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Students

Explore. Do. Connect.

It's all about YOU

  • Take classes to explore possible majors; be open to new areas of interest.
  • Engage in self exploration and connect to your academic/career goals.
  • Meet with a Career Professional to complete and reflect on activities that relate to your values, interests, and goals.
  • Research majors and related career options.
  • Attend career events to discover possibilities that fit your values, interests and goals. 
  • Build a relationship with your first-year seminar instructor.
  • Learn how your liberal arts education relates to career options.
  • Visit the Alum Profiles to learn how CSB/SJU grads have connected their interests and skills to careers.
  • Stop by Career Services to work to transform your high school resume into a professional resume.
  • Project your professional self by building your E-link and LinkedIn profile.

It's all about YOU exploring

It's all about YOU doing

  • Meet with a Career Professional to:
    • Create a strategy for gaining related experience, maximizing your last two years and developing post-graduation plans.
    • Have your updated resume and LinkedIn profile critiqued.
    • Participate in a practice interview.
    • Learn how to articulate the value of your liberal arts education and transferable skills when presenting yourself to others.
  • Participate actively in Career EXPO and Fairs and meet with employers about internships and career opportunities.
  • Gain related experience and build your credentials through an internship, undergraduate research, fellowships, and service/volunteer experience.
  • Update E-link, apply to internships, and participate in on-campus interviewing.
  • Connect with campus resources to apply for experiential opportunities (Experiential Learning and Community Engagement, Center for Global Education,  McCarthy Center, Undergraduate ResearchMcNeely Entrepreneurial Center, and Competitive Fellowships and Awards).
  • Take an active/leadership role in clubs/organizations, class projects, and work/service experiences; reflect upon your experiences with career mentors and faculty/staff.
  • Continue to connect with alums/career mentors using CANE (alum career network), LinkedIn, and career events.
  • Meet with faculty to discuss and investigate graduate programs; learn about application processes and timelines.

It's all about YOU connecting and launching your career

  • Meet with a Career Professional to:
    • Implement your strategy to move forward with your post-graduation plans.
    • Have your updated resume and LinkedIn profile critiqued.
    • Discuss resources focused on employment/graduate school/full-time service.
    • Receive coaching on applications, successful interviewing strategies, and salary negotiations.
  • Discuss your goals for post-graduate opportunities (e.g. graduate school, employment, and full-time service) with faculty/staff and career mentors. 
  • Take an active/leadership role in clubs/organizations, class projects, and work/service experiences; reflect upon your experiences with career mentors and faculty/staff.
  • Update E-link, apply to positions, and participate in on-campus interviewing.
  • Participate actively in Career EXPO and Fairs and meet with employers about career opportunities.
  • Continue to build and leverage your career network using CANE (alum career network), LinkedIn, and career events.
  • Complete the First Destination Survey.
  • Explore your future involvement as a career volunteer.

How To...

  • Write a Resume
  • Interview Successfully
  • Write a Cover Letter
  • Network Effectively

Exploring Majors

  • What Can I do With a Major In...?
  • Major/ Minor Requirements
  • Career Panels
  • Value of a Liberal Arts Education

Exploring Careers

  • Learn About Careers
  • Job Shadowing
  • What Graduates are Doing Now
  • Career Panels

Jobs / Internships

  • E-link & On Campus Interviews
  • Job / Internship Opportunities
  • Search Strategies
  • Career Fairs

Volunteering

  • Research Programs
  • Full-Time Opportunities
  • Campus Opportunities
  • FAQ

Graduate School

  • Graduate School Timelines
  • Exam Dates and Deadlines
  • Application Process
  • Research Schools and Programs