Resources To Help You Succeed
A Career Coach In Your Corner
At Independence University we only succeed when you graduate and then launch or advance your career. Although we can't give you a guarantee, what we can promise is to give you all the resources you need, including personalized help with your résumé, job search, and interviewing skills through IU's Career Services.
Take this short career assessment
Not everyone knows exactly what path they’d like to take in their desire for a rewarding career. Sometimes it helps to explore what your motivations and interests are, and see what career might fit well in how you imagine your future. Take this short but informative career assessment to see what career might be right for you!
How Career Services Helps You
Every student will receive free career development help at IU. You can access numerous resources as outlined below, and you can get individual help from advisers. Even after you graduate, you can use IU's Career Services.
Hone Your Job Skills
Students and alumni can receive one on one guidance in all phases of job searching, from upgrading your résumé to improving your interview skills.
Get Ready for Career Success
From the start of your degree program, you have access to career development seminars and practice interviews with real employers. You can also get help to prepare and pay for certifications that are useful in your field.*
Tools and Skills
Career Services will help you create a professional résumé and a portfolio to put your accomplishments on center stage. You can receive assistance in how to network, utilize social media, and nail your job interviews.
Continuing Career Support
After you graduate, you can still use Career Services at any time! You can improve your résumé and get up to date on the latest trends in networking and job searching. You can also audit classes from your degree program again at no cost!
Résumé Step by Step
Write, revise, and put the finishing touches on your résumé through Career Services. You’ll receive feedback from advisers on what to include and what to remove.
Preparing for Interviews
Get ready to make a strong impression, even during the most challenging interview questions.
Job Search Strategies
It takes specialized skills and strategies to effectively dive into the market and search for jobs. You’ll receive support that can help you avoid frustration and target the right jobs, whether you’re searching online or offline.
Nuture Your Network
In the modern job market, having a network of professional contacts is vital. Your Career Services adviser will help you develop a networking action plan for greater job search success.