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.

 

10 reasons to reject job offers

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Deciding whether or not to accept job offers could be challenging for college students and recent graduates. When considering a position, there are certain factors that might lead students and grads to turn it down. Here are 10 good …

By William Frierson - College Recruiter
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A Resume That Will Catch The Attention Of Recruiters

Every resume would be closely scrutinized and carefully considered in a perfect world, with recruiters carefully looking at qualifications as well as presentations to find the best candidates for a position.

However, studies have shown that the average resume is …

By David Shrauger - Ivy Exec
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Even if Undergrad Was a Struggle, Grad School is Still Possible

Ryan Hickey, Managing Editor of Peterson’s & EssayEdge

There’s good news and bad news for those who had a rough time in undergrad and are now thinking about graduate studies. The good news is, you are now older and have …

By William Frierson - College Recruiter
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13 Virtual Networking Event Best Practices For 2022

It’s no news that when it comes to virtual networking events, audience engagement is the biggest challenge. The next big challenge is getting people to interact. The aim of a networking event is to connect people together. But how do …

By Agnes Gaddis - Ivy Exec
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How First-Generation College Students Can Find Internships And Entry-Level Jobs Upon Graduation

By Diana Brush

In a good economy, the average entry-level job search can take from three to six months.  In a poor economy, it takes even longer.  First-generation students who are searching for internships or entry-level jobs need to make …

By Steven Rothberg - College Recruiter
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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!