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Career Services

Career Development Center

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
625 North Jordan (10th & Jordan)
www.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.

Arts & Sciences Career Services

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
625 North Jordan (10th & Jordan)
www.ascs.indiana.edu
(812) 855-0576

Arts & Sciences Career Services 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 Arts & Sciences Career Services 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: http://kelley.iu.edu/ucso/.

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

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: http://kelley.iu.edu/gcs/.

School of Education

IU Education Careers
W.W. Wright Education Building 1000
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Telephone: 856-8506

The IUEC (1) assists registrants in locating teaching, administrative, special service positions in schools, colleges, universities, and as appropriate in business industry, and governmental agencies; (2) assists registrants with the development of an employment credential and upon request sends that credential to prospective employers and other eligible agencies; (3) provides career counseling and planning services for students and alumni desiring such assistance; (4) conducts research concerning supply and demand and employment trends, issues, and procedures; (5) assists employers in finding the better qualified candidates for vacant positions in their respective institutions and agencies; (6) sponsors on-campus recruiting activities for education students and, (7) conducts a class (M202) regarding employment strategies.

Any individual who has earned a degree from IU or who has completed 12 hours of credit and is a currently enrolled student at IU may register for placement assistance. The IUEC web site is: http://edcareers.indiana.edu. There is no fee for registration, updating the placement file, or for receiving career development services. The placement year begins October 1 and ends September 30.

The staff encourages students to complete their online placement registration early in the placement year since educational employers request formal credentials as a part of the employment process. Students are encouraged to register early in the year they will become available for employment.

Placement counselors are available to advise students in all aspects of the job search process. Assistance is provided in resume development and in helping each student organize, plan, and conduct a successful employment campaign.

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/careers) 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.
http://www.indiana.edu/~spea/career_services/

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.