Advising

Make an appointment for career advising

Due to COVID-19, we can’t provide in-person advising appointments until further notice. However, we are happy to meet with you virtually. 

Here’s how to schedule an appointment:

  1. Log into Handshake Appointments
  2. Select the Schedule a New Appointment button
  3. Select School of Science, then choose the appointment reason
  4. Select a day to see available appointments

Handshake accounts are created for you once you have enrolled in classes at IUPUI. If you are not yet enrolled in classes, or have questions about your Handshake access, please call our office at 317-274-5677. Please do not attempt to create a Handshake account.

Spring 2021 virtual drop-in hours

Our office will offer drop-in services virtually during the spring semester. Virtual drop-ins will be conducted through Zoom at this link:

https://iu.zoom.us/my/sciencepreps

  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays 2-4pm ET
  • Come with quick questions; drop-ins are limited to 15 minutes

Find the PREPs team member with the right expertise

Jaime Sperandio, Director of Pre-Professional and Career Advising

Jaime can help you with:

  • Pre-professional advising for undergraduate students
  • Application assistance
  • Personal statement review
  • Mock interviews
  • Job shadowing
  • Parallel planning
  • Resume/cover letter review
  • Major/career exploration

Allie Medellin, Assistant Director of Internships and Career Advising

Allie can help you with:

  • Internship and job search assistance
  • Resume/cover letter review
  • Major/career exploration
  • Mock interviews for jobs and internships
  • Career Fair Preparation
  • LinkedIn and Networking
  • PREPs Internship Credit Course and Scholarship Questions
  • Job Offer Negotiation Strategies
  • Life-Health Science Internship (LHSI) Application Assistance

Katie Coby, Pre-Professional Advisor

Katie can help you with:

  • Pre-professional advising for non-degree seeking students
  • Application assistance
  • Personal statement review
  • Mock interviews
  • Job shadowing
  • Parallel planning
  • Resume/cover letter review
  • Major/career exploration

Kim Shea, Pre-Professional Advisor

Kim can help you with:

  • Pre-professional advising for non-degree seeking students
  • Application assistance
  • Personal statement review
  • Mock interviews
  • Job shadowing
  • Parallel planning
  • Resume/cover letter review
  • Major/career exploration
  • Internship and job search assistance

Micaela Childress, Coordinator for Pre-Professional Advising

Micaela can help you with:

  • Pre-professional advising for undergraduate students
  • Job shadowing
  • Parallel planning
  • Resume/cover letter review
  • Major/career exploration