It is our goal to provide IU students with the best job and internship opportunities through myJobs, our online job portal. Despite our efforts to properly vet opportunities and ensure legitimacy, an occasional fraudulent job posting ends up on myJobs. Often, the purpose of scam postings is to steal your identity and/or money. It is vitally important that you know how to distinguish legitimate internship and job postings from scams. If ever in doubt, contact your career services office. Additionally, use the following information to best equip yourself while reviewing job and internship postings.
Video Tutorials on Tips to Avoid Fraudulent and Scam Job Postings
Part 1: Overview and Introduction
Part 2: Core Essentials for Identifying Scams
Part 3: Identifying Red Flags
Part 4: Researching Scams and Protecting Your Information
Part 5: What To Do If You've Been Scammed