Work with a supportive network of career coaches and academic advisors to immerse yourself in the possibilities for your future.
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Take a deep dive into the School’s 11 business majors and see what roles exist in your areas of interest
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Participate in competitions and student orgs, receive personalized career guidance, and access internship opportunities
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Our supportive staff is dedicated to helping students of all backgrounds develop and accomplish their individual career goals. We’ll help you navigate the vast array of industries, disciplines, and roles available in the world of business.
Career Engagement Studio
Visit the Career Engagement Studio—the physical hub of career programming for undergraduates in Grainger Hall. Meet with classmates on cocurricular projects there and participate in mock and real interviews in one of the space’s many breakout rooms.
Meet with a Career Coach
The career engagement team is your go-to resource for all things career exploration. Meet regularly with a career coach for Career Forward and learn how to best apply the skills you learn in the classroom to an impactful career.
Schedule a Coaching Session
Coaching sessions are scheduled through Starfish, the campus-wide advising app. Please come prepared with a list of topics you want to cover and an updated résumé.
- Career exploration and assessment
- Internship and job search strategies
- How to network
- Interview preparation and practice
- Job offers and negotiation
- Résumé/cover letter reviews
- Recruiting preparation
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