First Generation Students

The Career Hub is committed to serving every single student and all alumni in the O’Neill School family. We value each individual and acknowledge intersectionality across the various dimensions of identity – who each of us is and how we define ourselves. We understand many identity-related barriers exist in career exploration and professional development. This curated list of resources is intended to support our students’ and alumni’s ability to bring their whole self to their career, embracing that what makes us diverse makes us valuable contributors and true leaders for the greater good at work.

The list of resources provided below is not exhaustive and we invite our students and alumni to share their thoughts or suggest new resources to improve this page by emailing: careerhb@indiana.edu.

What Are Your Career Goals? How to Answer This Interview Question

When an interviewer asks, “What are your career goals?” you might wonder why they’re asking. After all, you’re in the interview to get a job. Isn’t that your career goal? You might even think you don’t have career goals beyond …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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What Is a Consultant?

Consultants provide expert advice and guidance. While this could technically mean providing suggestions and strategies on where to go for dinner, consultants usually work on business and financial matters.

Though it can take years to gain enough experience to truly …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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7 Tips For First-Generation College Students Navigating the Job Search

Feeling overwhelmed, lost, or just want some extra tips to help navigate the job search?

View the article HERE for some helpful tips.

By Kennedy Bland
Kennedy Bland Peer Educator
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Resources

Prepare for the upcoming Diversity Career Fair Meet and Greets!

Unsure what types of questions to ask employers during the Diversity Meet and Greets? Take a look at this resource.

21st Century Scholars Roadmap to Success

Use this guide not only to stay on track for graduation but also to ensure you are a competitive candidate …

Parker Dewey Micro-Internships

Get Experience. Get Paid. Get Hired.

First in the Family

What does it take to get gong and keep going, once in college? If you are the first in the …

Advice for First Generation Graduate School Students
I’m First!

I’m First!, an initiative of Strive for College, is an online community celebrating first-generation college students.

Career Service Hours

Daily Drop-in Extended Hours
M 10:00 - 4:00 8:00 - 5:00
T 10:00 - 4:00 8:00 - 5:00
W 10:00 - 4:00 8:00 - 5:00
TH 10:00 - 4:00 8:00 - 5:00
F 10:00 - 4:00 8:00 - 5:00

You no longer need an appointment to stop by the Career Hub! Our Career Studio is now open Monday - Friday from 10am-4pm with free coffee every morning!

Contact & Location

Phone
(812) 855-9639
Address

1315 E. 10th Street, Room 200
Bloomington, IN 47405