A New Home for the Pre-Professional Advising Office

Think you know all about the CCO? Did you know that the Pre-Professional Advising office joined the Purdue CCO team? Learn more about the move by reading through this interview with the Director of Pre-Professional advising, Amy Terstriep. 1. Why did the Pre-Professional Advising office combine with the Purdue CCO? The primary reason for combining … Continue reading A New Home for the Pre-Professional Advising Office

The Internship Mindset

The internship search can be daunting. You have the opportunity to intern anywhere in the world doing anything you want. In the midst of an infinite amount of opportunities, we tend to only focus on a few. If, by chance, those few internship placements don’t work out for us, we tend to lose confidence, drive, … Continue reading The Internship Mindset

Tips for Designing Your Resume

With super creative resume designs and self-promotional materials becoming popular on the internet, you've probably wondered if you should jump on the creative bandwagon. Well, coming from someone who has done unique resume designs for not only myself but a variety of friends in different majors (I'm a Visual Communication Design major--fancy for graphic design), … Continue reading Tips for Designing Your Resume

Jobs 4: The Persuader

Do you have an uncanny ability to read other people's nonverbal communication and to anticipate what others will say and do? Do you love the challenges of selling and negotiating? Are you good at getting people to do what you want? If so, congratulations! You are a persuader! Read on to see 10 jobs that would be … Continue reading Jobs 4: The Persuader

Internship Spotlight: Kristin Neal

Major: Agricultural Sales and Marketing Year: Senior Where did you work this summer? GEICO in Carmel, IN What was your role? Management Development Intern What were your duties? - Planned events within the Indianapolis location to help boost employee retention - Participated actively in marketing events to promote the brand - Shadowed individuals in each … Continue reading Internship Spotlight: Kristin Neal

Internship Spotlight: Natalie Nelson

Major: Psychology Year: Senior Where did you work this summer? Easter Seals Central Illinois & Timber Pointe Outdoor Center, Hudson, IL What was your role? Residential Camp Counselor What were your duties? Supporting groups of 1-4 campers with varying disabilities by staying with them throughout the week and providing personal care/transferring assistance. What were your objectives/goals/desired outcomes … Continue reading Internship Spotlight: Natalie Nelson