CandidCareer

LEARN ABOUT THE CAREER

candid 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.

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.