Careers and Internships
Roosevelt University and the Heller College of Business fully support academic credit for your internship experience. If you wish to receive academic credit for your internship, you need to check with your academic advisor about this option before beginning work. Find out more at our Internships web page.
Accounting Internships in Chicago
Internships are one of the few true methods of on-the-job training and an excellent opportunity for mentoring and career advice. To help you save time finding and applying for those internships, we have tabulated a list of the twenty five largest public auditing firms in Chicago* along with their internship/career pages. We hope this list will help you to jump start your career. For any questions, please contact Dr. Husam Abu-Khadra, FIRA Department Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org
* The rating is based on Crains’ ranking of the largest accounting firms in Chicago.
The Careers College™
One of our very own HCB Business Incubator companies, The Careers College™, is in the business of helping you find a job. With their innovative, online job search and career transition offerings, The Careers College™ will help you prepare for your career search with interactive learning modules and free career resources. Furthermore, current Heller College of Business students can get access to the Careers College™ free of charge.
Partners in the Community
The AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) has an online job site exclusively for business school careers.
Accounting Students can learn about new job listings in the Chicago area at AfterCollege Monthly Digest for Roosevelt University Accounting Program Students.
For a once in a lifetime internship experience, check out WISH Internships which matches qualified students with premier internships in the Washington, DC area. Their WISH Intern Spotlight for Spring 2013 is a Finance student from the University of Houston.
FindInternships.com lists internships in Accounting, Business, Finance, Human Resources, Management, Marketing and more.
New Sector is a group that matches non-profits to student interns and new hires. Roosevelt University is working with them because we have social entrepreneurship and a mission that supports non-profit interests. Students in the program not only work for the institution but also receive leadership training.
HACU (Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities) has an Internship Program that helps match students with corporations and government agencies.
These are some Chicago area businesses with intern and permanent job positions:
Career opportunities can arise at any time. Roosevelt University’s Heller College of Business has partnered with Career Transitions Center (CTC) to ensure our alumni are prepared to shine! In today's dynamic job market, ongoing career management is essential. An outstanding resume, along with interview and networking skills are the strategic tools that will keep you prepared for career opportunities, anticipated and unanticipated.
CTC offers a rich array of resources to help professionals meet their career goals:
- One-on-one and group sessions with career coaches
- Weekly seminars on navigating transitions, successful search techniques, and relevant professional development
- Access to the business center with telephones, fax and copy machines and high speed internet
- An on-site library with sources of career information and job search help
- Special Programs on entrepreneurship, self-awareness / assessment and creative career direction
For the first quarter of participation, CTC's programs and services are available to Roosevelt University’s Heller College of Business Alumni with a $100 reduction of CTC's $300 standard fee. Information about CTC's approach and programs is at www.ctcchicago.org/ or view brochure.
Career Development at Roosevelt University
The Office of Career Development can help you develop a career plan, review your resume, provide mock interviews and assist in making connections with potential employers.
Are you trying to decide on a career? See what the Journal of Accountancy has to say: Demand for accounting grads reaches all-time high.
What Can I Do With a Major in...
In July 2013, one of the MGMT 474 Consulting course teams prepared a study of careers available to our business majors. The final paper includes types of careers that are available, lists of businesses that are hiring, salary ranges, and pathways to What Can I Do With a Major in...
- Human Resource Management
Here is an interesting salary survey from PayScale that lists salaries for our business majors.
Employment Opportunities at Roosevelt University
Click on one of the links below to find out about current academic job openings in one of Roosevelt's six colleges, or career opportunities in administrative, staff, and clerical positions, or jobs that are currently open to Roosevelt students.
Roosevelt University is an EO/AAE employer.