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.

How to Negotiate Your Salary or Raise Like a Pro

We’d all like to go on exotic vacations or buy a brand-new Ferrari. Some of us just want to purchase awesome collectibles that are totally not toys, and watch cartoons all day. The problem is these things all cost money, …

By Rob Porter - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Beyond Diversity: Why Employers Must Create Inclusive Corporate Cultures

“People fail to get along because they fear each other. They fear each other because they don’t know each other. They don’t know each other because they have not communicated with each other.”

As with so many of Dr. Martin …

By Stephan Maldonado - 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 Citi is Paving the Way for African Americans in Finance

Ever since Maggie Lena Walker established and presided over the first bank to service black organizations, African Americans have been shaping the history of finance. 100 years later, people of color are still making contributions that leave everlasting impacts on …

By Maximilian Vanegas - WayUp
WayUp
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Understanding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in The Workplace

If you’ve been looking for a job, you might have noticed that more and more organizations are providing information about their Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives on their websites. Similarly, your employer might be starting to engage in their …

By Rob Porter - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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How to Tell If a Company Truly Values Diversity and Inclusion (or Is Just All Talk)

Employers talk a lot about diversity and inclusion. In fact, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a company that doesn’t say they’re diverse and inclusive. Companies make these claims on their web sites, in job descriptions, and at career fairs. But how …

By Victorio Duran III - 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!