Whether you are looking for a job, help in choosing a major or have career questions, IPFW Career Services can help you. The following services are free and available to IPFW Students:
One hour appointment with a Career Counselor to talk about changing majors, resume writing, interviewing strategies, job searching or even exploring Graduate Schools.
JobZone is a free Web-based system used by IPFW to post job opportunities for students/alumni. JobZone allows you to:
Several career assessments are available to help you learn about your personality, measured interests, and preferences for various work environments. These assessments can help you understand how your interests, skills, and work values relate to different occupations. A meeting with a career counselor will help you determine which assessments and resource are right for you.
EDUC X210 is a two-credit hour, 16-week course taught in the fall that focuses on in-depth self assessment, occupational exploration, career decision making, and experiential learning through networking with current professionals. At the end of the semester students have either chosen a major or narrowed down their options to 2/3 possibilities.
EDUC X310 is a two-credit hour, 16-week course taught in the spring that focuses on transitioning out of college, job search and grad school application strategies, interviewing techniques, and increasing an overall awareness of career options for every major. By the end of the semester each student will have created a professional portfolio and career search action plan.
If you are anxious about the interviewing process or just want to refine your skills, arrange a mock interview or videotaped mock interview with a career counselor. You will receive valuable feedback that will help you pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses.
For additional information about IPFW Career Services call 260-481-0689.