Discover & Refine
An ongoing process, career development does not stop when you graduate.
From being a first-year student unsure of potential majors to graduating seniors scheduling a mock interview before the real thing, we can help you no matter where you are on your path. Schedule a meeting with a trained career development adviser.
The Hubbard Center can provide you with several tools that can help you discover your strengths and learn how your strengths can help you plan your academic major and find a career you are passionate about. Hubbard Center advisors can help you determine which assessment will meet your needs.
- StrengthsQuest- helps you discover your natural talents and how they relate to potential majors and career fields.
- MBTI (Myers Brigs)- helps you learn more about "what makes you tick," how you relate to people and how you can us this to plan.
- Strong Interest Inventory- helps you determine how your interests relate to potential majors and professional career fields.
Career & Internship Exploration
We have multiple resources to help you explore potential career paths. While more opportunities exist, some of our most beneficial resources are below. You can also meet with advisers to hear more about different paths.
- Diversity Employers- A repository that includes listings and opportunities from employers committed to a diverse workplace.
- Glassdoor- A recruiting resource including information like salary breakdown by industry, CEO reviews, benefits and employee reviews.
- GoinGlobal- A comprehensive site to pursue international opportunities. It includes information about seeking opportunities abroad, resume advice for international organizations, logistical support for immigration requirements and more. Contact email@example.com for the DePauw access link.
- Vault- A holistic resource providing postings, information on career fields, industries, and perspectives from professionals in those fields.
- What Can I Do With This Major?-
Preparing for an interview can seem intimidating. While you can discuss why you are the best fit, you have the opportunity to see if it is a good fit for you, too. A mock interview with an adviser is the best way to get realistic experience, but the following are helpful resources:
- Access the Alumni Directory
- Behavioral Interview Techniques
- Hubbard Center Interview Preparation Guide
LINKEDIN & NETWORKING
Student Access to the Alumni Online Directory: click here
WISR: Alumni Networking & Mentoring - Connect to DePauw alumni who volunteer to share their professional experiences, offer advice on graduate school or new geographic locations, review resumes, host mock interviews, provide career counseling, recruit interns and full-time employees, or offer job shadowing experiences.
While some leads can be found through networking, there are many websites, organizations and services to help.
|JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES LINKS|
|Academic Invest||Jobipedia||Guide to Job Search Networking|
|Teaching Abroad||Working Abroad||Volunteering: A Pathway to Employment|
|Job Test Prep||Glassdoor||Inside Higher Education|
|Bloomberg Businessweek||ESL 101||Teacher Certification|
|O*NET OnLine||Sports Marketing||Work at NPR|
|Career Arc Group||Idealist.org||Northeastern University Career Development|
|Grad's Guide to Getting Hired||Early Childhood
|Exploring Ecological Careers|
A resume and cover letter both are instrumental in your job search. A great cover letter and resume will help you get an interview and further consideration. The Hubbard Center provides resume and cover letter critique sessions during the Walk-in Advising hours and by appointment.
Tips & Samples
Making a Cover Letter