Professional Clothing Closet

Need professional clothing for an upcoming career event?  Peru State College offers students free access to gently used or new clothing for an interview, career fair, formal events, conference, or any career-related function.  You are welcome to take as many items as you need and keep.

You can stop by the Career Services office (Library 103) or any office in CATS building to get access to start shopping!



Dress for Success

A Beginner’s Guide to Business Attire

Showing up to work often means juggling various responsibilities, to-dos, and scheduling — so what you’re going to wear might be the last thing on your mind. Yet your business attire, or what you wear to work, can reflect your …

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Interview dress code: Common mistakes and tips for balancing professional with personal

Guest writer Lisa Smith

The cliché holds a lot of truth: the first impression really counts. This is why most people suggest that you dress up prim and proper for an interview. It should come as no surprise that your …

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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Do Your Hair Toss, Check Your Nails: Dressing for Virtual Interviews

As the great philosopher Lizzo put it: “[w]oo girl, need to kick off your shoes. Got to take a deep breath, time to focus on you.” When it comes to dressing for an interview, take the singer, songwriter, and musician’s words as …

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Tips for Dressing Right at Your Next Job Interview

Businesswoman ready to handshake on a white isolated background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

You’ve prepared for your job interview mentally and academically, but have you done your fashion research? Don’t let your choice of wardrobe for your interview negatively influence …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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How to Dress for Video Interview Success

We got used to video interviews during the pandemic. They’ve become the norm, and it’s a good bet they’re here to stay. If you have a video interview coming up, you need to do some serious video prep—and that begins with what you should and shouldn't wear. So how do …

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How to Nail the “Business Casual” Dress Code

As we quickly return to an almost pre-2020 normal, many of us have received announcements that in-person work days are about to resume. For some, it may be more than just a bummer to think about trading in the comfort …

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Career Resources

Contact & Location


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!