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The Career Center

We assist Purdue University Northwest students and alumni in making connections with employers for a successful future.


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Discover and utilize resources on a variety of career planning topics from the Career Center at PNW.

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Lucas D’Antonio (back row, second from left) along with fellow interns, was able to tour Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico, as part of his internship experience.

PNW Students Gain Valuable Experience Through Internships

Internships are an important part of a college education. Meet PNW students who recently used internships to explore their field of study, develop professional skills, create a professional network of contacts and build self-confidence.

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Our Impact

PNW graduates land with some of the top employers in the nation.

Diverse Industries

PNW graduates find careers in thriving industries such as healthcare, manufacturing and education.

Local Roots

Top local employers of PNW graduates include La Porte Hospital, Michigan City Area Schools and Parkview Health.

National Prestige

PNW alumni hold positions in some of the world’s most renowned companies including Microsoft, Amazon and Marriott.

If there’s something you want to get involved in, such as research, an internship or job, don’t be afraid to reach out. Make those connections and don’t be afraid to put yourself out there.

Anthony Powell

Also, try to work during school – it gives you experience, a foot in the door and connections to make your job search easier.

Navi Beesetti, a fourth-year Management major in the College of Business spent her summer as a product manager intern at Microsoft.

My internship helped me make progress and improve upon my product management, communication and team-working skills

Vanessa Del Real

As a minority and first-generation student there were so many support services to take advantage of and so many people I could connect with and relate to.

The Career Center helped me choose my majors and helped me with interviews and networking. I received multiple interviews and/or offers for internships, including two "Big 4" public accounting firms.


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For Students

Explore student resources through the Career Center and make connections with employers for a successful future.

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For Alumni

Regardless of when you graduated, what you studied or what campus you graduated from, your diploma gives you access to career resources from our Career Center.

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For Faculty

In your role as faculty or staff, chances are that students will approach you with questions related to choosing majors, finding internships, applying to graduate school or landing jobs.

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For Employers

Looking for more information about how to hire PNW Pride candidates? We are eager to tell you why PNW students and alumni are a great fit for your organization.