Your connections can be nearly as important as your skills set when it comes to a competitive job search. Most successful job seekers report their network helped them find a position. As a student, you have access to the Kelley School of Business alumni base—the largest business alumni network in the world—with members working in nearly every industry and located around the globe. Kelley Indianapolis Career Services will make it easy for you to build your network.
Simple ways to get started
Join the official Kelley School of Business Alumni group to stay connected. On your own page, create an informative profile headline with a professional, high-quality photo. Show off your education and develop a professional summary statement that resembles the first few paragraphs of your cover letter.
Kelley Indianapolis Career Services hosts a variety of events throughout the year to connect students with employers and recruiters. Attend one of our networking events, mock interview sessions or other opportunities to meet peers and make connections with employers.
Improve your chances for landing a job or internship by connecting with employers and recruiters face-to-face at a Kelley career fair. Find the next one by visiting our events page.
Now that you know what you want in a job or internship, search and apply for the position that best fits your skills and interests. In addition to the leads you gain from networking, you can find a variety of positions at home and abroad posted on the following job boards.
Use the KelleyCareers powered by Handshake database to search for internships and part-time and full-time positions.
Agency for International Development — USAID is an independent federal government agency that conducts foreign assistance and humanitarian aid to advance the political and economic interests of the United States.
United Nations — Learn about specific UN programs and the NGOs that help fulfill the UN’s mission.
The World Bank — The World Bank site contains extensive information on its programs and links to many NGOs that partner with them. It also includes information on recruitment for internship and full-time positions.
Bond — This is the United Kingdom membership body for non-governmental organizations working in international development.
EUROPA — This is the portal site of the European Union. It provides up-to-date coverage of European Union affairs and essential information on European integration.
GoAbroad.com — This site aims to provide the most comprehensive international education and experiential travel databases.
Idealist — One of the most comprehensive sites available for identifying international relief organizations and opportunities.
OneWorld UK — Where global citizens turn for news and views from around the world that are not covered in mainstream media.
Transitions Abroad — The website of the magazine that deals with all things international, such as work, study, travel and volunteering. It contains a directory of volunteer opportunities by country and/or region.