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


Transport Specialist - Brimfield, IL (1/8/20)
Kress is looking for a full time Transport Specialist to oversee the coordination and routing of all shipments including common carrier, heavy haul, and specialty parts. 


  • Prepare and maintain all documentation for shipping including bills of lading, packing lists, dock receipts, certificates of origin, quotes, and invoices.
  • Control the RFQ process for all shipping to include quote requests, analysis, and award. 
    Manage vendor relationships.
  • Maintain thorough understanding of regulation and laws affecting national and international transport as well as knowledge of regulations related to transportation. 
  • Collaborate with managers and within multiple departments to develop and enforce policies, procedures, and objectives for freight and shipping.

Resumes may be emailed to: Application can also be made in person; by Fax; or through direct mail to: Attn: Emily Holman, Phone: (309) 446-3395 / Fax: (309) 446-9625.

Admin & Clerical

Legal Assistant - Galesburg, IL (1/21/20)
Barash and Everett is hiring a legal assistant for a part-time position at our Galesburg, Illinois office. Legal experience preferred. General office and computer skills are a must. Job Description: Greet clients, answer phones, set hearings and appointments, type documents, transcribe dictation and perform general office skills and duties.

Apply online at Keywords "Barash and Everett"; Location Galesburg, IL.

Data Entry Operator - Galesburg, IL (1/9/20)
Bridgeway is hiring a full-time data entry operator. 

Key entry and verification of data into computer system as assigned.


  • Previous typing/data entry experience preferred; 10-key experience helpful. Must pass typing test with a minimum of 50 words per minute with 10 or fewer errors.

Salary - Piece Rate - At least minimum wage; based on keystroke per hour rate.

Apply online at


AutoParts Delivery Driver - Galesburg, IL (1/10/20)
AutoZone is hiring a delivery driver. AutoZone's Full-Time Auto Parts Delivery Driver performs work in the operation of a vehicle to assure safe delivery of parts to and from commercial customers. In addition, this AutoZoner will be required to perform duties inside our stores, driving, and at our customers’ place of business. Drivers are responsible for ensuring maximum productivity in a safe environment, increasing commercial sales, and ensuring compliance with company procedures in accordance to AutoZone’s expectations. The incumbent will exceed customer’s expectations by delivering WOW! Customer Service to all AZ Commercial accounts.

Apply online at

Transportation Van Driver - Galesburg, IL (1/10/20)
VNA Community Services is hiring a transportation van driver. 


  • Provides safe transportation to senior participants as needed.
  • Oversees the maintenance of the transportation vehicle assigned to the route in regards to oil changes, anti freeze, condition of tires, brakes etc.
  • Maintains appropriate daily records, including accident reports.
  • Institute emergency/ medical measures.
  • Ability to work well with seniors.
  • Maintains cleanliness of vehicle assigned to drive.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Apply online at



Carl Sandburg College Positions - Galesburg, IL (1/8/20)
Carl Sandburg College accepts applications for the following positions:

  • Coordinator of Veterans Affairs/Financial Aid Specialist
    Full-Time - $27,130.00 - $28,700.00 Annually
  • Human Resource Generalist
    Full-Time - $33,050.00 - $34,360.00 Annually
  • Benefits Manager
    Full-Time - $33,050.00 - $34,360.00

Apply online at


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Health Care

Dental Hygienist - Chicago, IL (1/17/0)
Rapidly growing, family-owned dental practice has the perfect summer opportunity for Dental Hygiene graduates looking to obtain valuable experience!

We pride ourselves on having spanned three generations and are celebrating 88 years of operation. Our newest team member will be passionate about their work, committed to our patients and devoted to the practice. Our ideal candidate is a self-starter: someone honest, motivated and knowledgeable who will actively identify areas that need improvement and take initiative in implementing solutions.

This position will be full time from May through September with temp or part-time hours available after based on mutual need and want.

Some real-world clinical experience is ideal for this position, but we are willing to train the right candidate. Computer literacy is a must, and experience with Dentrix, Dexis and Sidexis softwares is a bonus!

Please submit your resume and a dedicated cover letter to detailing why you feel you'd be a good fit for our company to apply for this position.  Please note: Only applicants who submit both a resume and cover letter will be considered.

Optician/Optical Sales Associate - Galesburg, IL (1/10/20)
Vision Source is hiring an optician/optical sales associate. 

Optician Responsibilities

  • Merchandise frames, lenses and eyewear accessories
  • Manage eyewear orders and patient pick-up
  • Work with patients in finding the proper eyewear fitting
  • Eyewear adjustment and minor repair

Optician Qualifications

  • Strong sales ability and an eye for fashion
  • High level of initiative and ability to work well in a team environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Basic computer knowledge; Microsoft Office skills helpful
  • No optical experience necessary; will train

Apply online at

Hotel Hospitality

Front Desk/Night Auditor - Galesburg, IL (1/13/20)
Best West Prairie Inn & Conference Center is currently looking for someone PART TIME 3RD SHIFT. Hours will be 11pm-7am. MUST be available to work holidays & weekends. 2 years of hospitality or customer service experience REQUIRED. Looking for immediate hire. Please do not call the hotel. You may stop in the hotel for an application at 300 S Soangetaha Rd, Galesburg. 


Human Services

Warren Achievement Positions - Monmouth, IL (1/8/20)
Warren Achievement is hiring for the following positions:

Site Manager
Full Time, Benefits. Will provide on-site support, direction, delegation, and training to assigned achievers and staff in the Ebersole/Bersted Residential home. Supports program participants in areas of selfcare,
social & interpersonal skills, independent living skills & leisure time management. Performs medication
administration tasks as delegated and supervised by Registered Nurse Trainers. Includes some on-call
responsibilities. Position requires a valid driver’s license and high school diploma or equivalent, plus one year of experience with persons with developmental disabilities.

Residential Administrator
Full time management position with benefits. Manages all programs and services for adults residing
in selected residential sites. Manages facility operations for assigned residential sites, supervises implementation of service plans, participates in the inter-disciplinary team and assures that individuals receive necessary services to promote their health and social growth. Screens prospective employees, supervises employees and conducts performance evaluations. Provides crisis intervention within 20 minutes when on-call. Performs medication administration tasks as delegated and supervised by the agency’s Registered Nurse-Trainers. Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a Human Service or related field, plus two years of direct work related experience with persons with developmental disabilities; must be a QIDP within a reasonable time period; one year of managerial experience preferred.

Apply on-line at or get an application at
1220 E. 2nd Ave., Monmouth, IL 61462. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.


Information Technology

Full Time IT Support Technician – Galesburg, IL (1/10/20)
Bridgeway is hiring a full time IT Support Technician. $14.00 - $16.80 / hour


  • Provide information technology support for Bridgeway. Responsibilities for this position will include system and network troubleshooting to isolate, diagnose, and resolve problems; assisting in maintenance and operation of network and system resources; Upgrade user hardware and software components as required. Plan for future hardware upgrades and maintenance schedules. Assist in maintaining hardware/software inventory.


  • 1-3 years practical computer hardware and software experience; experience in network wiring, network and system administration, and configuring end-user applications.


  • Associate degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; A+ certification required.


  • Must have knowledge of PC hardware, software (Windows XP/7/8) and some networking experience. Must be self-motivated; work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment, and have an ability to meet established deadlines. Must have a demonstrated history of customer service skills. Must pass fingerprint and all background checks and be insurable; must be willing to travel to other Bridgeway sites as necessary. Attend BBP, OIG, Corporate Compliance and Security training.
Interested applicants can apply online at

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Customer Service Representative - Galesburg, IL (1/10/20)
Porter Hay Insurance Agency is hiring a customer service representative. For a detailed job description and to apply, visit Keywords "Porter Hay"; Location Galesburg, IL.

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 Associate - Galesburg, IL (1/10/20)
Bridgeway is hiring a janitorial associate. Provide janitorial services in a variety of service locations including: general housekeeping tasks and ground maintenance for Bridgeway facilities, residences, rest areas, individual and community businesses and organizations.

Apply online at


Crew Members - Galesburg, IL (1/14/20)
AMC Theatres is hiring crew members. Requirements to be performed, with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Standing, walking, lifting, twisting, and bending on a frequent basis.
    Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and carry it up to 90 feet (or deposit into dumpster or trash compactor).

Apply online at

Housekeeping Aide - Galesburg, IL (1/14/20)
HCR ManorCare provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation therapy. The Housekeeping Aide perform a variety of general housekeeping/cleaning duties in various areas to maintain the center in a sanitary, safe, attractive, and orderly condition. In return for your expertise, you'll enjoy excellent training, industry-leading benefits and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow. Be a part of the team leading the nation in healthcare.

Apply online at

Kennel Attendant - Galesburg, IL (1/9/20)
Knox Pet Clinic is hiring a part-time kennel attendant. Hours are primarily evenings and weekends. Weekend and holiday hours are required but alternating.

Apply in person at 658 West Main St., Galesburg.

Illinois JusticeCorps. - United States 
The Illinois JusticeCorps is looking for someone to commit to a year of service with Illinois JusticeCorps. This person would:

  • be paid AmeriCorps member from August 2019 to August 2020
  • need to commit to 20 hours/week during courthouse hours and would be compensated $9,000 over 24 payments and would be eligible for a $3,000.00 education award for school costs/school loans.
  • get amazing professional development experience in working with people in crisis, as well as learning more about the legal field.

For more information, please contact:
Jenna L Kearns, Regional Program Coordinator, Illinois JusticeCorps

Restaurant/Food Service

McDonald's Positions - Galesburg, IL (1/13/20)
McDonalds is hiring for the following positions:

  • Crew Team Member
  • Maintenance
  • Department Manager

Apply in person at each store or online at

Food Service Worker - Monmouth, IL (1/10/20)
Aramark is hiring a food service worker for their Monmouth College location. The Food Service Worker is responsible for preparing and/or building food items while providing customer service and adhering to food safety, food handling, and sanitation procedures. Essential functions and responsibilities of the position may vary by Aramark location based on client requirements and business needs.  

Apply online at

Steak 'n Shake Positions - Galesburg, IL (1/10/20)
Steak & Shake is hiring for miscellaneous positions. Apply in person at the store or visit their website at

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HyVee Positions - Galesburg, IL (1/21/20)
HyVee is hiring for the following positions:

Main St:

  • Night Stocker, part time (closes at 12 noon 1/24/20)
  • Meat Assistant Manager, full time (closes at 12 noon 1/25/20)
  • Floral Clerk, part time (closes at 12 noon 1/31/20)

Apply online at

Lowes Positions - Galesburg, IL (1/10/20)
Lowes is hiring for the following positions:

  • PT-Receiver/Stocker - Receiving
  • Sales Specialist - Pro Services
  • Customer Service Associate II - Electrical & Lighting
  • Customer Service Associate II - Building Materials
  • Electrical Pro
Apply online at or in person at the store's location.

Target Positions - Galesburg, IL (1/21/20)
Target is hiring for the following positions:

  • Closing Team Leader
  • Specialty Sales (Style, Beauty or Tech)
  • Guest Advocate (Cashier or Front of Store Attendant) 
  • GM and Food (General Merchandise, Closing, Presentation, Fulfillment, Inbound, Food Service, Starbucks Barista or Food & Beverage) 
Apply online at or in person at the store's kiosk.

Hibbett/City Gear Positions - Galesburg, IL (1/13/20)
Hibbett/City Gear is hiring for the following positions:

  • Assistant Manager
  • Sales Lead
  • Manager-In-Training
  • Sales Associate

Apply online at

Morning Stocker - Galesburg, IL (1/13/20)
PetSmart is hiring a morning stocker. Apply online at

Team Member - Galesburg, IL (1/10/20)
Ayerco Convenience Center is hiring a team member. Apply in person at 1672 N. Henderson St., Galesburg.

Retail Sales Store Associate - Galesburg, IL (1/10/20)
Blick Art Materials is hiring a retail sales store associate. 

General Requirements:

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent Communication Skills.
  • Availability to work flexible schedules including day/evening shifts, weekends and holidays as needed.

Apply online at

Store Counter Sales - Galesburg, IL (1/10/20)
O'Reilly Auto Parts is hiring a store counter sales team member. 


  • Take pride in delivering excellent customer service
  • Available to work flexible work schedule
  • Thrive in a busy, fast-paced retail environment
  • Knowledge of cataloging and/or inventory management systems a plus
  • Automotive parts, equipment or systems knowledge
  • ASE certification preferred

Apply online at

Store Associate/Stocker - Galesburg, IL (1/10/20)
Big Lots is hiring a store assoicate/stocker. 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