How to Apply for Positions at Purdue

Online Application Process (Purdue's Career Website)

  • Apply for the position you're interested in on Purdue's Careers Website.
    • For detailed, step-by-step instructions for External Candidates, here's a step-by-step guide on how to apply.
    • For detailed, step-by-step instructions for Internal Candidates, here's a step-by-step guide on how to apply.
    • After you apply, you'll receive an email.
    • If you still need assistance, contact the Concierge.
  • Update your profile and resume when your information changes, such as job experience, position end dates, addresses, and phone numbers.

Hiring Process at Purdue

  • Make sure you have an up-to-date resume. (Resume Writing Tips)
  • Only apply for positions you are interested in and where you believe you meet the minimum job qualifications.
  • Once you apply online, an HR professional will review your application and resume. If you meet the minimum qualifications, the hiring supervisor will review your resume along with all other applicants who meet the position requirements.
  • If you are a top candidate, the hiring unit will contact you for an interview.
  • If you are offered the position, HireRight will contact you for a background check.
  • If you are not a top candidate, you will receive an email letting you know the position has been filled.
  • Hiring timeframes vary depending on the position and hiring unit.

Tips from an HR Recruiter