Job Fairs and Recruiting Events

Job Fairs, Employment Events & Agency Sponsored Events

  • Visit us at one of the upcoming events to learn more about employment with the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS)!  Check back frequently to see upcoming Job & Employment Fairs IDHS will be attending or IDHS sponsored events.
  • Please also feel free to complete this brief survey to let us know any and all titles or positions in which you are interested.
  • Are you interested in having IDHS present at your virtual recruitment event?

  • Please email the Recruitment Team at DHS.Recruitment@illinois.gov!
    • Reoccurring IDHS Events

    • IDHS Recruitment presentations - Careers and the Application Process with IDHS
    • Events

    • Date of Event Hosting Organization Type of Event Event Information and/or Registration Link
      Thursday, October 22, 2020 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Ohio State University Virtual Career Fair
      Friday, October 23, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Corazon Community Services Virtual Presentation
      Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Triton College Virtual Presentation with IDVA http://bit.ly/TCIDVFinfo
      Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM IDHS Virtual Recruitment for People with Disability https://illinois.webex.com/illinois/onstage/g.php?MTID=ee6c2bfe62b1aec87b936d45ae4111818
      Thursday, October 29, 2020, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM Wright College Wright College FALL 2020 Virtual Career Fair Register via Handshake
      Thursday, October 29, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Goodwill North Riverside Virtual Presentation
      Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM IDHS Virtual Presentation https://illinois.webex.com/illinois/onstage/g.php?MTID=eb5fc953a10dc10458b44ca1ff3e2c949
      Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Eastern Illinois University Virtual Career Fair Register via Handshake
      Thursday, November 5, 2020, 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM EST SVSU Virtual Health & Human Services Employment Fair Virtual Career Fair
      Friday, November 6, 2020, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Valpo Nursing and Health Professions Virtual Career and Internship Fair
      Friday, November 6, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM OCA - Asian Pacific American Advocates Virtual Presentation
      Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Bradley University Health Professions Career Fair Via Handshake
      Wednesday, November 11, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Illinois Wesleyan University Virtual Nursing Career Fair
      Wednesday, November 11, 2020 11:00 AM- 4:00 PM Knox College & Monmouth College Virtual Career Fair
      Thursday, November 12, 2020 Wayne State University Virtual Presentation https://illinois.webex.com/illinois/onstage/g.php?MTID=e84c0e24bc8026d81cf84069b226776a9
      Wednesday, November 18, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM IDHS Virtual Presentation
      Wednesday, December 2, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM  IDHS Virtual Presentation
      Wednesday, December 16, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM IDHS Virtual Presentation
    • Contact an IDHS Recruiter

    • Email a Recruiter for answers to specific questions or to share information about your upcoming Recruiting event!

Past Events

Dates of Event Hosting Organization Type of Event Event Information
Thursday, May 21, 2020 11 AM - 12 PM IDES Virtual Presentation
Thursday, May 28, 2020 11 AM - 12 PM IDES Virtual Presentation Overflow attendees from 5/21/20 event
Friday, June 12, 2020 10 AM - 11:30 AM SERCO Virtual Presentation
Monday, June 15, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00 pm IDES Virtual Recruitment Event Virtual Presentation
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Chicago Urban League Virtual Job Fair
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM St. Clair County Workforce Development Virtual Job Fair
Thursday, June 18, 2020 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM St. Clair County Workforce Development Virtual Job Fair
Friday, June 19, 2020 9:00 AM - Noon St. Clair County Workforce Development Virtual Job Fair
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM University of Illinois Chicago Virtual Presentation
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Illinois Worknet Virtual Presentation
Friday, July 10, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM SERCO Virtual Presentation
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Southwest American Job Center at Daley College Virtual Presentation
Friday, August 21, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Southwest American Job Center at Daley College Virtual Presentation in Spanish
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM IDHS Virtual Recruitment Event - Centralia
Friday, August 28, 2020 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM HACE - Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement Virtual Job Fair
Friday, August 28, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM SERCO Virtual Presentation
Thursday, September 10, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Goodwill North Riverside Virtual Presentation
Thursday, September 17, 2020 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Northwood University Northwood University Fall Virtual Career Expo
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Eastern Illinois University Accounting Virtual Career Fair
Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana Illinois ACES + LAS Virtual Career Fair
Monday, September 28, 2020 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Illinois Wesleyan University Virtual Career Fair
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Augustana College, Black Hawk College, St. Ambrose University, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, and Western Illinois University - Quad Cities 2020 Quad Cities College Virtual Career Fair
Tuesday, October 6, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Webster University Virtual Career Fair
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM Eastern Illinois University Virtual Career Fair
Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM IDHS Virtual Presentation
Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM IDES IDHS & IDVA Virtual Presentation
Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM SNHU Employer Spotlight Virtual Presentation
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Mabley Developmental Center IDHS Jobs Workshop sponsored by The Workforce Connection Virtual Presentation only for MHTT & RN Jobs in Dixon, Illinois
Monday, October 19, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM McKendree University Virtual Presentation
Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM MCC & MCWN Virtual Job & Internship Fair 2020
Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM IDHS Virtual Presentation