Major/Career Exploration

Major/Career Exploration

Discover Your Success Story

 

Utilize this page to find helpful links on exploring major and career opportunities. Furthermore, consider speaking with our Career Counselor one-on-one or coming in for an assessment in order to help you navigate through the countless options. Contact Career Services today!

The Career Planner

As you make your transition into college, find a place on campus, and begin to consider what's next, Career Services has a checklist for your to consider. Follow the tabs to determine where you stand in your career preparation and goals, and what you can do to achieve them.

In addition, here's a College Career Plan handout to help you stay on track.

First Year | Sophomore Year | Junior Year | Senior Year

First Year

Self-Discovery

Sophomore Year

Assessing Options and Making Choices

Junior Year

Get Experience

  • Visit Career Services. The staff will help you finalize your resume and cover letter, develop a job search strategy and ensure you are on track to smoothly transition to the next stages of your career.
  • Update your Jacket Jobs Profile.
  • Get an Internship. Meet with your advisor or the department's faculty internship coordinator and Career Services to learn about internship opportunities within your career field.
  • Conduct informational interviews and job shadows with practicing professionals.
  • If you are considering graduate school, attend the Graduate/Professional School Workshops.
  • Attend a Job Fair.
  • Explore leadership opportunities in student organizations or in your work settings.
  • Begin developing professional relationships and networking. Utilize LinkedIn and other professional networking mediums.
  • Enroll in BUS 499 - Career Success Strategies.
  • Consider working or volunteering part-time during the school year and/or full-time during the summer. View postings in Jacket Jobs.

Senior Year

Implementation

  • Visit Career Services. The staff will help you finalize your resume and cover letter, develop a job search strategy and ensure you are on track to smoothly transition to the next stages of your career.
  • Utilize Jacket Jobs daily. Set up job agents, review on-campus interview opportunities.
  • Enroll in Bus 499 - Career Success Strategies.
  • Attend all area Job Fairs.
  • Begin developing professional relationships and Networking. Utilize LinkedIn and other professional avenues.
  • Your Job Search should become your #1 priority in your final year of college unless you're planning to pursuit further education, such as Graduate School.
  • Join the Alumni Association and stay connected with friends.