Students of Color

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 for info and opportunities.

Affinity groups: value to employee and employer

At a recent People of Color Job Fair, employers touted their welcoming workplaces. Many referred to their affinity groups as how they are inclusive of diversity. If offered genuinely, affinity groups can bring value to both the employee and the …

By Anna Peters - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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The Difference Between How Black and White Professionals Rate Their Firms in Diversity

Each year, Vault surveys thousands of banking and accounting professionals, asking them to rate their firms in several workplace categories. These categories include compensation, benefits, hours, work/life balance, training, relationships with managers, promotion policies, and business outlook. They also include

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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How to Find a Job You Love: 3 Things to Do (and 4 to Avoid)

Knowing how to find a job is hard enough, let alone how to find a job you love. What are you passionate about? What are you good at? Who do you want to work with? What benefits are you looking …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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5 Ways Entry-Level Employees Can Advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Work

Diversity and inclusion have long been buzzwords that companies parade—often for marketing purposes. But in the past few years, more and more job seekers and employees, particularly millennials and Gen Z, are vetting companies by their diversity and inclusion track …

By Anisa Purbasari Horton - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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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
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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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!