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Career Experience

Making decisions about what career field to pursue (and which major will best prepare you) involves these steps:

1. Know Yourself

2. Research Academic Majors

3. Research Careers

4. Get Experience & Make a Plan

 

Get Experience

Once you have a career in mind (or several), the best way to confirm your choice is to get real experience in the profession. Get the first-hand perspective by talking to people in the field (information interviews), job shadowing, volunteering and interning. Below are some ways to get experience and ideas to work on your career development while you're in college.

Make a Plan

When you know your goal, you can make a plan for how to get there. Check out these great ideas:

Spartan Jobs

Did you know?

The #1 thing employers look for on a resume is experience. How do you get experience while still in college? Intern!


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