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Additional Career Resources

Students at a career fair  Student Evan Wang getting career advice


Career/Major Exploration Tools

  • O*Net Online: Use this resource to view detailed descriptions of occupations in today's workforce.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook: Data in this tool describes occupational statistics and employment projections in addition to other occupational information.
  • Roadtrip Nation: Take a journey with an industry expert to explore different career fields. School code (PDUECCO).

Resume Tools

  • Upkey: Just getting started with a resume? Need help with your elevator pitch?  Upkey can help.
  • VMOCK: Use this tool to receive guidance and feedback on your existing resume.
  • Center for Career Opportunities (CCO) Career Handbook: Use the handbook for career decision making, resume building, creating cover letters, networking, interview/career fair prep, job searching, offer negotiation, graduate/professional school prep, and more.

Job Search Tools

  • Purdue MyCCO: Purdue's Career Center job search tool. Be sure to utilize the "Extended Job Search" feature.
  • Ascend Indiana: This platform connects students with Indiana employers for internships and employment.
  • LinkedIn: Use this tool to connect with employers, alumni, and colleagues as well as locating jobs and internships.
  • Purdue Libraries Career Research Portal: The portal includes many resources for the interview and job/internship search processes.

Interviewing Tools

Career Guides

  • Job Search Guides:  Early Stage Careers is offering complimentary career guides to navigate the job search process.
  • GoinGlobal Career Guides:  Look for internships globally or within the United States.

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