pay programs, and employee discounts.

Apply online at

Manager - Cameron, IL (7/1/20)
Cameron Grain seeks to hire a manager. For more information contact:

Jake Armstrong
Cameron Grain Corporation 
Work Phone: 309-563-9612
Cell Phone: 309-297-0780
Work Address: 1428 175th ave Cameron IL 61423 




Carl Sandburg College Positions - Galesburg, IL (7/6/20)
Carl Sandburg College accepts applications for the following positions:

  • Coordinator of Scholarships and Donor Relations
  • Custodian - 2nd Shift
  • FT Faculty, Information & Communication Technology
  • FT Faculty, Manufacturing Technology

Apply online at



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Health Care

Private Care Attendant - Alpha, IL (7/13/20)
Part-time private care attendant needed to assist an elderly couple stay home in Alpha, IL. Hands on care, light lifting, light duty housework and meal prep. Must have own transportation. Prefer MOA, CNA, nursing student. Send resume including references to

School Nurse - United Scbool District
The United School District is hiring a licensed nuse  to wrk in the district during the 20-21 school year. Email resume and letter of application to

Activity Assistant - Galesburg, IL (7/13/20)
Aperion Care Galesburg North is hiring an activity assistant. The Assistant Activity Director provides ongoing program of activities designed to meet, in accordance with the comprehensive assessment, the interests and the physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being of each resident.

Apply online at

Knox County Health Department Positions - Galesburg, IL (6/25/20)
The Knox County Health Department is hiring for the following positions:

  • Public Health Programs Director
  • Public Health Programs Community Health Educator and Outreach Specialist
  • Public Health Programs Bilingual Community Health Educator and Outreach Specialist
  • Public Health Programs Bilingual Contact Tracer and Resource Coordinator
  • Public Health Programs Contact Tracer and Resource Coordinator
  • Public Health Programs Communicable Disease Investigator
  • Public Health Programs Administrative Clerk III

For detailed job descriptions and to apply, visit

Registered Nurse - Monmouth, IL (6/19/20)
Warren Achievement Center is accepting applications for the following position:

Registered Nurse, Full Time, Benefits, generally Monday through Friday with shared on-call. Will provide continuity in nursing services for individuals with developmental disabilities while meeting agency & state health guidelines as outlined in DHS’s Rules 115 & 116. Will handle emergency medical incidents by sharing 24-hour on-call with another RN. Will work without close supervision. Communication skills are a plus. A valid driver’s license, safe driving record, and personal vehicle required. 

Apply on-line at or get an application at 1220 E. 2nd Ave., Monmouth, IL 61462. We are an EOE.

Hotel Hospitality

Front Desk Agent - Galesburg, IL (7/6/20)
Holiday Inn Express and Suites is looking for that special someone who wants to be a part of an award winning hotel team. This candidate should have excellent customer service and communication skills. Our team is eager to meet you and welcome you on-board.

Apply online at Keywords Holiday Inn Express; Location Galesburg, IL.

Information Technology
Website Maintainer - Possible remote work (6/25/20)
Pippi and Daniel Music is a WIX platform We’re looking for someone to add additional feature to our site as, performance calendar, vlog, upload additional cds and expand our store.

Text or call at either 309.335.4669 or 651.242.6116. 

Internship - Our team at Esther Joy King's campaign for U.S. Congress has internship opportunities available in Sandburg's area. Attached is a one page info sheet that details the internship. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop interpersonal, communication, organizational, persuasive, and other skills. The internship is paid, and multiple positions are available. Click the link above for more details.

Jenks Family Farms Crop Scout Internship 

Location: Western Illinois 

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Field scouting - inspect Jenks Family Farms fields and record the condition of growing crops. Identify and record growth stage, weed, insect and disease infestations and other pertinent information.
  • Report findings and observations to supervisor that effect Jenks Family Farms management decisions.
  • Summer Project (focus will be decided on by supervisor, but will be directed with interns passion in mind)
  • Meet with supervisor regularly to discuss field conditions.
  • Use Drones to record field conditions and pin point crop protection issues. Also use drones to record NDVI

Qualities and background

  • Qualified agronomic knowledge and education (agronomy, weed science, and entomology are well accepted backgrounds for this position)
  • Experience and/or training in crop scouting
  • Farming background a plus
  • Comfort with a GPS technology, IPAD and field scouting equipment
  • Attentive to detail, self-motivated, organized and able to work without direct supervision
  • Honest, trustworthy and passionate
  • Ability to follow company processes and procedures
  • Effective communication and writing skills
  • Thirst for knowledge
  • Valid driver’s license required


  • 100% travel in territory
  • 90% in fields, 10% training or office work
  • Flexible schedule - time management is scouts responsibility
  • Attend training meetings in remote locations or at headquarters throughout summer
  • Participate in weekly conference calls


  • Hourly pay
  • Company Vehicle for use during work hours
  • Use of IPAD w/ data package and scouting software
Interested applicants, please send your resume or questions to

AgReliant Genetics has opportunities for students and graduates to engage in the seed industry through work internships for the upcoming 2020 summer. 

Our production facility in Elmwood, IL produces, conditions, and ships approximately 500,000 units of corn seed annually. This activity encompasses the facility in Elmwood along with activity in our growing areas that expand out approximately 75 miles from the plant. The intensive nature of seed corn production requires a lot of data collection, scouting, and field activity throughout the growing season. To help assist with this need, we’ve developed a Production Internship program. This program is an excellent introduction to the workings of a seed corn production environment. 

Our Elmwood production facility specifically is expanding our program with multiple internships available for the 2020 year. We are currently accepting applications and conducting interviews for intern positions that can start in the Spring or Summer of 2020. These positions are a great learning experience for either 2-year or 4-year agriculture students with interest in crop production. They are paid internships that can also be used in conjunction with school credit where applicable.

See for more information.

2020 Summer Interns Needed
We provide farmers prescription recommendations for planting and managing their fields. We
follow-up those recommendations with season-long infield ground truthing via our scouting

We conduct on-farm spatial research. We enhance a company’s understanding of new or
existing products by determining how and where they will reach their highest performance

We are seeking field/lab-based interns for the 2020 season. Internships are full-time with the
potential for over-time hours. Interns will be focused on one or both of the following: 1) On-farm
scouting to assess crop conditions and identify potential problems; and/or 2) Contract research
efforts of spatial nature to collect/record in-field data. All interns will gain experience in general
Agronomy, GIS, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Weed Science and data collection and


Agriculture or Science degree track preferred.

  • Willingness and ability to work under on-farm conditions.
  • Understanding of current farming practices is of benefit.
  • GIS experience a plus.
  • Must be task/project driven and able to work independently.
  • Excellent oral communication skills.
  • Microsoft Office proficient.
  • Safety oriented.

There is the potential for part-time as early as April and as late as September. The primary
period is May through August. Depending on class schedule could extend into September.
Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly pay commensurate with experience.
  • Travel and mileage reimbursement.

Application Process: To apply for one of our 2020 Summer Internships please submit a recent
copy or your resume as well as a brief (one page) letter of intent that outlines your specific
experiences and professional goals that would translate to our needs.

Submit your materials online via either of our websites. Or you can submit you resume to
us via Handshake. ;

If posting your resume to our website, please see bottom left of the homepage for the
green “Intern” button. Click and submit. 


Cleaning Specialist - Galesburg, IL (6/23/20)
C&L Cleaning Services is hiring a cleaning specialist to take care of our facilities and carry out cleaning and disinfecting duties. The goal is to keep our building disinfected and cleaned.


  • Clean, stock and supply designated facility areas (dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning ceiling vents, restroom cleaning etc)
  • Perform and document routine inspection and maintenance activities
  • Carry out heavy cleansing tasks and special projects
  • Notify management of occurring deficiencies or needs for repairs
  • Cooperate with the rest of the staff
  • Follow all health and safety regulations


  • Proven working experience as a cleaner
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies
  • Self Starter
  • Dependability a must

Apply online at Keywords Cleaning Specialist; Location Galesburg, IL.


Parts Kitter - Galesburg, IL (7/6/20)
Midstate Manufacturing is hiring a parts kitter. Receives, stores, packages/distributes materials, and products within establishments by performing the following duties.

Apply online at Keywords Parts Kitter; Location Galesburg, IL.


Advance Auto Parts Positions - Galesburg and Monmouth, IL (7/13/20)
Advance Auto Parts is hiring for the following positions: 

  • Store Hourly
  • Commercial Account Manager
  • Counter Person
  • Store Driver

Apply online at

Sanitation Specialist - Galesburg, IL (7/13/20)
Thrushwood Farms is hiring a full-time, 2nd shift Sanitation Specialist. This position will thoroughly clean and sanitize equipment to prepare for the next day’s production. This includes mixing chemicals, sanitizing both the cutting and packaging rooms and all equipment and machines that they contain. The ideal candidate will have production or sanitation experience, experience working independently, and must be able to lift 50+ lbs repeatedly. Candidates can apply online at

AutoZone Positions - Galesburg, IL (7/7/20)
AutoZone is hiring for the following positions:

  • Retail sales associate
  • Delivery driver
  • Senior retail sales associate
  • Shift supervisor

Apply online at

Hy-Vee Positions - Galesburg, IL (7/6/20)
Hy-Vee is hiring for the following positions:

Henderson St.

  • Online personal shopper, part time (closes 12 noon on 7/18/20)
  • Courtesy clerk, part time (closes 12 noon on 7/31/20)

Main St.

  • Coffee shop barista, part time (closes 12 noon on 7/13/20)
  • Meat clerk, part time (closes 12 noon on 7/13/20)
  • Hickory hourse clerk, part time (closes 12 noon on 7/13/20)
  • Delicatessen clerk, part time (closes 12 noon on 7/13/20)
  • Certified pharmacy technician, part time (closes 12 noon on 7/18/20)

Apply online at

Knox County YMCA Positions - Galesburg, IL (7/6/20)
The Knox County YMCA is hiring for the following positions:

  • Aquatic Fitness Instructor
  • Before & After School Directors & Aides
  • Childcare Coordinator- Early Learning Center
  • Early Learning Center Teachers
  • Lifeguards
  • Member Service Team- Daytime
  • Tumbling Instructors

Apply online at

Slumberland Positions - Galesburg, IL (7/6/20)
Slumberland Furniture is hiring for the following positions:

  • Merchandise handler
  • Sales associate
  • Warehouse and delivery assistant

Apply online at

Monitor/Aide - Galesburg, IL (7/6/20)
First Student is hiring a monitor/aide. At First Student, our Monitors/Aides are a constant reflection of our company’s commitment to safety and customer service. The Monitor/Aide is responsible for providing operational oversight, day-to-day management, and assists drivers in safe operation of routes.

Apply online at

Smithfield Food Positions - Galesburg, IL (7/6/20)
Smithfield Foods is hiring for the following positions:

  • Production Supervisor-Animal Foods, 2nd shift
  • Food Safety Technologist
  • General Production
  • Hog Receiver
  • Director, Hog Procurement

Apply online at

Lowes Positions - Galesburg, IL (7/6/20)
Lowes is hiring for the following positions:

  • Seasonal Retail Associate
  • Seasonal Cashier
  • Seasonal Receiver/Stocker
  • PT Sales Coordinator Exterior, Day
  • PT Sales Associate Flooring
  • PT Sales Associate Appliances
  • PT Sales Associate Tools
  • Project Specialist - Exteriors
  • PT Cashier
  • FT Head Cashier

Apply in store or online at

Target Positions - Galesburg, IL (7/6/20)
Target is hiring for the following positions:

  • Guest Advocate
  • GM and Food
  • Speciality Sales

Apply online at

Bartender and Server - Galesburg, IL (6/16/20)
Soangetaha Country Club is currently seeking a candidate for a bartender-server position to operate in various capacities, such as performing standard bar service for our poolside cabana and standard dining room service. The ideal candidate will be punctual, dependable, have strong organization skills, and be willing to contribute to our team-based work environment. Hours are flexible, although nights, weekends, and holidays are often required.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $8.50 - $10.00 per hour

Experience: bartending: 1 year (Preferred)

License: BASSET (Required)

Apply online at Keyword Soangetaha; Location Galesburg, IL.

Administrative Coordinator - Galesburg, IL (6/16/20)
G&M Distributors is actively seeking a full-time Administrative Coordinator. We are looking for a highly motivated, results-oriented self-starter who possesses strong Microsoft Excel and Word skills, can handle multiple tasks at once, work in a team seating, solve problems, and is detail oriented. This job will typically work Monday through Friday.

This is a full-time position along with excellent benefits such as health insurance, dental, vision, and 401k. If you are looking for an office job in a fun industry this is the job for you!


Bachelor's degree preferred, high school diploma/GED required
2+ years office experience preferred
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Attention to detail
Excellent organization skills
Proficiency in Word, Excel, and utilizing online portals

Apply on line at or in person at 200 N. Linwood Rd Galesburg, IL 61401. EOE.

Packer - Galesburg, IL (6/16/20)
Ferris Moving and Storage is hiring a packer. Packing household goods in customer's homes

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $10.00 - $14.00 per hour

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture

Apply online at Keywords Ferris; Location Galesburg, IL.

Restaurant/Food Service

Kitchen Chef - Galesburg, IL (7/13/20)
NY Sushi & Hibachi Japanese Restaurant is hiring a kitchen chef. Apply online at Keywords Kitchen Chef; Location Galesburg, IL. 

Food Servers - Galesburg, IL (7/13/20)
The Landmark Cafe & Creperie is looking for a few exceptional people to become servers at our restaurant. We work hard and have fun serving others.

If you:

  • are very comfortable talking with people you've just met
  • are comfortable working within a team environment
  • are a hard worker
  • like working with people
  • are comfortable with averaging around $20/hour
  • are available both day and night shifts
  • are available to work weekends
  • are honest and trustworthy
  • are at least 21 years of age...
We would love to hear from you! Apply online at Keyword Landmark; Location Galesburg, IL.

Shift Cooks - Knoxville, IL (7/6/20)
Knox County Nursing Home has opening for a team member in the Dietary Department. This position is for a Part Time Cook that can multi-task in a face paced environment and be able to fill in for other cooks days off on multiple shifts. Prefer Sanitation Certified, but can send right candidate to get certification. Candidate has responsibility of overseeing the kitchen while Managers are not on site to assure cleaning and sanitation routines are completed by other staff, while finishing their own tasks.

Apply online at

General Kitchen Worker - Lake Bracken
Lake Bracken Country Club is hiring a general kitchen worker. Looking for experienced in all areas of the kitchen this is a kitchen position so you will be asked to perform many task like washing dishes and even running an outdoor grill hours vary from shifts 6am -2 pm and 5pm – 9pm must have open availability Wednesday –Sunday

Apply online at Keywords Lake Bracken; Location Galesburg, IL.


Customer Service Representative - Galesburg, IL (7/6/20)
JB Hawks is hiring a part-time customer service representative. Are you a talented and motivated people person searching for an exciting new challenge or fresh opportunity? If you thrive in a sales and customer service environment, then we want to hear from you! We are a customer service driven organization that offers an enthusiastic work environment where you can expect to be developed, recognized and rewarded for a job well done.

Apply online at Keywords JB Hawks; Location Galesburg, IL.

Store Associate/Stocker - Galesburg, IL (7/6/20)
Big Lots is hiring a store associate/stocker. Apply online at

Sales Floor Associate - Galesburg, IL (7/6/20)
Dollar Tree is hiring a sales floor associate. Apply online at

Team Member - Galesburg, IL (6/23/20)
Tractor Supply Company is hiring a team member. This position is responsible for traveling with the Field Activity Support Team (FAST) to stores within an assigned district to own and execute “start to finish” variable tasks such as planograms and physical inventories, as well as provide support for other tasks including merchandise and fixture assembly, and the maintenance of all signage. This position will interact with customers and team members, while providing legendary customer service.

Apply online at

Marshalls Positions - Galesburg, IL (6/16/20)
Marshalls is hiring for the following positions:

  • Merchandise Associate
  • Admin Coordinator

For detailed job descriptions and to apply online, visit

Sales & Marketing

Internet Sales Manager - Galesburg, IL (6/16/20)
Galesburg Toyota is hiring an internet sales manager. Sales experience not required, good customer service is. We are under new management and wanting to expand rapidly to meet the demand of our Toyota customers. If you are seeking a financialy rewarding career this sure can be it for you.

Apply online at


2020 Summer Field Research Positions 

The Bayer North America Field Testing Operations (NAFTO) Group in Monmouth, IL is now accepting summer field position applications for our upcoming season running May through August 2020.  We have positions available for college students who would like a rewarding job experience where there will be a variety of agronomic research learning opportunities. Agricultural experience is not required for this role. 

Job tasks could include:

Early season – May and June

  • Assist the group in staking and identifying discard plots at ~25 corn and soybean yield trial locations across Western Illinois
  • Utilize handheld computing devices (ipads, etc.) for in-season data collection at our field locations for corn and soybeans
  • Assist with installation and maintenance of irrigation drip tape for disease trails
  • Collect soil and/or plant samples and installation of soil probes and weather monitoring devices
Mid-season – June, July, and early August
  • Monitoring previous 2019 yield trials for volunteer corn and soybean plants
  • Rouging off type (hybrid) plants in inbred trials
  • Collect plant tissue samples and ship to labs for analysis
  • General plot maintenance and removing weeds in trials
  • Assist in collecting a variety of opportunistic agronomic notes that become present throughout the growing season
  • Assist in collecting flowering data of soybeans
Late season – August
  • Collect plant and corn ear height data from offsite locations
  • Assist with soybean maturity and growth stage notes
If you are interested please fill out the application and email it to or mail it to the Bayer Agronomy Center.  The deadline for application submission is April 1st, 2020. 

Our mailing address is as follows: 
Bayer Monmouth Agronomy Center
C/O Samantha Lee
1677 80th Street
Monmouth, IL 61462 

Employees will typically work 8:00am to 4:30pm weekly and some weekends will be required based on work load.  Weather plays a huge part in determining schedule and work load. Chosen candidates will also be required to pass a drug test prior to their start date. If you have any questions or for more information, please contact Samantha Lee at (309)221-4461 or e-mail at