About Us

Wherever you are in your career journey, we can help

Whether you are a prospective student thinking of attending the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, a current student—graduate or undergraduate—or a SPEA alum, we are here to help you begin or advance your career. If you are an employer looking to recruit a SPEA student or alum—contact us and we will work with you to help you achieve your hiring goals.

We offer:

  • Personalized advising appointments
  • Skill and strength assessments
  • Career planning and exploration
  • Full-time job search assistance
  • Internship search assistance
  • Resume development and review
  • Cover letter writing and review
  • Interview preparation
  • Mock interviews
  • Network building
  • Informational interview preparation
  • LinkedIn assistance
  • Job offer advice
  • Graduate school preparation

Meet our staff

You can do anything with your SPEA degree—anything. The skills that you learn here and the networks that you build are going to take you through life, whether you recognize it now or not, you’re in good shape. You are getting a world-class degree with world-class colleagues.

Michael Tanney, BSPA’04, and founding member of SPEA’s Distinguished Alumni Council

Contact Us

Our offices are adjacent to the Tavis Smiley Atrium in SPEA 200.

Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Walk-In Hours

Walk-in career advising is available Monday-Thursday: 1:30 - 3:30pm. 
Walk-in internship registration advising is available Tuesday and Thursday: 2:00 - 3:00pm. 

Career Development Office (CDO)

School of Public and Environmental Affairs 

1315 E. 10th Street, Room 200

Bloomington, IN 47405 

Phone: (812) 855-9639

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