Four Year Career Planning-Juniors

CONTEMPLATE 

 

  • How can you apply the impact you made on student organizations to your internship applications?
  • Do you want to declare a minor?
  • What internships seem like they are the right fit for you?
  • Have you built your network in target industries/organizations?
  • Are you familiar with hiring timelines and how to prepare for interviews?

 


TAKE ACTION 

 

  • UPDATE your resume to reflect current experiences, projects, and coursework
  • IDENTIFY individuals in your network via LinkedIn
  • AUDIT your online image
  • ATTEND Osprey Career Fair
  • DEVELOP your elevator speech
  • FOLLOW UP with contacts made through career fairs, coffee chats, information sessions, and LinkedIn
  • FAMILIARIZE yourself with industry blogs and publications to further prepare for the job search
  • PRACTICE interviewing skills by doing a mock interview or by using InterviewStream 
  • PARTICIPATE in On-Campus Recruitment if it is relevant to your industry interests
  • APPLY to internships, cooperative education, volunteer programs, or study abroad experiences relevant to you
  • REGISTER for required entrance exams for graduate/professional school (GRE, LSAT, MCAT)
  • COMPLETE SLS 3408 Employability Skills and Career Success for elective credit while learning how to plan, organize and implement a comprehensive job search.