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.

 

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How Your Social Media Account Can Help (or Hurt) Your Chances

Like it or not, social media has become a staple of everyday life. It is used to stay in touch with friends and family, to organize events, to network, and it allows individuals with social anxiety to communicate in a …

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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!