Career and Professional Development Center

Your Career Resource Center

"Find a job you love and you’ll never work a day in your life." — Confucius

Welcome to the Career Center’s Career Connection resources page. Here you will find a wealth of information including handouts and links to articles on a variety of career planning and job search topics. If you need additional information, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are here to help you reach your goals!

Student Resources

Career Fair
Choosing a Major

» Career Exploration – Indiana Tech Career Center

» Career OneStop

» Choosing a Major – Indiana Tech Career Center

» "Choosing a Major: Charting Your Ideal Path" – Quintcareers.com

Cover Letters

» "10 Tips for Writing Effective Cover Letters" – All Business Web Site

» Cover Letter Advice and Samples – Virginia Tech Career Services

» Cover Letter Resources – Quintcareers.com

» Cover Letter Rubric – jobweb.org

» "Customize Your Cover Letter" – Monster.com

» Sample Cover Letter – Indiana Tech Career Center (Note: You will need Microsoft Word to view this document. To download, right-mouse click on the preceding link, select "Save target as...", and then save it to your computer.)

Financial Literacy
Graduate School
Great Books on Career Issues

» Pollak, Lindsay. Getting from College to Career: 90 Things to do Before You Join the Real World. ISBN: 9780061142598

» Karsh, Brad. Confessions of a Recruiting Director. ISBN: 0735204047

» Ryan, Robin. Winning Cover Letters. ISBN: 047126348

» Ireland, Susan. The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Perfect Cover Letter. ISBN: 9781592579570

» Greene, Brenda. Get the Interview Every Time: Fortune 500 Hiring Professionals' Tips for Writing Winning Resumes. ISBN: 0793183022

» Fournier, Myra, and Spin, Jeffrey. Encyclopedia of Job-Winning Resumes. ISBN: 1564148718

How to Find a Tutor

» Contact the Tutoring Center for more information.

Importance of Professional References
Internships
Interviewing
Military Handouts
Job Search Related Handouts
Online Web Presence
Policies
Professional Dress

» Professional Dress Rubric

» How to Dress for Work & Interviews

» How to Tie a Tie

» Professional Dress & Appearance – Women for Hire

» Professional Dress Suggestions – Washington State Future Business Leaders of America

» Dress for Success, Fort Wayne program – The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

Protect Your Students from Fraudulent Employers
Researching Job Leads
Résumé Writing and Preparation

» 100 Most Powerful Words to use on your Resume – CareerRealism.com

» "Avoid These 10 Résumé Mistakes" – Quintcareers.com

» "Creating Your First Résumé" – About.com

» Résumé Builder – Résumé Builder helps you create an effective and professional résumé by providing expert tips, writing examples, and helpful suggestions. The software also comes with a cover letter builder, thank you letter builder, and more. Sign in with your university issued email address.

» Résumé Checklist

» Résumé Rubric

» Sample Résumé (General) – Indiana Tech Career Center

» Sample Résumé (CPS Students) – Indiana Tech Career Center

» Sample Résumé (Day Students) – Indiana Tech Career Center

» Tips on Creating a Concise Résumé – Monster.com

» Résumé Your Personal Brand Has to Answer the Question "Why"

» Sample Resume- DAY – Indiana Tech Career Center (Note: You will need Microsoft Word to view this document. To download, right-mouse click on the preceding link, select "Save target as...", and then save it to your computer.If prompted to put in credentials, press cancel.)

» Sample Resume- CPS – Indiana Tech Career Center (Note: You will need Microsoft Word to view this document. To download, right-mouse click on the preceding link, select "Save target as...", and then save it to your computer. If prompted to put in credentials, press cancel.)

Special Interest to CPS Students

» Career Advancement Test

» "Get Hired" – Working Mother Magazine

» "Ten Tips for Career Advancement" – Allbusiness.com

Stress Management
Study Tips
Time Management
Top Career Newsletters
Top Employers

The Career Center has a list of top employers for each major here at Indiana Tech. It also covers the areas of our satellite campuses & beyond. Please email us at careercenter@indianatech.edu if you’d like to use this resource for your job search.

» Top 100 Allen County Employers 2011

» Top Employers for our Satellite Locations 2011

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Accessing Warrior Jobs

Please refer to the following instructions when logging into Warrior Jobs:

  • You can log in from the Career Center homepage (www.indianatech.edu/CareerCenter/) and click on the Warrior Jobs box on the right, or access the log-in page directly.
  • Enter your Indiana Tech email address as your username and your password to login.
  • Once you are logged in, complete your profile, upload your résumé, and choose "Yes" under Resume Books in the Privacy Tab of your profile. Begin searching for a new job or internship!
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