College of Arts and Sciences (COAS) sophomores,
engage in a community designed to keep the momentum going from freshman year.
Sophomore Swoop connects academics, career readiness, and professional
development. Don’t get caught in the sophomore slump, take advantage of career
counseling, events, programs, and resources created for you.
The COAS Career Success Center focuses
on supporting students with decision-making while in college and as you transition
to the world of work. Meet with a Career Counselor to help guide your path to
success. Learn who you are. Connect
majors to meaningful career options.
Career Counseling session topics include:
How to Make Decisions
a Career Action Plan
& Career Opportunities
Search Strategies & Resources
Development Skills: Resume Critiques*, Interview Skills, Networking
*Bring a printed copy of your resume
draft to the appointment
involved! Make the most of your sophomore year with exciting opportunities and
experiences. The college value goes deeper than just going to class. What do
you need besides a degree? Experience, experience, experience! Your future
employers are looking for key factors and skills that separate you from the
relevant experiences such as internships, research, volunteering, & campus
Sophomore Year Check List
Be active in your career journey! The Career Success Center offers many programs and events that will provide the opportunity to hone your professional skills and connect with employers of various industries.
Some of these activities include:
- Professional U
- Osprey Career Fair
- Graduate and Professional Schools Fair
- Public Service and Nonprofit Career Fair
- Employer Information Sessions
- Networking Mixers
The Career Connections program
provides you the opportunity
to learn more about professions, receive career-related advice, and observe
careers in action. The experience may be as short as one hour, or span over a
The professional has a choice to
connect with you via an email, a telephone conversation, an in-
person meeting, or job shadowing. This
educational experience allows you to gain insight into a
specific career path, a company, or industry.
of Career Connections:
career options and clarify your career path
in-depth conversations with experienced professionals
your career awareness
an inside look into the day-to-day operations of a company or industry.
the Career Success Center at 904-620-2976 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
to sign up!
It is important to have a
. Researching and exploring careers of interest are
important steps to finding a career path that fits you. COAS majors can find
in business, research, finance, human resources, teaching, and various
other occupations. Specific
that you develop with a COAS major are
just as important as your major to prepare you for the world of work or
Career Education happens through Career
Career Exploration Career Resources Professional U
WHAT SKILLS DO EMPLOYERS SEEK?
- Strong academic skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Critical thinking
- Adaptability and flexibility
- Team orientation
- Computer skills
- Knowledgeable about organization
- Work experience
"Employers seek teamwork, problem-solving skills and strong communication skills." - NACE, National Association of Colleges and Employers
you know a College of Arts and Science (COAS) sophomore that we should
spotlight? Do they shine in the classroom? Did they just land an awesome
internship or job? Have they participated in research or scholarly activities?
Are they involved on campus? Let us know! Please fill out the following form and submit to email@example.com.
Sophomore Spotlight Nomination Form
Are you "Career Ready"?
Learn how to identify and develop key career and readiness skills employers seek while enjoying scrumptious s'mores.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Stop by between 11:30 A.M. and 2:00 P.M.
Career Success Center
Roy Lassiter Hall
Building 8, Suite 2301
Soph-s'mores Event Information
You've declared a major, let's declare a plan!
Thursday, March 31, 2020
Stop by between 11 A.M. and 2 P.M.
Career Success Center
Roy Lassiter Hall, Building 8, Suite 2301
Declaration Day Event Information