Here are the most common questions asked at the Career Center. If you do not see your question here, please contact us.
- What does the Career Center do?
- How do I contact the Career Center?
- What are the Career Center hours?
- How do I sign up for Warrior Jobs?
- Can alumni of Indiana Tech still have access to Warrior Jobs?
- If I need to speak with a career coach, do I just come in?
- Can you place me in a job or internship?
- How do I choose a major or career that is right for me?
- How do I apply for jobs/internships?
- When should I begin visiting the Career Center?
- How do I find out about Career Center events held on our Fort Wayne campus?
- What resources are available for learning about graduate school?
What does the Career Center do?
The Career Center offers free services to all students and alumni to assist with career life planning in achieving success. Services include (but are not limited to) individual appointments to answer career related questions; resume/cover letter critiques; personal skills/interest inventory assessments; counseling; career exploration; internships; professional development guidance; an on-campus interviewing program; and numerous programs that allow students to meet and network with local employers.
To meet the needs of our online of regional campus students, we offer appointments via phone, Skype, FaceTime, or email.
How do I contact the Career Center?
You can contact the Career Center through email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 260.422.5561, ext. 2217. You can also contact an individual staff member directly.
What are the Career Center hours?
The Career Center is open 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and is located in Andorfer Commons, Suite 229. Staff members are also available outside of normal office hours by appointment.
How do I sign up for Warrior Jobs?
You will need to create a Warrior Jobs account. Use your current student username and password to log in.
Can alumni of Indiana Tech still have access to Warrior Jobs?
Yes. Alumni can still access Warrior Jobs but they need to have their account created for them. Please call 260.422.5561, ext. 2217 or email email@example.com for assistance.
If I need to speak with a career coach, do I just come in?
Career advising sessions are scheduled on an appointment basis. Please call us at 260.422.5561, ext. 2217 or fill out our make an appointment form.
If you have a quick question or need a resume or cover letter critique, you are welcome to come to our Walk-in Wednesday drop-in hours from noon to 2 p.m. (Note: drop-in hours are only hosted during the fall and spring semesters.)
Can you place me in a job or internship?
The Career Center does not offer placement. We are here to help you learn to find these opportunities and the appropriate employers and then step back. For a list of Top Employers, please visit our Virtual Career Center.
If you would like to schedule an appointment to discuss employment options, please fill out our make an appointment form or call us at 260.422.5561, ext. 2217.
How do I choose a major or career that is right for me?
The Career Center offers valuable assessments to focus on your individual values, interests, personality, and skills (VIPS). We encourage you to take one or all of these assessments to gain a better understanding of what positions fit you.
After completing the assessments, you can schedule an appointment to discuss your results and options. Please call our office at 260.422.5561, ext. 2217 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I apply for jobs/internships?
When should I begin visiting the Career Center?
The Career Center encourages students to use career services starting in their freshman year. Our motto is “come early and come often.” Students may not realize it, but they begin their preparation for success after their first semester of college.
We work to create a natural progression for utilization of career services and resources through a Four-Year Plan.
How do I find out about Career Center events held on our Fort Wayne campus?
All events are open to all students no matter what location you attend classes and will be posted in the our upcoming events. Information about career services, resources, and programs as well as job opportunities is also distributed to students via their Indiana Tech email account.
In addition, we post announcements regarding events in campus buildings and through classroom presentations. Student Life also sends a weekly calendar of upcoming events through student email.
What resources are available for learning about graduate school?
Each fall the Career Center sponsors a Grad School Club where students learn about the application process, testing, selection of graduate programs, and more. Students are also encouraged to share their dreams, concerns, and resources with other students. Students meet weekly for six weeks to receive information as they move through the process.
Our staff is available to meet with students individually to answer questions.