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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This Simple 4-Step Guide (Almost) Guarantees That All Your LinkedIn Requests Will Be Accepted

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You’re perusing LinkedIn, and you find someone you’d love to connect with. Luckily, LinkedIn makes that simple—it’s just the click of a button, right?

Well, technically yes. But, if you want to send a professional invitation that stands a chance …

By Kat Boogaard
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IU Alumnus, Mick Dell’Orco, Shares Career Advice (Article by Teamwork Online)

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Mick Dell’Orco, Group Sales Account Executive, Houston Astros

Houston, TX – Michael “Mick” Dell’Orco is a Group Sales Account Executive at the Houston Astros. Mick was hired after he graduated in 2013. Mick believes that being able to tell a compelling …

By Kimberly Ecenbarger
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Office of Career Services

EXTERNAL SPORTS-FOCUSED CAREER FAIR ANNOUNCEMENT
Students interested in working in the sports industry in the Chicago area, may consider attending the Chicago Fire Career Fair. See their Web site for more information.

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7 Ways to Maximizing Networking Events

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Buffy Filippell, Founder of TeamWork Online

Cleveland, OH – You want to get your foot in the door into the sports industry.
You see there is a TeamWork Online Teammate networking event coming and you sign up for it.
You pay …

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5 THINGS EVERY COLLEGE AND EMPLOYER SHOULD KNOW ABOUT GEN Z

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Just when we start to figure out millennials, everyone starts looking ahead.

Don’t get me wrong: I still spend the majority of my time helping leaders think about millennials and …

By Lindsay Pollak
Lindsay Pollak Consultant, Presenter, Author
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MIND YOUR MOBILE MANNERS: SMARTPHONE ETIQUETTE IS ALWAYS IN STYLE

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Pot, meet kettle. A new survey out from Bank of America found that less than 20 percent of adults think they are on their mobile phone too much, yet more than half believe others …

By Lindsey Pollak
Lindsey Pollak Author, Key Note Speaker, Career Consultant
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Office of Career Services Seeks Bloggers

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Explore your creativity and communication skills. The School of Public Health Office of Career Services is currently seeking 4-6 volunteer bloggers for the 2016-2017 academic year. Bloggers will submit 2-3 article per month and asked to attend one 30 minute …

By Kimberly Ecenbarger
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Professionalism: The Key to a Successful Internship – By Rachel Brown

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This past summer, I was a communications intern at the Indiana Hospital Association. IHA represents Indiana hospitals and provides them with leadership, representation, and support. With a full-time staff of only twenty-five …

By Kimberly Ecenbarger
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Finding My Way in Bloomington: Insights From An International Student – Trishnee Bhurosy

Finding My Way in Bloomington: Insights From An International Student - Trishnee Bhurosy

11.59 pm! What a unique time to reach Bloomington! There I was, in my apartment, with only a bed as furniture and I was more than happy to collapse …

By Kimberly Ecenbarger
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Networking for Introverts: A Necessary Evil – By Rachel Brown

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By on November 11, 2015

Networking at its simplest is talking to people and making connections. Sounds easy enough, right? Well, it isn’t so simple for introverts. Introverts prefer not to engage in small talk. They prefer deep conversations …

By Kimberly Ecenbarger
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