Student Newsletter – BOOYAH!

April 13, 2022

It’s a hot job market for college students! A survey of employers conducted by the National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE) reports that they plan to hire almost 1/3 (31.6%) more new college graduates from the Class of 2022 than they hired from last year’s graduating class. Employer respondents in the NACE Spring 2022 Job Outlook report anticipate that 42% of their entry-level positions will be fully in person, 40% will be in a hybrid modality, and 18% will be fully remote.

If you have questions about your internship or full-time job search, please reach out and make an appointment to work with a UCS career coach. We are here to help!

GAINING EXPERIENCE THROUGH GIG WORK

Gig work is short-term, temporary contract work like freelance work. Helping with a short-term project can help you build upon the skills and knowledge that you are gaining as a Kelley. In addition, starting as a temporary employee at a company can help with getting your foot in the door at an organization. Here are some websites that post short-term, project-based opportunities.

A note for international students: International students are required to obtain appropriate authorization before beginning any employment. Because third party vendors such as the ones listed below provide employment services for another company, it is extremely complex to get CPT approval for international students to do temp work like this. As such, we highly discourage international students from going through third-party vendors for opportunities. For help with your search, please don’t hesitate to make an appointment with a UCS coach who can provide guidance, strategies, and other resources for your search. 

KELLEY FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS – PLANNING YOUR SUMMER EXPERIENCE

Wondering what to do over the summer and if you should secure a formal internship as a first-year student? Join us this Friday, April 15 at Kelley 2 Careers (K2C): First-Year Fast Track – Planning Your Summer Experience. Students will learn how to seek out and secure meaningful experiences during the summer that will help you develop transferable skills and ultimately improve your resume.

KELLEY 2 GLOBAL CAREERS: “I SUCCEEDED, ASK ME HOW!“ – FEATURING YUANTING CHENG, KELLEY 2020 ALUM, MORGAN STANLEY, INVESTMENT BANKING DIVISION

Join this virtual session on Wednesday, April 20th 12:30 – 1:30 EST pm and hear firsthand experience in developing a successful career strategy. Learn about the steps that our Kelley international students take, get networking tips, and see how you can be supported by UCS.

WHAT DOES IT TAKE? 4 KEY SKILLS HIRING MANAGERS ARE LOOKING FOR IN 2022

Your Kelley degree is preparing you well for the work world. You have many opportunities through classes and team projects, extracurricular activities, case competitions, volunteer work, part-time and summer jobs to build relevant skills that employers are looking for. Regardless of what company, industry, or business function you pursue, here are 4 Key Skills Hiring Managers Are Looking for in 2022.

ROOMS AVAILABLE AT THE PREBYS CAREER CENTER

Have a virtual interview or a call coming up? We have media quality space in the Prebys Center for your next virtual interview or employer conversation. Stop by the UCS Front Desk or email KelleyUCS@iu.edu to reserve a room in advance.

REPORT YOUR OFFER & GET “KELLEY HIRED” SWAG

If you have secured an internship or full-time offer or have made the decision to go to graduate school next year, congratulations! Please report your offer on our website. The UCS collects employment statistics on behalf of the school and this information is helpful for current and prospective students, as well as employers. Be assured that any information you report, is strictly confidential and reported only in aggregate. Once you have reported your offer or grad school decision, come by the UCS to pick up your free “Kelley Hired” t-shirt, cap, or mug.

UNFILTERED CAREER SEARCH (UCS) PODCAST

Got about 20 minutes to hear your fellow Kelley peers talk about topics surrounding career, college recruiting and the struggles that come with it all? Tune into the Unfiltered Career Search podcast! Created by Kelley UCS peer coaches, JP, Michelle, Shiv & Hannah, the podcast drops new episodes bi-weekly with different guests and topics (episode 7 will be posted on 4/19). Missed an episode or want to catch up on all of them, check out the UCS podcast now!

UPCOMING EVENTS

By Eunice Donovan
Eunice Donovan Career Coach