Sophomore Year

Year 2 is about connecting and ENGAGING more deeply with key individuals in your career development. Deeper engagement significantly builds key skills you’ll need in your Junior and Senior years!

  • Engage with your UCA Career Coach
    • Build a solid resume
    • Big Interview – develop interview skills through mock interviewing
    • Elevator Pitch – learn how to properly introduce yourself at career events
  • Engage with employers 
    • Attend career fairs and other career events
      • Observe others networking; practice your elevator pitch
      • Learn about opportunities now that you’ll be able to apply for later
    • Pursue internships and/or part-time jobs in your area of study
  • Engage with UCA alumni
    • Bear Link – register and connect with UCA alumni in your future field
    • Be mentored by others who have been where you are
    • Request a job shadowing experience