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Our mission is to provide you with the highest quality career and professional development by imparting meaningful advising, programming, and connections with professional and graduate schools, employers and other community partners.

The School of Science Office of Pre-Professional and Career Preparation (PREPs) engages undergraduate and graduate students and alumni in intentional academic and career planning to help translate professional goals into reality.


PREPs is now using EAB SSC Campus for appointment scheduling. If you are an IUPUI School of Science Student:

  1. Login to your SSC Campus account
  2. Select Get Assistance, then Advising
  3. Select Science PREPs and your reason for scheduling
  4. Be sure to schedule with the right staff member! (see staff areas of expertise below)
  5. Available appointment times will appear as blue boxes.

If you are unable to schedule with SSC Campus, please email SciencePREPs@iupui.edu and include your student ID#, reason for visit, and availabilities.

School of Science Alumni, if you'd like to make an appointment, please email SciencePREPs@iupui.edu with "Alumni Appointment" in the subject line.

Walk-In Hours

  • Fall and Spring Semesters: Tuesday and Wednesday 2:00pm-4:00pm
  • PREPs does not have walk-in hours during the summer

Career services for current students and alumni

  • Career programming (events and class presentations)
  • Career resources
  • One-on-one career advising
    • Prerequisite course selection
    • Pre-professional school track
    • Graduate school track
    • Resume and cover letter development
    • Interviewing techniques (including mock interviews)
    • Internship and job searches
    • Career and major exploration
    • Personal self-assessment
    • Shadowing and other professional development opportunities


Meet the PREPs Team


Willow King Locke, Director
  • Request internship credit (SCI-I494 and SCI-I294)
  • Internship and job search assistance
  • Mock Interviews
  • Resume/cover letter review
  • Graduate school preparation


Jaime Sperandio, Assistant Director of Pre-Professional Advising
  • 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
  • Internship and job search assistance
  • Resume/cover letter review
  • Major/career exploration
  • Mock interviews - job/internship
Barbara Lambert, Administrative Specialist
  • Manages PREPs office business affairs
  • Maintains office software systems
  • Schedules office presentations on pre-professional and career preparedness