How to Negotiate Your Wage and Benefits

After multiple interviews and a lot of stress, your dream job just called and gave you an offer! Now what? If you accept the offer on the spot, the odds are that you are settling for something lower than they …

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John Zody Alumni Spotlight

Name: John Zody

Organization: City of Bloomington Department of Housing and Neighborhood Development

Position: Director of the Department of Housing and Neighborhood Development

Location: Bloomington, Indiana

Alma Mater: BSPA ’01, MPA ‘13

Interview Questions:

1. Can you tell our students …

By Brianna Wright
Brianna Wright Peer Educator
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Alumni Spotlight: Ashley Wever, Talent Acquisition at Indiana University

Name:  Ashley Wever

Organization: Indiana University

Position: Specialist, Talent Acquisition Process & Technology (Recruiter)

Location: Position location is Bloomington, Indiana, but I work remotely from Austin, Texas

Alma Mater: Indiana University – Bloomington


Can you tell our students a …

By Carlin Way
Carlin Way Assistant Director of Career Services
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What Are Fringe Benefits?

An official job offer will often (and hopefully!) include much more than your salary, with details about your start date, work location, and, arguably most importantly, your fringe benefits. Employers offer fringe benefits to supplement your salary, attract you to …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Graduate Intern Spotlight : Emma Cannon – I support the Girls

This week, we will highlight Emma Cannon who shared her experience at I Support the Girls

Here’s what she shared…

I am an MPA student concentrating in Nonprofit Management and I worked with I Support The Girls. I Support The …

By Debby Mathebula
Debby Mathebula Peer Educator
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O’Neill Undergraduate Alumni Spotlight – Dana Leone


Name: Dana Leone 

Organization: Planet Forward 

Position: Vice President of Recruitment 

Location: Chicago, IL 

Alma Mater: Indiana University, O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs  

The Career Hub had a chance to connect with Dana recently and get her career insights …

By Kiersten DeVries
Kiersten DeVries Peer Educator
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O’Neill Undergraduate Alumni Spotlight – Isabel Mishkin

Isabel Mishkin – BS, Healthcare Management & Policy ’20 – Management Consultant at Accenture – Chicago, IL

What advice do you have for someone who wants to follow your career path?

Isabel’s advice is to be open to any opportunity …

By Sophia Hottois
Sophia Hottois Peer Educator
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How to Decline a Job Offer (With Examples)

Congratulations, you got the job! But what if you’re not sure you want to take it and have no idea how to say no? If you’re unsure how to decline a job offer, here’s your go-to guide for knowing when …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Graduate Internship Spotlight: Sangeet Nepal (Vmo Aircraft Leasing LLC)

Sangeet Nepal is pursuing an MPA-MSES dual degree at the O’Neill school with a concentration in Energy. He worked as a Climate Corps Fellow at Vmo Aircraft Leasing LLC (Vmo) on behalf of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). Vmo is …
By Chloe de Camara
Chloe de Camara Peer Educator
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Career Guide for Students With Disabilities

Best Colleges has provided a huge list of resources for students with disabilities on a career search. Sections include: Determining Career Interests, Preparing for the Job Search, Internship Programs, Building Your Network, Job Search Strategies, and other career resources.

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By Kennedy Bland
Kennedy Bland Peer Educator
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