Written by Berenice P, Psychology '22 "What I Did with My CAS Major", Fall 2019 Like many of us, I came into college thinking that I would use my CAS degree right out of college, at my first job. Working at the Career Center has taught me that that is RARELY the case. Many fall into jobs that are a stretch from what they majored in! The UP alumni at the “What I Did with … [Read more...] about How UP Alumni Used Their CAS Majors to Land Their Dream Jobs
Written by Christina Beningfield, English, Class of 2018 Last week, I visited a Public Relations firm to listen to a panel of account executives describe the kind of work their company does. That conversation transitioned into what kind of employees they look for in the hiring process, which led to an interesting discovery. At this specific company, they look for individuals … [Read more...] about Is Your Major Right for You?
So last week you read about how to schedule a Career Center appointment online using Handshake. "That's great! Super convenient," you thought to yourself. But then you wondered, "I don't really need my resume reviewed right now. What else can I talk to the Career Center about?" Well, good thing you asked. Whether it's you first time coming in, or your fourteenth, we … [Read more...] about Worth it: Appointment Types for Everyone!
| By Jazmyne De Witz | Are you finding classes that are related to your major boring and just cannot see your life focused around that topic? Are you feeling like you might need to change your major, but do not know what exactly to? Do not fear! It is not as scary of a process as many people think it is! The first thing you need to do is figure out what you want to change … [Read more...] about Resources for Changing Your Major
| By Ally Mueller | For many students and professionals, the time comes when you may begin to second-guess your decision to major in a particular subject, or pursue a specific career path. While this understandably frightens many people, do not panic. The decisions to choose a major and pursue a career are both important ones, but they do not have to be permanent decisions, … [Read more...] about Second Guessing Your Major or Career