Internship Success
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“Being an intern in human resources at Valeo helped me decide that I definitely want to pursue a professional career in this field. I learned a lot about how a large organization handles the process of interviewing, hiring, and training new employees and the important role that human resources professionals play in developing and maintaining a qualified workforce for the company.”

  • Robin Hollin, Class of 2013
    Human resource intern
    at Valeo Sylvania
  
Contact Us
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Talk to us about how we help students and employers achieve their career goals and workforce development objectives.

  • Carol Kostrzewsky, associate director
    Office of Career Services
    Indiana University–Purdue University Columbus (IUPUC)
    4555 Central Avenue, LC Room 1200
    Columbus, IN  47203
    Phone: 812.375.7527 | E-mail: ckostrze@iupuc.edu
  

Career Services

Career development is a lifelong process. We can help.

The Office of Career Services is available before and after you graduate to assist you with career exploration, preparation, and development.

Our focus is students and alumni who want to put their Indiana University and Purdue University degrees to work. We can connect you with employment opportunities in Columbus and surrounding counties through internship opportunities while you’re a student. We also provide assistance with job search strategies and opportunities as you near graduation. After you graduate, we provide online regional job postings you can review.

Stand Out in a Competitive Career Market

In a competitive job market, you need to know how to distinguish yourself from the pack. What makes you unique? Find your competitive advantage. Watch this YouTube video created by the Indiana University Alumni Association for some tips to get the ball rolling.

Career Exploration

Not sure what career path is right for you?  Contact us to make an individual appointment with a career advisor. Your advisor can help you:

  • Discover your values, interests, skills, and personality
  • Find a major that’s right for you
  • Explore all of your career options
  • Write a professional resume and cover letter
  • Learn the fine points of interviewing
  • Find marketable job experience early in your academic career through internships and part-time jobs

Jobs & Internships

CareerPoint is IUPUC’s online job and internship posting service for employers, students, and alumni.

Resume & Interview Preparation

When you begin your job search in earnest, we can provide you with ideas, suggestions, and information about your resume, interviewing, and more, such as: