Freshmen

Freshman Year

As you begin your college education, it’s perfectly okay not to know what you want to do later in life. Take time now to learn as much as you can about your skills, personality, lifestyle preferences, interests and values. This information will help you choose a major and begin to explore the exciting world of career possibilities awaiting you!
  • Use the career planning program located in Career Services to explore majors and career options.
  • Develop your interests and skills through student organizations, sports, general education classes and extracurricular activities.
  • Get to know faculty, staff and advisors.
  • Explore courses and talk to advisors about options you are considering.
  • Establish good time management and study skills.
  • Talk about your career interests with parents, friends, professors and other individuals already employed. Also, talk with the Cooperative Education staff in Career Services.
  • Acquire computer skills by familiarizing yourself with word processing and various types of software.
  • Participate in the Future Interns Program which equips participants with skills in networking, resume development, and interviewing.
  • Network at career fairs.
  • Select a major.