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FAQ

 

What is the best time to interview on-campus?
The Career Development Office is flexible and will work with each employer to schedule the time they want to recruit on campus. We do not schedule events for Indiana University recognized holidays (Labor Day, Thanksgiving Recess, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and Spring Recess) or during finals/exam week. Please contact our office to schedule a date that works best for you.

What type of degrees and majors do you provide?

Graduate Degrees & Concentrations


Master of Public Affairs (MPA)

  • Comparative and International Affairs
  • Economic Development
  • Environmental Policy and Natural Resource Management
  • Information Systems
  • Local Government Management
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Policy Analysis
  • Public Financial Administration
  • Public Management
  • Sustainable Development


MPA Joint Degrees

  • Master of Public Affairs-Master of Science in Environmental Science
  • Master of Public Affairs-Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Master of Public Affairs-Master of Arts in Afro-American Studies
  • Master of Public Affairs-Master of Arts in Central Eurasian Studies
  • Master of Public Affairs-Master of Arts in East Asian Studies
  • Master of Public Affairs-Master of Arts in Geography
  • Master of Public Affairs-Master of Science in Geography
  • Master of Public Affairs-Master of Information Science
  • Master of Public Affairs-Master of Arts in Journalism
  • Master of Public Affairs-Master of Arts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Master of Public Affairs-Master of Library Science
  • Master of Public Affairs-Master of Arts in Russian and East European Studies
  • Master of Public Affairs-Master of Arts in West European Studies

Master of Environmental Science (MSES)

  • Applied Ecology
  • Environmental Chemistry, Toxicology, and Risk Assessment
  • Water Resources

MSES Joint Degrees

  • Master of Science in Environmental Science-Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Master of Science in Environmental Science-Master of Arts in Biology
  • Master of Science in Environmental Science-Master of Arts in Geography
  • Master of Science in Environmental Science-Master of Science in Geography
  • Master of Science in Environmental Science-Master of Science in Geological Sciences
  • Master of Science in Environmental Science-Master of Arts in Journalism

Master of Arts

  • Arts Administration

Undergraduate Degrees/Concentrations

Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs

  • Environmental Management
  • Legal Studies
  • Management
  • Policy Analysis
  • Public Analysis
  • Public Financial Management Public & Nonprofit Management

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

  • General
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Ecosystem Science
  • Hydrology and Water Resources
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Pollution Control Technologies and Remediation
  • Surficial Processes (Environmental Geology)
Bachelor of Science in Public Health
  • Health Administration
Bachelor of Science in Arts Management

What career fairs would I be interested in attending?
Government and Social Services Career Fair
This career fair, held in early November, sponsored by SPEA and Arts & Sciences Career Services, promotes interaction between students and employers in the non-profit/public sector by providing an opportunity to network and discuss general career information. Non-profit agencies, government offices, and social service organizations attend to meet potential candidates for job openings and internships within their organizations.

Indiana Employer Fair
This career fair held in early March presents an opportunity for employers with full-time positions or internships in Indiana to market those positions to students who want to live and work in Indiana.

I have a job posting; who do I need to contact?
You can log in directly to www.speacareers.com, SPEA's recruiting software, or email your job posting to the Career development Office, at speacare@indiana.edu or fax it to 812-855-0163.

What are my responsibilities if I want host a SPEA Intern(s)?
Once you hire a SPEA Intern you will be responsible for establishing meaningful work assignments, monitoring the progress of the intern, providing training for the work, sharing feedback about work performance, and completing paperwork that the intern will provide.

What do SPEA students have to offer?
SPEA students are well-prepared by a nationally recognized faculty, competent in valued workplace skills, committed to service, and adaptable in application of skills.

How can I help SPEA Career Services?
You can participate in Career Panels, Company Presentations, sponsor Internships, Career/Job Fairs, Mock Interviews, Resume Critiques, Classroom Presentations, or meet with Student Organizations.

I want to interview on-campus, what do I need to do?
Contact SPEA Career Development Office, at 812-855-9639 or speacare@indiana.edu to set a date today! Or you can log-in to www.speacareers.com, SPEA's recruiting software, and enter a request for an interview date.