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 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
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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
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Career Tips for First-Generation Grad Students

Read tips from a fellow first-generation graduate student on how she has found success on her road to a Ph.D. HERE.

 

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