Many incoming freshmen, current students, and even soon-to-be graduates are asking themselves, “What can I do with a major in…?” Students often assume that a major identifies or limits the career(s) they can acquire when most often, that is not true. So, how do you find that major-to-career link?
CDS offers an on-line resource dedicated to the exact question being addressed: “What can I do with a major in?” (WCIDWAMI) If you fit into one of the following categories, I encourage you to explore this resource:
1. Researching/changing majors
3. Loving your major but have no idea what to do with it
4. Seeking to expand your horizons/staying flexible regarding potential job market
WCIDWAMI helps you explore major-to-career options by identifying the following for the major of interest:
Typical career areas pursued
Typical types of employers
Tips to prepare strategically pursuing career areas
Links to related career descriptions, professional organizations and job posting sites
Educate yourself on your options to build your confidence in the classroom and job search. If you have follow-up questions, take advantage of the CDS walk-in hours (Summer: 12-noon, Mon-Thu and 12-2, Fri). Because here at CDS...Your Career is Our Mission.