The Career Planning Process. Presented By: Office of Career Services Moody Hall 134; Ph. (512)448-8530 http://think.stedwards.edu/careerservices. The Planning Starts Today. Purpose of This Presentation.
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Presented By: Office of Career Services
Moody Hall 134; Ph. (512)448-8530
(Note: This presentation is not delivered to freshmen, only to parents.)
Barbara Henderson, DirectorLiz Narduzzo, Office Manager
John Lucas, Keri Swanson, Emily Salazar Undergraduate Career Counselors
Andrew Harper, Employer Relations Manager; Sally Perez-Ramos, Internship Coordinator
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FYSM classes, collaboration with all support services
major in, even when they say they do (SEU: 200+ AEP)
2nd semester freshman year and graduation day
major field of study 10 years after they graduate
2. Major does NOT equal Career
3.Think of a career as a Job Title:
Career Counselor about their major (just in case)
Photography, Music, Sports…
-Occupational Outlook Handbook
-What Can I Do With a Major In?
internships, extracurricular experience
field, and for resume building
related to their specific career path
ones, no special time
(Tip: Students should browse job descriptions even in freshman, sophomore years. They shouldn’t wait until senior year to see what employers expect.)
Fall 2012 Focus on required coursework, grades; visit Career Services
Spring 2013 Decide on major or at least Academic Area: Humanities, BSS,
Natural Science, Education, Business/Management
Fall 2014 Decide on job path or higher education path
--Job: focus on relevant internships/Education: Research schools
Spring 2015 Take prep course for GRE, LSAT, MCAT, GMAT
Summer 2015 Internship and/or: Have taken graduate/professional school
admission test GRE, LSAT, MCAT, GMAT, etc.
Fall 2015 Internship and/or: Apply to graduate/professional school
Spring 2016 Internship and Graduate from St. Edward’s
--JOB? or HIGHER EDUCATION?
Fall 2016 Enter graduate/professional school
even Peace Corps and Teach for America…
in four years?
Heidi Hilltopper 3001 Congress Avenue Austin, TX 78704 (512)448-8530 firstname.lastname@example.org
Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance May 2016
Summa Cum Laude, 4.0GPA; St. Edward’s University, Austin, TX
Educationalone on a resume ≠
a competitive job or graduate school.
Education without experience RELATED to career track, i.e. fast food cashier, or receptionist, or lifeguard or
babysitter job ≠ competitive job
or graduate school admission.
major, you should tell them to pick a “real major”
like Business Administration?
Services in their freshman year…