Student Timeline

When You're a Freshman

  • Unsure about your major? Take the SIGI 3 online test to help you pinpoint options based on your interests, values, and education. SIGI 3 searches and creates printouts of occupational information with critical major and education requirements as well as projected job demand in your field and provide you with nationwide average salary figures.
  • Attend career fairs and workshop events as part of your career exploration.
  • Start preparing your resume.

When You're a Sophomore

  • Bring your resume to Career Services and have a staff member review it.
  • Time to upload your resume into our Experience database.
  • Start working on your interviewing skills by participating in an online mock interview using Perfect Interview. Email your completed session to a staff member and we'll be happy to assist you.
  • Investigate the opportunities available in the experiential education or internship program. You must be a sophomore with a 2.5 minimum GPA to participate.

When You're a Junior

  • This is an excellent time to participate in the experiential education or internship program -- get some experience in your major this year!
  • Network -- attend career fairs and start meeting potential employers.

When You're a Senior

  • You should begin looking for full-time career opportunities at least TWO SEMESTERS prior to graduation. Participate in on-campus interviews.
  • Attend ALL career fairs on and off campus.
  • Attend workshops on job search strategies and interviewing skills.
  • Polish up your interviewing skills by using Perfect Interview. Email your completed session to a staff member for review. You can also schedule a one-on-one mock interview with a staff member.

END RESULT -- You'll graduate with a job -- not looking for one!  Use our Career Guide as a great resources!

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