Senior

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Senior Year Plan

  • Meet with a Career Counselor and/or your Academic Advisor; design a job search plan or finalize graduate school plans.
  • Update your WP Job Connect account for referral to internships, full-time jobs and to receive important career development announcements.
  • Finalize your resume and draft a cover letter for full-time employment opportunities. Have them critiqued by a Career Counselor and other professional in your field.
  • Gain further career related experience.
  • Finalize Career Planning Portfolio; be able to articulate marketable skills
  • Network with 15-20 people who are in a job related to your major or field of interest.
  • Continue involvement in a club/volunteer organization. Further develop your leadership skills.
  • Research prospective employers for on and off campus interviews; practice interviewing skills. Participate in on-campus recruiting activities.
  • Attend Job Fairs to increase awareness of career opportunities, to develop future contacts, and for leads on full-time jobs.
  • Develop list of references; a minimum of three is suggested.
  • Become actively involved in a professional organization related to your field of interest.