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


Part-Time Teller - Galesburg, IL (9/15/20)
F&M Bank is hiring a part time bank teller. Position works 5-6 days/week, including Saturdays. May be scheduled any time between 7:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. on Saturdays.

Apply online at

Part-time Customer Support Center Agent I - Galesburg, IL (9/15/20)
First Mid Bank & Trust is hiring. Provides customer service over the telephone, via email and via Chat with an intense focus on customer satisfaction and maintaining positive customer relationships.

Apply online at

Admin & Clerical

Administrative Assistant - Galesburg, IL (9/24/20)
Abingdon United Methodist Church, located at 401 N Washington St, PO Box 311, Abingdon IL 61410, is seeking a part-time administrative assistant. The general hours of the job are from 9:00 am to 12 noon Monday through Thursday.

The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to the pastor, produces and updates bulletins and newsletters, updates the website, and serves as a resource and point of contact for the church, suppliers, and the community.

Qualified candidates are expected to have a high school diploma or equivalent, the ability to relate well to the public, organizational skills, and solid computer skills which include a working knowledge of the Microsoft Office family of programs.   A detailed job description and application are available upon request by calling/texting 309-462-3444, by email at, or in person at the church (Monday and Wednesday, 9 am to noon).

The deadline for applications is October 16, 2020.

Congregational Administrative Assistant - Galesburg, IL (9/24/20)
Trinity Lutheran Church is hiring an administrative assistant

Job Skills and Requirements

  • Cordial and professional conduct and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • A commitment to confidentiality of personal information of the congregation and staff.
  • Ability to organize and administer information.
  • Ability to follow through with details.
  • Knowledge of computer hardware and software, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, and church management software.
  • Timely attendance with ability to vary schedule when needed. 
Apply to Pastor Carrie Carnes, Trinity Lutheran Church @ (618) 803-8778. Trinity Lutheran Church is located at 304 East Ferris, Galesburg IL  (309) 343-4191.

Front Office Assistant - Galesburg, IL (9/14/20)
OSF is hiring a front office assistant. The Front Office Assistant provides exceptional customer services throughout their interaction with patients, families and their support systems. They are the face of the office and their interaction with the patient/family is important in creating a patient-first environment. This creates an excellent first impression of OSF’s services to patients, families and other external customers over the phone or in person. Performs a variety of reception/clerical duties in a medical practice front office and adheres to department guidelines for scheduling and registration. Works collaboratively with patients, providers, office staff and insurance companies to ensure that patient needs are met. Communicates with insurance companies to determine patient benefits, completes prior-authorizations, and is responsible for incoming and outgoing patient calls, co-pay collection, appointment and procedure scheduling for patients.

Apply online at

Financial Aid Customer Service Assistant - Galesburg, IL (9/1/20)
$11.34/hr. - $11.64/hr.

Carl Sandburg College is accepting applications for an hourly Financial Aid Customer Service Assistant.  Hours are Monday – Friday, 12 Noon - 5 PM. (25 hours weekly). Responsibilities are to assist students and staff with completing financial aid applications and understanding financial aid eligibility.  Preparation of annual forms, coordination of purchasing for the department, updates to web pages and other general office duties.  High School Diploma required, Associates degree preferred. Must have proficiency in Microsoft Office Products, excellent customer service, good communication skills, and attention to detail. 

Interested applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Submit application material to:

Financial Aid Office, Carl Sandburg College, 2400 Tom L Wilson Blvd, Galesburg, IL  61401. 

This is a security sensitive position and will require a background check as a pre-employment qualifier. EOE

Office Manager - Galesburg, IL (8/20/20)
The Farmers Insurance-Gina Martin Agency is a 5-year female owned insurance agency that is continuing to grow and looking to employ an Office Manager.

Our award-winning agency offers a wide variety of insurance products and financial services.

Skills required:


  • Multitasking
  • Critical thinking
  • Professionalism
  • Personal desire for self-education and self-motivation
  • Positive, upbeat attitude
  • Customer relationship experience
  • General knowledge of basic computer skills and software
  • Ability to prioritize competing tasks


  • Seek out better processes for the agency on growth, promotion, and assistance with lead generation
  • Collaborate with team members
  • Update and maintain agency processes and information
  • Work closely with agency owner and other producers
  • Appointment setting
Insurance experience is not required. Full-time salary and bonus opportunities to be determined. If interested, please email your resume to and we will be in touch regarding your submission.



Parts Professional - Galesburg, IL (9/15/20)
Martin Sullivan is looking 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.

Apply online at


Sales Associate/Driver - Galesburg, IL (9/28/20)
Sherwin Williams is hiring a sales associate/driver. 

Basic Qualifications

  • Must have the authorization to work in this country without visa sponsorship.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have a valid and unrestricted driver's license, and an acceptable driving record from the State Bureau of Motor Vehicles.
  • Must be able to retrieve material from shelves and floor stacks and lift and carry up to 50 lbs. frequently.
  • Must be able to tint paint, therefore, must have good color perception.
  • Must be able to operate a computer and communicate via the telephone.

Apply online at


Data Program Assistant - Galesburg, IL (9/21/20)
Carl Sandburg College is hiring a data program assistant for the TRIO Upward Bound program. Apply online at


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Health Care

Shower Aide - Galesburg, IL (9/28/20)
Marigold Rehab is looking for a caring and dedicated Shower aide. CNA Certificate Required. Monitor skin, foot care, and nail care. Ensure all showers are logged on sheet. Follow up with any and all issues. Tracking of all skin, foot, and nail care.

Apply online at

Door Screener- Galesburg, IL (9/28/20)
Galesburg Cottage Hospital is hiring a door screener. Greets patients, staff, vendors, and other visitors at front entrance. Screens temperature, asks health questions and logs results. Monitors persons entering the facility for adherence to mask requirements. Gives directions and answers basic questions, works with hospital staff on maintaining visitor policies. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.

Apply online at Keywords Door Screener; Location Galesburg, IL.

Dental Hygienist - Springfield, IL (9/22/20)
Renken Dentistry is hiring a dental hygienist. Interested applicants are asked to submit their resume to  

Optician/Sales Associate - Galesburg, IL (9/14/20)
Kehoe Eye Care is hiring an optician/sales associate. Apply online at Keywords Kehoe; Location Galesburg, IL.

Insurance/Billing Clerk - Galesburg, IL (9/14/20)
Kehoe Eye Care is hiring an insurance/billing clerk with a proven track record of dependability, teamwork, productivity, attention to detail and an eagerness to follow protocols. Excellent benefits and wages will be commensurate with experience. Please send a cover letter and resume to P.O. Box 179, Galesburg, IL 61402.


ProHub Internships (8/31/20)
ProHub is excited to announce the following available internships:

If you are interested in working with ProHub, email your resume to

We are offering a paid internship opportunity in a professional office setting. This position will mainly work in our Monmouth location. We are looking for an individual who is looking to learn and further their professional office skills by contributing to our mission of providing quality care and support to seniors in their homes. Western Illinois Home Health Care is a local, family-owned and operated home care agency.

The position includes general business and medical office duties. The ideal candidate is self-motivated with excellent accuracy, interpersonal, communication, organizational, and problem solving skills. The position requires strong computer skills and proficiency with MS Windows and Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).

Core office hours are Monday – Friday 8 AM – 5 PM. We would work out a schedule within those office hours.

Interested candidates can apply online or submit their cover letter and resume to:

Western Illinois Managed Home Services, Inc.
Attn: Hiring Manager
PO Box 856
Monmouth, IL 61462

The Office of Science / US Department of Energy is pleased to announce paid internship opportunities for undergraduate students majoring in areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) for the Spring of 2021. The application system for the 2021 Spring Term Community College Internships (CCI) program is currently open, with all applications due by 05:00 PM Eastern Time on October 07, 2020. 

The Community College Internships (CCI) program places community college students as paid interns in technological activities at DOE national laboratories, working under the supervision of a laboratory technician or researcher. Appointments are for 10 weeks during the Spring term, are open to US Citizens and US Lawful Permanent Residents, include a weekly stipend, reimbursement for one round trip domestic travel to the participant’s host DOE laboratory, and possibilities for a housing allowance. More than 100 internships are sponsored annually. 

Application is made online. Full program information and descriptions, including links to the online application system, are available at: 

The Office of Science / US Department of Energy is pleased to announce paid research internship opportunities for undergraduate students majoring in areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) for the Spring of 2021. The application system for the 2021 Spring Term Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program is currently open, with all applications due by 05:00 PM Eastern Time on October 07, 2020. 

The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program places students from 2 and 4 year undergraduate institutions as paid interns in science and engineering research activities at DOE national laboratories and facilities, working with laboratory staff scientists and engineers on projects related to ongoing research programs. Appointments are for 16 weeks during the Spring term, are open to US Citizens and US Lawful Permanent Residents, include a weekly stipend, reimbursement for one round trip domestic travel to the participant’s host DOE laboratory, and possibilities for a housing allowance. More than 850 internships are sponsored annually. 

Application is made online. Full program information and descriptions, including links to the online application system, are available at: 

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. 


Janitorial Specialist - Galesburg, IL (9/15/20)
C&L Cleaning is hiring a janitorial specialist. Looking for an individual to remove trash, replace bags, and wet mop all hard surface floors . May be asked to do actual disinfectant cleaning. Past experience is not necessary as we do our own training. This work would need to be performed 5 nights per week. Individual must be reliable and have transportation to work place. Must be able to work without supervision on occasion. Great position for someone looking to supplement income.

For more information, visit

Law Enforcement/Security/Firefighter

Knox County Sheriff Positions - Galesburg, IL (9/28/20)
The Knox County Sheriff's Department is hiring a Patrol Deputy and Correctional Officer. Apply either in person at Knox County Law Enforcement Center 152 S. Kellogg St Galesburg or

FT Security Officer - Galesburg, IL (9/21/20)
PerMar is hiring a full time security officer. 

Position Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Familiarity with security equipment
  • Ability to handle physical workload
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must possess the values important to Per Mar Security – Integrity, Communication, Excellent Service, and Accountability.
  • Must be willing to participate in the Company’s pre-employment screening process, including drug screen and background investigation.

Apply online at



Part-Time Store Associate - Galesburg, IL (9/28/20)
Aldi is hiring a part-time store associate. 

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Prior work experience in a retail environment preferred.
  • A combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.

Apply online at

Member Service Front Desk - Galesburg, IL (9/28/20)
The Knox County YMCA is hiring for a member service front desk position. 


  • At least 18 years of age
  • High School or equivalent diploma
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills.
  • Must be able to multi-task.
  • Must have excellent/proper phone etiquette skills.
  • Must have basic knowledge of computers.
  • Must be willing to learn or know about the YMCA programming, mission, functions, etc.

Apply online at

Lifeguards - Galesburg, IL (9/21/20)
The City of Galesburg is hiring lifeguards. A variety of hours are available including mornings, evenings, and weekends.  

Lifeguards - Pay Rate $11/hour  

Apply online at

Graphic Designer - Monmouth, IL (9/21/20)
Haase Embroidery is hiring a graphic designer. Interested applicants are asked to email their resume to

Part-Time Store Associate - Galesburg, IL (9/21/20)
Aldi is hiring a part-time store associate. Apply online at

Follett Careers - Galesburg, IL (9/21/20)
Follett is hiring for the following positions:

  • Assistant Manager
  • Team Member 1

Apply online at

Maintenance & Mailroom Tech - Galesburg, IL (9/15/20)
F&M Bank is hiring a maintenance and mailroom technician. Responsible for the general maintenance of all facilities, including personally performing light maintenance work and coordinating with all service vendors for contracted work; transporting items between branches; delivery and pick up of internal and external mail; maintaining adequate office supplies; shredding of confidential documents, and performing other office duties as needed.

Apply online at   

Customer Service Representative - Galesburg, IL (9/15/20)
Circle K is hiring a customer service rep. If you have the desire to be challenged, work in a fast-paced, fun environment and to grow your career - look no further.

Apply in person at 877 E Main St, Galesburg, IL.

Floral Assistant - Abingdon, IL (9/15/20)
Garden Gate Florists is seeking a Part-Time Shop Assistant and Delivery Driver! If you enjoy speaking to customers and love plants and flowers this is the position for you.

Apply in person at 104 South Monroe, Abingdon, IL.

Quality Assurance Assistant - Galesburg, IL (9/15/20)
It is an exciting time to join Western’s Smokehouse | Thrushwood Farms! We are the leading manufacturing solution for premium, crafted protein snacks – co-manufacturing for the top brands in the industry at our plants in Greentop, MO and Galesburg, IL. We are well-capitalized and focused on rapidly growing our business. We are completing a large-scale expansion at Thrushwood Farms and are looking for the person to join our team!

Apply online at

Lowes Positions - Galesburg, IL (9/15/20)
Lowes is hiring for miscellaneous positions. Apply in store or online at

Hy-Vee Positions - Galesburg, IL (9/15/20)
Hy-Vee is hiring for the following positions:

Henderson St.

  • Assistant Manager, Perishables (closes 12 noon on 9/17/20)
  • Bakery Designer, full time (closes 12 noon on 9/19/20)
  • Bakery Designer, part time (closes 12 noon on 9/19/20)
  • Bakery Wrapper, full time (closes 12 noon on 9/19/20)
  • Bakery Wrapper, part time (closes 12 noon on 9/19/20)
  • Night Stocker, part time (closes 12 noon on 9/30/20)
  • Courtesy Clerk, part time (closes 12 noon on 9/30/20)
  • Stocker, part time (closes 12 noon on 9/30/20)

Main St.

  • Cash accountability, part time (closes 12 noon on 9/19/20)
  • Stocker, part time (closes 12 noon on 9/19/20)
  • Checker, part time (closes 12 noon on 9/19/20)
  • 2nd assistant manager, part time (closes 12 noon on 9/19/20)
  • Meat clerk, part time (closes 12 noon on 9/19/20)
  • Produce clerk, part time (closes 12 noon on 9/19/20)
  • Donut fryer/artist, part time (closes 12 noon on 9/28/20)

Apply online at

Planet Fitness Positions - Galesburg, IL (9/14/20)
Planet Fitness is hiring for the following positions:

  • Part Time Daytime Cleaner
  • Member Services Representative

Apply online at

Lifeguard - Galesburg, IL (9/3/20)
The Knox County YMCA is currently seeking committed, dynamic and energetic individuals to join our Aquatics Department as Lifeguards. Interested candidates will consistently be able to execute and ensure that Vitale Pool is safe, enjoyable, and promotes member wellness in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. Training available if needed.

We are willing to train you if you are not certified! Please submit a YMCA application to the Member Service Desk or Tiffany Kulland at  

Team Member - Galesburg, IL (8/20/20)
C & L Cleaning Services is hiring. To apply, email Crystal at or call 309-368-6170. Visit their website at  



Restaurant/Food Service

Restaurant Servers - Abingdon, IL (9/15/20)
Abbe Lanes is a family owned restaurant/bowling alley. We are hiring a Restaurant Server to join our team. If you're excited to be part of a winning and dedicated team, you'll be glad you applied to Abbe Lanes.

Apply in person at 409 S. Western Ave; Abingdon, IL.



Dining Room Attendant - Galesburg, IL (9/14/20)
Innkeeper's is hiring a dining room attendant. Work in a fast paced coffee house and restaurant helping us serve our customers in the dining room, delivering food orders table side, and help with sales as needed. The hours for this job are 10 AM until 2 PM, weekdays and weekends required.

Apply in person at 80 N. Seminary St. - Galesburg. 


Store Manager - Galesburg, IL (9/15/20)
Jo-Ann Fabrics is hiring a store manager. The Store Manager’s responsibility is first and foremost to drive sales, but they also act as an inspirational leader and role model for their team. This individual coaches, develops and inspires the team so everyone is aligned with JOANN’s overall mission and vision. The Store Manager empowers their team and creates a positive environment, for both customers and team members, which leads to the achievement of financial goals.

Apply online at

Retail Sales Associate - Galesburg, IL (9/14/20)
Sinbad Vapors is looking for a driven individual who can join our team and bring a detail oriented talent to our team. We are looking for someone who is flexible and eager to get to work. We will primarily be looking for someone to handle one location with the possibility of light travel. We have management in place to help you succeed in every aspect of your job. We are eager to find the missing link in our staff.


Apply online at Keywords Sinbad; Location Galesburg, IL.


Sales & Marketing

Store Counter Sales - Galesburg, IL (9/14/20)
O'Reilly Auto Parts is hiring a store counter sales person. Our Store Counter Sales team members are knowledgeable and energetic with a passion for automotive parts. They believe in taking care of the customer, as well as the power of teamwork. Our Store Counter Sales team members deliver excellent customer service and ensure a positive customer experience. They also support management in the accomplishment of assigned tasks, including maintaining inventory control and store appearance.



Outside Seasonal Technician - Galesburg, IL (9/15/20)
Four Seasons Pest Control is looking for an outside seasonal technician to help us complete the year. Will work Mon-Fri (8 am to 4 or 5 pm) and be given a company vehicle to complete work. This position Is ONLY through the end of November, but if performance is good and you enjoy the work, you’ll be top of the list to be called back April 1. Urgently hiring

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