Career Advising and Decision Making
Career and Academic Planning assists students with their academic and career planning through the following services:
Career and Life Planning Course (IS202)
For first year students and sophomores who want to choose or confirm a major and career direction by identifying skills, interests, values, personality preferences and career fields.
Individual Career Counseling
Students may make appointments to meet with a career counselor for help with developing and implementing career plans and job search strategies.
FOCUS – Online Career Guidance Program
FOCUS, which is located on the CAP website, uses interactive self-assessment activities to help students identify interests, values, skills and other factors that should be considered when choosing a major or career. Each personal assessment generates possible majors and careers and a personal profile for the student.
- Provides print and web-based information and assistance related to choosing a major and career planning, internships/summer jobs, employer directories, job search tools, career trend guides, and information on graduate and professional schools.
- Resources include books, handouts, databases, career software, and web-based information via the resource center computer lab. Students and faculty are invited to visit and browse at their leisure.
- Information is organized in a self-help format so that students and faculty members may browse at their leisure.
- Resource Center tours are available, and staff members can answer questions and help students utilize resource materials.