Work with a Career Coach

Let a coach help you make the most of your career

Whether you’re a newly minted IU grad or a seasoned professional, you can benefit from an IU alumni association career coach’s keen perspective.

Our coaches tailor their approach and advice to your situation.

Happy with your career path? Great. Your coach will help you identify where you can hone your skills and sharpen your competitive edge.

Looking to reinvent yourself? Your coach can help you identify what you need to do to get the job you want—and succeed wherever you go.

Whatever your goals are, you owe it to yourself to meet with a coach. Especially since IUAA members get a free career coaching session every year.

Up your game with career management coaching

When your career is headed in the right direction, it’s easy to allow yourself to go with the flow and not worry about it. Don’t do it!

When you meet with one of our career coaches, you’ll get valuable advice about how you can make a good career even better—and make sure you remain happy with where you’re going.

Coaching areas

We can help you:
  • Maximize your engagement level
  • Articulate and build on your strengths
  • Manage your personal branding
  • Leverage your sphere of influence
  • Gain the confidence you need to negotiate effectively
  • Achieve work/life balance

Coaching components

Career management coaching includes:
  • Personalized appointments in-person, via Skype, or by phone
  • Career history and success factors assessment
  • Evaluation of career growth options
  • Career networking exploration
  • Resume review/preparation
  • Strengthsfinder, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, and Strong Interest Inventory

My coach helped me create a brand for myself, and days later I was having employers connect with me and giving me job and internship opportunities.

Ashley Arbuckle

Move to the front of the pack with job search coaching

When it’s time to find a new job, it’s time to get in touch with your IUAA career coach.

We can help you at every stage of the job search, from preparing your materials to negotiating the offer. With us in your corner, you’ll have the confidence you need to shine, no matter what your career goals are.

Job search coaching includes:

  • One-on-one appointments
  • Career assessment and career target development
  • Resume review and development tailored to your career target
  • Career marketing plan development
  • Market research and implementation strategies
  • Responding to position postings and job applications
  • Interview preparation
  • Offer negotiation

Take control of your career

Coaching package prices are based on special hourly rates negotiated for IU alumni. Get started by emailing us at careers@alumni.iu.edu.

Ready to get started?

Career Coaching Form