First Generation

The Peru State College Career Services office will assist students with career exploration, professional development and experiential learning opportunities to gain meaningful employment or admission to graduation or professional school upon graduation.

Use this page to:

  • Explore career resources to help you become “Bobcat Ready” for your career
  • Identify student and professional organizations that align with your professional goals
  • Discover the numerous professional development opportunities by exploring events, jobs, and internships
  • Read student and alumni success stories to see examples of how you can achieve your career goals

Research and explore opportunities for First Generation students.

5 Tips to Ace a Career Fair

Career fairs can be overwhelming, to say the least. In many cases, you’ll be vying against scores of other students for the attention of company representatives. The following infographic provides strategies that will help you stand out to employers and make …

By Isabel Sperry - Vault
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What to say at a career fair, and more preparation tips

 

If your school hosts a career fair, don’t miss out. Not attending is a missed opportunity to advance your job search. We heard from three experts with years of experience advising and recruiting college students, and they shared deep …

By Anna Peters - College Recruiter
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Take Our Quiz | What’s Your Leadership Style?

While we may not all be leaders in the sense that we’re managing a team or running an organization, we all possess certain habits and instincts when we’re presented with an opportunity to lead, be it as a project manager, …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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How first-generation college students should find internships and entry-level jobs

First-generation college and university students in the United States are defined as those whose parents did not attend college. According to Wikipedia, first-generation college students tend to be older, come from families with lower incomes, attend college part-time, live off-campus, …

By Steven Rothberg - College Recruiter
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First-generation, job hunting students should use their college’s LinkedIn alumni page

One of the best sources of job hunting assistance for any college or university student at any campus is the school’s career service office. Sadly, it is also one of the most underused resources.

Beth Williams, Director of Career Services …

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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!