Our students and faculty know what it means to live life outside of the classroom. They’re not shy about introducing the world to their knowledge and their passions. And neither are we. It’s one reason why so many local and global partners have come to see Ball State University as a main player in their success, and we’re thrilled to be a part of making it all happen.

The Career Center services and programs focus on our mission to connect all of our partners for the purpose of helping students integrate their education, self-awareness, and experiences to empower a lifetime of career achievement and personal satisfaction.

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93% Career Placement

Our graduates outpace their peers at other universities, and that tells us that they’re not just dreaming big. They’re achieving big, too.

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96% Employer Satisfaction

When asked, almost every employer says they are pleased with the knowledge, skills, and experiences of our graduates.

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600+ Internships Coordinated in 2017

Employers, organizations, and community partners worked with our students as part of their long-term operations and staffing plans.

Let Us Guide You through Your Journey

It’s true—there’s nothing easy about success. But if we had to get specific, we’d say so much of it boils down to getting empowered with the right connections and experiences. When you interact with us, you’ll meet career coaches and engage with services and tools that have all been created for one reason—to help you define your personal brand long before it’s time to compete for that dream job.

Wonder how it all works? Take a look at our unique process, and when you’re ready to get started, come by and visit us.

Explore Your Options

Search IconThis is your chance to take a deep breath and realize that it’s okay if you don’t quite have all the answers to life’s biggest challenges.

College is about exploration and discovery. And it’s also about finding the right people to help you uncover goals and make plans to get exactly where you need to be.

Let our career experts, extensive professional network, and online tools guide you through some of the earliest college and career decisions you have to make.

Handshake IconWhile you’re busy becoming an expert in your profession, we’re working hard behind the scenes to make sure that the rest of the world will be able to see just how valuable you really are.

Resumes, interviews, workplace etiquette, and more play such a large role in making sure you’ll earn a future job offer. We know exactly what hiring managers are looking for—and what they want to avoid. 

Wrench IconAt Ball State University, classrooms aren’t the only place where learning happens. You’re volunteering, interning, and working all throughout the local community, and we’re here to make sure you find the best connections, the strongest networks, and the best experiences. Ready to build connections?

Transition IconYou’ve earned a reputation as a Ball State University student: You’re prepared, qualified, and professional. This is why 93 percent of our graduates get jobs or go to graduate school as soon as they leave campus. When you’re ready to make the leap from classroom to professional world, we’re here to help you with job postings, on-campus interviewing, job fairs, and more. Learn more.

Questions?

Do you want to learn more about one of our services, or do you want to work with us? Our staff is here to help!

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