Kimberly Ecenbarger

Associate Director of Career Services

Kimberly Ecenbarger

I  joined the School of Public Health after spending 15 years in the public sector and 5 years in the nonprofit sector. In addition to industry expertise, I also have 10 years of part-time career coaching experience. I earned a Bachelor of Social Work from Ball State University and a Master of Social Work  from Indiana University-Indianapolis, where my education has prepared me for meaningful interaction with students. As someone who has transitioned careers, I enjoy sharing the importance of self-awareness and knowing values, interests, personality, and skills to help navigate and design one’s career path.

I offer career coaching to undergraduate, graduate, and alumni across disciplines and teach professional development courses in the School of Public Health and School of Public and Environmental Affairs. Work-life balance and overall wellness are priorities. To recharge, I enjoy outdoor recreation in many forms. I have a teardrop camper, called “Lil Bit” and often travel with my partner and little white dog, Muffin. Together we enjoy hiking, biking, kayaking, visiting farmers’ markets, and taking in the local scene.

Values = Kindness, Community, Social Responsibility, Knowledge, and Integrity
Interests = Helping others, Learning new things, Sustainability, Wellness
Personality = Outgoing, Curious, Social, Planner, Initiator
Skills = Creative, Organized, Interpersonal Skills, Collaborative

CliftonStrengths Five Signature Themes
1. Positivity
2. Harmony
3. Arranger
4. Individualization
5. Maximizer

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Northwest Center for Public Health Practice Offers Free Online Contact Tracing Certification Course

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Every Contact Counts: Contact Tracing for Public Health Professionals

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Apply Public Health Knowledge – Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 Contact Tracing Program

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The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is conducting case investigation and contact tracing via phone to reach out to those who may have been exposed to COVID-19. They are looking for individuals who can work out of their homes …

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Share Your SPH Pride – Student Video Callout

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Sadly, all spring on-campus visits were canceled for high school students and their families. Campus and SPH Red Carpet activity is transitioning to virtual formats, and we would like to send a video to admitted high school seniors who have …

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Career Courses Offered During Summer Terms

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In recent weeks, it’s become clear students have growing concerns about how COVID-19 will affect the workforce and how original plans may be affected. We’ve heard you and in response the School of Public Health is offering career courses in …

By Kimberly Ecenbarger
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Future Plans Have Changed, Press On

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With every unexpected obstacle, there is opportunity to display resiliency, to think creativity, and to re-frame problems in order to achieving educational and career goals. While this is a difficult time, we are going to get through it. When you …

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Meet with Us Virtually – Summer Career Coaching Available

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If you are seeking employment, considering other employment options because of under-employment, or staying active in your professional development, leverage career coaching to help you achieve your goals. 

Virtual Career Coaching

Available now, students may visit Handshake to schedule appointments …

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Guidance from HPPLC on Health Profession School Policies with Respect to S/F Grading

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Many pre-health students have questions in light of the new policies established at Indiana University Bloomington for the spring 2020 semester on ‘S’ or ‘Satisfactory’ grades. We wanted to write and provide some guidance for you on what we know …

By Kimberly Ecenbarger
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Receive Resume Support From a Distance

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Is your resume ready to go? You can upload your resume to Career Link and receive feedback from a Career Coach without an appointment.
Login to Career Link, select “Documents” from the menu to upload the latest version of your …

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14 ways to greet someone that don’t involve shaking hands

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BY NICOLE GALLUCCI MAR 03, 2020

Hey, have you heard? Germs are everywhere!

More than 90,000 cases of the highly contagious new coronavirus, which results in the disease known as COVID-19, have been confirmed, and panicked people are stocking up …

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Coronavirus: Time to Rethink the Handshake

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SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, has compiled information about the Coronavirus and potential impacts on the workplace.

An article entitled Coronavirus: Time to Rethink the Handshake, by Kathy Gurchiek, was published March 5th on their website. The article …

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