The Hubbard Center offers a variety of resources to prepare you for your professional and postgraduate pursuits.
The Hubbard Center provides many resources to prepare you while at DePauw to excel in life after DePauw! From an incoming 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. Learn more below about the resources we offer, then visit the Hubbard Center to schedule an advising appointment.
The Hubbard Center can provide assessments that help you discover your strengths and learn how they can help you in planning your academic major and a career path of interest. More details about assessments are below. You are encouraged to schedule an appointment with a Hubbard Center adviser to discuss assessments in greater detail.
|StrengthsQuest||This assessment helps you discover your natural talents and how they relate to potential majors and career fields.|
|MBTI (Myers Briggs)||The MBTI helps you learn more about "what makes you tick," how you relate to people and how you can use this to plan.|
|Strong Interest Inventory||Help you determine how your interests and skills relate to potential majors and professional career fields.|
|What Can I Do with This Major?||This site includes information on career paths possible with a variety of majors.|
Career & Internship Exploration
The Hubbard Center has multiple resources to help you explore potential career fields or internships. While more opportunities exist (they also vary based on industry), some of our most beneficial resources are listed below.
|Vault||This holistic resource provides job and internship postings, information on career fields and industries and perspectives from professionals in those fields.|
|Employers List||A comprehensive listing of organizations, as well as potential employers based on major and academic field of interest.|
|GoinGlobal||This is a comprehensive site to pursue international opportunities. The site includes information about seeking opportunities abroad, resume advice for international organizations, logistical support for immigration requirements and more. Please contact our office for the DePauw access link (email email@example.com).|
|Diversity Employers||Diversity Employers is a repository that includes listings and opportunities from employers committed to a diverse workplace.|
|Glassdoor||A recruiting resource that includes information that includes salary breakdown by industry, CEO reviews, benefits and employee reviews and more.|
|Job & Internship Search Databases by Field||A wide variety of job and internship search resources sorted by academic major.|
|Spotlight on Careers||A resource for liberal arts students featuring information on various jobs and internships, interview and resume tips, alumni advice searchable by major and/or industry, and guidance on graduate schools. Please contact our office for the username and password (email firstname.lastname@example.org).|
Your Strengths & Interests
Not sure of what you would like to do for a career? The career advisers in the Hubbard Center have several different assessments you can take that will help you learn more about your personality traits, along with the career fields and occupations that are most compatible. There might be a career out there perfect for you that you might not even know exists. In order to take the assessments below, schedule an appointment with a Hubbard Center adviser to take the test for free.
Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter
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; a resume or cover letter riddled with mistakes can be costly. The Hubbard Center provides resume and cover critique sessions during the Walk-in Advising Bar hours and by appointment.
Tips for Creating Your Cover Letter and Resume
Job & Internship Search
Searching for a job or internship may seem like a daunting task. While many job and internship leads are received through networking (the Alumni Directory is a great resource!), there also are many websites, organizations, and services that provide leads. From professional networking website such as LinkedIn to resources such as Indiana INTERNnet, internships exist in an array of fields.
We have listed some chapters below. You also can find many more resources on our Job & Internship Search Resources page. You also can search LinkedIn Jobs to to harness the power of your network to uncover insights such as whom you know at a company, providing you an edge in your job search.,
|Going Global (*NOTE: Please create a personal account on Going Global before leaving campus)|
|Uniworld Online||Pathways to Science||WTTW Internships (media)|
|WGNtv.com Internships (media)||Diversity Employers||International Jobs Center|
|Bloomington Technology||Intern Match||Internships.com|
|Team Work Online||Indiana INTERNnet||Bunac - Britain|
|Foreign Policy Association||Internship Programs||Financial Aid|
|Global Talent Retention Initiative of Michigan||Non-Athlete's Guide to Finding a Career in Sports||College Grad|
Preparing for an interview can seem intimidating. That is typically the chance for you to finally meet the opportunity provider and discuss why you are the best fit. Yet this is also an opportunity for you to see if the opportunity is a good fit for you. Learn more about the resources we have to help you prepare for interviews.
➤ Hubbard Center's Interview Preparation Guide
|Interview preparation resources|
|Behavioral Interview Techniques||Behavioral Interview Tips||Working a Career Fair|
|GlassDoor Specific Interview Tips||Teaching Fellows||Access the Alumni Directory|
Hubbard Center Guides
Additional resources can help you plan and prepare for pursuing your professional path. Hubbard Center advisers have created guides to help answer basic questions and get you started in pursuing opportunities, while additional resources exist to provide information on professional industries, including with the most relevant information updated annually.
|Hubbard Center Guides||Resource guides created by Hubbard Center advisers and staff members covering a variety of topics, including networking, writing your resume and cover letter; pursuing off-campus study; planning for graduate school and even a career in a medical field.|
|Vault Guides||A holistic collection of support guides for professional development and preparation, including industry information updated annually.|
|Resume Samples||Some samples of resumes to give a better idea on potential layout and formatting of information.|
Disclosing Your Disability to Your Employer
If you have a disability, it can be difficult to determine when, or even if, you should disclose this information to a potential or current employer. We have collaborated with DePauw's Director of Disability Services and ADA Compliance to come up with some answers to common questions regarding disclosing your disability. You can read more about this information here.