Career Exploration

Here's how you can explore major and career options:

  • Meet with a Career Advisor: Get help to clarify your academic and career interests and options.
  • Take a Career Assessment & Explore Careers: Find out what you might enjoy doing. There are a variety of online career assessments available for FREE with access to detailed career information:
    - GPS CareerPlan Self-Assessments
    - Minnesota Career Information System (Contact us for MCIS username and password)
  • Conduct Informational Interviews: Meet with professionals working in areas of interest to you. Learn more about informational interviewing (download PDF).
  • Get involved! Join Student Senate or another campus organization; volunteer in the community; choose part-time and summer jobs that relate to your career interests to explore your career goals while building important communication, teamwork, and critical thinking skills. Learn more about opportunities to become more involved on campus.

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