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Resources

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

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Additional Resources

Mentoring

Pride Professionals in Training is the Career Center career mentorship for students by alumni.

Career Planning

This Roadmap can help with your career planning! We provide advice and strategies that will allow you to showcase your skills in the best light to employers.

Career and Employment Trends

Explore Job Outlook 2026 information and a summary of career outcomes for each year’s graduating class from PNW.

Graduate and Professional Schools Guide

Identify graduate or professional schools that match your career goals and develop your presentation as a candidate for further study.


Helpful Guides

Not sure what major to choose or what jobs you would be qualified for? Check out these guides on several of PNW’s majors and degree options!

Which Business Degree is Right For Me?

Whether you like public speaking, analyzing data, international affairs or are interested in management, the College of Business at Purdue University Northwest (PNW) has a business degree that can help you reach your goals.

What Can I Do With a Communication Degree?

Studying Communication and Creative Arts at PNW will provide you with foundational skills in shaping and delivering messages, opening doors to a range of professional opportunities.

Which Computer Degree is Right For Me?

PNW’s computer undergraduate majors allow you to explore your interests while reaching your future career goals. From degree highlights, outcomes and careers, we’ve got the answers and programs you’re searching for!

What Can You Do with a Construction Management Degree?

PNW’s Construction Engineering and Management Technology degree program can prepare you for a successful career in CEMT.

What Can I Do with an English Degree?

Have you ever wondered how to translate your love for reading and writing into a career? Majoring in English can open opportunities including and far beyond the well-known careers of teaching, publishing and authorship!

What are the Benefits of a 4+1 Program?

PNW offers several 4+1 pathways in science, engineering and technology areas of study. Keep reading to learn more about how these academic plans work and if one matches your area of interest.


External Resources

What Can I Do With This Major?
This website will help you connect majors to careers. Learn about typical career areas and types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate.

Vault
Vault provides in-depth intelligence on what it’s really like to work within an industry, company, or profession—and how to position yourself to launch and build the career of your dreams.

Career Center Resume Guide
Your resume will be scanned and most hiring managers may only look at your resume for 30-60 seconds. Therefore, you need to make sure that the most interesting and compelling information about your skills, qualifications and accomplishments are at the top of your resume so they read this information about you FIRST.

Career Center Cover Letter Guide (Brightspace)
Your goal is not to restate what your resume has to say but instead to offer a more personal view of yourself and highlight some of your key qualities or skills that make you perfect for the job.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
OOH provides information on what workers do, the work environment, education, training and other qualifications, pay, the job outlook and sources of additional information.

O*Net
The O*Net program is the nation’s primary source of occupational information. Valid data are essential to understanding the rapidly changing nature of work.

Career One Stop
Sponsored by the US Department of Labor, this is your source for employment information and inspiration.

Explore Careers
The College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity.

Next Level Jobs
Next Level Jobs provides free training for Hoosiers and reimbursements for Indiana employers for training employees in high-demand fields.

Indiana Career Ready
Indiana Career Ready is your single source providing the tools needed to prepare and find high-demand and high-wage jobs needed now and in the future.

Indiana Career Explorer
Indiana Career Explorer will help you explore a world of career possibilities, make decisions about your future and prepare for the next step in your education and career planning journey.

Work & Learn Indiana
Indiana INTERNnet allows you to search for internships in a variety of fields and industries throughout Indiana. Search for internships by region and type, post your resume and find your match — it’s that easy.