Hart School students can apply for the Student Professional Development Grant for funding to attend conferences and events. 

Internship and practicum opportunities can provide valuable work experience.

The Hart School Career Fairs provide an opportunity each fall and spring for students to network directly with employers. Students can attend 30-minute group sessions with employers along with one-on-one sessions to connect individually with recruiters.

Steps for Career Success
Freshman Year
  • Explore majors
  • Complete self assessments
  • Attend department workshops
  • Build rapport with faculty
  • Establish excellent GPA
  • Join a student organization
  • Consider study abroad program
  • Practice professional etiquette
Sophomore Year
  • Identify skills and values
  • Attend career related events
  • Apply for internship/externship
  • Build resume and references
  • Research employers
  • Consider a minor or technical skill
  • Activate Handshake account
  • Gain career related experience
Junior Year
  • Apply for an internship
  • Practice mock interviews
  • Develop job search strategy
  • Develop technical skills
  • Attend externship fair
  • Brand online presence (LinkedIn)
  • Seek leadership roles
 Senior Year
  • Apply for full-time employment
  • Use on-campus recruiting
  • Follow up on job leads
  • Connect with Alumni Relations
  • Negotiate salary

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