Investigate opportunities & possibilities
Connect or re-connect and learn from those you know (or want to know). This is a great way to collect information on careers, job expectations, and future opportunities; and to see if these are a good match for you.
Research career options
, Occupational Outlook
are great to learn more about different careers, geographic locations, future hiring demand, qualifications, education requirements, and salaries.
provides informational interview videos with hundreds of different careers. Talk to a Career Center advisor on how to set up an informational interview.
Plan and set short-term career goals
- Identify ways to develop your skills and gain experience (internships, volunteer work, leadership activities, service-learning classes, international experiences, study abroad, research or shadowing).
- Develop a plan and timeline for obtaining needed skills and experiences.
Experiential education and gaining experience
Participate in experiential learning activities such as undergraduate research, service-learning, internships, part-time jobs, clubs and organizations, volunteering and leadership activities. (Links to Hire a Vandal, Volunteer Center, Leadership Center, Research)