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Career Development

Student talking with adviser

Beginning in your first year, the IDCE Career Development Office will partner with you to help you plan and prepare for post-graduate employment. We will assist you to identify professional interests and goals, and work with you to obtain fulfilling fieldwork and internship experiences that put you on the path to success. As you get nearer to graduation, we will support you in aligning your action plan with your evolving ambitions, building a professional network, and effectively communicating your skills and experience to potential employers.

Some of the services and resources we offer include:

  • One-on-one advising
  • Job and internship resources and search strategies
  • Resume and cover letter review and critique
  • Interview training and mock interviews
  • Salary negotiation skills
  • Alumni contacts
  • Networking skills
  • Speakers and panels related to career development

College Central Network

A career services management system that provides students and alumni the ability to search IDCE secure jobs postings, plus CCN’s Jobs Central national job board, with millions of jobs posted to date.

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ProFellow

A go-to source for information on professional and academic fellowships, created by fellows for aspiring fellows.

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Career Advising IDCE Students Energizes Sharon Hanna

Sharon Hanna, career adviser in the International Development, Community, and Environment Department, continues to be inspired by working closely with IDCE students, because their career paths are making such a positive impact on the world.

What inspires me about the students in IDCE is that their chosen career path is making such a positive impact on the world.