ALL Undergraduate Career Services (UCS) events and coaching will be conducted virtually this semester.  Please visit our COVID-19 Update page for more details.

How I Launched My Career… posts from President Obama, Oprah Winfrey and more!

How I Launched My Career
The critical lessons learned from first jobs, with posts from President Obama, Oprah Winfrey, and more.

Here’s the Scoop: Why My First Job Mattered
by President Obama
Feb 25, 2016

Scooping ice cream is tougher than it looks. Rows and rows of rock-hard ice cream can be brutal on the wrists. As a teenager working behind the counter at Baskin-Robbins in Honolulu, I was less interested in what the job meant for my future and more concerned about what it meant for my jump shot.

My first summer job wasn’t exactly glamorous, but it taught me some valuable lessons. Responsibility. Hard work. Balancing a job with friends, family, and school.

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By Trisha Doyle
Trisha Doyle Career Coach and Student Help Desk Manager Trisha Doyle

Undergraduate Career Services Hours

 
PREBYS CENTER
VIRTUAL DROP-INS
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10am-3pm
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10am-3pm
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10am-3pm
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10am-3pm
F
9am–12 & 1–4pm
10am-3pm

QUICK QUESTION? “Come see us” VIRTUALLY during drop-in hours. NEED MORE TIME? Please request an appointment.

Contact & Location

Phone
STUDENT: 812-855-2482
EMPLOYER: 812-855-5317
Address

UNDERGRADUATE CAREER SERVICES
Prebys Career Center, Room 0200
1309 E Tenth Street
Bloomington, IN 47405