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Career Services

Career Development Center

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
625 North Jordan (10th & Jordan)
cdc.indiana.edu
(812) 855-5234

At the CDC, our mission is to be the gateway to career services on the Indiana University Bloomington campus by providing students with a strong foundation for career development success. We are a student-focused center that provides opportunities for undergraduates to cultivate self-awareness, career and major exploration, marketable skills, and experience. By offering comprehensive, high-quality services and opportunities, we aim to help students successfully identify and pursue their academic interests and achieve their career aspirations. Our services include:

  • Drop-in Career Advising – all topics (University Division Students only)
  • Individual Career Advising Appointments for University Division students (non-University students by request)
  • Tailored Exploratory Programming: choosing a major and career exploration programs, self-assessment group interpretations, part-time job and internship search strategies, resume writing, interview preparation, industry awareness, and the graduate school application process
  • Experiential Education: job shadowing and mentoring
  • Part-time Jobs (MyJobs): online postings, recruitment and fairs
  • Online career resource library which includes information on career exploration, 24 career industry guides, experiential education search tools, resume/cover letter writing, job search strategies, the graduate school application process, and career information for special populations

Deciding on a career is one of the most important decisions a student will make, and the staff at the Career Development Center are dedicated to providing students with a multitude of experiences and resources that will enable them to make informed career decisions.

For a full description of our services, visit cdc.indiana.edu, call us at (812) 855-5234, or come see us at 625 N. Jordan (the corner of 10th and Jordan).

Walter Center for Career Achievement

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
625 North Jordan (10th & Jordan)
careers.college.indiana.edu
(812) 856-4278

The Walter Center for Career Achievement provides comprehensive career planning to IU undergraduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences. These career services include career advising, assessment inventories, career fairs, career panels, web-based and print resources, on-campus interviews, and listings for internships and full-time jobs.

First-year and sophomore students may enroll in ASCS Q294: Basic Career Development, an eight-week, two-credit course, which assists students with self-assessment and career exploration.

Sophomores, juniors and seniors may enroll in ASCS Q299: Marketing Yourself for the Job and Internship Search, an eight-week, two-credit course, which assists students in the development of an effective plan for post-graduate success. Students wishing to receive internship credit for their qualified experiential learning experiences may enroll in Q398: Internship - Theory into Practice. Other courses include ASCS Q275: Professional Portfolio Development and ASCS Q377: The Art of Meaningful Work.

Creating a plan for post-graduate success is one of the most important decisions a student will make, and the staff at the Walter Center for Career Achievement are dedicated to providing students with a multitude of experiences and resources that will enable them to make informed decisions about the future.

Kelley School of Business

Undergraduate Career Services Office (UCSO)
Business P101
Telephone: 855-5317
Help Desk (P100) Telephone: 855-2482
Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-8 p.m. (Fall/Spring only)
Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (All other periods)
Fridays 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
kelley.iu.edu/ucso/

The UCSO serves more than 5,000 student registrants each year and coordinates recruiting activities for more than hundreds of employers who schedule thousands of on-campus interviews. Although geared for Kelley School of Business students, non-business students can participate by completing the "Compass" career classes that are required of all business undergraduates: Business T275 (including the Business T175 prerequisite) at the Bloomington Campus.

In addition to the traditional on-campus interview program, we strive to bring students and employers together in informational (non-interview) settings. These efforts take place through a variety of special programs including career fairs, off-campus job listings, corporate presentations, corporate lectures, web resume books, virtual job fairs, and other specialized events.

Complete details can be found at the UCSO web site: https://kelley.iu.edu/recruiters-companies/undergrad/.

Graduate Career Services Office (GCS)
CG2100
Telephone: 856-5052
Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
https://kelley.iu.edu/recruiters-companies/graduate/

Graduate Career Services provides resources and individualized coaching for students in the MBA Program, Graduate Accounting Programs, Information Systems Graduate Program & Kelley Direct Online Program. GCS coordinates recruiting activities (on-campus interviews, networking events, virtual information sessions) with over 100 companies seeking Kelley talent each year.

Complete details can be found at the GCS web site: https://kelley.iu.edu/recruiters-companies/graduate/.

School of Education

Career Connections
W.W. Wright Education Building 1000
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Telephone: 856-8506
edcareers.indiana.edu

Career Connections assists education students and alumni with career services for P-12 careers and related fields. Our career coaches provide one-one-one job career advising, resume reviews, cover letter and other correspondence assistance, mock interviews, and more.

Our staff also coordinate a series of professional development workshops throughout the year, utilizing community guest speakers in order to support students’ classroom learning with practical skills for education careers.

Career Connections hosts the School of Education Annual Interview Day, which is held in late April. Over 80 school districts from Indiana and a dozen additional states visit campus to participate in pre-scheduled interviews with graduating education candidates for their upcoming teaching vacancies.

Our office acts as a liaison with employers in a variety of ways: facilitating employer advisory councils in order to inform school district hiring needs and candidate best practices, maintaining a dynamic job board for IU students, responding to employer requests with qualified candidate resume referrals, and hosting on-campus information sessions and interviewing.

Students interested in comprehensive job search services are highly encouraged to enroll in EDUC-M 202: Job Search Strategies for Educators, a one-credit, eight-week course offered every fall, spring, and summer semester, on-campus and online.

To get started, log in to Career Connections now, using the student login link at edcareers.indiana.edu.

School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering (SICE)

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Luddy Hall, First Floor
700 N. Woodlawn Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47408
(812) 856-6016
sice+careers@indiana.edu

Who we serve:
Career Services at the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering serves undergraduate students, master’s students, Ph.D. students, and alumni within our school, as well as any undergraduate student interested in learning more about opportunities within the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering.

What we do:
The primary mission of SICE Career Services is to provide opportunities and resources that will empower students to define their career goals, develop professional life skills, obtain related experience, and realize their career potential.

Career Services at the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering meets with undergraduate and graduate students to help them with career-related topics, including self-assessment and career exploration, resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation (including technical mock interviews), job offer negotiation, and more. Current students (undergraduate and graduate) can schedule appointments through SICE Careers. (https://www.sice.indiana.edu/career/)

Exploratory students and pre-majors interested in learning more about majors, minors, certificates, or other opportunities in the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering are welcome to schedule an appointment with one of our associate directors of academic and career planning, and/or attend a Lunch and Learn session. They are also encouraged to take the course Y100: Exploring Informatics and Computer Science.

Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Career Services Office
Law Building 020
Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Telephone: 855-0258

The Career Services Office serves as a bridge between employers and law students, offering a spectrum of services to assist students in their personal career and professional skills development. The CSO works year-round assisting students and alumni through a customized approach that helps them develop a unique career search strategy based on their values, interests, personality and skills. Among the many services offered are (1) job search and career development seminars; (2) individual career coaching sessions; (3) on-campus recruiting; (4) job listings web site; (5) national job fairs; and (6) an extensive career resource collection.

The web site keeps students abreast of new developments (www.law.indiana.edu/student-life/career/) and special events. Seminar topics include: Self Assessment, Job Search Techniques, Professional Tool Kit (Resume, Cover Letter), Interviewing Skills, Legal Practice Areas and Settings, Networking, Public Interest & Government Careers and more. Indiana Law has many distinguished alumni who return annually to speak with students about their career choices and share their wisdom with students.

Jacobs School of Music

The Jacobs School of Music Office of Entrepreneurship and Career Development (OECD) provides expert guidance and resources, as well as a wide variety of events designed to empower Jacobs School of Music students as they prepare for a career in music and dance. 

PROJECT JUMPSTART
Project Jumpstart offers high-impact programming that includes career development and entrepreneurship workshops, professional development programs, self-promotion and publicity, and networking events.

WORKSHOP SERIES
Throughout the fall and spring semesters, the OECD provides workshops on key skill sets such as resume and cover letter writing, website development, video editing, photography, health and wellbeing. Most workshops take place at Jumpstart Central (MU011), which is located near Clouse’s Lounge.

CAREER ADVISING
Meet one-on-one with a career counselor to identify and locate information about specific music careers, prepare and optimize your resume and professional cover letter(s), and plan your career path. Appointments can be made by sending an email to jsomoecd@indiana.edu.

School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Office of Career Services, SPEA 200
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
https://spea.indiana.edu/career-development/

SPEA’s Office of Career Services provides comprehensive career development services for students pursuing careers in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. The services offered to students include (1) A web-based job listing service, SPEACareers.com, (2) on-campus recruiting, (3) individual career counseling, (4) employer information sessions, (5) alumni mentoring, and (6) user-friendly web-based career resources and an extensive career resource library.

Undergraduate students are required to complete V252: Career Development and Planning, a full-semester, two-credit course, which assists students with self-assessment and preparation for the labor market and overall post-graduate success.

The Office of Career Services also coordinates and administers the Indiana University Washington Leadership Program (WLP). The WLP affords 20-30 IU students the opportunity to take classes and participate in high-level internships in our nation’s capital. WLP participants earn IU academic credit for this experience. The WLP is offered every fall and spring semester and it is open to all IU-Bloomington majors, and SPEA majors on other IU campuses.