Gwen M. Greene
Career & Internship Center


Getting Started

Not sure what you’d like to do after school or what options are available to you? Working with the Career and Internship Center can help you will identify where you are in the career development process and implement strategies focused on success.

During this process students will complete the getting started questionnaire (PDF) and walk through the following stages assessing their career development:

We are ready to help you answer these and other questions you may have during one-on-one career advising, workshops, networking events and on- and off-campus career fairs.

Step 1: Reflect

You have a number of skills, interests, and values which are compatible with a variety of careers. The more you understand yourself, the more effectively you will be able to identify and evaluate career options.



Reflect on and assess skills that you've developed through courses and projects, involvement in campus organizations, internships, research, jobs, community involvement, hobbies, etc. through our skills assessment worksheet.


Build skills that will allow you to make valuable contributions to organizations and your own career development through:

Career advisors can help you assess what skills are needed for your career.


Connect the skills you have and enjoy using with potential career options. Complete the connection activity and explore careers.



Reflect on what tasks interested you the most during past jobs, internships, or campus activities through our interest assessment worksheet.


There are lots of ways to discover and develop your interests into a meaningful career path:


Connect the key interests you have identified with your skills, values, personality, and potential career options. Complete the connection activity and explore careers.



Determine what is most important to you in work and life and what motivates you by completing our value assessment worksheet.


Prioritize your career values and identify those that cannot be compromised.


See if your values, job tasks, and work environments align by completing the value connection activity and explore careers.

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The resources below can help inspire you to translate academic majors to specific industries, job titles or functions, and employers to maximize your success!

Work with a career advisor to:

Explore (via Handshake) to:

Use Spotlight on Careers to:

Username: spotlight access
Password: liberalarts2015

Visit Career Cornerstone to:

Visit to:

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Developing core career competencies through active engagement, experience, or involvement in:

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When speaking to a potential employer, you want to be able to convey your identity and goals by communicating strengths, skills, and interests.

To learn more about branding techniques see:

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