Undergraduate Students

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

Click the tabs above or scroll down to find information to assist with your career search and planning process.

Be sure to review the Four Year Career Plan to help you make the most of your college experience and prepare you for what comes next.

How Can You Tell if An Employer Values Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace?

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace can feel like a buzz phrase, but in practice, it’s a way to make all employees feel supported and empowered to succeed at work. Some companies do the bare minimum and post pledges on …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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8 Job Search Mistakes to Avoid (And What to Do Instead)

There are tons of good (and not-so-good) advice out there that can guide you through the job search, but none of them can guarantee you’ll get a new role. For every cover letter template and resume format guide you read, …

By Susan P. Joyce - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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The Job Seeker’s Social Media Survival Kit

For better or worse, social media is part of the hiring process. According to a 2020 survey, 45 percent of hiring managers and human resources professionals on Ivy Exec said they “always” check candidates’ social media profiles. With another 30 …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
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How To Use Google Alerts In Your Job Search

Most people apply for an average of 21 to 80 jobs before landing one. But it can be time-consuming to search for all the relevant job possibilities, especially if you’re in a specialized field that doesn’t post jobs very often. 

By Mona Abdel-Halim - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Setting Professional Goals for 2023

A new year is upon us! The new year offers an ideal time to reflect upon the successes and failures of the past year, using these lessons to help redirect your energy and focus for the upcoming year.

The new …

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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!