Military & Veterans

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

Explore this page dedicated to highlighting opportunities for our Veteran community!

Building a Winning Military-to-Civilian Cover Letter

Along with submitting their resumes, military job seekers may want to include a cover letter.  In the following post, find out how they can create one that is ideal for a military transition into a civilian workforce.

If you have …

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The Biggest Resume Mistakes For Veterans

We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her about the biggest mistake that veterans make in their resumes that could hurt them from getting the corporate/civilian job they’re …

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4 Great Tips for an Effective Cover Letter

When you’re locked into a serious job search it’s incredibly important to stand out from the multitude of other applicants, as things can get pretty competitive and hiring managers won’t waste their time on dull and repetitive applications. One way …

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I Turned Down a Candidate Because of Their Social Media Presence — These Are the Mistakes They Made

Before Vicki Morris was the CEO of Face to Face Marketing, she worked for another company as their social media and PR manager.

Morris was responsible for interviewing and hiring new employees to join the company’s social team. She found …

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Three tips for military service members enrolling in higher education

Three tips for military service members enrolling in higher education

Tracey Thomas, making a difference in military service members’ lives at UACCB since 2003

Understanding VA Educational Benefits

Military service members are often on “information overload” after exiting the military, …

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Tips to Becoming the Best Scholarship Candidate

Scholarship application and books on a table. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

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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Career Resources

Contact & Location

Phone
402-872-2287
Address

Library 103
600 Hoyt Street
Peru, NE 68421-0010

Career Service Hours

Monday 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Friday 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!