We strive to meet the professional and career development needs of our students, alumni and graduates while serving the employers of our community by providing free job listings and recruitment opportunities. The Career Services office is the place for career advising, résumé and cover letter creation and revising, refining interview skills, job search training, and helping students to locate internship or career opportunities.
Free Services We Provide:
Open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and by appointment.
If you have any questions, or need further information, contact a member of the Career Services Team. Career Advisors are assigned as liaisons to focus on serving the specific needs of each school. They are here to assist you in career exploration, résumé and cover letter writing, refining your interviewing skills, and your job search.
Director of Career Services
800-459-0561, ext. 222
Undecided in your major or want to make sure your major is a good fit? Discover your career options by taking a free career assessment. To ensure an accurate understanding of your career assessment results, after taking it, please contact Career Services at your appropriate campus and have a staff member explain your results.
Indiana Career Explorer is an easy online tool available to all Hoosiers to explore their career interests and skills. You can identify occupations, establish educational strategies and ultimately connect to employers through IndianaCAREERconnect.com
Resume Preparation and Interview Skills
Career Services will teach you how to create an effective resume and cover letter or critique your resume. Prepare for your next interview by using InterviewStream, our online mock interviewing software. We will provide tips on the proper dress and etiquette for the interview and have information on organizations that may be able to help you obtain an interview outfit for free.
JobZone-Online Job Board
Students and Alumni can find part-time, full-time,and internship positions on Ivy Tech's online job board, JobZone. Upload your resume to JobZone to apply directly to posted jobs and internships and allow employers to view your resume. You also will receive emails with current job postings and events for career services and the local community.
Gain valuable work experience in your field and increase your chances of getting a job by doing an internship. Internships are often paid and will provide you with a great opportunity to network, apply your knowledge, and gain relevant work experience. To begin, register on JobZone or contact Career Services.
Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's workforce development leader, preparing more highly skilled and technically competent workers for the increasingly rigorous, every-changing demands of the job market. If you are looking for candidates for internships, full or part-time positions, Ivy Tech's Career Services can assist you in finding and developing a highly trained and educated workforce for your company.
Recruit our students for internship opportunities in your company. Participating employers have reported improved recruitment, employee flexibility, decreased labor cost and highly motivated employees. Click here to post your internships on JobZone.
On Campus Recruiting
Increase your company's visibility and recruit on campus by attending our recruiting events held throughout the year. Interview rooms are also available on campus. JobZone and the opportunity to participate in on campus recruiting events and job/internship fairs years round are free. To receive notices of our upcoming recruiting, make sure to have JobZone account.
Services for Faculty:
Schedule a Career Services' Presentation or Workshop
Career Services offers Ivy Tech faculty a variety of presentation topics for their classrooms to educate students on career development and prepare them for the job market.
All Career Services staff has experience and expertise in career and professional development.
Requesting a presentation at least two weeks ahead of time maximizes the probability that a staff member will be available for your workshop.
Career Services is available to assist and support you in the classroom.
Ivy Tech Community College Exploration Resources
What Can I Do With This Major accessed through Campus Connect. On the CC home page under the Student Services box, click on the career services link. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on "What Can I Do With This Major?" link. Click on a major for information on career paths.
Ivy Tech Kokomo programs: Click on the academics link and select degree programs A-Z from the drop down menu. Click on the program of interest.
Indiana Career Exploration Resources
Get Into Energy
Learn More Indiana
Science Technology Engineering and Math STEM Works Indiana
State of Indiana Official Career Site
National Career Exploration Resources
Career OneStop/ America's Career Infonet
Mapping Your Future
Occupational Outlook Handbook
O*NET Main Page
Trip to College
The Career Services team is currently working on schedule events for the upcoming school year and will be added to this page as soon as the schedule is finalized.You can also access the college's calendar at http://www.ivytech.edu/kokomo for all events.
Watch for these upcoming events: