LEARN ABOUT THE CAREER
- A fun and efficient way to explore careers! Similar in nature to YouTube.
- Discover career fields you did not even know existed and learn what it takes to get there.
- Save your favorites to help guide your college and/ or career discussions with your parents and/or school educators.
- Use the advice to further educate yourself on your favorite careers, complete pre-requisites, and pursue job openings.
- Watch interviews with real people in the career field on CandidCareer
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Occupational Outlook Quarterly (Free PDF download)
- Academic Invest
- Checkout a career book from the Career Services Resource Room
TALK ABOUT THE CAREER
- Use your web of networks to contact a professional in your career field of interest.
- Meet with the faculty in your major to discuss options.
- Contact UMW alumni who are in your field of interest through LinkedIn Eagle Connections.
- Attend an alumni networking event on campus
EXPERIENCE THE CAREER
- Apply for an internship, either for academic credit or for the experience, and try the career out for a semester.
- Review the list of Externship Sponsors located in the Career Services Resource Room.
- Locate volunteer opportunities within your field of interest.