Career & Vocational Exploration
Have you ever asked yourself: What should I do when I grow up? How can I do something that makes a difference in the world? Am I choosing the right major? Am I being the best person for my family?
- Explore Career Paths: Located at the top of the home page, clicking on the down arrow will provide you a list of industries to explore. Helpful resources, articles, featured jobs & internships are just a few options to look through. Be sure to look at Viking Connections to connect with alumni working in your field of interest and Videos to learn more about jobs that you might consider, but know little about. All of these can be found in the blue banner under the picture.
- Build Your Skills: Located at the top of the home page, clicking on the down arrow allows you to search and explore a variety of skill areas. From there, choose Explore Labor Markets to search specific career titles and explore core tasks and skills. Pay attention and take notes about what interests you and what doesn’t interest you. The notes you take will give good insight into interests, strengths, values & needs of the community. Other skills you can explore include job searches, post grad service, or grad school.
- Outcomes: Located at the top of the home page, this website feature allows you to look at graduate outcomes from the last four years by major. Looking at top employers and schools attended might give you a good starting point for exploring.
Setting up an exploration appointment through Handshake is a great way to talk with someone about your interests and figure out next steps. We look forward to working with you.
You are eligible to declare a major starting Friday, February 16 through Friday, March 22 at 4:30pm.
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By Marian Kisch, published on NAFSA website
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Senior Neleigh Rush went to the Public Policy seminar presented by PLEN in Washinton D.C. this January.
Neleigh is currently a Political Science & History major with a minor in Non-Profit Leadership minor.
Read her story:
This January (2024) I …