Research Majors and Career Options

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Determine Your Career Profile Research Majors and Career Options Gain Experience in Your Field Apply for Jobs & Graduate Schools

iconDiscuss the majors and careers on your "short list" with a career advisor, faculty and others whom you trust.

iconGather more data on majors and if you haven't yet, take introductory classes in those fields.

iconIntensify your career research by gathering more details and information from a variety of sources. Find out the typical duties and responsibilities, training and education, working conditions, typical salaries, job outlook and professional associations.

iconContinue to attend career events on campus such as the Majors Fair, fall and spring Career Conferences and other career workshops and presentations.

iconShadow career professionals in the fields you are considering.

iconBecome more familiar with internships by reviewing information on the Career Services web site and speaking to your department's faculty internship coordinator.

iconIf the career options you are exploring require graduate study, arrange an appointment to learn more about graduate study and possible scholarships/fellowships.

iconCritically analyze your major and career choices based on the information you have gathered.

iconConsider broadening your horizons by studying abroad.

iconDeclare your major by the end of your sophomore year.

iconUse the same exploration process to find out about minors, concentrations and certificate programs that are compatible with your major or that help you develop a unique profile.

Consider enrolling in Career Planning & Decision Making (CRDV105N--1 credit) to accomplish the steps above in a course environment.


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