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Career Development - Valpariaso

Getting Started

Compass Pointing to CareerThe Valparaiso Career Development office is excited to assist students, alumni, and employers in providing appropriate services that promote career exploration that leads to employment or continued higher education. Whether you’re a career changer or just out of high school, Ivy Tech Community College helps you prepare for success.


In making sure that you are making good career choices, the Career Development center will assist you in exploring various career options and how they can be compatible with your interests, values, skills and personality. We help with this by using various tools such as:

Career Development Office


Patti Shields
Executive Director, Career Coaching and Employer Connections
Valparaiso Campus Michigan City & La Porte Sites