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Employer at a career fair

Employer resources

The School of Science at IUPUI has over 2,400 talented students and recent graduates eager to put their skills and abilities to work for you.

We are always looking for new opportunities to connect with employers. Browse our site to learn more about our services and students.

Recruit Science Talent

The Office of Pre-Professional and Career Preparation is a one-stop shop to connect with outstanding students in the School of Science!

Free and Easy Job Posting

It's simple to advertise a job or internship to Science students and alumni, as well as other schools at IUPUI. Simply visit IUPUI Talent.

The Next Step Fair

This career fair is held in the spring and is an excellent opportunity to meet with our talented science students and alumni.

On-Campus Interviewing

We welcome the opportunity to host your company for on-campus interviews in our interview room. If you choose this option, we'll take care of scheduling the candidates, but you choose the method of candidate selection:
  • Open schedule--Any candidate can sign up for an interview
  • Preselect schedule--Candidates apply to interview and you make the selection

Contact Willow at wkingloc@iupui.edu to discuss your needs.

Hold an Information Session

An on-campus information session is a great way to connect with students and share information about your company and opportunities all while building your campus presence. To arrange an information session, please contact Willow at wkingloc@iupui.edu.

Sponsorship + Volunteer Opportunities

The Office of Pre-professional and Career Preparation welcomes the opportunity to partner with employers through campus involvement, recruiting events, and sponsorship opportunities.

The Next Step Fair ($250-$750)

Our annual Next Step Fair is expected to draw hundreds of students from across campus.

This event will be held in the spring and provides three tiers of sponsorship opportunities affording benefits such as:

  • Prime placement of booth at career fair
  • Primary recognition in marketing materials - logo included and listed prominently on websites, fliers, posters, and other promotional displays, advertisement and organization's logo included in career fair guide, and additional free lunches/parking passes
  • Resume Book Access - electronically generated cluster of qualified candidates' resumes
  • Option to distribute a promotional item of your choice to all candidates during the student registration process (item is provided by organization and given out at the Registration Counter)

Career Program or Workshop Sponsorship: (minimum of $250)

Each academic year, the office holds many career development workshops and programs that are eligible for sponsorship by employers. As a program sponsor, the company will be:

  • featured on all promotional materials and on the website
  • able to distribute informational and promotional materials to students
  • provided time to directly connect with student attendees

Career Services Partner Program (variable):

We are eager to partner with you in any way possible. If you have another sponsorship idea or would like to donate for giveaways, we would love to hear from you!

Volunteer with Career Services

Employers are regularly invited to help students develop their professional skills and career knowledge through our resume reviews, mock interviews, and employer panels. 

For more information on volunteer + sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Willow King Locke
Director of Pre-Professional Advising and Career Services

Quick Facts About Our Students

  • In Fall 2012 the School of Science enrolled 2145 undergraduate and 327 masters, and 179 Ph.D. candidates
  • From 2009 to 2012 enrollment in the School of Science jumped by 14.5%
  • 43% of Science's freshmen class graduated from the top ten percent of their high school class
  • 1192 was the average SAT score for Science freshmen
  • 95% of undergraduate Science majors are Indiana residents
  • 73% of undergraduate Science majors are full-time students
  • In 2012, 573 students graduated from the School of Science with associate, bachelor's, master's and Ph.D. degrees
  • 39 Science Majors Named to 2013 IUPUI "Top 100"; Seven Named "Top 20" recognizing their academic success, extracurricular activities, and civic engagement.


Principles for Professional Conduct (NACE)

The Office of Pre-Professional & Career Preparation for Science Students operates under the ethical standards for professional conduct set forth by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

The Principles for Professional Conduct for Career Services and Employment Professionals can be found in its entirety on the National Association of Colleges and Employers website.

Employer/Recruiter Policies for Use of Career Services at IUPUI

The IUPUI Career Services Council is committed to working in the best interest of IUPUI students. The IUPUI Career Services Council has established the following recruiting policies and procedures to assist recruiters in connecting with our students and alumni in a fair, ethical, and legal manner.

The Career Services Council (CSC) invites employers and organizations to use our services provided they meet the following criteria:

In addition to these legal and ethical guidelines, the following recruiting practices will NOT be allowed:

  • Providing fraudulent information and/or misrepresentation of positions or company information through dissemination of dishonest information or absence of information to any IUPUI Department or to students
  • Breaching confidentiality of student information without prior written consent of the student
  • Requiring, at the time of application, personal information such as bank accounts, social security numbers, or photo of the applicants
  • Organizations sponsoring an individual to establish his/her own business for the purpose of selling products or services, and/or recruiting other individuals to establish their own businesses
  • Organizations require an initial payment or investment - with the organization itself serving as an umbrella or parent corporation. Investments of this type may include, but are not limited to: requirement to attend unpaid orientation or training sessions; direct payment of a fixed fee; payment to attend orientation or training sessions; and/or purchase or rent of a starter kit, sales kit, samples, or presentation supplies
  • Receipt of complaints by users of our services about job postings, employers or career events. If we determine that a complaint is justified, we may choose not to sponsor recruiting activities for the employer involved

Services Provided to Third Party Agencies

IUPUI will provide assistance to third party agencies only when a third party recruiter meets the following conditions:

  • Charges no fees to the candidate
  • Reveals to IUPUI the identity of the employer being represented and the nature of the relationship between the agency and the employer, and permits the IUPUI Career Services Council to verify this information by contacting the named client
  • Provides a position description to IUPUI for valid openings
  • Third party recruiters may provide job announcements to IUPUI for posting
  • Third party recruiters are allowed to interview on campus or participate in career fairs when the above conditions are met. IUPUI may require the name of the employer being represented to be identified on all announcements

Resume Referrals

IUPUI does not release resumes to employers without student consent. Each school with an online recruiting system has resume books where students may self-select to include their resumes or allow viewing by employers.  By policy, IUPUI releases resumes to direct hire employers only.

On-Campus Recruiting Procedures

Getting Started

  • Employers wishing to do on-campus recruiting should visit  https://career.iupui.edu/employers/ for event and contact information
  • Employers are encouraged to contact the school directly for the major(s) they wish to recruit to schedule on-campus interviews or information sessions
  • Inquiries about hiring work-study students should contact the Office of Community Work-Study (http://csl.iupui.edu/)
  • Employers with questions concerning hiring/sponsoring international students should contact the Office of International Affairs (http://international.iupui.edu/)
  • IUPUI will not provide technical support or equipment (lap-top computer, projector, etc.) any recruiting activities located off-campus
  • If an organization fails to submit payment/documentation of payment for any IUPUI event or program they may be blocked from recruiting at IUPUI
  • If it is necessary to cancel an interview schedule, please do so as far in advance as possible. Space is in high demand, and your early cancellation will allow IUPUI to re-assign resources

Posting Jobs at IUPUI

  • Employers may create a free account to post opportunities at www.iupuitalent.net
  • IUPUI will accept appropriate job announcements via electronic methods only;we are a paperless resource center
  • All conditions for positions must be clearly publicized in the position description and  qualifications
  • Each job posting must recruit for one specific position. Multiple vacancies for the same job title are acceptable in the same post; however, multiple vacancies in multiple positions should be posted separately
  • Job titles should describe the main role(s), functions and responsibilities of the position. Vague titles (i.e., student worker) or general functional areas (i.e., office support) are not acceptable and will not be posted
  • Job description provided is detailed, clear, and comprehensive, including duties and qualifications. Qualifications should outline both required and preferred education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Compensation is indicated and based on base salary (not including commission)
  • Company/organization must have an active website and company email address (non-specific address such as Gmail may be rejected)
  • Home based businesses or those without a physical address may post positions as freelance work at the discretion of each school
  • Positions posted on the IUPUI system will automatically be assigned an expiration date of 30 days past the posting date. Employers may select an expiration date earlier or later than the 30-day default setting. We recommend not to post positions longer than 30 days at a time without refreshing the post
  • Employers who have not filled the position may repost for an additional 30 days