Expand Your Network / Mentor

Be sure to set up an account with LinkedIn to begin building your career network.

It is important to get to know your faculty and advisors so they can be good references for you when you search for a job.

How Employers View Your LinkedIn Profile?

Wondering how your LinkedIn profile factors into hiring decisions?

In a 2020 survey, 67 percent of recruiters said they used the professional social media platform to recruit candidates. Another 67 percent noted they perused candidates’ LinkedIn profiles before extending hiring …

By Ivy Exec
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Updating Your Profile on LinkedIn: Skills You Should (and Shouldn’t) Add

Creating a LinkedIn profile can feel stressful enough — how much experience do you add? Do you write descriptions of what you did? Who do you connect with? Should you start making inspirational posts with emojis for emphasis? Yet LinkedIn can …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Affinity groups: value to employee and employer

At a recent People of Color Job Fair, employers touted their welcoming workplaces. Many referred to their affinity groups as how they are inclusive of diversity. If offered genuinely, affinity groups can bring value to both the employee and the …

By Anna Peters - College Recruiter
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Best way for first-generation college students to find jobs is to network ASAP

I recently reached out to career-related experts to pick their brains about how first-generation college students and recent graduates should find new part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs. Many of those who responded were employed by college career service offices, …

By Steven Rothberg - College Recruiter
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Tips From Women Non-Executive Directors On How To Join The Boardroom

With women holding only 12 to 15 per cent of board seats, any woman deciding to take the step towards joining an advisory group is likely to find herself in an alien place, with unfamiliar rules and behaviours. Three women …

By Ivy Exec
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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!