Second year: career exploration

  • Explore the career options within that major. Visit career options by major. Initiate conversations with faculty members and professionals working in your career field. Obtain information about the job market and the projection of opportunities in your major career field.
  • Gain experience by participating in volunteer and community service projects, freelance opportunities, and part-time or work-study positions. Become involved in student organizations that relate to your major.
  • Begin developing your résumé and cover letters with assistance from a career adviser.
  • Get started on building your professional network. Seek out opportunities with professionals in your career field. Attend on-campus employer presentations.