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Wackerle Center for Career, Leadership & Fellowships

Monmouth College and the Wackerle Center for Career, Leadership & Fellowships are committed to the health and safety of all students, alumni, faculty, staff, and employers. As we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, we still encourage you to use our services to assist with your career preparation.

Due to the stay at home order currently in place in Illinois, the Wackerle staff is working remotely.  We are still eager to assist you and encourage you to schedule a virtual appointment by emailing  We are happy to schedule a phone call, or a Zoom meeting for:

  • Internship and job search assistance
  • Career counseling
  • Graduate/professional school preparation
  • Resume, cover letter, and other application material review
  • Personal statement review
  • Interview preparation
  • Leadership Coaching
  • Campus Organization Support

Please remember that there are a number of useful tools on this site, including the Resume and Cover Letter Guide, Ultimate Job and Internship Guide, Interviewing Tips as well as career exploration tools such as Myers Briggs Type Indicator and Focus2 Assessment tools. Also, if you have not already done so, create your Handshake profile at

We know this is a difficult time and we want you to know that we are here for you!

The Wackerle Staff –
Marnie Dugan, Jenny Sanberg, Jake Mclean and Nicole Trego 

The Wackerle Career & Leadership Center aids students in mastering the skills required to gain the cutting edge and continue their success beyond Monmouth College.

Through career and leadership development opportunities, the Wackerle Center works to assist students in applying their interests, talents, and liberal arts education toward a rewarding future.

Career development programs and events are designed to arm students with the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in all aspects of their careers.

Leadership development opportunities include Greek Life, student involvement and service, and help students gain and sharpen the skills needed to be effective leaders.

The Wackerle Center aims to provide opportunities and resources to enhance the student experience at Monmouth College while preparing each individual for life after Monmouth.

Monmouth College gratefully acknowledges the monetary donation provided by Frederick W. Wackerle ’61. The center was officially named the Wackerle Career & Leadership Center during the summer of 1996.

For additional information or inquires please email us as:
or call: 309-457-2115