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.

 

Should You Use Online Personality Tests to Help Students Choose Majors?

I recently came upon this blog, which raises the question of whether college career counselors should use online personality tests to help students choose their major. I think the author comes down on the side of “yes they should,” with …

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Teaching College Students about the Internship Resume

When students come to the Career Center asking for help with an internship resume, you know you’re doing something right. Your reach should expand beyond just identifying the right major or starting the job search process. All those steps in …

By Val Matta - CareerShift
CareerShift
Job hunting & career management solutions
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4 Better Ways to Plan And Secure Your Career

Career planning is imperative to any professional who envisions a long executive career. But career planning may feel out of reach for executives who are already busy managing teams and focused on the day-to-day. They may avoid planning altogether, or …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Questions to Ask Yourself if You’re a College Student Trying to Pick a Career

College students are under a lot of pressure. There’s pressure to do well academically, to network with peers, and to hold down a job with very little time to master it all. There’s also the pressure of choosing a career …

By Finnegan Pierson - 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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15 Entry-Level Interview Questions

Even when you’re interviewing for a role that isn’t entry-level, there’s a good chance you’ll be asked some entry-level interview questions. And whether you’re a seasoned pro or this is your first interview, coming up with an answer that impresses …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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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!