Career planning as an undergraduate student
First year: self-exploration
Determine your strengths and weaknesses. Find out which career choices fit your strengths and interests. Focus on these strengths and further develop them in your foundation classes.
Second year: career exploration
Declare a major that best matches your skills, values, interests and personality preferences. If you are not ready to declare a major, ask your adviser which courses will help you explore various fields of interest.
Third year: testing your career decisions
Arrange an internship to gain experience in your field. Target the types of organizations that you would be interested in working for as an intern.
Fourth year: implementing your career goals
Develop and execute your career search plan with your career adviser.