Exploring Interests, Majors & Careers

Explore this community to research different interests and career paths!

The Career Services Specialist can direct you to self-assessment tools and career exploration resources that will provide a foundation for major field and career decision-making. To set up an individual appointment to take the Strong Interest Inventory or discuss questions, concerns, and options, click on “Schedule an Appointment” icon in the top right corner on the home page, stop by Library 103, call 402-872-2287, or email dstovall@peru.edu. Hours are 8 a.m. to noon and 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Interested in exploring on your own?  Click on the Career Resources tab to learn more about majors and career fields that match your skills, interests, and values.

 

Never Say These Things to Your Professor

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STAR interview method

STAR interview method

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There are common interview techniques, or formulas, to help structure your responses during an interview. These techniques …

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5 Reasons Why Graduate School is Worth the Effort

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Earning a degree is almost a necessity in today’s technology-filled world. But, is just earning a bachelor’s degree sufficient? Some say no and feel a …

By William Frierson - College Recruiter
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Tips to Becoming the Best Scholarship Candidate

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Millions of dollars in scholarship money is available to college students every year, and among the thousands of scholarships, you’re sure to find at least a few that are …

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Do Your Hair Toss, Check Your Nails: Dressing for Virtual Interviews

As the great philosopher Lizzo put it: “[w]oo girl, need to kick off your shoes. Got to take a deep breath, time to focus on you.” When it comes to dressing for an interview, take the singer, songwriter, and musician’s words as …

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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!