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Career Action Plan

Junior: Experience

Junior: Experience

  • Get experience in your field by completing at least one internship
  • Utilize Handshake to find internships and summer/part-time jobs related to a field of interest; make profile viewable by employers if desired
  • Conduct Informational Interviews  
  • Update your LinkedIn presence and develop connections
  • Network with professionals in a field of interest
  • Research potential graduate/professional schools
  • Register for UNST 310, Career Professional Development Seminar
  • Update your resume and create a cover letter to market your qualifications; have your documents reviewed by Career Services; post documents in Handshake for employer viewing if desired
  • Attend career fairs and special events such as Speed Mock Interviewing, preparing ahead of time so you can engage employers in conversation about your qualifications and employment opportunities
  • Practice your interviewing skills on your own by using Interview Stream  
  • Research jobs and companies