Careers


This is a listing of career resources, including websites about professional development, preparation for graduate school, career planning, and programs at IU Bloomington dedicated to helping you advance your career. For a listing of job search websites, check the Job Searches page.

Chemistry Careers

CHEM G307 – Chemical Career Planning
This course is offered by the chemistry department to aid students in planning for careers in chemistry and related fields including academia (graduate school), professional careers (medicine), industry, and education. The course is offered in the spring and is meant to be taken the Junior year.

IU Careers in Chemistry Workshop
In the spring of 2005, Dr. Ken Miller, an IU alum who leads a successful career with GE, held a series of workshops to advise students pursuing careers in industry. While this workshop was directed to graduate students, there is lots of information that would be useful to undergraduates. These links will take you to the slides from these workshops:
Job Searching Skill Session 1

ACS Careers
The American Chemical Society (ACS) provides resources for both chemistry employers and job seekers, as well as useful information to help plan your career.

Graduate School Planning

Petersons
A search engine for graduate programs that also provides advice on planning your search and application process for graduate school including information on exams such as the GRE.

Princeton Review
A site to help you explore schools and careers, learn how to improve your score on entrance exams, and find scholarhips and aid.

Directory of Graduate Research (DGR)
The most comprehensive source of information on chemical research and researchers at universities in the U.S. and Canada. Find the link to the DGRweb on the Chemistry Library website.

Academic Careers

Preparing Future Faculty
A national program transforming the way aspiring facult are prepared for their careers

Federal Government Careers

USAJOBS
The official job site of the United States Federal Government.

FedJobs Career Central
Provides job searches and specialized career planning resouces for federal jobs

Campus Career Resources

Career Development Center and Arts & Sciences Career Services
A free service to current IU students that lists job and internship announcements as well as a place for students to submit their resumes. These organizations also provide services and resources for internships, job placement, and other post-graduate options for all IU students. They offer Job Search and Career Development courses, career counseling, Career Fairs, a Career Resource Library, and an on-campus recruiting program.

Alumni Career Services
The IU Alumni Association has launched this online career and mentoring service for IU alumni. On the site, alumni can find and contact fellow IU alumni who are willing to offer career advice. In addition, alumni can search job listings submitted by employers who would like to hire IU graduates.

Health Professions and Prelaw Center
The Health Professions and Prelaw Information Center (HPPLC) provides a central location where students may obtain information regarding health professions and law school education and training. Their services include advising, assisting with collecting letters of recommendation & applying to schools, and an email list.

Working at IU Bloomington
Job openings at Indiana University are listed with IU Bloomington Human Resources.

Kelley School of Business – Undergraduate Career Services
The Kelley School of Business provides career services specifically catered to current undergraduates

Office of Overseas Study
This office facilitates the study abroad experiences of students on all eight IU campuses, offers a variety of programs chosen or developed to maintain IU’s high academic standards, provides guidance to help students integrate study abroad into their academic plans, and offers need and merit-based scholarships.

Admission Exam Information
IUB’s Evaluation Services and Testing (BEST) serves as a test administration site for a number of national testing services, providing convenient local access to the SAT, GRE, ACT and other widely-used admissions and certification exams.