Step One: Start Now - The Career Planning Process

Career Development Center

  1. Start Now
    Start the career exploration process your first year at IU.

  2. Learn About Yourself
    There are four dimensions of self that should guide your career decisions.

  3. Explore Your Options
    Most IU majors can lead to a variety of careers.

  4. Build Experience
    It’s an easy way to find out if you’re headed in the right direction.

  5. Choose Your Path
    This is where you work with your specialized career center to look more closely at career path specifics.

Specialized Career Center

  1. Build Marketable Experience
    Utilize your specialized career center’s big industry connections to make the search for experience easy.

    1. Prepare for the Job Search
      Get tips on writing resumes,cover letters & more.

    2. Prepare for Graduate School
      Learn how to research graduate programs and stay on top of important application deadlines.

  2. Launch Your Career
    Confidently enter the job market or prepare for graduate school.

  3. Enhance Your Career
    IU’s commitment to your success doesn’t end at graduation. The IU Alumni Association offers ongoing career advice—anytime.