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Career resources for online students

The online programs team at Gies Business is redefining traditional methods of providing career support. By helping you leverage the broader Gies and Illinois communities and the incredible peer network within our online programs, we’re fully committed to helping students achieve their career goals no matter where they may be in their journey. Throughout your time with us, you’ll have access to a wide variety of exclusive resources and services.

Questions regarding career resources for iDegree students can be directed to

Resources IconGiesLink

GiesLink is a mentoring and networking platform that enables career-related connections between online students. In addition to including an ever-growing roster of current iDegrees students, GiesLink includes a job board, resource directory, and career-themed discussion board.

Workplace Group IconCareer Strategy Workplace Group

The Career Strategy Group in Workplace is a forum to share relevant career-themed resources—e.g., tools, tutorials, articles, interviews, industry profiles—as well as encouragement, advice, and insight.

online student checklist iconVMOCK

Resumes can be the gateway to your next job opportunity, and VMOCK will help you leverage your skills, improve the overall content, and strengthen its overall reach through concrete and actionable feedback! The platform utilizes resume templates to help you edit your resume in a way that will be best for your path. Depending on your career path and experience, not all templates will be applicable.

The VMOCK platform is available to Gies Online current degree-seeking students and Gies Online alumni for one year post-graduation.