CAREER ROADMAP

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The Center for Career & Professional Development is committed to helping you navigate the journey from college student to professional life.

The Career Roadmap is a four-year guide that will help students learn about themselves, explore career options, gain experience and put them on the path to career success. We recognize that everyone begins their journeys at different places, so we encourage students to work with their career counselor, who will guide them through the map.

CAREER ROADMAP BOOKLET
  • Attend Extended Orientation (EXO).
  • Complete your profile in CentreWorks.
  • Explore options and learn more about yourself. Visit the Center for Career & Professional Development to explore your values, interests, abilities (self-assessments) and possible majors.
  • Get plugged in. Become involved on campus by joining a student organization.
  • Turn your high school resume into a college resume.
  • Attend Senior Celebration and other Center for Career & Professional Development events.
  • Refine your interview skills. Meet with your career counselor to talk about interview preparation and conduct a mock interview in the Center for Career & Professional Development.
  • Update and customize your resumes.
  • Develop your job search plan. Create a plan to target employers, network, hone your interviewing skills, and successfully apply for jobs.
  • Attend Spotlight Career Fair and on-campus interviews.
  • If applicable, finalize your graduate school application. A successful graduate school application process includes taking the appropriate entrance exam(s), having your personal statement(s) reviewed by your career counselor and any appropriate advisors/faculty, and securing letters of recommendation.
  • Complete the Senior Survey at the end of the school year.