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Freshmen - Initial Information

  • What can I do with this major?
    A convenient webpage that helps you connect majors with careers. For each major that interests you, choose the PDF to find an outline of common career areas, typical employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities.

    The Freshman Year Career Development Program
    • Schedule meeting with career counselor to discuss interests and related majors, clarify goals, assess skills, and develop a career plan.
    • Computerized career assessment using sigi.
    • Use the career center library to research careers and make notes on academic preparation and skill requirements for specific careers
    • Schedule an appointment to take the strong campbell vocational interest inventory.
    • Attend workshops on resume writing and interviewing.
    • Use job fairs to network and get contacts for part-time employment
    • Use collegecentral and part-time jobs posted in the career center for employment opportunities.
    • Develop skills and build resume through volunteer work and part-time employment 
    Freshman Year Workshops and Programs
    • Writing your first resume
    • Using the career center resources
    • Getting the most out of career fairs
    • Choosing a major related to career interests
    • Cooperative education orientation

    All programs and services are held in the career center unless otherwise indicated.