Quick Guides are concise reference sheets that help you locate resources that relate to specific career topics. You can use the guides to explore Career Center resources or complete quick activities that help you design and navigate your career. Coming soon: Quick Guides are currently being updated to reflect new programs and services and to make it even easier to locate Career Center resources.
Working with the Career Center
The purpose of CAC (Career Advising and Counseling) is to assist you in solving current career problems and making appropriate career and academic decisions, as well as helping to improve your skills in solving future career problems.
Making a Career Decision
What's Involved in Making a Career Decision?
Exploring Your Values, Interests & Skills
A critical part of learning how to make career decisions involves looking at oneself and answering the questions below.
Finding Career Information
This module will help you identify and locate Career Center resources and other information related to your educational, career planning, and job hunting needs.
Matching Majors and Jobs
This module will help you learn how specific job titles relate to college majors or fields of study.
Understanding Job Forecasts
This module will help with your job forecasts and your career plans.
Balancing Work and Leisure
This module will help you to understand the need for balancing one's work role with non-work roles.
This module has been prepared for individuals who may want to explore how ethnicity, age, sexual orientation or other topics may relate to their career planning. Its purpose is to spotlight Career Center resources that might be especially useful in this exploration.
Career Considerations for Women
1. To provide you with the opportunity for self-assessment through examination of your skills, interests, accomplishments, experiences, and motivations.
2. To locate information resources to help you create a tentative education or career plan with special attention to considerations for women.
Emphasizing Strengths over Disabilities
This module will assist in locating career planning information of interest to persons who have disabilities.
Making a Career Transition
This module will assist you in exploring the issues involved in job and career transitions.
Transitioning from Military to Civilian Employment
For those who have worked within the U.S. Armed Services, obtaining employment in the civilian world may be an unfamiliar challenge. The resources and activities below are designated to help ease this transition for veterans.
This module will assist you in identifying resources which will help you obtain experience relevant to your career interest areas.
Launching Your Job Campaign
This module will help you start your job search.
Careering Abroad & Cross Culturally
This module will help you explore issues and locate opportunities for study abroad.
Going to Graduate School
This module will help you to explore issues and activities which are important to you in pursuing graduate/professional education.
Choosing a Major
This module will help you to identify what factors are important to you in selecting a major and to discover fields of study that you might find interesting.
Dual Career Couples and Families
This module will help you locate resources you can use to create a tentative education or career plan with special attention to dual career couples and/or families.
Locate career information and resources related to the LGBTQ+ community. Provide you with the opportunity for self-assessment through examination of your values, interests, and skills.