Career Planning for Juniors

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    Checklist for Juniors

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    Blueprint for Success...

     

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    • Make the grades! 
    • Begin your experiential learning (internships, practicums, related jobs). -build your resume and develop the skills and traits employers are seeking.
    • Network online and in person with alumni and other professional in your field. Use LinkedIn.com to build your professional network. 
    • Participate in departmental activities. 
    • Continue your leadership role on campus. 
    • Further develop realistic goals, beliefs, values. 
    • Gather information about graduate/professional schools. 
    • Prepare and register for the GRE, LSAT, or GMAT if necessary. 
    • Apply for scholarships. 
    • Update your resume before your final year. Career Services can help! 
    • Consider all career options/avenues within your major/minor. 
    • Attend job fairs, career workshops and events to prepare and practice. 
    • Become familiar with the Career Services Office - your connection to job leads and assistance. 
    • Conduct research on companies for whom you want to work.  Connect with employers and join groups in your field on LinkedIn and Twitter. 
    • Schedule a mock interview to fine-tune your interviewing skills. 
    • Remember: this is the final year before you graduate, so get prepared, but have fun, too! 
    Office: Library 2nd Floor, Suite 211
    Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., evenings by appointment  
    Phone: 814-472-3019