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SIU’s Career Closet helps students look their best | SIU [Video]

SIU senior business major Brandon Goede looks through options in the Career Closet, a selection of professional clothing that students can borrow to wear for interviews, available through the College of Business and Analytics.

CARBONDALE — Dane Inman had a job interview last week. Things went well and the Southern Illinois University Carbondale senior from Cobden received an offer for a full-time position with a marketing company after graduation.

Apparently, his resume and experiences were impressive and he interviewed well. He also looked good, thanks to a free resource provided by the SIU College of Business and Analytics. Since 2016, the college’s career closet has loaned hundreds of suits, dresses, shirts, neckties, shoes and accessories to students who need to make a good impression, including Inman.

The closet is part of the college’s Career Resource Center, an office that helps students with resumes, interview skills and hosts company representatives for meetings with students. Thomas Becker, …

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