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Start Exploring

There are certain steps that you, as college students, should take to help you explore various career options. Career Planning is a process. It takes time, reflection, and a variety of experiences, reading and learning that will help you define what you’d like to do.

Career Exploration is simply learning about various careers and their “fit” with your unique preferences, e.g. the skills, interests and values you want satisfied by your career. Start exploring as early as your first year. We are confident that you will be much more prepared to find a career that suits your values, interests, strengths, personality and goals. Meet with a Career Counselor or Peer Advisor to begin the process.

The Three C’s

Clarity | Competitiveness | Connections

Exploration Takes Many Forms

As you begin your exploration process, know that you’re not alone. We have a team of dedicated professionals who are ready to help you. Just log into Handshake and set up an appointment today.

We also invite you to explore Bear Destinations, which is our First Destination Survey information, giving us a glimpse into the careers and grad school destinations of graduates before you.

Setting up an informational interview with an alum or other professional in a field of your interest, could also give you some valuable insight into what it would be like to work in your chosen field.