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Career Preparation

You can make this process simpler if you take the following steps each year:

  • Attend all of your classes and strive to get good grades. You should keep track of your GPA and endeavor to raise it.
  • Create your résumé and keep it updated.
  • Gain experience and get involved on campus. Volunteering, joining organizations and participating in activities strengthens your résumé.
  • Take a self-assessment to explore career options that could be right for you.
  • Use Handshake to search for internship and part-time job opportunities.

Make it a point to focus on specific career planning tasks each year. Your career advisor can help you figure out what to tackle each year. In general the following lists are a good starting point.