Category Archives: Career Advising

Explore Multiple Disciplines

Quick Tips for College Freshmen: Explore Multiple Disciplines

Even if you’re completely sure about your choice of major, it’s still a good idea to explore multiple disciplines, and your freshman year in college is a great time to start. There’s usually less room in your academic schedule to fit in classes from other departments the further along you get in your major, so take the time to explore […]

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What Is A Career Plan

Guest Author: D. Lawton

Planning your future career may sound a little bit daunting at first however it is an important strategy to get you working towards your goal and on the right track. This means one would determine factors that would have an influence on life such as short term, long term goals, personal desires or needs and possible limitations. The answer to the question, what is a career plan involves a comprehensive look at all of these factors.

The career or action plan is similar to a road map in which one decides on a specific occupation mapping out the direction to achieve employment in the chosen field along with long term goals. In order to create an effective planning strategy it is necessary to assess a number of factors and complete designated steps. Before you can begin, it is important to have an idea of where you will need to start.

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