Theme: Explore and
Experience often has a direct impact on shaping our overall
person. At this point in your career development you may find
yourself understanding and building on your strengths and talents
as they relate to you chosen career path.
- Keep testing yourself with new opportunities and challenges
both in and out of the classroom.
- Become a leader in one of the organizations you have
- Consider participating in Discover the World or a semester
abroad. International study is a great way to learn more about
The economy is ever-changing and has a direct impact on many, if
not most, industries. Keep up to date with industry trends and
projections to keep yourself and your skill set current.
- Attend all applicable Career Expos and Fairs employer panels
- Continue researching career fields and opportunities
Investigate graduate school programs
Practical experience is considered one of the most best ways to get
your “foot in the door” with an employer. Knowledge of the
“real world” is another. Use this time to develop both.
- Contact a COACH, develop a mentor relationship with a
- Obtain career related summer work (internships)
- Choose elective courses that will help you develop skills
(computer, public speaking, language, etc.)
- Get involved in FREE (Focus on Real Experience and
Employment) , JOBS Track
Conducting a job search can be one of the most challenging elements
of the career development process. At this point in your
career development you will want to focus your search on securing
internships and employment (part-time or full-time) related to your
- Attend workshops on interview skills, cover letters and
- Schedule a mock interview at the University Career