Career Exploration

Planning is an important step to a successful, satisfying career. In some cases, selection of your major or field of study leads directly to it, such as accounting or nursing. In many other cases, the connection is not as clear, and your path from major to career may be non-linear. In either case, meet with a career advisor to begin the next steps in your career exploration and planning.

Request Advising Appointment

The purpose of this appointment:

To help you analyze the information you have, identify the information you need, and develop a document that integrates your academic and career planning. You will leave with greater confidence, clarity, and focus.

To prepare for this session, make 3 lists: 

1. Questions you have; 2. Careers of interest; 3. Areas in which you have previously gained skills, knowledge, or experience.

What to bring: 

Your questions/lists from above, MyPlan self-assessment results (if applicable), and a notebook or device on which you can take notes of the conversation.

Common questions addressed in this appointment: 

"I can't decide on a major, can you help?"

"What can I do with my degree?"

"I know what I want to do, but how do I get there?" 


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