Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources

Peru State College’s mission is to provide students of all backgrounds access to engaging educational experiences to strengthen and enrich communities, Nebraska and the world.

We embrace unity as a diverse and inclusive community. We believe in creating a culture of respect, mutual support, and understanding. We lead and model this culture on campus, in the region, and around the world.

For more information about the college’s commitment to DEI, please visit Council for Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (peru.edu)

The Career Center strives to provide resources to support all students as they enter an ever changing diverse workforce.

30 Best Internships for Diversity

Today, we’re pleased to release our new ranking of the 30 Best Internship Programs for Overall Diversity. The ranking is based on a survey of more than 11,400 current and former interns from more than 100 internship programs. This past …

By Firsthand - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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What Melinda French Gates Can Teach Us About Equity, Optimism, and Change

Melinda French Gates simply will not be put in a box. There is no one-size-fits-all description for this philanthropist, computer scientist, and author—just a few of the many identities this veritable superwoman can call her own. But central to many …

By Lulu Chang - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Questions for students to ask to determine an employer’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

By Cindy Price Verduce, Indiana Tech Career Center and Regional Career Services Director

Everyone wants to feel like they belong, but how do you know if an organization will welcome your whole authentic self to work? When looking for a …

By Steven Rothberg - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Beyond Diversity: Why Employers Must Create Inclusive Corporate Cultures

“People fail to get along because they fear each other. They fear each other because they don’t know each other. They don’t know each other because they have not communicated with each other.”

As with so many of Dr. Martin …

By Stephan Maldonado - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Should I Put My Pronouns on My Resume? Ask the “Queer Career Coach”

While we now use online job boards and Zoom meetings in place of classified ads and formal handshakes, one thing remains the same: A good resume can speak volumes about you, before you even open your mouth. Your resume is …

By Amber Rorris-Crow - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Career Resources

Contact & Location

Phone
402-872-2287
Address

Library 103
600 Hoyt St.
Peru, NE 68421-0010

Career Service Hours

M 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
T 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
W 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
TH 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
F 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Closed for lunch daily 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Drop in Monday afternoons - no appointment necessary!