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“If you’re not lost, you’re not much of an explorer.” Roadmap (Roadtrip Nation)

Whether you’re unsure of your major, trying to figure out what you can do with your degree, or discovering the path you thought you were on may no longer be the right one for you—you have come to the right place!

Career exploration is about getting to know yourself and discovering your potential, together with building career competencies. This process is ongoing, so whether you’re a first-year student just getting started, a sophomore trying decide on a major, a junior or senior considering post-grad options, or an alumnus/a looking to change careers, your career development never really ends—so embrace the journey!

Below are resources, events, and alumni profiles designed to help you explore and create your own vision for your future career. Check out some or all of these, and you’re welcome to schedule an appointment with a career educator to help you get started, discuss your thoughts further, and create an action plan.

Who am I?

Identify interests, skills, values, and personality preferences. Integrate these into academic and career planning, goal setting, and decision-making.

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What can I do?

Research academic options, career industries, and job responsibilities and synthesize career information. Prioritize career options and develop plans to achieve them.

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Take Action!

Seek and complete experiences in and out of the classroom that develop and enhance targeted skills and abilities to prepare for career success.

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Resources

A variety of resources to help you explore your options.

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Upcoming Community Events

Jobs and Internships

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  • Once logged in, under your name click “Career Interests”
  • Complete “Career Clusters” by picking the communities you are interested in joining
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Community Connections

Connect with students, alumni and faculty.

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For questions or more information about this community contact Katie Ferruzza, Sr. Career Advisor and First Year Initiatives or Michelle Marks-Hook, Alumni Volunteer Program Director.