Career Planning and Exploration

 

Career Resource Library

Searching for answers to your career and job search-related questions? The Career Development Center offers a variety of print and online resources addressing the full range of career related subjects. Topics include job search strategies, resume & cover letter writing, interview tips, graduate and professional school admissions information, occupation descriptions, employer files, and internship opportunities. Materials are available for use in the Career Resource Library only! Books are not available for check out.

We also provide computers with Internet access for students to do job and internship searches and create resumes and cover letters.

Career Assessments

What's most important...Making money? Improving society? Status? Personal fulfillment? With SIGI3career planning software, it's up to the individual. There are no right or wrong answers. SIGI3 helps each user examine key motivators and matches work-related values, interests, personality, and skills to educational and career pathways. Individuals explore a range of options based on their personal choices. Make an appointment to meet with a Career Counselor to determine whether this assessment would be helpful to you.

Choosing a Major

Not sure what you can do with your major? Thinking of changing majors? Still haven't chosen a major? The CDC offers career resources that can help you choose a major related to your career goals and research occupations typical of certain majors.

Explore Majors and Occupations

Links to career exploration resources.

Graduate and Professional School Assistance

We provide Graduate and Professional School counseling and materials that can help you to research and apply for graduate school, prepare for entrance exams, create personal statements and essays, and search for ways to finance your advanced degree.

Career Tutorials , Guides and Videos

View job search guides, download career related handouts, and view online career tutorials.