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Milestone 1 Assess:You Are Here

A roadmap offers many routes, but it’s up to you to decide where you want to go. Whether it’s securing your first internship, first job, or a new promotion, the first step in your career journey is evaluating and assessing your current interests, values, and skills so you know where you are now and what you need to arrive at your ultimate destination.

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  • The Strong Interest Inventory® – Discover your interests, preferences, and personal styles to make decisions about a major or career
  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator - Identify occupations and working environments that may fit your personality
Milestone 2 Explore:Choose Your Destination

Once you’ve completed your assessment, you’re ready to choose the career path that is just right for you. Discover how you can match your current interests and knowledge with a variety of different career opportunities, ultimately targeting the one that fits your needs best.

Glassdoor Glassdoor has millions of jobs plus salary information, company reviews, and interview questions from people on the inside making it easy to find a job that’s right for you.

Milestone 3 Promote:Develop Your Brand

Promote your values and skills in a compelling professional brand that’s all about you. Learn how to create an effective resume and cover letter, master a job interview, enhance your online presence, and much more.

 Please check our CSC Book Shelf for the following guides.

  • Resume Guide
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter Guide
  • Professional Dress
  • Interviewing Guide
  • Personal Marketing Materials
  • Creating a Career Portfolio

InterviewStream The CSC sponsors this interactive online video-based interviewing tool which uses a webcam to video record a practice interview from any computer.

Glassdoor Glassdoor has millions of jobs plus salary information, company reviews, and interview questions from people on the inside making it easy to find a job that’s right for you.

Milestone 4 Connect:Build Your Network

Learn how to map out key connections by interests, majors, shared causes, and industries as well as strategies to remain in touch now and as you grow your network beyond graduation.

 Please check our CSC Book Shelf for the following guides.

  • Build Your LinkedIn Profile
  • Build Your Network
  • Professional Etiquette

Linkedin LinkedIn operates the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 500 million members in over 200 countries and territories.

Milestone 5 Engage:Enhance Your Expertise

Discover how opportunities such as internships, community service, and campus leadership can enhance your skill sets and make your resume stand out.

 Please check our CSC Book Shelf for the following guides.

  • All About Internships

SpartanConnect – Track your leadership involvement, internships, and volunteer service to create a customized Co-Curricular Transcript to share with employers

Milestone 6 Arrival:Your Goals and Beyond

You’re almost there! Create and implement the final strategies to secure your first job, gain admission to graduate school, make a career change…and start your future.

 Please check our CSC Book Shelf for the following guides.

  • Job Search
  • Get Into Grad School
  • Playing Fair for Job Seekers
  • Working With Staffing Firms
  • Salary Negotiation

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