Four Year Career Planning-Sophomores 

CONTEMPLATE 

 

  • What leadership roles can you pursue within your student organizations?
  • What classes have you done well in and enjoyed the most?
  • When do you want to study abroad?
  • What transferable skills are you developing in your work-study, volunteer, or classroom experiences?

 


TAKE ACTION 

 

  • RESEARCH professional paths that align with skills, values, interests based on first-year experiences (ONET, OOH, Reference USA etc)  
  • UTILIZE profiles in Career Connections to connect to professionals in the field
  • DEVELOP a positive, professional online presence (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
  • IDENTIFY transferable skills  
  • SCHEDULE informational interviews to discover more about industries, organizations, and positions
  • PARTICIPATE in career-related events (info sessions, career panels, career fairs)
  • UNDERSTAND On-Campus Recruitment policies and timelines
  • APPLY to internships, volunteer programs, or study abroad experiences
  • VOLUNTEER to gain experience in a field
  • JOB SHADOW to confirm interest in a field
  • DETERMINE areas for experiential growth for relevant resume content
  • SUBMIT a resume and cover letter for digital review
  • FOLLOW COAS CSC on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram