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Career Development

(312) 553-3000
30 E. Lake Street
Chicago, IL 60601
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Hours of Operation:
Monday: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM -5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Career Planning & Placement

Welcome to Harold Washington Career Development!
Harold Washington Career Development is committed to helping our students and alumni succeed in the workplace. The Career Development office prepares students for the career they want by providing resume and cover letter writing resources, assisting with editing, facilitating mock interviews, and offering general job search strategy tips. Throughout the semester we host a variety of workshops to help students feel more confident about entering the workforce as a student or after graduation.                         
Please note, Career Development continues to offer limited in-person appointments. Please contact our team via your Navigate portal to schedule a time.                
Interested in an Apprenticeship? Please email
Meet our team!
Ashley Dale-Smith                                                                   
Career Services Advisor​                                                                     
Phone: 312-553-3023   ​      

Jasmin Dobson                                                                     
Career Services Advisor​                                                                       
Phone: 312-553-3110                                    
Joe Hinton                                                                   
Associate Dean, Career Programs                                                            
Phone: 312-553-3176                                           
Email ​or use your Navigate portal to make an appointment today.​  ​​                    
Current Students and Alumni
Are you looking for a job or internship? Check out the Career Network for openings or schedule an appointment with a Career Advisor today!                                
Explore our online resources by clicking the buttons  below.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Research Careers                                                                                                                                               
Employment Preparation Tips                                                                                                                                                 
Find and Apply for Jobs                           
Are you interested in finding talented candidates to meet the needs of your organization? Check out the below opportunities to get the word out about your open positions!                                 
Create a Posting for Current OpeningsClick​ here to create a profile for your organization and to post an open position on the Career Network. These postings will reach students at all City Colleges of Chicago colleges.                                  
On-Campus Recruiting: This is a great way for employers to advertise positions right on campus! Career Services will set you up with a table on campus so you can meet and greet our students and conduct an initial screen. Let us know if you're interested by contacting a member of our team at​.                       
Guest Speakers:  Our campus is filled with students interested in a variety of fields. From graphic design, to human resources, students can benefit from professionals speaking of their experience and industry. Come speak at a class of your choice by contacting a member of our team at​.                                                              
Host a Workshop or Event: Are you interested in hosting a large event or workshop that will teach our students a skill or orient them to a particular career field? Learn more by contacting a member of our team at​.                                           

Attend a Career Fair on our Campus:  Career Fairs aligned with student interests and different academic programs are held regularly in-person at one of the City Colleges of Chicago sites or virtually. We're always looking for interested employers to join us for our fairs! If you're interested please contact a member of our team at                      
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Next session begins 2/13