Career Planner

Welcome to the one place where you can figure out what you should be doing and when you should be doing it in regards to the career development process. Learn how to enhance your career development skills and increase your employment opportunities as you matriculate throughout your college career. Planning for your future is not something you do once. It's a continuous process and we HIGHLY suggest that students begin the process their freshman year. One way to start is by exploring the career planning checklist which highlights activities students should engage in their freshman thru senior year.

Freshman Year

  • Register with the Office of Career Services (OCS)
  • Take a Career Assessment Test
  • Participate in Career Days
  • Attend Career and Leadership Workshops
  • Develop Resume
  • Research Internship Opportunities
  • Participate in a Mock Interview
  • Explore and Select a Major
  • Network with Peers, Faculty, Staff & Employers
  • Build a Professional Wardrobe
  • Develop Good Study Habits
  • Strive to Achieve a Minimum GPA of 3.0

Sophomore Year

  • Declare a Major
  • Strive to Achieve a Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Update Resume & OCS Profile Data
  • Participate in Career Days
  • Attend Career and Leadership Workshops
  • Research Companies
  • Participate in a Mock Interview
  • Interview for Internship/Co-op Opportunities
  • Join a Professional Organization
  • Network; Select a Career Mentor
  • Complete the OCS Job Offer Survey

Junior Year

  • Update Resume & OCS Profile Data
  • Participate in Career Days
  • Research Graduate Schools
  • Attend Career and Leadership Workshops
  • Practice Interviewing Techniques
  • Interview for Internship/Co-op Opportunities
  • Network
  • Complete the OCS Job Offer Survey
  • Strive to Achieve a Minimum GPA of 3.0

Senior Year

  • Update Resume & OCS Profile Data
  • Begin to Prepare for Life After Graduation
  • Secure Names & Contact Information of References
  • Obtain Written References from Employers and Faculty if Possible
  • Interview for Full-time Employment
  • Interview for Internship/Co-op Opportunities (if not graduating)
  • Apply to Graduate School
  • Network
  • Complete the OCS Job Offer Survey
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