First Year

Discover Yourself

  • Attend lectures and presentations related to your areas of interest
  • Consider volunteering to explore your interests, skills, and values in addition to building your resume
  • Participate in clubs, organizations and related co-curricular activities both on and off campus - (need link to clubs/organizations)
  • Complete your "Who am I?" worksheet and discuss it with your advisors and a Career Counselor
  • Meet with a Career Counselor to explore your values, interests, and skills

Begin to Discover Possible Majors

  • Discuss possible majors with your advisor
  • Take classes to explore interests and possible majors. Be open to new areas of interest
  • Talk with faculty members in possible areas of interest to learn more about majors
  • Attend sessions of the Career Exploration Series (CES) to hear alumni speak about specific majors and their careers - More Info...
  • Explore major and career options through programming offered by Career Services (e.g., Commute to Careers, Networking Events, Roundtables, and Fairs)

Begin to Develop Career Tools

  • Participate in Fall Initiative, a program that familiarizes First Year students with the Career Resource Centers and materials related to major(s) and careers
  • Start collecting items for your career portfolio - More Info...
  • Use ATLAS to keep track of your academic and career development
  • Write your first resume - More Info...
  • Schedule an appointment with a Career Counselor to discuss your career development, whether it be discovering yourself, discovering possible majors, or discovering possible careers

Sophomore Year