Find the Career That’s Best for You
Whether you’re a first year, a PhD or a professional planning a career change, start your journey by getting to know yourself better, finding your best career fit, and making a plan that puts your goals within reach. If you are an incoming first year undergraduate student, start by visiting our virtual orientation.
Explore how choosing your undergraduate major can affect your career path.
- Your major doesn’t have to determine your career path, but it’s still helpful to learn about some common pathways for people in your area of study. Dive into our resources for choosing your major.
Get to know yourself better: Conduct a self-assessment
- Identifying your values, skills, and interests will help you figure out where you’ll be happy – and what’s a deal breaker.
Find the best career fit: Research career options
- You’ll find your perfect job in the sweet spot between your passions, your skills, and the world’s needs. But what does the world need? What kinds of jobs are out there? Research various career paths to determine the right fit for you.
Put your goals within reach: Make a career plan
- How do you get to your next career goal? First, learn the elements of an effective career plan or a five-year resume, and then work with a CAPD advisor to build yours right away.