Career Success Center

The University of St. Francis Career Success Center staff assists students with their internship and employment needs. We are devoted to helping students and alumni research career options. In doing so, we focus on the individual needs, goals, and values of each student. The Career Success Center believes in personal and professional development therefore assistance with job search, resume and cover letter writing, along with career counseling are among the services available.

Meet the Staff

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Dr. Maribeth Hearn, ‘20
Director, Career Success Center

Betty Kohl
Internship Support Specialist

Evera Ivy
Student Employment Coordinator


Handshake Information

USF uses Handshake to help students and alumni discover great resources to find full-time jobs, part-time jobs and internships. There are over 200,000 employers on Handshake, where you can view and apply for jobs and internships posted by employers, as well as sign up for employer events—such as job fairs or training—quickly and easily.

The Career Success Center provides both students and alumni with easy access to Handshake and USF’s job board, including the job leads being recruited for at the Career Fair. Visit the following link in order to set up a FREE account:

Events & Opportunities

Coffee and Careers: Coffee and Careers will run weekly while classes are in session! Past employers have included FedEx, Illinois State Police, Lutheran Life Villages, Schillings, Walmart and YMCA. This event is free for students… contact Betty Kohl to RSVP at Cost for employers to participate is $59 for non-profit, military and government institutions, and $79 for for-profit businesses. Click here for employer registration.  

Keep checking back for new opportunities to be posted! Contact the Career Success Center at 815-740-4295 or with questions

Career Success Center Services

Schedule an Appointment

For internship assistance, please schedule an appointment with Betty Kohl here:

For assistance with resumes and other career services, schedule an appointment with Evera Ivy here: