7 Reasons Why You Should Opt In

Beyond being close to family and friends, there are many benefits to living, working and playing in Indiana. Here are just a few:  1. Low Cost of Living Many millennials are seeking lower housing costs and Indiana ranks among the most affordable. According to U.S. News, Indiana ranks #2 in overall affordability with a cost… Continue reading 7 Reasons Why You Should Opt In

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HELP BUILD A BETTER WORLD

Why do people work? To earn a living, of course, but most of us are wired to want more. Indiana—and the world—need people who are in it for more than a paycheck. In fact, a 2016 survey* of adult employees found that 88 percent say their job is more fulfilling when they can make a… Continue reading HELP BUILD A BETTER WORLD

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Help Build a Better Indiana

Where do we start? Start local. Community foundations contribute funding, expertise, leadership and resources that have developed communities throughout the state for decades. The 94 community foundations in Indiana represent more than $3 billion in combined assets. You can contact your own local community foundation to see how you can get involved. Eric Hessel started… Continue reading Help Build a Better Indiana

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NAVIGATING THE FUTURE

In March 2020, American thought leader, author and former tech executive Seth Godin observed that college students and recent graduates are accustomed to crisis. Just babies when the 9/11 terrorist attacks occurred and raised on dire warnings about climate change, this demographic group could be known as Generation C for their unique experiences—COVID-19, connection (never… Continue reading NAVIGATING THE FUTURE

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Free Online Skills Training Available To Hoosiers Through Rapid Recovery Initiative

New partnership with 180 Skills will enable 100,000 Hoosiers to quickly gain key workforce skills. A new partnership between the State of Indiana and 180 Skills will allow up to 100,000 Hoosiers to gain key workforce skills free of charge through an online library of courses. Individuals who enroll will have the opportunity to complete… Continue reading Free Online Skills Training Available To Hoosiers Through Rapid Recovery Initiative

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Resume 2020

We hope you have enjoyed some time off. But as you jump into next semester and start heading toward the end of the year, you might want to think about getting your resume ready for your summer job, internship, or your new career. What should your resume look like for 2020? The Muse offers 7… Continue reading Resume 2020

Connect to Internships

Internships are a great way to try out jobs and develop your skills. Indiana INTERNnet can connect you with thousands of Indiana organizations across the state, making it easy to search and apply for internships all on one site. Amy Schrader, human resources and marketing coordinator for Backhaul Direct/Grapevine TMS, an Indiana-based logistics company, graduated… Continue reading Connect to Internships

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Indiana: 11 Reasons Why

Things are happening in Indiana that may have a big impact on your future. Here’s why you should pay attention: 1. Indiana companies are serious about hiring young talent. It’s estimated that Indiana is poised to create 1 million jobs in the next decade, and that’s where the non-profit Ascend Indiana comes in. Twenty-four (and… Continue reading Indiana: 11 Reasons Why

The Surprising Truth About What Employers Really Want

As senior director for talent acquisition for the global healthcare company Roche Diagnostics in Indianapolis, Terra Doyle meets countless college job seekers each year, and also compares notes with her industry colleagues. What do recruiters like to see in applicants? The usual rules apply, of course. Be professional in your presentation—even your email can speak… Continue reading The Surprising Truth About What Employers Really Want

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Career in Rotation

Aishariya Bandyopadhyay had several internship experiences before landing at Roche Diagnostics. Photo courtesy Roche Diagnostics.

Aishariya Bandyopadhyay racked up a lot of varied work experience during college, but that didn’t end when she entered her first full-time, post-graduation job at Roche Diagnostics in Indianapolis. A native of Munster, Bandyopadhyay was studying marketing at Indiana University when she had her first internship experience for a wedding planner in Chicago. The next… Continue reading Career in Rotation

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Jump Starting Your Career

So, you have just graduated from college and have or will be entering the workforce and you are already looking for ways you can advance. Vicki Brackett, author of The Leadership Toolbox: 14 Strategies that Build a Chain Reaction of Success, says, “Become a pseudo-leader without the title.” Fast Company shares 6 Easy Ways to… Continue reading Jump Starting Your Career

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Land a Job Before You Graduate

Want to have a job lined up before you walk across the stage to collect your diploma? Indiana college and university career center professionals offer seven strategies most likely to succeed. Start early At Wabash College, students who visit Career Services in their freshman year are three times more likely to have a job offer… Continue reading Land a Job Before You Graduate

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Indiana Welcomes Its Next Generation

All across Indiana, young professionals are taking over—and in some cases, making over—their communities, often with the help of locals who are ready for the next generation. Some hot spots: Elkhart “What’s Next?” college recruiting tours are aimed at jump-starting local workforce. Over one weekend in March 2018, the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce bused… Continue reading Indiana Welcomes Its Next Generation

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Career Quick Start

As a college student, your days—and probably nights—are packed with activity and opportunity. Even if your time is limited, you can squeeze in some college-to-career planning in just a few minutes. Some ideas to get you started: In about an hour, you can: Visit your college career center. Hopefully, this won’t be your first visit,… Continue reading Career Quick Start

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A How-To Guide for Projects That Are Probably on Your To-Do List Right Now

We’ve got advice for some common issues you might be facing right now as you create (or update) your resume, negotiate that first job offer, and find a career you might even love. How do I get started on a resume? Take a deep breath and do some pre-writing. Using this advice adapted from the… Continue reading A How-To Guide for Projects That Are Probably on Your To-Do List Right Now

Find Your Best Internship

Need a connection to a great internship? IndianaINTERN.net was created just for you. IndianaINTERN.net is a free internship-matching program that connects students and employers with internship opportunities in Indiana through an online database of more than 6,300 students, 7,200 employers and 700 available positions. You can even get personal assistance—including a hotline to answer questions… Continue reading Find Your Best Internship

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Job Outlook for 2018 Grads

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has good news for members of the Class of 2018. It reports in its “Job Outlook 2017 Spring Update” that more than 75 percent of employers surveyed “plan to be on campus recruiting for both full-time and intern/co-op positions,” and that only fewer than two percent are not… Continue reading Job Outlook for 2018 Grads

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